Holocaust survivors

Europian Jews who surviced the Holocaust.
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Joseph Kleinman, a 90-year-old holocaust survivor who survived Auschwitz and Dachau Nazi death camp

Yosef Kleinman, youngest survivor to testify at Eichmann trial, dies at 91

Kleinman was one of 110 witnesses at the 1961 trial of Eichmann, and at 31 was the youngest. His testimony was about the fate of Jewish youths at Auschwitz.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
05/05/2021

Tree of Life synagogue to be renovated by Daniel Libeskind

Libeskind, the son of Holocaust survivor parents, was selected unanimously by Tree of Life’s board of trustees. He is also the son of Holocaust survivors.

By TOBY TABACHNICK/JTA
05/05/2021

Milton Steinberg, lover of cantorial music, remembered

Steinberg, who died on Jan. 14 from complications of COVID-19 at the age of 96, was devoted to the traditional Eastern European prayers and liturgical music from his childhood.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
05/05/2021

Heroines we need: Rewriting the Holocaust to unearth female leaders

Yet, contrary to its title, The Light of Days is not a story but a multi-layered epic, one that rewrites the Holocaust and speaks volumes about the male bias on our past.

By MELANIE TAKEFMAN
22/04/2021
The funeral of those who fell at Gush Etzion during the War of Independence.

The success story of the Holocaust survivors in Israel - comment

“Without the Holocaust survivors, we would have been defeated.”

By AVI DICKSTEIN
13/04/2021

Construction ministry launches renovation project for Holocaust survivors

Some 125 privately-owned and public housing apartments will be made more accessible as part of the project.

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Survivors' grandchildren hold virtual ceremony

The nonprofit used this event to commemorate the six million Jews who were killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust and reflected on rising antisemitism in the US.

Marianne Steiner, 101, Holocaust survivor supported German Jewry research

“She had a lot of style,” he said. “She knew everyone. My friends who were much younger than she was, they loved her. She was the life of the party.”

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
10/04/2021

#ItStartedWithWords - Holocaust survivors fight social media antisemitism

As part of the campaign, the survivors recorded videos explaining how words eventually led to the atrocities committed during the Holocaust.

March of the Living continues despite coronavirus

Still in the shadow of coronavirus, the March of the Living will again take place virtually – saluting the doctors and nurses who saved Jews during the Holocaust

By TALIA LEVIN
08/04/2021
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