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Posts Tagged: Holocaust survivors

April 12, 2018 4:53 pm
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Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants Sing to Celebrate Life

JNS.org – Some 600 Holocaust survivors, their children and grandchildren sing in a moving tribute to the power of life and good over evil. The project...

April 12, 2018 8:32 am
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Ensuring We Never Forget — Even in a World Without Holocaust Survivors

JNS.org - When my grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, passed away very suddenly in 2008, I went through his office in hope that he had documented his...

April 12, 2018 8:19 am
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Every Holocaust Story Matters

To people on the street, my mother -- Sheila Bernard z"l -- looked like an average woman. She played tennis and golf; she enjoyed bridge, opera, theater, and many other things. It...

March 12, 2018 1:31 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Israeli Analyst: Trump Administration Likely Wants Regime Change in Iran

The Trump administration likely wants regime change in Iran, an Israeli analyst has stated. Writing at the news site Walla, Oren Nahari tackled the question of American policy toward Iran since...

Israel

Israel Tells Russia It Will Expand Its ‘Red Lines’ in Syria

Israel has told Russia that it will expand its military operations in Syria to include the entire country. According to YNet, Israel has decided to expand its “red lines” in Syria...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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