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Holocaust survivor wants SSC audience to 'be a mensch'

Holocaust survivor wants SSC audience to 'be a mensch'

Frank Zuccarelli, left, chairman of the board of South Suburban College, introduces Alexander White, a Holocaust survivor who spoke Thursday at the college about his experiences during World War II.

April 10, 2014 3:34 pm
Holocaust survivor wants SSC audience to 'be a mensch'

Holocaust survivor wants SSC audience to 'be a mensch'

SOUTH HOLLAND | Alexander White had a three-pronged message for those who came to hear him speak Thursday at the Kindig Performing Arts Center on the campus of South Suburban College. He hoped the young people, in particular, were listening.

April 10, 2014 3:17 pm

Holocaust survivor to lecture Thursday at SSC

SOUTH HOLLAND | Dr. Alexander White, Holocaust survivor and member of "Schindler's List," will speak at South Suburban College at noon Thursday in the Performing Arts Center. White has also authored a book of his memoirs titled, "Be a Mensch: A Legacy of the Holocaust," which will be availab…

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
Gallery: Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor

Gallery: Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor

Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor speaks to 8th graders at Valparaiso High School's auditorium.

November 01, 2013 12:40 pm Photos

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Holocaust survivor talks about heroism

Holocaust survivor talks about heroism

QUINCY, Ill. | Walter Reed's matter-of-fact tone did not seem to provide his soft-spoken proclamation its proper justice.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
Holocaust survivor talks about heroism

Holocaust survivor talks about heroism

Holocaust survivor Walter Reed speaks to the Rotary Club of Quincy meeting in Quincy, Ill. As a young teenager, Reed was jailed on Kristallnacht in 1938. Reed told the crowd of the "heroes" from both within Germany and neighboring countries who helped thousands of Jewish children escape the …

April 06, 2013 12:00 am
Mundelein Holocaust survivor finds past

Mundelein Holocaust survivor finds past

Holocaust survivors Adam Paluch, of Mundelein, Ill., and his twin sister Ida Kersz, of Skokie, Ill., sit in the Pritzker Hall of Reflection at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie. They were separated during the Holocaust, and re-united in 1995.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am
 Suburban Holocaust survivor finds past

Suburban Holocaust survivor finds past

MUNDELEIN, Ill. | It took 45 years, but Adam Paluch finally found out who he was.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am
Holocaust survivor speaks to students about tragedy, forgiveness

Holocaust survivor speaks to students about tragedy, forgiveness

VALPARAISO | Eva Mozes Kor sat on a stage in front of hundreds of area eighth-graders who gathered at Valparaiso High School on Friday morning, telling them how she summoned the will to live through the Holocaust.

November 02, 2012 6:32 pm Photos

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History comes to life

History comes to life

MUNSTER | Eighth-graders at Wilbur Wright Middle School have been studying World War II in a cross-curricular unit in language arts, and their studies came to life recently thanks to some special visitors.

April 19, 2012 11:05 am
Holocaust survivor speaks to Memorial Jr. High students

Holocaust survivor speaks to Memorial Jr. High students

LANSING | Memorial Junior High School eighth-graders learn about the Holocaust in their language arts, social studies and literature classes.

April 29, 2011 12:00 am
Holocaust survivor speaks to Memorial Jr. High students

Holocaust survivor speaks to Memorial Jr. High students

Holocaust survivor Aaron Elster, originally from Poland, speaks to Memorial Junior High School students in Lansing about his life experiences. He made his presentation at the school on April 19.

April 29, 2011 12:00 am
Dyer Holocaust survivor tells story

Dyer Holocaust survivor tells story

GARY | A Holocaust survivor from Dyer told the story of her journey to Warsaw as an adolescent hiding in plain sight in the lap of a policeman as Nazis searched the train looking for Jews.

November 30, 2010 8:20 pm
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