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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.

It's a Sin to Waste

It's a Sin to Waste

by Mark Motz

For some survivors, the war was never over.

My Grandfather's Diary of Hate

My Grandfather's Diary of Hate

by Margaret Jones

Little did I know that my grandfather, a British officer stationed in Palestine in 1943, was a Nazi sympathizer.

Child of Survivors

Child of Survivors

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My parents saw in me the totality of their hopes and dreams.

The Assassination Attempt

The Assassination Attempt

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The payback for a good deed comes 25 years later.

Opening My Memory Vault

Opening My Memory Vault

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For 50 years, Leah Kaufman's war experiences were locked in the vault of her memory, until she forced herself to teach the Holocaust to her fourth grade class.

Fighting Back

Fighting Back

by The Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation

Gertrude Boyarski: From Frail Girl to Partisan Fighter

Smuggling Out Of Hell

Smuggling Out Of Hell

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Through ingenuity and chutzpah, one man saved lives in the Holocaust. His daughter tells how.

The Day of My Victory

The Day of My Victory

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For me, a Holocaust survivor, completing the Talmud testifies loudly and clearly that we Jews are an eternal people, indestructible and everlasting.

Rebbetzin Jungreis on the Holocaust

Rebbetzin Jungreis on the Holocaust

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As the new Yad Vashem museum opens, a survivor of Bergen-Belsen speaks of Jewish courage, resistance and triumph.

The Death March

The Death March

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My mother, an ashen-faced skeleton of her former self, constantly repeated the words which became my life's mission: "You must live, you must remember, you must tell the world!"

How I Survived the Kovno Ghetto

How I Survived the Kovno Ghetto

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How a teenager carved out hiding places and executed a split-second escape plan.

The Survivor

The Survivor

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As a child of survivors, I am the pain, fear and atrocities, once removed.

The Children's Ark

The Children's Ark

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With the outbreak of WWII, two alien worlds came together as 500 Jewish children were hosted by Christian families in the British countryside.

Sacrifice and Redemption in Auschwitz

Sacrifice and Redemption in Auschwitz

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No one survived without a miracle.

Profile of a Jewish Partisan

Profile of a Jewish Partisan

by The Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation

At 21, Frank Blaichman became a platoon commander, risking his life fighting the German army.

The Protected Rabbi

The Protected Rabbi

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Why the Nazi's paid a life-long pension to a chassidic rabbi, and provided stormtroopers to safeguard his yeshiva.

Tribute to Simon Wiesenthal

Tribute to Simon Wiesenthal

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What is behind the man who brought 1,100 war criminals to justice?

The Survivor

The Survivor

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Despite my grandfather's reluctance to talk about his miraculous survival, a remarkable story of Divine providence emerged.

A Letter to Hitler

A Letter to Hitler

by Rayzy Herskovits

What makes my brother's newborn daughter so special is that nearly 60 years ago, you tried to prevent her from ever being.

Blood Libel in Poland, 1945

Blood Libel in Poland, 1945

by Anda M. Rosen

Hearing of modern-day "Blood Libels" in the Arabic press reminds me of a painful experience I had in postwar Poland in 1945.

The Japanese Convert

The Japanese Convert

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One of World War II's most unusual heroes.

Who Will Save the Baby?

Who Will Save the Baby?

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A yeshiva student's heroic choice.

The Nazi Mascot

The Nazi Mascot

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Almost all his life Alex Kurzem has kept a lonely secret.

Personal Accounts During the Holocaust

Personal Accounts During the Holocaust

The Rose that Never Blossomed

The Rose that Never Blossomed

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A recently published Holocaust diary that wavers between hope and despair.

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