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Jewish Scene Magazine 1- 21-2016

*These images do not depict recipients of aid from Kavod.  Those receiving aid are confidential.  The images are of Holocaust Survivors from across the globe and have been taken by John Pregulman since 2012. Kavod…Honoring Strength and Preserving Dignity If pictures are worth 1,000 words, then the large and still-growing collection of portraits by photographer John Pregulman must be worth millions of words. Words like courage, strength, survival, determination, passion, sorrow and tragedy come to mind. So what could be the focus of images that produce words like these? They would be the beautiful photographs of people from what’s known as ...
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Times Free Press 11-29-2015

Cook: Portraits in the Book of Life One woman was packed into a boxcar bound for Auschwitz. So crowded, no one could sit down. People began to starve. The woman, who was a girl then, was extraordinarily tall, with very long arms. There was a hole in the boxcar floor. When the train would stop, she was able to reach her long arms down through the hole and pull up handfuls of grass. That's how she survived. By eating grass. Another woman was sent to Treblinka as a child. She survived three years there, which was unheard of at Treblinka ...
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Press Release 11-20-2015

KAVOD Ensuring Dignity for Holocaust Survivors   For immediate release   Memphis, TN – (November 20, 2015) – A new non-profit organization called Kavod has been created to help Holocaust survivors live the remainder of their lives comfortably and with dignity. It has been formed in collaboration with Jewish Family Service at the Memphis Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Foundation of Memphis. The mission of Kavod, which means ‘dignity’ in Hebrew, is to provide support for the emergency needs of Holocaust Survivors in the Memphis area said John Pregulman, founder of Kavod . “In Memphis there are about 45 ...
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