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For Kate Connolly's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Poland's young Jews pick up threads of history

Apr 27, 2013

Poland's young Jews pick up threads of history

It was only after her grandmother’s death that Maniucha Bikont discovered the full extent of her secret. Lea Horovitz had decided to escape incarceration in Warsaw’s Jewish ghetto in 1940 after overhearing two shopkeepers comment “she doesn’t look like a zduva” (a “yid”) on ...

Survivor recalls Dachau  on its 80th anniversary

Mar 30, 2013

Survivor recalls Dachau on its 80th anniversary

Max Mannheimer will never forget the words of his block leader when he entered the gates of Dachau concentration camp on Aug. 6, 1944. “You’re veterans at this by now,” said the prisoner, a communist. “You know the most important thing is not to ...