On Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014, Israel Social TV reflects on the government’s treatment of the 200,000 living Holocaust survivors in Israel. We attended a new photographic exhibit in Jaffa titled “Holocaust Survivors 2014” and asked the following question. How well is the...
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More Than Just Surviving
Looking at those amazing faces on the cover and learning their stories, it struck me, perhaps for the first time, that the term “Holocaust Survivor” may be insufficient (“My 50 Best Friends Are Holocaust Survivors,” April 25).
Those brave people faced...
June 7, 2013 | 2:48 pm
Survivor Stories Have Merit
I was not raised Jewish, but I like to read the Journal and discuss articles in it with acquaintances and friends. I learn so much from the Survivor stories.
I have just read the story of Charlotte Seeman (May 31). I read it twice! I couldn’t believe...
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Germany's main Jewish body is calling on the German government and parliament to step in on behalf of survivors of World War II ghettoes who have not yet received a German pension for their work.
Dieter Graumann, head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said in a statement...
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A collection of pre-World War II posters that were returned to the heir of a Jewish dentist who fled the Nazis is going on sale.
The more than 4,300 posters collected by Hans Sachs and looted by the Nazis will be auctioned at Guernsey's in New York on Jan. 18, though the auction...
September 19, 2012 | 10:42 am
Eunice Bordon died Aug. 16 at 96. Survived by son Robert (Alison); 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside
Boris M. Bronstein died Aug. 11 at 56. Survived by companion Stella Kantor; sons Daniel, Michael. Mount Sinai
Arnold Brounstein died Aug. 17 at 84. Survived by wife...
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A collection of Holocaust survivor stories by Jane Ulman.
“It was such a winter, with wind and snow. It was Dante’s night.” It was Jan. 21, 1945, and Motek Kleiman and the prisoners of Blechhammer, a sub-camp of Auschwitz, were being liquidated, dispatched on a...
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Sixty-six years ago, when the Allied forces dismantled Hitler’s Nazi regime, the world swore never to forget the horrors of the Holocaust and the millions of lives lost. Yet, to this day, many Holocaust survivors continue to suffer grave injustices from that grim period in history...
December 5, 2011 | 11:11 am
Following negotiations with the Claims Conference, Germany has agreed to loosen the criteria for payment to certain survivors of ghettos.
Under the new rules, which go into effect Jan. 1, any Jew who spent at least 12 months in a ghetto, in hiding or living under a false identity...
October 19, 2011 | 12:48 pm
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The German government is doubling the amount of money it will provide for home care for poor Holocaust survivors, the Claims Conference said.
The increase announced Monday to $145 million for 2011, doubling the amount given in 2010, is meant to meet a growing need among the elderly...
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November 26, 2008 | 5:47 pmIrving Brecher, Radio, Stage, Screen Comedy Writer, 94
Irving Brecher, a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and film included writing two Marx Brothers comedies and co-writing the Judy Garland musical, "Meet Me in St. Louis," has died. He was 94.
Brecher died of...
November 13, 2008 | 12:35 amGabriel Almond died Oct. 12 at 97. He is survived by his wife, Hilda; sons, Laurence and Paul; and brother, Nathan. Chevra Kadisha
Gerald Bemel died Oct. 23 at 76. He is survived by his son, Kevin (Melanie); daughters, Melissa and Marla; and two grandchildren. Sholom Chapels
October 10, 2008 | 1:04 amHelen Daniels, Barrier Breaker, Dies at 85
Dedicated volunteer and former social worker Helen Daniels died Sept. 28 at age 85 of metastatic cancer.
She was born in Brookline, Mass., and was the only child of Joseph Ettinger and Eva Frutman. After her mother's death when she was 6...
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