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August 13, 2010

Michael Berenbaum’s blog post about Majdanek

Filed under: Holocaust, World War II — Tags: , , — furtherglory @ 9:14 am

As most people know by now, there was  a recent fire at the former Majdanek death camp and an estimated 10,000 shoes worn by the prisoners were burned.  Michael Berenbaum is a well known Holocaust expert who has written books and appeared in documentaries shown on the History Channel on American TV.  According to Wikipedia, Berembaum “played a major role in the creation of the USHMM and the content of its permanent exhibition. From 1997 – 1999, Berenbaum served as President and CEO of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, and subsequently (and currently) as Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust, located at the American Jewish University (formerly known as the University of Judaism), in Los Angeles, CA.” (more…)

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