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Alice Herz-Sommer, world’s oldest Holocaust survivor, takes center stage in Oscar-nominated doc

Alice Herz-Sommer, pictured here on her 107th birthday, is the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary. She died at age 110 on Feb. 23. (Polly Hancock)

LOS ANGELES (JTA) — In her 110 years, Alice Herz-Sommer was an accomplished concert pianist and teacher, a wife and mother — and a prisoner in Theresienstadt. Herz-Sommer died on Feb. 23. She is the star of an Oscar-nominated documentary showing her  indomitable optimism, cheerfulness and vitality despite all… Read more »