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Posts Tagged: Holocaust survivors

March 12, 2018 1:31 pm

80 Years On, Austria’s Jews Renew Demand for Holocaust Reparations

JNS.org - On the eve of the 80th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s annexation of Austria, or Anschluss, Holocaust survivors in Israel are calling on Vienna to provide...

February 4, 2018 6:33 pm

Former US Lawmaker, Holocaust Survivor, Tom Lantos Honored With Budapest Statue

JNS.org - A statue honoring former US lawmaker and Holocaust survivor Tom Lantos was unveiled in Budapest, Hungary on Thursday. The Hungarian-born Lantos, who served as a Democrat...

October 25, 2017 1:22 pm

German Holocaust Survivor Recounts Kristallnacht in New Book

"Mazel Tov" is the customary response to the sound of shattering glass at the conclusion of a Jewish wedding ceremony. But for a young Fred...

October 19, 2017 11:19 am

Chinese Social Media Star Cries During Meeting With Holocaust Survivor in Israel

JNS.org - A Chinese social media star broke down in tears during a meeting with a famous 93-year-old Holocaust survivor in Israel, as part of an...

August 24, 2017 3:58 pm

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Says Her Holocaust Survivor Grandfather Helped Her Relate to the Values ‘Wonder Woman’ Stands For

Israeli actress Gal Gadot had an easy time relating to what Wonder Woman -- the superhero she plays on the big screen -- stands for...

June 8, 2017 4:28 pm

Survivor of Nazi Horrors to Appear as 3D Hologram at UK Museum, Recall Holocaust Ordeals

A survivor of the Nazi horrors will appear as a hologram as part of a new project at the UK's National Holocaust Center and Museum,...

May 23, 2017 10:36 am

President Trump Pays Respects to Holocaust Victims, Survivors at Israel’s Yad Vashem

US President Donald Trump commemorated the victims and survivors of the Holocaust on Tuesday during a short visit to Yad Vashem, where he laid a...

May 11, 2017 12:18 pm

Survivor of Six Nazi Death Camps Tells His Story

At the age of 14, Moshe Avital stood before Dr. Josef Mengele at Auschwitz. Mengele sent Avital’s father to the left, which meant death, and...

April 25, 2017 2:02 pm

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) say they've seen a growing phenomenon: third-generation...

April 24, 2017 9:33 pm

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the country moved into a state of mourning for the martyrs and heroes...

April 24, 2017 3:53 pm

In Holocaust Remembrance Day Post, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Pays Tribute to ‘Hero’ Survivor Grandfather

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday, Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot paid public tribute to her late survivor grandfather by sharing life...

April 23, 2017 9:32 am

Netanyahu Hosts Holocaust Survivors Set to Light Torches for Yom HaShoah

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara met on Thursday with the Holocaust survivors that will light torches in the opening ceremony for Holocaust...

April 10, 2017 10:34 am

Prince Charles Tells Holocaust Survivors About His ‘Amazing’ Grandmother Who Hid Jewish Family During World War II

Britain's Prince Charles spoke with Holocaust survivors last Thursday about his grandmother's efforts to save a Jewish family by hiding them from the Nazis during World...

March 19, 2017 1:25 pm

California Teens Bring Holocaust Survivors’ Stories to the Stage

How should we approach the task of channeling and sharing the darkest memories of a Holocaust survivor, let alone the collective remembrances of millions? And furthermore, how...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel

JNS.org - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Study: Latest Palestinian Textbooks Show Increased Indoctrination to Jihad and Martyrdom

JNS.org - In July 2017, the Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks for the...

Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State

JNS.org - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers

JNS.org - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...


Palestinian Authority President Abbas Calls US Ambassador to Israel Friedma...

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday criticized US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for his support of Israeli...

Middle East

On Eve of Trump-Saudi Meeting, Riyadh Calls Iran Nuclear Deal Flawed

Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi crown prince and US President Donald Trump who...