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The colorful and eerie graffiti mural lining the wall opposite the Stillwell Avenue subway station in Coney Island was singled out as some of the city’s most interesting graffiti. The New York Times highlighted the piece, noting that the creators are identical twin Brazilian brothers known as “os gemêos” (twins in Portuguese). The brothers, identified…

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It’s hard to put into words the scope of the tragedy of the Holocaust. The millions of victims of that outrage should never be forgotten and the few survivors that remain living should never be ignored. Life, with all its joys and sorrows, carries on, and while survivors of the Holocaust may feel blessed to be decades…

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When she was a young girl, Klara Zubutova was detained as a prisoner at a concentration camp. Today, the Holocaust survivor is entitled to pension payments from the German government, which are not subject to taxation. Last week, Zubutova received a letter in the mail — written in German — from Bundeszentralamt fur Steuern, which is…