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Newhall Woman Chosen For Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony

Newhall Woman Chosen For Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony

Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, has selected Newhall resident Erika Schwartz to represent the 38th Assembly District during the 9th annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony in Sacramento. On April 8th the California Assembly and the Holocaust Memorial Project will honor Holocaust survivors, the second generation, and liberators during Holocaust Memorial Week.   Erika (Hornstein) Schwartz was born in the Jewish ghetto of Nyiregyhaza in Nazi-occupied ...

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SCV Woman Is Area’s Youngest Holocaust Survivor

SCV Woman Is Area's Youngest Holocaust Survivor

Santa Clarita is home to many Jewish people, and their heritage and life stories add to the cultural richness of our valley. But Newhall resident Erika Schwartz has a particularly important life story to share. Born in Hungary in 1944, Schwartz is the youngest Holocaust survivor still living in the Santa Clarita Valley. Because she was an infant, Schwartz has ...

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