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Holocaust survivor shares powerful story

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday, March 21st, the Westwood Public Library hosted Janet Singer Applefield. A mother and a grandmother, graduate of Boston University’s Masters in Social Work program, and a clinical social worker, Applefield is an incredible woman without knowing her childhood story. However, once she shares that story, her success...
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Holocaust survivor Arbeiter inspires in Westwood

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter As Israel “Izzy” Arbeiter says himself, it is impossible to capture five and a half years of one’s life in an hour or an article. Countless articles have been written about Holocaust survivor Arbeiter, and to recount his life is a daunting and, truly, impossible task. The 91-year-old Newton...
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