Holocaust http://wunc.org en Holocaust Survivors Tell Their Stories http://wunc.org/post/holocaust-survivors-tell-their-stories <p><span style="font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">With each passing year, we lose more survivors of World War II. And not just the soldiers who fought, but the targeted civilians who survived the Holocaust. In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, we share a few of their stories.</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">We begin by talking with speakers from the <a href="http://www.holocaustspeakersbureau.org/">Chapel Hill-Durham Holocaust Speakers Bureau</a>. It works to preserve the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations.</span><span style="font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;">Host Frank </span>Stasio<span style="font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;"> talks with three people from the Bureau: Sharon </span>Halperin<span style="font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 1.5;">, the daughter of two Holocaust survivors; Peter Stein, a survivor from Czechoslovakia; and Renee Fink, a survivor from Holland. </span></p><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:35:46 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 34579 at http://wunc.org Holocaust Survivors Tell Their Stories A New Take On The Diary Of Anne Frank http://wunc.org/post/new-take-diary-anne-frank <div style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><p></p><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">While Anne Frank’s story is familiar to many, the production currently on stage at Raleigh’s <a href="http://burningcoal.org/">Burning Coal Theatre</a> is a bit different.&nbsp;</span></div><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:49:17 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 34296 at http://wunc.org A New Take On The Diary Of Anne Frank Film Series Shines Light On 'The Real Israel' http://wunc.org/post/film-series-shines-light-real-israel <p>Israel is often seen through the lens of the Israeli-Palestinean conflict, or through the stories of the Holocaust.</p><p>Shai Ginsburg wants to change that, to show what life is really like for people in Israel. So he created a film series to showcase true stories from the region.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:17:40 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 28922 at http://wunc.org Film Series Shines Light On 'The Real Israel' Holocaust Bureau Educates North Carolina Youth On Horrible History http://wunc.org/post/holocaust-bureau-educates-north-carolina-youth-horrible-history <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>"Once you listen to a witness, you become a witness yourself." - Elie Wiesel</p><p>As the years pass since the Holocaust, fewer and fewer survivors remain to tell their powerful stories.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:09:33 +0000 Alex Granados 28546 at http://wunc.org Holocaust Bureau Educates North Carolina Youth On Horrible History Lessons From Holocaust Survivors For Today’s Youth http://wunc.org/post/lessons-holocaust-survivors-today-s-youth <p>As the years pass since the Nazi Holocaust, fewer and fewer survivors remain to tell their powerful stories.</p><p>One North Carolina organization, the <a href="http://www.holocaustspeakersbureau.org/">Chapel Hill-Durham Holocaust Speakers Bureau</a>, seeks to preserve the important lessons of the Holocaust for future generations. Host Frank Stasio talks with bureau organizer and daughter of two Holocaust survivors, Sharon&nbsp;Halperin, and local Holocaust survivors Renee Fink and Peter Stein.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:33:30 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 28545 at http://wunc.org Lessons From Holocaust Survivors For Today’s Youth Scroll Rescued From Nazis Sends Raleigh Rabbi On Interfaith Journey http://wunc.org/post/scroll-rescued-nazis-sends-raleigh-rabbi-interfaith-journey <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For years, Raleigh Rabbi </span>Raachel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Jurovics<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> cared for a Torah scroll looted by the Nazis from a Czech town she thought had been destroyed. As it turns out, the town is still there, and the residents have restored the synagogue that was the scroll's original home.</span> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:23:06 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson & Frank Stasio 16484 at http://wunc.org Scroll Rescued From Nazis Sends Raleigh Rabbi On Interfaith Journey The Hidden Diaries Of A Young Jewish Woman http://wunc.org/post/hidden-diaries-young-jewish-woman <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Out of the varied horrors of the Holocaust, a body of literature survives.&nbsp; The most famous voice belongs to Anne Frank.&nbsp; At 15-years-old, she wrote, “I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.”&nbsp; It's hard to believe that anyone, even a child, can be so big-hearted.&nbsp;</p><p>Less well-known is the voice of an adult woman, Etty Hillesum.&nbsp; And her writing is finally getting its day in the sun.</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:01:54 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 12011 at http://wunc.org The Hidden Diaries Of A Young Jewish Woman