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U.S. Rep. Helps Holocaust Survivors Seek Justice

Nearly eight decades after the Holocaust, a Florida Congresswoman is taking to the front lines of a new battle , she says, to right old wrongs.

CBS4–05/30/2012

March Of The Living: Walking With History

Since I returned from The March of the Living, I’ve been waking up at odd hours of the early morning, thinking about the things I saw and learned and searching for effective, sensitive ways to tell their stories. It’s a huge responsibility, one I could never have imagined I would face. Yet I’m so grateful fate chose me to be a part of it, giving me the chance to help others understand.

CBS4–05/16/2012

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Gathering Pays Tribute During Holocaust Remembrance Day

More than a hundred South Floridians gathered at Miami Beach’s Holocaust Memorial on Sunday in observance of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day).

CBS4–04/15/2012

ohn Demjanjuk listens as a court reads out its verdict pronouncing him not guilty of 28,060 counts of accessory to murder due to insufficient evidence on May 12, 2011 in Munich, Germany. Demjanjuk, 91, had been extradited to Germany after living for years in the U.S. to face trial on accusations that he was a guard at the notorious death camp of Sobibor in Poland where up to 250,000 Jews died during World War II. Demjanjuk was born in Ukraine and served in the Russian Army during the war before he was captured by the Nazis, and prosecutors claim he agreed to serve as a Sobibor guard. Demjanjuk has always claimed his innocence, saying he was never at Sobibor, Treblinka or Trawniki

Former Nazi Demjanjuk Dies At 91

John Demjanjuk, a former U.S. citizen convicted of working at the Nazi’s Sobibor death camp died Saturday at the age of 91. Demjanjuk maintained for more than 30 years that he was not the guard and it was a case of mistaken identity.

CBS4–03/17/2012

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Free Stuff To Do In South Florida

The economy is the hot topic in the news and in casual conversation and while people’s pocketbooks may be empty, there are plenty of events and museums that offer free admission to keep residents and […]

CBS4–12/27/2011

OSWIECIM, POLAND - JANUARY 26: Cyclon B gas cannisters used are displayed at Auschwitz 1 Concentration Camp on the day before the 60TH anniversary of the liberation of the camp is celebrated by a gathering of survivors, politicans and world leaders on January 27, 2005 in Aushwitz, Poland.  (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

Zyklon Coaster’s Name Conjures Bad Memories

If you head out to the Broward County Fair this year, you have the opportunity to experience a new roller coaster with a potentially controversial name.

CBS4–11/23/2011

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Holocaust Survivors Horrified Over Identity Theft

A prominent Holocaust survivor told CBS4 that he is horrified that a 23-year-old Northwest Miami-Dade woman is accused by federal authorities of trying to sell the identity information of 32 holocaust survivors.

CBS4–11/22/2011

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Survivors Give Hope To Students

It was Student Awareness Day for some 600 Miami-Dade and Monroe High School students Monday, but what many of them became aware of is something that everyone can never forget.

CBS4–11/15/2011

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Study: Disturbing Cancer Rates Among Holocaust Survivors

A recent study looked at hundreds of thousands of European Jews who had immigrated to Israel before, during, and after World War II and compared cancer rates of those who had emigrated before the Second World War to those who had emigrated after. The results were troubling, according to scientists.

CBS4–09/02/2011

The Jewish Museum Marks National Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Survivors To Protest Obama/Nelson

A group of Jewish Holocaust survivors will be staging a rally at 3 pm Friday outside the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach to chastise President Barack Obama and Sen. Bill Nelson.

CBS4–03/04/2011

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