Holocaust survivors

Europian Jews who surviced the Holocaust.

This metal musician tells his grandfather’s Shoah story

Despite the intensity of lyrics like these and the atmospheric music, Sweartz said he knew that such a concept album on a dark, historical theme would be a tough sell in today’s music world.

By RAFI YOVELL
13/06/2024

Ensuring 'dignity': Germany increases funds for Holocaust survivors by $114m

The Claims Conference will increase funding for Holocaust survivors by $114 million, enhancing social services and education, ensuring dignified living and combating Holocaust denial.

The US should sanction or shut down the ICC to save Judaism

In the 1940s, the US could have destroyed the death camps, but they decided against it. Today, Jews are under assault once more, and US President Joe Biden is facing a similar choice.

24/05/2024

In ‘Here There are Blueberries,’ playwright Moisés Kaufman focuses on perpetrators of the Holocaust

The Venezuelan-born Kaufman, best known for “The Laramie Project,” a play and HBO film about the murder of the gay student Matthew Shepard, had found his latest subject.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL/JTA
19/05/2024

'With Many Miracles': Israel Cappell’s miraculous story of survival

Israel Cappell details his remarkable survival in Nazi-occupied Europe.

Holocaust Remembrance Day siren activated by Holocaust survivor and grandson

"I was given the privilege to take part in commemorating the memory and heroism of our brothers and sisters who were murdered in the Holocaust," Herman said.

Uniting against antisemitism: University leaders march for Holocaust Remembrance Day

The International March of the Living brings together university leaders to combat antisemitism, educate on Holocaust history, and honor its survivors.

Holocaust, October 7 massacre survivor inscribes Torah scroll in ceremony at Polish synagogue

Mendi, torn between protecting his own family and his aging father, found himself in a harrowing position on October 7.

By CHEN SCHIMMEL
05/05/2024

IFCJ program supports elderly Holocaust survivors in Israel

The program is committed to providing holocaust survivors with food every week for the rest of their lives. Additionally, it enables survivors to engage in various social and practical services. 

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