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'Life masks' created by Arizona artist to keep stories of the Holocaust alive

Over the past 30 years, about 200 “Holocaust survivors, liberators and righteous gentiles” have sat in the chair of Werner Salinger - himself a survivor of Nazi atrocities - to have their faces preserved as a “life mask" in his art studio east of Old Town Scottsdale.... Read more»

Never forget: Arizona Jewish Historical Society keeps memory of Holocaust victims alive

Thursday marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day – 77 years since Allied forces liberated the emaciated survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland, but for the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, every day is a day to remember the Holocaust.... Read more»

‘Never forget': Survivors want Holocaust education for younger generations

Seventy-five years after the atrocities of Auschwitz, memories of the Holocaust are fading for younger generations who learn little about genocides in school, according to education advocates who believe they have the answer: Make it Arizona law to teach about the horrors of the Nazi’s “Final Solution.”... Read more»