The Portuguese Consul who Disobeyed Orders to Save Jewish Lives

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

A Holocaust Survivor’s Last Request

My grandfather insisted on being buried in his Auschwitz uniform.

Liberating Dachau

Having participated in the liberation of Dachau during World War II, Joe Sacco inspired his son to write a book that bears witness to the atrocities he encountered.

Descendants of Jews Saved by Heroic Pole Find Each Other

Wladimir Riszko hid 16 Jews for two years during the Holocaust.

Holocaust Survivor’s Falafel is Tribute to His Survival

Every Jan. 18th, the anniversary of his darkest day, David ‘Dugo’ Leitner eats a falafel as a tribute to his mother’s love and that he’ll never go hungry again.

Born in Berlin, 1943

My German birth certificate is a testament to life, humanity, and to the spirit and courage of my dear parents.

My Grandfather Survived the Killing Fields of Ukraine

Yankel Wiesenfeld miraculously emerged from the Ukrainian hell with his life and faith intact.

Forgiving the Impossible

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

Oldest Greek Holocaust Survivor Passes Away

Esther Cohen, a survivor of Auschwitz, died at the age of 96. This is her story.

Resisting the Nazis: Unknown Stories

A London exhibit highlights little known stories of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust.

Feng Shan Ho: Hero Who Saved Thousands of Jews

China’s Consul General in Vienna was the foreign diplomat who helped Austria's Jews during WWII.

Remembering Kristallnacht

A Holocaust survivor shares here terrifying memories of November 1938 pogroms in Germany.

I Can Hear the Glass Shatter

Celebrating my grandson's bar mitzvah in the shadows of Kristallnacht.

Moments before Being Gassed at Auschwitz, A Mother’s Letter

Vilma Grunwald’s haunting letter to her husband, written right before her murder.

12-Year-Old Jewish Hero of WWII

How teenage violin prodigy Motele Schlein single-handedly destroyed a Nazi SS unit.

Hiding from Nazis

For 200 days Tibor Spitz and his family hid in a hole during the freezing winter to evade the Nazis.

Giving Life to Music from the Holocaust

Francesco Lotoro has dedicated his life to uncovering thousands of pieces composed in concentration camps.

Violins of Hope: Telling Holocaust Stories Through Music

Niv Ashkenazi's new album featuring instruments and music by composers that were affected by the Holocaust.

The Rabbi of Buchenwald

Liberating the concentration camp changed Rabbi Herschel Schacter's life.

The Muslim Holocaust Researcher

Prof. Mehnaz Afridi, a Pakistani Muslim, has been the director of the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center in New York for the past decade.

Yom HaShoah Global Day of Testimony

Live interviews and documentaries of survivors throughout the day, along with guest speakers and virtual trips for the whole family.

Jewish Partisan Hero Dies of Coronavirus

Benjamin Levin fought Nazis with Jewish partisans called The Avengers.

My Mother’s Courage

During the Holocaust my mother saved my father’s life at great risk to her own.

Eichmann's Dare: Save 600 Jewish Children in 6 Days

Truus Wijsmuller, an “ordinary” Dutch woman, ended up saving 10,000 Jews.

The Children of Auschwitz

Few children were spared by the Nazis during the Holocaust. Some of these survivors share their memories of horror and stories of triumph.

Holocaust Rescue in the Philippines

Over poker games and whiskey, a group of idealistic men hatched a plan to rescue 1,200 Jews.

Courage and Faith: Tibor Rubin's Incredible Heroism

An anti-Semitic sergeant couldn’t stop a Holocaust survivor who heroically served in the US Army from getting his Medal of Honor.

Uncle Mordechai's Scars

Through his mother’s quick thinking, my uncle survived the Holocaust. But the older he got, the more reclusive he became.

The Polish Diplomats who Saved Jews

New documents shed light on the massive rescue effort of the Polish government-in-exile during World War II and unsung hero Ambassador Aleksander Ładoś.

Discovering My Mother Experienced Kristallnacht

Despite being fortunate enough to escape Germany, my mother did not escape unscathed.

Growing Up with Anne Frank

Mindful of the pledge I made to our murdered relatives and friends, I know I've done far too little.

Even in Auschwitz: Choosing the Possible

Dr. Edith Eva Eger, a Holocaust survivor and trauma expert, channels her experience to help others learn to move past suffering.

Hidden in a Monastery; Saved by His Birthmark

The Shtemler brothers survived the Holocaust hiding in monasteries disguised as Christian children. The youngest of the three boys tells his incredible story.

After 77 Years, A Vital New Holocaust Diary is Published

Renia Spiegel's diary is a crucial new Holocaust memoir.

One of the Last Lodz Survivors Turns 100

Sam Weinreich rebuilt life from ashes of the Holocaust. He received more than 2000 cards celebrating his 100th birthday.

Anne Frank: Parallel Stories

Anne Frank would have been 90 this year. A new documentary featuring Helen Mirren intertwines her story with five girls who survived the Holocaust.

Faith Amid the Flames

Rabbi Yosef Friedenson served as a human bridge between the Jewish world that the Germans destroyed and the new one that came into being after the Holocaust.

The Iranian Schindler

How Abdol Hossein Sardari protected Iranian Jews in occupied-Paris from falling into the clutches of Nazi persecution.

A Magic Trick in Auschwitz

For Werner Reich. magic sparked a crumb of hope during the Holocaust.

Breaking into Auschwitz

Witold Pilecki heroically volunteered to enter Auschwitz where he organized a secret resistance.

Photographing the Lodz Ghetto

Henryk Ross risked his life to document Nazi atrocities in the Lodz Ghetto.

Making the Holocaust Real

Archiving the Jewish American past, Gregg Philipson collects to remember and to fight bigotry and anti-Semitism.

Talking with Angels

Margit (Gitta) Mallasz, swimming champion, artist and writer, saved 100 Jewish women and children in Budapest.

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