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Posts Tagged: Holocaust survivors

November 17, 2016 7:32 am
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Generations of Survivors: From Auschwitz to Khojaly

My recent book Khojaly: A Crime Against Humanity, outlines the history of the Khojaly Massacre -- one of the most horrific events of recent history. The story of the...

October 27, 2016 8:31 am
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US Naval Academy Honors Holocaust Survivor for Decades of Teaching About Nazi Genocide

A Holocaust survivor was honored by the US Naval Academy in Annapolis on Wednesday for her 20 years of teaching cadets about the Nazi genocide, the US Armed Forces newspaper Stars...

September 13, 2016 3:38 pm
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Holocaust Survivor, Canadian Hall of Fame Figure Skater Dies at 95

A Holocaust survivor and recognized figure-skating coach died on Monday night at the age of 95, Canada's National Post reported. Ellen Burka survived the Westerbork and Theresienstadt concentration...

September 11, 2016 10:13 am
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‘Today’ Co-Host Surprises Holocaust Survivor by Introducing Him to Icon Tennis Player at US Open (VIDEO)

A "Today" show co-host surprised a Holocaust survivor by introducing him to his favorite tennis player on Thursday at the US Open. Hoda Kotb shocked 80-year-old Les...

September 7, 2016 11:12 am
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88 US Generals, Including Holocaust Survivor, Sign Open Letter Supporting Trump

JNS.org - A group of 88 American generals, including the only Holocaust survivor to reach that rank in the US Army, signed an open letter supporting Donald J....

September 1, 2016 5:52 am
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Holocaust Survivor of Nine Concentration Camps, Purveyor of Message About Nazi Atrocities, Dies at Age 91

A Holocaust survivor who spent his teenage years in nine different concentration camps before moving to the US, becoming a successful businessman and attempting to educate...

August 30, 2016 3:23 pm
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Holocaust Survivor Who Cut Hair at Auschwitz Closes Chicago Barber Shop After 60 Years in Business

A Holocaust survivor whose task it was to cut the hair of concentration-camp prisoners closed his Chicago barber shop after serving the local community for 60...

August 28, 2016 12:40 pm
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Twice-Divorced Holocaust Survivor Marrying Woman Nearly Half Century Younger Wants ‘Big New York Party’ to Celebrate

A Holocaust survivor who recently got engaged to a woman nearly half a century his junior told the New York Post that he hopes to have the wedding at...

August 18, 2016 3:08 pm
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Melbourne Couple Waits for 50th Anniversary to Tell Children They Fell in Love at Nazi Concentration Camp

A couple in Melbourne, Australia didn't tell their family that they met and fell in love at a Nazi concentration camp until the day of their 50th wedding anniversary,...

August 17, 2016 12:42 pm
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Outrage Over Czech Bus Advertising Auschwitz Vacation Tour

JNS.org - Jewish groups and Holocaust survivors are outraged over a bus in the Czech Republic advertising a satirical holiday tour of the Auschwitz death camp. The...

August 11, 2016 6:26 am
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Israeli Party Leader Lapid Lauds Air Conditioning Contractors for Helping Holocaust Survivors; Says Country ‘Full of Good, Caring People’

The Association of Air Conditioning and Heating Contractors in Israel is providing free repairs to Holocaust survivors in need, an Israeli party leader announced Wednesday on Facebook. Lauding the initiative, Yesh...

August 9, 2016 2:23 pm
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Grandson of Holocaust Survivor Wins Silver Medal for France at Rio Olympics

A French Olympian who is the grandson of a Holocaust survivor won a silver medal with his team on Monday in the men's freestyle relay finals...

July 29, 2016 10:49 am
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Pope Francis Prays in Silence, Walks Alone at Site of Auschwitz Concentration Camp

JNS.org - Pope Francis made a historic and somber visit to the Auschwitz-Burkenau Nazi concentration camp on Friday where more than 1.1 million people, mostly Jews,...

July 19, 2016 10:12 am
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Chefs Partner With Holocaust Survivors in Unique Cookbook

JNS.org - In the culmination of a year-long project, a group of Holocaust survivors and leading Israeli chefs on Sunday unveiled a cookbook they wrote together...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Europe Police Reveal Which Nations ISIS Could Target Next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the US-led coalition fighting...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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