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This Polish 'countess' was a WWII hero - and a Jew

A Polish ‘countess’ saved thousands of concentration camp prisoners from the Nazis. No one knew she was a Jew.

This Polish 'countess' was a WWII hero - and a Jew

'We see it could happen again - because it did'

Since October 7th, 100-year-old Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert has been subjected to death and rape threats. Her great-grandson warns that antisemitism 'did not die with the liberation of Auschwitz.'

'We see it could happen again - because it did'

'When infants are murdered - that's a Holocaust'

Ruth Haran, who survived both the Holocaust and the October 7th massacre, leads viewers on a chilling journey showing the similarities between the two.

'When infants are murdered - that's a Holocaust'

'Hamas atrocities many times worse than the Nazis.'

90-year-old Miriam Schlisser lived through the Holocaust and the years preceding it, but the emotional turmoil she has experienced since Oct. 7 has brought her to difficult conclusions.

'Hamas atrocities many times worse than the Nazis.'

I won't be a refugee in my own country

Pres. Herzog hosts March of the Living Representatives, Kindertransport survivors, including elderly resident of Kibbutz Zikim, displaced following Hamas massacre. 'I will not be a refugee in my country - I want to return to Kibbutz Zikim.'

I won't be a refugee in my own country

Around 245,000 Holocaust survivors left

Number of living Holocaust survivors is about 245,000, according to new analysis by Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

Around 245,000 Holocaust survivors left

Latvia, Lithuania, offering restitution for Holocaust survivors

In a shift, Latvia and Lithuania are paying Holocaust survivors and heirs for their stolen property.

Latvia, Lithuania, offering restitution for Holocaust survivors

Austria increases Holocaust survivor payments

Austria promises to pay an estimated 2,500 Holocaust survivors an additional direct compensation payment in 2023.

Austria increases Holocaust survivor payments

Makkabi Berlin becomes first Jewish team to play in German Cup

Despite a 6-0 loss, Makkabi, which was founded by Holocaust survivors in 1970, makes history by taking part in the competition.

Makkabi Berlin becomes first Jewish team to play in German Cup

Beloved holocaust survivor Dugo Leitner passed away at 93

David (Dugo) Leitner was best known for his annual custom of eating falafel on the day he was liberated from the Nazis.

Beloved holocaust survivor Dugo Leitner passed away at 93

In Germany, a new exhibit puts the DP camps in the spotlight

Landmark exhibits shed light on life in German displaced person camps after the Holocaust.

In Germany, a new exhibit puts the DP camps in the spotlight

New memoir by Anne Frank's best friend tells a tale of survival

‘My Friend Anne Frank’ tells the incredible story of how Anne’s best friend survived the Holocaust.

New memoir by Anne Frank's best friend tells a tale of survival

Holocaust survivor who competed in the Olympics dies at 93

Ben Helfgott, one of two Holocaust survivors to compete in the Olympics, dies at 93.

Holocaust survivor who competed in the Olympics dies at 93

This museum curator is returning art looted by Nazis to owners

A German museum curator is personally returning art looted by the Nazis to the descendants of the Holocaust victims who owned them.

This museum curator is returning art looted by Nazis to owners

'My mission is to keep Holocaust stories alive'

Dana Arschin-Kraslow, storyteller for the Holocaust Memorial & tolerance center of Nassau County, speaks at Arutz Sheva IHF event.

'My mission is to keep Holocaust stories alive'

83-year-old Holocaust survivor throws out 1st pitch at Mets game

Holocaust survivor and longtime Mets fan Leo Ullman threw out the first pitch at Thursday’s game.

83-year-old Holocaust survivor throws out 1st pitch at Mets game

Holocaust survivors to participate in rewriting Torah scroll

Toronto Holocaust survivors participate in rewriting of Torah scroll discovered more than 75 years after the Holocaust.

Holocaust survivors to participate in rewriting Torah scroll

Holocaust survivor throws 1st pitch on 100th birthday

Helen Kahan receives standing ovation after throwing ceremonial first pitch at Tampa Bay Rays - New York Yankees game.

