Browse Stories in Holocaust

Written by UIWPR on Oct 4 2012 - 3:41pm
Irving Roth experienced a work camp, a death march, seeing his grandparents and cousin enter the gas chamber, having his brother disappear, and a concentration camp. His life was spared and he has inspired thousands with his wisdom and courage. Learn more at “Faces and Voices of Holocaust Survivors” . For more info contact Brianne Pledger at 210-379-8023 or
Written by Rudy Arispe on Apr 2 2012 - 5:46pm
As Iran threatens to erase Israel from the map through possible nuclear annihilation and anti-Semitic attitudes persist throughout the world, should society be concerned? Edward Westermann, distinguished scholar in residence at the Holocaust Memorial Museum, believes so. He will address these issues and more during a lecture, “Confronting Hatred: Implications of the Holocaust for Contemporary Society” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15 at Congregation Agudas Achim, 16550 Huebner Road. Admission is free and open to the public.