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    remember the story in Yaffa Eliach’s “Chassidic Tales of the Holocaust” of the Bluzhover Rebbe lighting the Chanukah light in Bergen Belsen. It was after a selection and the live skeletons gathered near the pile of newly massacred. The story, as the photo below, is testament to the strength of the human spirit and the strength of the Jewish people



    • Bonnie Burns

      Westerbork, Holland, Lighting the candles on the seventh night of Hanukkah. Unknown how many survived the death camp.

    • Jessica Yisca Goldfeld-Katz

      "Celebrating" Hanuka at the Westerbook camp in Holland, before being sent to Auschwitz and other death camps.

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      A Hanukkah candle lighting ceremony in the Westerbork Transit Camp, Holland, 1943

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