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Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights Underway in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Christmas is not the only holiday going on this time of year. Jewish people all over the world are also celebrating Hanukkah. Hanukkah is an 8-day Jewish festival celebrating faith, miracles and victory. Its also known as the Festival of Lights. Hanna Berger is a member of Temple Mishkan Israel in Selma. She says the…

Holocaust Survivors at AUM

Max Herzel and Riva Hirsch both have chilling stories of what happened to them as children. They tell their stories at schools around the country because they want people to know the truth about the horrors and hatred of nazi Germany. Both say to recall the stories of the Holocaust is emotional and bring up painful memories, but it must…