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aish.com 12-16-20

A Safety Net for Holocaust Survivors during COVID-19 Aug 16, 2020  |  by Ronda Robinson Joel Fabian, an 81-year-old Holocaust survivor in Willingboro, N.J., was making ends meet by cleaning doctors' and lawyers' offices. Then the pandemic hit and he lost his three cleaning contracts. “That was a big loss financially. When the offices shut down, they no longer needed my services,” Fabian told Aish.com. One practice has reopened but with strict cleaning protocols that require certification and special equipment which he doesn’t have. Fabian, a Berlin native who survived the Theresienstadt concentration camp as a child, receives a restitution stipend from Germany ...
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Jewish Journal Sun Sentinel – 05/1/2020

National initiative provides support for Palm Beach County Holocaust survivors By SERGIO CARMONA SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL | MAY 01, 2020 AT 12:31 PM Holocaust survivors in Palm Beach County are among the thousands living across the United States that are supported by a national initiative. The organizations Seed the Dream Foundation and Kavod-Ensuring Dignity for Holocaust Survivors partnered together to establish the Kavod Survivors of the Holocaust Emergency Fund. Kavod partners with Jewish social service agencies and other organizations across the country that work with survivors. Boca Raton and Palm Beach are among the more than 20 cities that are part of the ...
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JTA.org 04-22-2020

As emergencies grow for Holocaust survivors amid pandemic, helpers try to keep up BY LARRY LUXNER APRIL 22, 2020 12:14 PM Louis was barely 2 years old in September 1939 when Nazi troops stormed into his Polish village near Krakow, rounded up the men and boys, gave them shovels, forced them to dig their own graves and shot them. Louis was spared because his father, who was in another city, heard what was happening and quickly arranged for a Polish friend to hide him and his mother on a farm for the war’s duration. After liberation by Russia’s Red Army in 1945, Louis ...
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Hadassah Magazine 12-30-2019

Helping Survivors While Honoring Their Lives By Shira Hanau January 2020 John and Amy Israel Pregulman partnered in more than marriage. Not every couple can say they met, launched a nonprofit together, raised almost $30,000 and got married in the space of less than two years. But John and Amy Israel Pregulman did just that, founding their nonprofit organization, KAVOD, to provide emergency aid to Holocaust survivors. In fact, it’s the very thing that brought them together in the first place. It all began in January 2015, when John came to the Memphis Jewish Community Center, where Amy was working ...
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Forbes.com – 09/20/2019

Picturing the Absence: Judith Glickman Lauder at Peter Fetterman, Santa Monica Tom Teicholz Contributor “Beyond the Shadows” a moving and at times unsettling photographic exhibit by Judith Glickman Lauder will be on view at Peter Fetterman Gallery from September 26th through October 26th . The exhibition gathers the work of Glickman Lauder taken over the last forty years in Poland, Germany and the former Czech Republic, at locations such as Treblinka, Birkenau, Majdanek and Theresienstadt among others. The proceeds from the exhibition are being donated to KAVOD, a charity ensuring dignity for Holocaust survivors, as well as to the Los ...
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