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Sam Heider

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 05:  U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the Iran nuclear agreement  August 5, 2015 at American University in Washington, DC. Obama is pushing for congress to appove the nuclear deal reached with Iran.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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As a Polish Jew and a Holocaust survivor, I am outraged with the Administration for the way they have handled the Iranian situation. How can a country like the United States be so naïve by trusting Iran, relying on a signature on a piece of paper? It brings back memories

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Daytonian Sam Heider in front of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton’s Holocaust Memorial at the Boonshoft Center for Jewish Culture and Education in Centerville. He holds his identification certificate from Landsberg DP Camp in Germany, where he lived from 1945 to 1949. Photo by Marshall Weiss.

By Sam Heider I was born in Poland in a small village by the name of Biejkow, the son of Jewish farmers. We were six children: three brothers, three sisters, my mother and my father. When Germany occupied Poland, we were forced to leave and go to a ghetto in

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Remembering Bernice and Ben Muler By Sam Heider, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer Bernice and Ben Muler were, to us, like our own family. Ben was the first one we met. Our friendship goes back more than half a century ago. Bernice passed away on Aug. 30 in Hollywood,

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Yom Hashoah Observance brings generations together to reinforce the Holocaust’s lessons By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer Sam Heider was the only one out of his family of nine to survive the Holocaust. He made it through Auschwitz and Dachau. Heider met his wife, Phyllis, who survived Bergen-Belsen, in

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