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# bergen-belsen - Sunday 27 January, 2019

As the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day, a survivor worries that history could repeat itself
# Tomi Reichental
# Tomi Reichental

As the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day, a survivor worries that history could repeat itself

Jan 27th 2019, 11:00 AM 15,192 Views 62 Comments

Tomi Reichental, who lives in Dublin, is a survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

# bergen-belsen - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House
# Memorial
# Memorial

Holocaust survivor plants Irish oak tree at Russborough House

Oct 28th 2017, 6:31 AM 12,993 Views 59 Comments

The Irish oak tree was planted to remember the 1.5 million Jewish children who died in the Holocaust.

# bergen-belsen - Monday 2 February, 2015

93-year-old woman under investigation for concentration camp role after appearing in RTÉ doc
# Hilde Michnia
# Hilde Michnia

93-year-old woman under investigation for concentration camp role after appearing in RTÉ doc

Feb 2nd 2015, 9:37 PM 27,161 Views 0 Comments

Hilde Michnia is suspected of taking part in death marches from Bergen-Belsen and Gross-Rosen.

# bergen-belsen - Monday 1 September, 2014

Remarkable journey of Irish-based Holocaust survivor to face traumas of past
# Close To Evil
# Close To Evil

Remarkable journey of Irish-based Holocaust survivor to face traumas of past

Sep 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 23,707 Views 34 Comments

RTÉ to screen story tonight of how Tomi Reichental, survivor of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, reached out to former jailor.

# bergen-belsen - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 187 Views 24 Comments

Anne Frank never lived to tell her tale but we can honour her memory, and that of all the murdered, by challenging anti-Semitism where we find it.

# bergen-belsen - Monday 15 April, 2013

Anne Frank museum defends Bieber after furore over 'belieber' comment
# Justin Bieber
# Justin Bieber

Anne Frank museum defends Bieber after furore over 'belieber' comment

Apr 15th 2013, 3:00 PM 12,815 Views 113 Comments

Justin had written in the guestbook that he hoped Anne Frank would have been a “belieber”.

# bergen-belsen - Sunday 1 January, 2012

BBC to air doc on Irish soldiers persecuted for 'desertion'
# World War II
# World War II

BBC to air doc on Irish soldiers persecuted for 'desertion'

Jan 1st 2012, 8:00 PM 10,045 Views 82 Comments

Around 5,000 soldiers left the neutral Irish Army to fight fascism in the Allied forces – and were persecuted for it afterwards.

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie
# Read Me
# Read Me

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie

Jan 1st 2012, 1:00 PM 120 Views 4 Comments

Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.

# bergen-belsen - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Column: I survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Nov 20th 2011, 6:00 PM 3,226 Views 78 Comments

Dublin dweller Tomi Reichental was taken to Bergen-Belsen by the Nazis as a nine-year-old boy. Here he describes his experience of its horrors.