OSWIECIM, Poland - Holocaust survivors and world leaders are preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Soviet Red Army, but Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be among those present. Poland apparently snubbed Putin, failing to send him an invitation. Poland's government is extremely... more »
JERUSALEM - Pope Francis has wrapped up his Holy Land trip with a Mass at what's believed to be the site of the Last Supper before Jesus's crucifixion. Some ultra-Orthodox Jews had protested the Mass, because the Cenacle, or Upper Room, is above the traditional site of the biblical King... more »
GEISMAR - A Holocaust survive shared her strength and hope for a better world with students in Ascension Parish Wednesday.
Marion Blumenthal Lazan was taken to a concentration camp when she was just four years old. She spent six years there, constantly terrified.
"The hardest thing was to... more »
Parkview Baptist School will host a visit from Holocaust survivor and world-traveling author of the award-winning book Four Perfect Pebbles, Marion Blumenthal Lazan. PBS middle school students will have the opportunity to meet Mrs. Lazan and to hear firsthand about her experiences as a nine year old child interned with... more »