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Auschwitz survivor and Turkish rapper team up to fight racism

Esther Bejarano says music helped keep her alive as a Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz and in the years that followed.
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January 26, 2010

Esther Bejarano says music helped keep her alive as a Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz and in the years that followed.

Now, 65 years after the liberation of the Nazi death camp, the 85-year-old has teamed up with a hip-hop band to spread her anti-racism message to German youth.

“It’s a clash of everything: age, culture, style,” Bejarano, a petite lady with an amiable chuckle, told The Associated Press ahead of Auschwitz Liberation Day on Wednesday. “But we all love music and share a common goal: we’re fighting against racism and discrimination.”

Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.

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