Posts Tagged ‘ holocaust survivors ’

These Young Holocaust Survivors Turned a Nazi’s House Into a Kibbutz

July 18, 2016
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These Survivors Turned a Nazi's House Into a Kibbutz After Liberation

In September of 1945, on the heels of liberation, a group of survivors came together to form a kibbutz in a rather unlikely location: on the estate of Julius Streicher, publisher of the notorious Nazi paper Der Stürmer. To wit: while Streicher was being convicted and sentenced to death for…

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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,…

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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…

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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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