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Rosh Hashanah Cards from the Holocaust

Rosh Hashanah Cards from the Holocaust

A glimpse into some of the ways Jews before, during and immediately after the Holocaust marked the New Year.

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Chained Melody: A Violin “Recital” in Auschwitz
Chained Melody: A Violin “Recital” in Auschwitz

Chained Melody: A Violin “Recital” in Auschwitz

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A moving depiction of a true event that occurred one evening in the concentration camp.

The Holocaust Survivor and the SS Guard

The Holocaust Survivor and the SS Guard

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Judy Meisel is one of the last people alive who can help finger a former SS guard who tormented her at the Stuttof concentration camp.

Mary Elmes: A Quiet Heroine

Mary Elmes: A Quiet Heroine

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An unknown Irish heroine risked her life to save 200 Jewish children from the Nazis.

It Could Not Happen Here

It Could Not Happen Here

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Giving voice to my uncle’s sacred memories of the Holocaust.

My Mother-in-Law: Jewish Heroine and Nazi Killer

My Mother-in-Law: Jewish Heroine and Nazi Killer

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The thrilling, true story of Rachel Blum’s struggle to survive in a world bent on destroying her.

The Portuguese Consul who Disobeyed Orders to Save Jewish Lives

The Portuguese Consul who Disobeyed Orders to Save Jewish Lives

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Aristidies De Sousa Mendes paid a heavy price for his moral courage.

The Secret Schindler: Mauricio Hochschild

The Secret Schindler: Mauricio Hochschild

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Newly discovered documents reveal that a reviled Bolivian tycoon was one of the greatest heroes of the Holocaust who rescued over 9,000 Jews.

Auschwitz Violins and the Jewish State

Auschwitz Violins and the Jewish State

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Those violins that found their way from Auschwitz to Israel give voice to the Jewish people’s hope for returning home.

Surviving the Holocaust

Surviving the Holocaust

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Eva Kohan attributes her survival entirely to God.

Rabbi Gustman's Astounding Survival

Rabbi Gustman's Astounding Survival

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Incredible, harrowing stories from the life of a great Torah scholar.

These Photos Were Not Approved by the Nazis

These Photos Were Not Approved by the Nazis

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Five photos from Henryk Ross Lodz Ghetto Collection.

My Greatest Victory as a Holocaust Survivor

My Greatest Victory as a Holocaust Survivor

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Observing Passover was my act of resistance that connected me to my people.

Remembering Pearl Benisch

Remembering Pearl Benisch

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The Jewish world has lost a towering hero.

Greater than Angels: Interview with Pearl Benisch

Greater than Angels: Interview with Pearl Benisch

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

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

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

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

Marion Pritchard: Rescuer of Dutch Jews

Marion Pritchard: Rescuer of Dutch Jews

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

Friendship Forged in Dachau

Friendship Forged in Dachau

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

An American in Auschwitz

An American in Auschwitz

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

Connecting to the Holocaust

Connecting to the Holocaust

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

Staying Jewish Against All Odds

Staying Jewish Against All Odds

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

Forgiving the Impossible

Forgiving the Impossible

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

The Nazi Doctor who Saved a Jewish G.I.

The Nazi Doctor who Saved a Jewish G.I.

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

Born Inside a Cave

Born Inside a Cave

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Hershel Greenblat’s incredible story of resistance and freedom.

Sunset over Auschwitz

Sunset over Auschwitz

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

Meet Frida Berger, Have a Piece of Cake
Meet Frida Berger, Have a Piece of Cake

Meet Frida Berger, Have a Piece of Cake

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

A Holocaust Love Story

A Holocaust Love Story

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A powerful true story of Jewish heroism.

Lola Lieber: Faithful Holocaust Heroine

Lola Lieber: Faithful Holocaust Heroine

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

The Priest Uncovering Hidden Atrocities of the Holocaust

The Priest Uncovering Hidden Atrocities of the Holocaust

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

Survivor of the Voyage of the Damned

Survivor of the Voyage of the Damned

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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 Taste of Better Times to Come

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A feast of rotten potatoes in Leipzig.

The Goering Brothers: Heredity is Not Destiny

The Goering Brothers: Heredity is Not Destiny

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While Herman Goering was killing Jews, his brother worked tirelessly to save them.

The Unfinished Diary: A Chronicle of Tears

The Unfinished Diary: A Chronicle of Tears

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

Jewish Women on a Train

Jewish Women on a Train

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

The Holocaust Torah

The Holocaust Torah

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

Passover in Hell

Passover in Hell

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

The Surviving Tree

The Surviving Tree

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

Finding Home

Finding Home

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

My Holocaust Revenge

My Holocaust Revenge

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

My Grandfather and Kristallnacht

My Grandfather and Kristallnacht

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

The Holocaust's Foremost Unsung Hero

The Holocaust's Foremost Unsung Hero

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

The Jews of Zakynthos

The Jews of Zakynthos

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How Zakynthos, a Greek island, hid its Jews from the Nazis.

Walking with the Enemy

Walking with the Enemy

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

Responding to Holocaust Denial

Responding to Holocaust Denial

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We have a duty to educate the world. Here is one survivor’s harrowing story.

Murdered at Auschwitz

Murdered at Auschwitz

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My name is Yechiel Michoel Friedman. I was murdered in Auschwitz and don't you ever forget me.

Defeating Evil

Defeating Evil

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At the age of 1, I survived the selection in the Kovno Ghetto that wiped out a third of the population.

Running from Giants

Running from Giants

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My grandfather’s struggle to survive in Nazi occupied Europe.

Zachor: We Will Never Forget

Zachor: We Will Never Forget

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Ben Lesser a Holocaust survivor, on living a life that matters.

Requiem for a Nightmare

Requiem for a Nightmare

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A story of survival and a libretto for six million.

Honoring an Arab Righteous Gentile

Honoring an Arab Righteous Gentile

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Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian Arab, risked his own life to save a Jewish family during the Holocaust.