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Eva Kor's Statement on the Groening Trial Verdict

 

Eva Kor traveled to Lueneberg, Germany, in April to testify at the trial of Oskar Groening, the 93-year-old former Nazi officer dubbed the "Accountant of Auschwitz." Eva hoped her participation would lead to answers to questions she has had since her imprisonment at Auschwitz 71 years ago. A German court has convicted Groening of being an accessory to the murder of 300,000 Jews and sentenced him to four years in prison. Eva has issued a statement in response to the sentencing.

 

Click here to read the statement Eva read during the trial in April and her questions for Oskar Groening.

 

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Visit Our Exhibit

 

Learn about Eva's family, the rise of Nazism, Auschwitz, medical experimentation, and liberation.

 

Get to know those who chose to help.

 

Read about Eva's Road to Forgiveness

 

Understand those who stood up to violence and helped victims of genocide.

 

Be moved. Be inspired. Be the change.

 

CANDLES honors and celebrates the lives of the 3,000 twins who were victims of Dr. Josef Mengele's deadly genetic experiments. Beginning January 24th and continuing through the year, we will highlight each week the stories of a set of twins.

This week we highlight the story of twins Bernard and Salomon Zajdner.   

 

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CANDLES' Auschwitz 70 Trip

 

Learn more about CANDLES' involvement in Auschwitz 70 programs.

 

Read CANDLES' press release about its role in the commemoration events.

 

Reflect on Eva Kor's answers to questions about the 70th anniversary and about forgiveness and healing.

 

 

July 2016 Auschwitz Trip

 

Join Auschwitz survivor Eva Kor on an unforgettable journey to Poland. The next tour is scheduled for July 9-17, 2016.

 

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Vision Statement

CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center is the only organization in the world dedicated to the memory of the twin victims and survivors of medical experimentation at Auschwitz. We honor and celebrate the lives of the Mengele Twins by telling their stories to educate the world and prevent similar atrocities. Our institution is not only a witness to history but also an active voice outside the museum walls. By working to prevent genocide on a global level and transform prejudice on a local level, we aim to create a world free from hatred and genocide.

 

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Eva Chats!

 

The Nitty Gritty of Forgiveness

 

Mickey Chats!

 

Walter Sommers: Life in Nazi Germany

 

To view all Eva Chats, click here.

CANDLES: Shining a light on the Holocaust and Eva Kor. Illuminating the world with hope, healing, respect, and responsibility.