Holocaust experts work to preserve WWII-era items

September 14, 2014 11:34 AM

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Holocaust experts work to preserve WWII-era items

JERUSALEM — With survivors dying in growing numbers and their live testimonies soon to be a thing of the past, Holocaust commemoration efforts are increasingly focused around preserving the belongings that contain their stories.

This week Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial held a first of its kind workshop devoted to the physical and digital preservation of documents. Over three days, visiting international experts discussed the ethical and technical challenges of both conserving originals for history’s sake while creat...

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