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  • Monument honors Czech Jews who hid in woods from Nazis, and villagers who helped

    TRSICE, Czech Republic (JTA) — Nearly 70 years after a Czech Jewish family sought refuge from the Nazis by retreating into a nearby forest and relying on non-Jewish locals for help, an American high school teacher has helped erect a permanent monument to their memory. Last week, several dozen people went to the wooded site [...]