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Posts Tagged: Holocaust survivors

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...

April 23, 2017 9:32 am
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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
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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
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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...

March 15, 2017 11:54 am
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‘Game of Thrones’ Actress and Third-Generation Holocaust Survivor Hosts Lavish Fundraiser in Role as ‘Ambassador’ for Israel’s Sheba Medical Center

The actress who plays Quaithe in the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones" hosted a lavish fundraiser Tuesday night in her role as "ambassador" for Israel's Sheba...

March 7, 2017 10:49 am
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Ivanka Trump Accompanies Parents-in-Law on Tour of DC Holocaust Museum, Founded With Help of Husband Jared’s Late Paternal Grandmother

Ivanka Trump and her in-laws took a private tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum last Monday morning, a source told Bloomberg. The insider said that US...

Features

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

Iran Looks to Seize Opportunity as Rivals Fall

As it approaches victory in Syria with the help of Russia, Iran and its terrorist axis members are turning their...

Trial Starts in the US Case of Nazi-Jihadist

Former DC Metro Transit Police officer Nicholas Young had unusual political views, a federal prosecutor told jurors in Young's terrorist trial --...

World

New Jersey Imam Who Called for Killing of Jews Will Be Sent for ‘Retr...

A New Jersey imam who delivered two violently antisemitic sermons over the last month is to be sent for "retraining,"...

Israel

Family of Mumbai Terror Victims Granted State-Owned Home in Israel

JNS.org - Rabbi Nachman and Freida Holtzberg, who lost their son and daughter-in-law in the 2008 terror attack on the Indian city of Mumbai’s Chabad House, have been granted a government-owned...

Middle East

Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab W...

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended...

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