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Mideast Israel Holocaust Remnants

Mideast Israel Holocaust Remnants

Holocaust survivor Stella Knobel, smiles as she speaks during a new exhibition of Israel's national Holocaust memorial and museum in Jerusalem, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. When Stella Knobel's family had to flee World War II Poland in 1939, the only thing the 7-year-old girl could take with her was her teddy bear. For the next six years, the stuffed animal never left her side as the family wondered through the Soviet Union, to Iran and finally the Holy Land. He was like family. He was all I had. He knew all my secrets, the 80-year-old now says with a smile. I saved him all these years. But I worried what would happen to him when I died. So when she heard about a project launched by Israel's national Holocaust memorial and museum to collect artifacts from aging survivors - before they, and their stories, were lost forever - she reluctantly handed over her beloved bear
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