70 Years Later We Remember Simon Wiesenthal's Liberation

"Freedom is not a gift from Heaven - we must fight for it every day."

  "Freedom is not a gift from Heaven - we must fight for it every day,"  
Simon Wiesenthal

May 5, 2015

70 years ago today, on May 5, 1945, Simon Wiesenthal was liberated from Mauthausen Concentration Camp.

Simon Wiesenthal, known around the world as the, "Conscience of the Holocaust" said, "When my life is over and I meet up with the victims of the Holocaust, I shall have the privilege of saying to them, I have never forgotten you."

In a letter written to Rabbi Marvin Hier, just before he passed away, he reiterated, "I was there for our people." 

70 years later, we remember Simon Wiesenthal.

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