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Honoring Yom Ha'Shoah with Nicholas Blue & Tama Tamarkin | WDIY News Exclusive

Daniel Craig starring in the 2008 film "Defiance" which depicted the Polish resistance effort against Nazi Germany.

In recognition of Yom Ha’Shoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Marcie Lightwood interviews Nicholas Blue and Tama Tamarkin, both third-generation Holocaust survivors.

Nick talks about how the Kindertransport rescued Jewish children from Germany and sent them to England, where his grandparents met and married. Tama then describes how her feisty grandmother joined the Polish resistance effort, which was depicted in the film "Defiance" (starring Daniel Craig).

(Original air-date: 4/5/21)

Marcie Lightwood came to WDIY to set up WDIY's first on-air membership drive, and she has stayed with the station ever since. Marcie is a self-employed social worker, specializing in parenting education, working with people in poverty and group facilitation. Currently, Marcie serves as local host for NPR's All Things Considered on Friday afternoons along with producing special WDIY news features. She is the mother of four grown children and lives in Allentown.
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