Posts Tagged ‘ holocaust survivors ’

Meet The Wonderful Old Men of The Holocaust Survivor Band

June 1, 2016
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The Holocaust Survivor Band

Take two Holocaust survivors, Saul Dreier, 91, and Reuwen “Ruby” Sosnowicz, 88. Add Ruby’s daughter, vocalist Chana Rose, and other guest vocalists and musicians, and together you get the Holocaust Survivor Band, a unique outfit that’s telling the world through their Yiddish and Hebrew tunes that they beat Hitler — and…

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Watch Holocaust Survivors Find Themselves in Incredible Archival Footage

February 8, 2016
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Watch Holocaust Survivors Find Themselves in Incredible Archival Footage

The faces are emaciated, desperate, joyful, confused. But who are they? There are close to…

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Girl Holocaust Survivor Becomes Hi-Tech Hero

October 14, 2015
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In 1939, a little girl named Vera Buchthal said goodbye to her parents as they…

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Now Odysseus Speaks Judeo-Spanish!

July 15, 2015
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Now Odysseus Speaks Judeo-Spanish!

What language did Odysseus speak when he arrived…

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A Jewish Mystery of Dominican Proportions

July 3, 2015
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A Jewish Mystery of Dominican Proportions

Like many juicy mysteries, Forgiving Máximo Rothman, AJ…

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Dance Party for Buchenwald Survivors!

May 27, 2015
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Dance Party for Buchenwald Survivors!

Every year, a group of Buchenwald concentration camp…

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The Chinese Righteous Among the Austrian Nation

April 16, 2015
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The Chinese Righteous Among the Austrian Nation

The Holocaust revealed not only the extraordinary evil…

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See the Only Woodcut Haggadah Made By and For Holocaust Survivors

April 8, 2015
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When Rabbi Abraham Klausner—a U.S. Army chaplain stationed…

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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

January 20, 2015
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The Holocaust Survivor of East Harlem

Like Peter O’Toole’s portrayal of Lawrence a few…

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Rudolf Kasztner: Hero or Nazi Collaborator?

July 30, 2014
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A New Film Asks: Was Rudolf Kasztner a Hero or Nazi Collaborator?

The Talmud says that “he who saves one…

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A Polish Nun Finds Her Jewish Roots

May 1, 2014
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What happens when a young Polish aspiring nun…

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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

February 27, 2014
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The Oldest Holocaust Survivor in the World

What’s it like to be born twice and…

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