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Today: Helen Taichner

this morning (wednesday 27th), 8.45-8.50am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphries and nick robinson(

A single darned sock and a frayed dress form part of a story we know we must never be allowed to forget, the story of course of the holocaust. the massacre of amongst others 6 million Jews by the Nazix.
They’re the first items to be donated to the Manchester Jewish Museum as part of an object appeal which is being launched today, Holocaust Memorial Day. The sock and the dress belong to Judith Wertheimer, They were worn by her late mother, Helen Taichner, when she hid from the Nazis for five months in a Polish cellar.
Our arts correspondent Colin Paterson went to her house …”

see also http://www.thejc.com/community/community-life/152308/museum-bene%EF%AC%8… and (with photos) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-35405549
(if you missed it, available from 2:45:30 to 2:50:20 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06ycwqt#playt=2h45m30s)

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