Holocaust

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Holocaust survivor and founder of the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, Eva Kor, was laid to rest in a private ceremony. 

Funeral, 2 Memorials Set For Holocaust Survivor Eva Kor

Jul 10, 2019
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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The public is being encouraged to attend one of two memorial services for Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust's atrocities.

Eva Kor died last week at age 85 in Poland during an overseas trip for the Terre Haute, Indiana, museum she founded called the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center.

Her funeral will be Sunday at Terre Haute's DeBaun Funeral Home, which has limited seating.

Holocaust Survivor Eva Kor Dies At Age 85

Jul 4, 2019
Julian Stratenschulte/Pool Photo via AP, File

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, has died.

The CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center she founded in Indiana released a statement saying Kor died Thursday morning in Krakow, Poland, during an annual museum trip. She was 85.

Sid Shroyer

From the group photo taken at the end of our tour, it’s hard to tell the Americans from the Germans, in the parking lot before we got on the bus and they went back to work.     

Notre Dame
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The University of Notre Dame is hosting a research session and panel discussion Friday about the Holocaust as reported on in American Catholic newspapers of the time.

Alicia Thomas and SaeJin Lee / Bethany Christian Schools

Morning Edition host Michael Linville speaks with Holocaust survivor Inge Auerbacher about her experience in a concentration camp, and a play about her experience being performed next week by the students at Bethany Christian High School in Goshen.