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        10/16/2013, Cheshvan 12, 5774

      Israeli TV Host Makes Emotional Visit to Poland

      Avri Gilad, a popular television game-show host and radio personality made an emotional visit to Jewish sites in Poland with Education Minister Shai Piron (Yesh Atid) and a special delegation from Israel.

      "I stood on the platform at Birkenau where my father was separated from my grandfather who was then immediately sent to the gas chambers... I could feel something of what happened there 70 years ago and understand why this place changed my father's life and soul forever," he stated.