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February 10, 2000
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Hollywood star Winona Ryder says the fact that many of her relatives perished in the Holocaust has been “a very big part of my life.” In an interview with Jewish Webzine, the 28-year-old star film star — whose original name is Horowitz — speaks briefly about her Jewish background. In the interview, she also said her father is Jewish and her 99-year-old grandmother immigrated through Ellis Island and still lives in Brooklyn.

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