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Jewish Mothers in the Holocaust

Jewish Mothers in the Holocaust

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There are no words to describe their valor, only prayers.

Saved by a Prayer

Saved by a Prayer

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One Jew's miraculous story.

Her Name Was Klara Jasinski

Her Name Was Klara Jasinski

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My childhood view of a shattered, melodious life.

Long Lost Brothers

Long Lost Brothers

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When they posted a photo on a Holocaust victims’ database, they never imagined where it would lead.

Beyond Schindler’s List

Beyond Schindler’s List

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How Schaja Kleinberg’s survived the Holocaust and saved a 400-year-old Torah scroll.

Rabbi Lau’s Testimony of Faith

Rabbi Lau’s Testimony of Faith

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“You cannot explain one moment of my survival without miracles.”

The Baker's Tale

The Baker's Tale

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The remarkable story of a Jewish boy in the Holocaust and the non-Jewish family that saved him.

The Holiest Generation

The Holiest Generation

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Who could define what it meant to be a survivor? I learned the answer from Rabbi Moshe Feinstein.

Back to Ukraine

Back to Ukraine

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A mass grave, 70 years later.

Voices from the Holocaust

Voices from the Holocaust

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True stories, passed down as a sacred oral tradition, that capture the Jewish spirit.

The Iasi Pogrom

The Iasi Pogrom

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My father was the chief rabbi where one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history took place.

Defiance

Defiance

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How the Bielski Partisans built a village amidst the Nazi death machine.

Haunting Fragments

Haunting Fragments

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My journey to the camps in Poland.

The German Jew Who Bombed Berlin

The German Jew Who Bombed Berlin

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A true tale of escape, evasion and revenge.

Sometimes There are Tears in Color

Sometimes There are Tears in Color

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The story of Leah Nebenzahl, a hidden child of the Holocaust.

The Brides of Bergen-Belsen

The Brides of Bergen-Belsen

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The bittersweet post-Holocaust weddings.

Greater than Angels: Interview with Pearl Benisch

Greater than Angels: Interview with Pearl Benisch

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A tribute to 10 brave Jewish women who stood up to the Nazis.

Zeidy’s Escape

Zeidy’s Escape

by Dina Neuman, as dictated by Baruch Berger

My father's story of good and evil, despair and open miracle, and simple human kindness.

Circle of Faith

Circle of Faith

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The incredible journey of a one-year-old Holocaust survivor.

A Sacred Remembrance

A Sacred Remembrance

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Shavuot was the day my grandmother arrived in Auschwitz.

The Child of Many Mothers

The Child of Many Mothers

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As a Holocaust survivor, Rena Quint strives to live her life to the fullest.

A World Interrupted

A World Interrupted

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A 14-year-old boy's terrifying first days of World War II.

Born in Auschwitz

Born in Auschwitz

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A woman's miraculous birth in the death camp of Auschwitz.

Lulek: Child of Buchenwald

Lulek: Child of Buchenwald

by A. Netanel

Rabbi Yisrael Lau talks about the childhood he never had and 10 images engraved forever in his memory.

Back to the Shtetl

Back to the Shtetl

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A pilgrimage to discover my family's roots that the Nazis tried to destroy.

My Mother's Question

My Mother's Question

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Why did I survive when so many others were killed?

Bubbie, Tell Me Your Life

Bubbie, Tell Me Your Life

by Sheina Medwed

Leah Kaufman's story of unfathomable horror and courage remained locked in memory's vault for half a century, until her granddaughter started asking her questions.

Number 176520

Number 176520

by Deanne L. Joseph

The story of Paul Argiewicz, a teenage Holocaust survivor.

Angel of Orphans

Angel of Orphans

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One father. 100 children. 20 years. A story of epic proportions.

Miraculous Rescues

Miraculous Rescues

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Any survivor has at least one miracle story. My father has several.

Death March, Tisha B'Av 1944

Death March, Tisha B'Av 1944

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Facing defeat, the Nazis marched 6,000 Jews. A survivor's account.

The Leica Freedom Train

The Leica Freedom Train

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How a German company quietly saved their Jewish employees.

Humanity's Litmus Test

Humanity's Litmus Test

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We cannot write the future. Only our children can do that.

The Execution

The Execution

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

The Holocaust Bride

The Holocaust Bride

by Helen Zegerman Schwimmer

The true story of a worn-out parachute, resurrected as a magnificent wedding gown.

Stamped for Life

Stamped for Life

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Defying the Samurai code of honor, Chiune Sugihara risked everything to save Jewish lives.

"Remember Your Heritage!"

by Esther Waldman (Frankel)

How I survived in war-time Hungary by posing as a non-Jew.

The Counterfeiters

The Counterfeiters

by Estee Reider and Rachel Ginsberg

Germany's highly guarded counterfeiting scheme aimed at toppling the British economy.

Anchor for Survival

Anchor for Survival

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During those perilous years, the Torah kept me alive.

My Cousin Karlchen

My Cousin Karlchen

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The Nazis' plans to perfect the Aryan race began with little Karl and his friends.

A Woven Memoir

A Woven Memoir

by Mary K. Nolan

Tapestry survived war that ripped family apart.

Irena's Children

Irena's Children

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Irena Sendler is a 97-year-old Polish woman who saved 2,500 Jewish children during the Holocaust.

Why My Father Ran

Why My Father Ran

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My father began running when he was a young boy fleeing from the Nazis.

Forged in Hell

Forged in Hell

by Rachel Howard

At 16, Sonia Shainwald fled impending slaughter and risked her life as a Jewish partisan fighter.

The Story of a Prayer

The Story of a Prayer

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A Seder in Bergen-Belsen.

Nighttime with Zaidy

Nighttime with Zaidy

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Sleep provides no respite from the past.

Reunited

Reunited

by Miri Chason

Over 6 decades after the Holocaust, a brother and sister are reunited.

Quest of a Lifetime

Quest of a Lifetime

by Aharon Granot

A recent trip to Poland reveals a chilling tale of murder and salvation.

Zeide, Did You Cry?

Zeide, Did You Cry?

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My grandfather's gradual descent to Auschwitz.

Determined to Fight

Determined to Fight

by The Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation

At a young age, Ben Kamm faced some of he most difficult choices a person may be asked to make.