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Kansas State Historical Society next week will remember Holocaust

April 15, 2010

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— A Holocaust commemoration service takes place next week at the Kansas State Historical Society museum in Topeka.

Monday's event will include a talk by Holocaust survivor Eva Unterman, of Tulsa, Okla., who was 12 years old when World War II ended. She was a young child when her family was moved to Poland's Lodz Ghetto and later to the Nazis' Auschwitz concentration camp.

Republican state Rep. Lana Gordon of Topeka is one of the organizers of Monday's commemoration. Gordon says the presentation will give a firsthand account of the Holocaust and the effect on world history of Nazi Germany's killing of millions of Jews.

The commemoration service is open to the public.

Comments

Boston_Corbett 5 years, 2 months ago

Too bad the one-who-can-not-be-named is no longer around, or he will extol us with the brilliance of David Irving..... Or post some idiotic plagiarized statement from the "The Institute for Historical Review" (a notorious Holocaust denialist organization)

Of course the "one-who-can-not-be-named" would say he never denied the Holocaust, but then would spout the exact same lines as the denialists.

But he is (mostly) gone.

I am certainly enjoying this improvement in the LJW forums.

JDenny1985 5 years, 2 months ago

Does anyone know a time for this event?

Ron Holzwarth 5 years, 2 months ago

Kansas Holocaust Commemoration Service Monday, April 19, 2010 1:30PM Kansas State Historical Museum 6425 SW 6th St. Topeka, Kansas Speaker: Eva Unterman

Ron Holzwarth 5 years, 2 months ago

There will also be a Yom Ha'Shoah - Holocaust Commemoration Service Friday, April 16, 7:30 PM at Temple Beth Shalom in Topeka Special Guest Speaker: Eva Unterman "L'Dor VaDor - From Generation to Generation"

Note: This is a reguar Jewish worship service.

Ron Holzwarth 5 years, 2 months ago

Please, everyone:

Ignore the Fred Phelps clan and the "Westboro Baptist Chuch" picketers. They are almost certain to be there.

Ron Holzwarth 5 years, 2 months ago

Upon rechecking my posts to be SURE they were correct, I feel pretty stupid! It's spelled "Temple Beth Sholom", not "Shalom"!

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