A Menorah in Bergen Belsen

Sometimes miracles happen in the darkest places.

From “Living Lessons: Chanukah Edition”
Illustrated stories and lessons brought to life through animation
Narrated by Rabbi Paysach Krohn
Directed by CJ (Chananya) Kramer
Produced by Kolrom Animation Studios

Click here to watch full version of the video that includes 5 additional stories.

Comments (9)

(9) Hinda, November 22, 2015 9:58 PM


what an inspiring story. pls can we have more stories narrated by Rabbi Paysach Krohn

(8) UDI HAGER, December 22, 2014 4:24 PM

he was my grandmothers father!!!

such an amazing man,i remember him well, I was 8 when he passed away.he did many miracles for yidden esp. for helping couples with infertility.im proud he was my greatgrandfather!!!!

(7) Anonymous, December 21, 2014 6:29 PM


thank you, for this inspring story, with such a powerful message

(6) Anonymous, December 21, 2014 9:33 AM


It was meant to be.

(5) Joy, December 21, 2014 7:01 AM

Beautiful story

Thank you for posting this.

(4) Anonymous, December 18, 2014 10:53 PM

wow!!! this is suh a beutyful Story. we can lern from this that we shld apareceate all the mitzvas we can do today and dont Need to be mesuras nefesh for. also we can lern that everythong happenes for a reason! if a Person hides oil and never uses it, if he ment it leshm shamaim, it will also be used for a holy purpous!! thank you so much for posting
happy chanukkah

(3) Anonymous, December 18, 2014 6:59 PM

my fathers alive and lit chanaka menora in aushwitz

my father who is living in brooklyn he lit a menora in aushwitz he worked in a machine shop he sipped out some machine oil from a machine and he had saved some metal caps that came with the oil he used the material that is in the bottom of the lining of his uniform he was wearing

(2) Anonymous, December 18, 2014 1:36 PM

my mother was liberated at this camp so this was a very meaningful story for me.

(1) Anonymous, December 18, 2014 10:12 AM

Chaba Rebbe Tzl

Great story Rabbi and aish.com

My Opapa GrandFather of Blessed who was born in Bratislava (Pressburg) of memory HyD perished in Bergen Belsen in 1945 after being transferred there with another 500 or so Exhausted Jewish slave workers who were worked to almost death in Buchenwald. Their work unit was nicknamed "Willy"
How do I know this it is detailed in the Bad Arolson IT'S
Files that have been finally released to serious researchers and family members.

Great story!

Is the Chaba Rebbe Tzl the hero of our story the Zeida of the Saintly Nikolsburger Rebbe Shlita of upstate New York!?

I had the zechus of meeting the Nikolsburger Rebbe Shlita twice when he came to Australia. I very much liked meeting the Nikolsburger Rebbe Shlita!!!


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