Survivor who escaped Auschwitz dies at 98

Kazimierz Piechowski, who was part of a daring escape from Auschwitz, passes away in the port city of Gdansk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2017, 4:00 AM

Holocaust survivor visits Western Wall for first time

Avraham Takacz, who immigrated to Israel from Ukraine, fulfills dream and visits Kotel.Mordechai Sones, 12/5/2017, 5:30 PM

French Holocaust survivor donates $1 million to aid US veterans

Survivor donates $1 million for US veterans to thank American troops for saving his life during World War II. 'Not too late to give back.'JTA, 11/28/2017, 2:25 PM

Holocaust survivor who cut hair in Chicago till he was 97, dies

A life-saving choice: Benjamin Scheinkopf's father insists he be a cobbler, but Ben and his brother choose to cut hair, saving their lives.JTA, 11/24/2017, 2:32 PM

After Nazis killed her family, this woman fought back

Holocaust survivor and partisan Rose Holm speaks about when her family was killed and her experiences in a forest fighting the Nazis.JTA, 11/23/2017, 8:33 AM

Holocaust survivor pulled from car in path of oncoming train

Florida resident's tires get caught in train tracks. Witnesses pull man from vehicle before it is totaled by train.JTA, 11/5/2017, 6:57 PM

Master portrait painter, dies at 90

Holocaust survivor and artist Marc Klionsky dies at age 90.JTA, 10/18/2017, 7:27 AM

'My father's last message'

Matan Rochlitz, New York Times video interview with Holocaust survivor, learns how her father left a final message for her decades later.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2017, 10:22 PM

Britain: Holocaust survivor compares Israel to Nazis

Holocaust survivor Marika Sherwood tells British students 'Israel doing to Palestinians what Nazis did to me.'JTA, 10/1/2017, 9:19 PM

Holocaust survivor's widow donates $22 million to German zoo

NJ millionaire donates her fortune to zoo beloved by her late husband.JTA, 9/4/2017, 10:57 PM

Holocaust survivor celebrates bar mitzvah 80 years late

Holocaust survivor dances after reading Torah portion for the first time at age 93.JTA, 9/2/2017, 8:34 PM

Teens who twisted menorah into swastika to meet Shoah survivor

3 teens sentenced to meet Holocaust survivor, community service after confessing to vandalism against family menorah last Hannuka.JTA, 8/20/2017, 10:02 PM

Holocaust survivor: Yes, it can happen again

Holocaust survivor Sonia K. speaks to CNN, tells them the world may be in for another Holocaust - unless attitudes change.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2017, 10:08 PM

Oldest man in the world dies in Haifa

Yisrael Kristal, Holocaust survivor who was recognized as the oldest man in the world, dies at 113.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/11/2017, 7:49 PM

El Al fined for asking Holocaust survivor change seat

83-year old Holocaust survivor asked to change seats because haredi man refused to sit next to a woman.JTA, 6/22/2017, 4:19 PM

88-year old Holocaust survivor receives high school diploma

Holocaust survivor in Minnesota receives high school diploma 71 years after Nazis denied her the opportunity.JTA, 5/21/2017, 9:17 PM

Watch: Hitler couldn't kill me

Holocaust survivor tells Arutz Sheva having a family is her way of defeating the Nazis. 'This generation should know and not forget.'Yoni Kempinski, 4/23/2017, 8:44 PM

'A real woman of valor'

Herzliya mayor calls to accompany Holocaust survivor Ilana Blumenfeld, who passed away, on her last journeyMordechai Sones, 3/20/2017, 5:10 PM

200 Israelis attend funeral of lonely Holocaust survivor

More than 200 Israelis attend funeral of Holocaust survivor from the Canary Islands who was buried in a Tel Aviv cemetery.JTA, 2/28/2017, 1:32 AM

'Give this Holocaust survivor the respect she deserves'

Elderly Holocaust survivor with no surviving family is granted dying wish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2017, 4:08 PM

Yad Vashem event to honor Holocaust survivor and author

Yad Vashem receives collection of late Holocaust survivor, author, and historian Professor Yaffa Eliach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 1:55 PM

Watch: Hundreds at funeral of lonely Holocaust survivor

Hundreds respond to calls on social media to attend funeral of Holocaust survivor with no relatives.Yoni Kempinski, 2/6/2017, 1:14 AM

'The next time I die, bury me in Jerusalem'

Chronically ill Holocaust survivor overcomes all obstacles to fulfill his lifelong dream of making AliyahShoshana Bernstein, 12/12/2016, 9:24 AM

Holocaust survivors get the 'runway treatment'

Watch: Holocaust survivor beauty pageant honors the women who lived through the concentration camps and death marches of Nazi Germany.ILTV, 11/2/2016, 10:15 AM

Israeli teenagers help Holocaust survivor after home ransacked

When a 92-year old Holocaust survivor came home and found his apartment ransacked, 17 teenagers came and helped him put it back together.Gary Willig, 10/11/2016, 2:25 PM

World's oldest man celebrates bar mitzvah 100 years late

113-year-old Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor living in Israel, celebrated his bar mitzvah a century late.JTA, 10/6/2016, 6:38 AM

World's oldest man to celebrate bar mitzvah 100 years late

The world's oldest man, 113-year-old Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor living in Israel, will celebrate his bar mitzvah.JTA, 9/15/2016, 4:37 AM

Joseph Wilf, Holocaust survivor and philanthropist, dies at 91

Joseph Wilf, a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor and founder of one of the country’s largest real estate development companies, dies at 91.JTA, 8/4/2016, 6:36 AM

