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The Passing Of An Era: Well-Known Holocaust Survivor Dies

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Abe Weinrib recorded his story for Columbus' Jewish Community Center in 1987.
8:59AM
January 6, 2015

Abe Weinrib spent the last several decades of his life telling local students about the Nazi occupation of Europe and his time in concentration camps. He died last week at the age of 102.

Statehouse Holocaust Memorial Unveiling Caps Three-Year Journey

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Ohio Governor and artist Daniel Libeskind reflect on the Holocaust Memorial at the Ohio Statehouse
4:44PM
June
2, 2014

Monday’s Holocaust Memorial unveiling at the Ohio Statehouse marks the end of a three year saga from conception to creation. The story includes some controversy and the resignation of a top Statehouse official.

Statehouse Holocaust Memorial Takes Shape

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The $2.3 million project, paid for with private funds and constructed with $300,000 worth of taxpayer funded work on the site, is set to be dedicated in what’s planned to be a large and elaborate ceremony on June 2.
10:14AM
May
8, 2014

The first new memorial in decades on the Statehouse grounds is just a few weeks away from being completed.

Holocaust Memorial Raises Policy Issues Within Statehouse Walls

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The Ohio Statehouse
7:31AM
April
4, 2012

Last year, at a holocaust memorial gathering at the Ohio Statehouse, Gov. John Kasich raised the idea of creating a memorial inside the building.