Yad Vashem confirmed that a great-aunt and great-uncle of Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) died in the Holocaust. The Austrian genealogist who last year uncovered the Jewish roots of Kerry, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, revealed last week that Kerry’s Jewish grandmother, born Ida Loewe, lost a brother and a sister to the Nazis.
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