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Fox19: Auschwitz exhibit opens this weekend at Freedom Center

An exhibit commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of World War II's Germany's Auschwitz concentration camp, the deadliest in all of the Holocaust, opens this weekend at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center... Read the full story on Fox19's website

WVXU: Remembering Hebrew Union College's role in Holocaust rescue

Two Ph.D. students talked about HUC's role in the rescue of college professors and students from Nazi-occupied Europe, including Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, who became a close ally of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights movement... Listen to the interview on WVXU's website

WLWT: Freedom Center marks Auschwitz anniversary with new exhibit

JCRC Director Sarah Weiss talked about the exhibit, which will lead visitors through the memories and experiences of survivors, as well as those from loved ones lost... Watch the video on WLWT's website

CBS News: Auschwitz survivor - "We are here"

CBS News talked with Cincinnatian Werner Coppel, a Holocaust survivor, and previewed Unlocking the Gates of Auschwitz, a new exhibition at the Freedom Center... Watch the video on the CBS News website A tangible Holocaust - Auschwitz artifacts on display

Unlocking the Gates of Auschwitz, a joint project between the Center for Holocaust and Humanity, the Freedom Center and the Cincinnati Museum Center, hopes to explain the history of the Holocaust through the eyes of two survivors of the camp... Read the full story on