El Salvador’s Schindler who Saved 25,000 Jews

Jose Castellanos Contreras rescued 20 times more Jews than Oskar Schindler. Everyone should know his story.

What Happened to Me in Auschwitz

Renee Salt’s raw and riveting testimony. Make the time to watch it, you won't regret it.

Wladyslaw Kowalski: The Polish Officer who Saved 49 Jews

Risking his life, Kowalski’s house in Warsaw became a shelter for Jewish refugees.

102-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Meets His Nephew for First Time

Eliyahu Pietruszka thought his entire family had died. Watch the moving video of him meeting the nephew he didn't know existed.

The Fateful Holocaust Secret

A mother who buried her Jewish identity, and her son’s astonishing quest to reclaim it.

Ida and Louise Cook’s Remarkable Rescue Mission

Using their avid opera-going as a cover, the British sisters saved dozens of Jews in Nazi Europe.

The ‘Italian Wallenberg’ who Saved Over 5000 Hungarian Jews

Posing as a Spanish ambassador in Hungary, Giorgio Perlasca risked his life to save 5218 Jews from deportation to Nazi death camps.

I Have a Message for You: A Short Film

A haunting film about one survivor’s unfathomable decision to save herself and the surprising denouement.

A Soldier’s Return to Germany to Avenge His Family’s Deaths

Henry Birnbrey, a Kindertransport survivor, helped liberate a death train in the heart of Nazi Germany.

The Forger: The Heroic, Life-Saving Work of Adolfo Kaminsky

As a teenager, Adolfo Kaminsky saved thousands of lives by forging passports to help children flee the Nazis.

Holocaust Suitcase Packs Stories of Survival

Paula Gris’s childhood ended at age three.

The Red ‘J’ of October

As a boy in Germany, seeing that Judenstempel on his passport made him realize that for the Nazis he was nothing but a Jewish object.

The Unlikely Hero who Saved Thousands of Jews

Even though he lacked the necessary experience, Varian Fry risked his life to save Jews in Vichy France because no one else was going to do it.

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.

Chained Melody: A Violin “Recital” in Auschwitz

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

The Holocaust Survivor and the SS Guard

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

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

It Could Not Happen Here

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

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

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

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

The Secret Schindler: Mauricio Hochschild

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

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

Surviving the Holocaust

Eva Kohan attributes her survival entirely to God.

Rabbi Gustman's Astounding Survival

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

These Photos Were Not Approved by the Nazis

Five photos from Henryk Ross Lodz Ghetto Collection.

My Greatest Victory as a Holocaust Survivor

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

Remembering Pearl Benisch

The Jewish world has lost a towering hero.

Greater than Angels: Interview with Pearl Benisch

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

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

Marion Pritchard: Rescuer of Dutch Jews

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

Friendship Forged in Dachau

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

An American in Auschwitz

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

Connecting to the Holocaust

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

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

Forgiving the Impossible

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.

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

Hershel Greenblat’s incredible story of resistance and freedom.

Sunset over Auschwitz

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

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

Lola Lieber: Faithful Holocaust Heroine

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

The Priest Uncovering Hidden Atrocities of the Holocaust

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

Survivor of the Voyage of the Damned

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 feast of rotten potatoes in Leipzig.

The Unfinished Diary: A Chronicle of Tears

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

Jewish Women on a Train

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

The Holocaust Torah

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

Passover in Hell

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

The Surviving Tree

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

Finding Home

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

My Holocaust Revenge

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

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