Not just a train

The story behind this touching ceremony is the kind of that can happen only here in Jerusalem.

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September 16, 2017 07:33
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Not just a train

All aboard: (from left) Michal Fundaminski, Shlomo Tuval, David Gross, Rahel Gross and Shimon Futterman at the First Station. (photo credit: PEGGY CIDOR)

 
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At a site where a fabulous collection of model railways is exhibited, display director Shimon Futterman handed David Gross, an 84-year-old Holocaust survivor surrounded by family, staff and friends, two very large boxes containing a complete set of state-of-theart computerized model railways, courtesy of the German company that builds them.

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