Kaine cites Holocaust survivor who died in shooting massacre

Tim Kaine cites Holocaust survivor who died protecting others during a shooting.JTA, 7/25/2016, 3:59 AM

Book Review: The Long Night, a journey through the Holocaust

Darkness fell on Ernst Bornstein's life but he lived to tell us about it. Review of a gripping, just translated Holocaust book that describes a young man's journey through seven death camps up to his liberation by US forces. Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/2/2016, 9:07 AM

Over 20,000 Holocaust survivors aren't getting their rights

Welfare Minister reveals survivors have not had over $26.4 million worth of services implemented, lamenting: 'we all failed.'Ari Yashar, Yoni Kempinski, 4/14/2016, 12:21 PM

Hungarian-Jewish Nobel Literature Prize winner dies aged 86

Holocaust survivor Imre Kertesz, named one of the 20th century's most influential Hungarian writers, passes away after long illness.Peter Murphy, 3/31/2016, 12:16 PM

Holocaust survivor to represent Israel at the UN

Danny Danon relinquishes seat at UN to 81-year-old Auschwitz survivor Martha Weiss in honor of International Holocaust Day.Nitsan Keidar, 1/25/2016, 10:45 PM

Israeli Holocaust survivor may be world's oldest man

Guinness World Records recognizes Yisrael Kristal as potentially world's oldest at 112, if he can provide documents to prove it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2016, 6:14 PM

Holocaust survivor donates 'freedom shoes' to Auschwitz

90-year-old Israeli survivor donates miniature shoes that helped her live through the Holocaust to the museum at Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2016, 5:13 AM

Elderly Jewish Couple Brutally Attacked in Holland

Holocaust survivors Samuel and Diana are confined to wheelchairs after being viciously beaten by anti-Semites in their own apartment.Cynthia Blank, 9/6/2015, 10:52 AM

Arabs Destroy Holocaust Survivor Site in Land Grab Attempt

Women in Green confront Arabs bulldozing memorial observation point in Netzer, warn 'tailwind from Beit El reaching Gush Etzion.'Ari Yashar, 7/30/2015, 9:38 PM

Holocaust Survivor Adviser to Kennedy Passes

French President eulogizes Samuel Pisar, who worked to make Jewish blood spilled by Nazis 'blood of hope.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2015, 3:50 PM

UK: Holocaust Survivor Harassed by Pro-Palestinian Activists

Holocaust survivor who set up a pro-Israel stall at a trade union festival said he was called a Nazi by pro-Palestinian campaigners.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2015, 2:15 AM

Sir Nicholas Winton: One Daring Act of Kindness Can Change the World

A great man who quietly did what was right because it needed doing.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 7/2/2015, 7:59 AM

Viral Post Brings 100 People to Holocaust Survivor's Funeral

Facebook post brings hundreds to funeral of 93 year-old buried in Beit Shemesh.Tova Dvorin, 6/10/2015, 10:11 PM

Holland Cuts Shoah Survivor's Pension for Living in 'West Bank'

Dutch Holocaust survivor who moved to Israel to escape anti-Semitism finds pension chopped for living in town over 1949 Armistice Lines.Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 1:41 PM

2nd-Generation Holocaust Survivors More Anxious About Iran

Study: children of Holocaust survivors more preoccupied with the Iranian nuclear threat than children of non-survivors.Hillel Fendel, 4/18/2015, 8:40 PM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Sara Weinstein

The story of Sara Weinstein, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 6:55 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Ephraim Reichenberg

The story of Ephraim Reichenberg, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 6:34 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Dov Shimoni

The story of Dov Shimoni, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 6:14 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Eggi Lewysohn

The story of Eggi Lewysohn, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 5:41 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Avraham Harshalom

The story of Avraham Harshalom, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 5:04 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Shela Altaraz

The story of Shela Altaraz, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 3:50 AM

Watch: IDF Chief of Staff Meets Holocaust Survivor

Gen. Gadi Eizenkot meets with survivor ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day - and they discuss Israel's future.Yoni Kempinski and Gil Ronen, 4/13/2015, 9:14 PM

Holocaust Survivors in Israel Still Living in Dire Straits

A new survey published ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day shows that a quarter of survivors in Israel live below the poverty line.Cynthia Blank, 4/13/2015, 4:41 PM

Rivlin Lights Hannukah Candles with Holocaust Survivors

President Reuven Rivlin says there is 'no greater responsibility' than ensuring survivors' welfare in candle-lighting ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2014, 10:41 PM

Hanukkah with Russian-Speaking Holocaust Survivors

In Operation Light Up! young immigrant volunteers light candles with 150 Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors and veterans.Cynthia Blank, 12/21/2014, 8:48 AM

Lessons from the Holocaust: Be an 'Upstander,' Not a Bystander

Holocaust survivor Nate Leipciger tells Arutz Sheva about the lessons he learned in Nazi death camps.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 11/11/2014, 10:12 AM

Where Rock Music and Holocaust Survival Meet

Daughter of Holocaust survivors wins Prix Medicis literary award for novel inspired by a chat with Jimi Hendrix and other soon-to-die stars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2014, 6:56 PM

Three Israeli Arabs Arrested for Robbing Holocaust Survivors

'I was never treated in Auschwitz like I was during this robbery,' theft victim states to police.Tova Dvorin, 8/19/2014, 11:44 AM

German Parliament Extends Pensions for Holocaust Survivors

Local German authorities had prevented over 61,000 people from receiving benefits - until now.Tova Dvorin, 6/6/2014, 10:06 AM