Greater than Angels: Interview with Pearl Benisch

With sadness, we report that Pearl Benisch has passed away at the age of 100.

Born Inside a Cave

Hershel Greenblat’s incredible story of resistance and freedom.

Shoes on the Danube

A moving sculpture memorializes Jews who were murdered in broad daylight along the river.

Let Us Remember

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day

An Open Door: Amazing Story of Jewish Rescue in the Philippines

When the world closed its doors to refugees, President Manuel Quezon saved 1200 Jews fleeing Nazi Germany.

J.K. Rowling, Voldemort and Hitler

At what age is it appropriate to start teaching young children about the Holocaust?

Marion Pritchard: Rescuer of Dutch Jews

The heroic woman rescued scores of Dutch Jews during the Holocaust, and has died at the age of 96.

The Nazi Doctor who Saved a Jewish G.I.

Robert Levine was captured by the Nazis. As his life hung in balance, his dog tags revealed that he was Jewish.

And You Shall Tell Your Children

A powerful documentary on the faith and commitment of Holocaust survivors. (53 min. Viewer discretion advised)

Remembering Pearl Benisch

The Jewish world has lost a towering hero.

Distorting the Holocaust

The de-Judaization of the Holocaust renders it devoid of its major message.

Friendship Forged in Dachau

Sidney Shafner was one of the first U.S. soldiers to reach Dachau, where he saved Marcel Levy.

Staying Jewish Against All Odds

Raised by Christians as part of the Kindertransport, a 7-year-old girl clings to her Jewish identity.

An American in Auschwitz

My great-grandparents were murdered by the Nazis, but they are a powerful living presence in my life.

Connecting to the Holocaust

Our daughter was twinned with a girl from Luboml, Poland who perished in the Holocaust. Then the past came to life.

Love Letters of the Holocaust

Elizabeth Luz sent back and forth over 1,000 letters between hidden children and their parents during the Holocaust.

Forgiving the Impossible

During the Holocaust, my grandmother gave up everything for her closest friend, only to be abandoned in return.

Sunset over Auschwitz

I accompanied my grandfather, Howard Kleinberg, to Auschwitz where I heard him tell his harrowing – and miraculous – story to a group of students.

Forgetting the Holocaust

Eventually, everything is forgotten. Even the worst crime in history.

Meet Frida Berger, Have a Piece of Cake

Frida Berger is a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor whose life is devoted to giving, especially through cooking and baking.

Silence is Not an Option

Born and raised in Poland, I assumed my mother’s Holocaust burden.

Operation Texas: LBJ’s Mysterious Mission to Save Jews

Did Lyndon B. Johnson secretly rescue hundreds of Jews on the eve of the Holocaust?

Poland, Guilt and the Holocaust

Making it a crime to imply any Polish culpability for Nazi crimes denies the historical record.

Was the Holocaust a Uniquely Jewish Tragedy?

The extermination of the Jews was not a means to any end; it was an end in itself.

Winton's Children

Nicholas Winton saved 669 children from the Holocaust. In this moving clip he meets them for the first time.

Lola Lieber: Faithful Holocaust Heroine

A glimpse into the eventful, fearless life of an indomitable survivor.

The Nuremburg Trials: 70 Years Later

A brief primer on the historic War Crime Trials.

The Priest Uncovering Hidden Atrocities of the Holocaust

Father Patrick Desbois has dedicated his life to unearthing unmarked Jewish mass graves in Eastern Europe.

Survivor of the Voyage of the Damned

Henry Gallant was a passenger on the doomed SS St. Louis that fled Nazi Germany but was refused entry.

A Taste of Better Times to Come

A feast of rotten potatoes in Leipzig.

Choose Life: A Documentary about Leah Kaufman

The miracle of survival, faith and the wisdom of a remarkable lady who knows how to live. (Adult discretion advised)

The Unfinished Diary: A Chronicle of Tears

A rare Holocaust diary appears 70 years after being written by its doomed author.

Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz?

One possible answer to Pope Francis’s question.

Jewish Women on a Train

After seeing the whole world bleed and collapse in on itself, this cannot be happening. We must jump.

The Holocaust Torah

How did a survivor who wouldn’t buy a ticket to Israel afford to commission a Torah scroll all by himself?

My Holocaust Revenge

I made a vow: If I survived Buchenwald, I would return and kill the mayor’s wife.

Passover in Hell

My grandfather’s Passover Seder, hiding from Nazis in the Krakow Ghetto.

Menachem Begin on the Lessons of the Holocaust

In May 1981, a group of young American Jewish leaders asked Prime Minister Begin what he thought were the lessons of the Holocaust. This was his answer.

L'Chaim: The Dov Landau Story

In Poland, a Holocaust survivor shares his harrowing experiences with young Jews.

Bobby’s Story: Living with Faith after the Holocaust

An Auschwitz survivor shares her faith with the Next Generation.

Mocking the Holocaust

There is a recent trend to trivialize and mock the Holocaust through art. What’s behind these shocking depictions?

The Surviving Tree

Fanny and Jerry Goose’s story of surviving the Holocaust.

Finding Home

The incredible determination and faith of Ben Hirsch, a German boy left orphaned by the Holocaust.

The Holocaust's Foremost Unsung Hero

Moshe Kraus saved tens of thousands of Jews. Why has no one heard of him?

Angels in the Dark

The amazing story of survival in the sewers of Lvov.

The Execution

An eyewitness account of a public hanging carried out by the Nazis.

Walking with the Enemy

Disguised as a Nazi, Pinchas Rosenbaum saved hundreds of Jews in Hungary.

My Grandfather and Kristallnacht

My grandfather woke up that morning in Berlin to see the synagogue engulfed in flames.

Dachau’s Stolen Sign

As the last generation to know Holocaust survivors, the theft reminds us of our responsibility to preserve their memories.

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