Block Island Times

Bearing witness at the Island Free Library

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum website states that there are about 195,000 living survivors in the world today. A simple search of the question “How many living survivors of the Holocaust are there?” also yields multiple headlines more or less warning that this number is getting smaller every day. Living witnesses are becoming fewer, which is the reason why film director Steven Spielberg started his Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation after he made his Oscar-winning film, “Schindler’s List” in 1993.
The Shoah Foundation — “shoah” is the Hebrew term for the

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