Edith Maniker

Edith Maniker, Kindertransport Survivor, to Speak in Muskegon April 15-16

Edith Maniker, who as a young child was a Kindertransport survivor who escaped Nazi persecution during World War II, will be the guest presenter at the 2018 Shoah Commemoration Service at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 15. The event, which takes place at Samuel Lutheran Church, at the corner of 8th Street and Muskegon Ave. […]

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Nick Baumann

Huffington Post Senior Editor to Discuss Immigration, Refugees on Nov. 9

Refugees and the issues surrounding immigration and displaced persons will be the focus when Nick Baumann, Senior Enterprise Editor at The Huffington Post and grandchild of WWII Era refugees, tells his story in Muskegon on Thursday, Nov. 9, at Muskegon Community College’s Sturrus Technology Center, 388 W. Clay in downtown Muskegon. The event, sponsored by […]

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Holocaust Remembrance Events Set for April 23-25 in Muskegon and Ludington

The Shoah Commemoration Service on Sunday, April 23, at Samuel Lutheran Church in Muskegon, will feature guest speaker Dr. Renata Laxova, who was one of the 669 Jewish children in Czechoslovakia saved from the Nazis by British humanitarian Sir Nicholas George Winston’s brave effort known as the Kindertransport or “children’s transport.” The service, which is […]

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