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Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors Light Menorah in Auschwitz

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 4:30 pm
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Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors Light Menorah in Auschwitz on Chabad on Campus Trip to Poland

Deena, Noa and Rachel, college students and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, were three of 70 participants on LivingLinks, Chabad on Campus International’s first heritage trip to Poland. In a trip filled with emotional and poignant moments, the most riveting was when they lit the first candle of Chanukah in Auschwitz lI-Birkenau concentration camp.

Students from dozens of colleges across North America spent six days in Poland, bearing witness to the death camps, mass graves, labor camps and ghettos, the resting place for millions of Jews who were murdered al kiddush Hashem. The students also got a glimpse of the vibrant Jewish... ( Read More » )


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