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Buddha with Swastika Cropped

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A Thai Buddha, featuring a traditional swastika symbol.

A Thai Buddha, featuring a traditional swastika symbol.

Buddha with Swastika

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A Thai Buddha, featuring a traditional swastika symbol.

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A Thai Buddha, featuring a traditional swastika symbol.

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Anna Seghers

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Berlin, 1. DSV-Jahreskonferenz, Anna Seghers (1900-1983).
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Berlin, 1. DSV-Jahreskonferenz, Anna Seghers (1900-1983).

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Rosa Schapire's Portrait, 1920

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Portrait of Rosa Schapire by Walter Gramatte, 1920.
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Portrait of Rosa Schapire by Walter Gramatte, 1920.

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Margherita Sarfatti

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Margherita Sarfatti.
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Margherita Sarfatti.

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Margarete Zuelzer, 1902

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Margarete Zuelzer as a student in Heidelberg in 1902.
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Margarete Zuelzer as a student in Heidelberg in 1902.

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Lucy S. Dawidowicz

Lucy S. Dawidowicz believed that her passion for the shtetls she had known and her experiences working with Holocaust survivors in postwar Germany made her a better historian.

Two women’s lives collide in the film “Inheritance”

June 29, 2006

"In these women's tears and twisted smiles ... are the living wounds of history."

"Inheritance" 2006

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Inheritance premiered at the 2006 Los Angeles Film Festival and was later shown on PBS.
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Inheritance premiered at the 2006 Los Angeles Film Festival and was later shown on PBS.

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Dina Abramowicz

After surviving the Holocaust, Dina Abramowicz reconstituted her rich cultural heritage as the formidable head librarian of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

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