Holocaust survivor throws 1st pitch on 100th birthday

College dedicates center in memory of Holocaust survivor

JCT dedicates entrepreneurship center in memory of industry innovation pioneer and Holocaust survivor Chaim Schreiber.

College dedicates center in memory of Holocaust survivor

Fruma Gallant, mother of Israel's Defense Min., passes away

Fruma Gallant was born in Poland, survived the Holocaust, and built her family in Israel.

Fruma Gallant, mother of Israel's Defense Min., passes away

A museum could tell the story of Holocaust refugees

The Dominican Republic was a haven for Jews fleeing the Nazis. A museum project could tell that story.

A museum could tell the story of Holocaust refugees

Ephraim Mol, 85, dies after collapsing before memorial ceremony

Rabbi Ephraim Mol was slated to recite a prayer at Yad Vashem's Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony - but collapsed before he could do so.

Ephraim Mol, 85, dies after collapsing before memorial ceremony

Holocaust survivor surprises his granddaughter on Mount Herzl

Holocaust survivor Yaakov Meir Dimenstein visits his granddaughter, who will be flag bearer at the Independence Day torch lighting ceremony.

Holocaust survivor surprises his granddaughter on Mount Herzl

91-Year-Old Holocaust survivor tastes mufletas for the 1st time

Mordechai Greenstein attended his first Mimouna last Wednesday.

91-Year-Old Holocaust survivor tastes mufletas for the 1st time

Hedda Kleinfeld, Holocaust survivor & businesswoman, dies at 99

Holocaust survivor and bridal empire builder Hedda Kleinfeld passes away at 99.

Hedda Kleinfeld, Holocaust survivor & businesswoman, dies at 99

Forty men ensure UK Holocaust survivor has minyan at funeral

British Holocaust refugee association finds mourners to attend funeral of elderly survivor who had no living family.

Forty men ensure UK Holocaust survivor has minyan at funeral

92-year-old Holocaust survivor joins State of the Union speech

Second gentleman Doug Emhoff invites 92-year-old Auschwitz survivor Ruth Cohen to Biden's State of the Union address.

92-year-old Holocaust survivor joins State of the Union speech

Canadian Jewish org opens Holocaust survivor program in Israel

Abraham Global Peace Initiative establishes program to enhance daily lives of Israeli survivors through social and educational initiatives.

Canadian Jewish org opens Holocaust survivor program in Israel

King Charles III awards MBE to 99-year-old Holocaust survivor

Lily Ebert was a founding member of the UK Holocaust Survivor Centre. "Words cannot explain how much this means to me," she said.

King Charles III awards MBE to 99-year-old Holocaust survivor

24 people charged for harassing Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre

Well known Holocaust educator files report with police after 2 dozen people attack her online, including pro-Palestinian celebrity chef.

24 people charged for harassing Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre

British Holocaust survivor and educator Zigi Shipper dies at 93

Survivor of Auschwitz and Stuffhof awarded British Empire Medal for service to Holocaust education.

British Holocaust survivor and educator Zigi Shipper dies at 93

Austrian Jewish journalist Karl Pfeifer dead at 94

Pfeifer survived the Holocaust, fought in Israel’s War of Independence and went on to campaign against post-war antisemitism in Europe.

Austrian Jewish journalist Karl Pfeifer dead at 94

German zoo gets $26 million from Holocaust-survivor's widow

Widow of animal-loving Holocaust survivor donates $26 million to zoo in Cologne, Germany, whose residents the survivor said saved him.

German zoo gets $26 million from Holocaust-survivor's widow

99-yr-old Holocaust survivor makes King Charles’ honors list

TikTok personality Lily Ebert awarded Order of the British Empire for her work in Holocaust education.

99-yr-old Holocaust survivor makes King Charles’ honors list

Steven Salen, presidential tailor who survived Holocaust, dies

Steven Salen tailored suits for presidents like Richard Nixon and directors like Martin Scorsese, first discussed surviving Shoah in his 90s

Steven Salen, presidential tailor who survived Holocaust, dies

Community mourns Holocaust survivor & 1 of last Ladino speakers

Bosnian Jews mourn Moris Albahari, one of Sarajevo’s last Ladino speakers.

Community mourns Holocaust survivor & 1 of last Ladino speakers

Hogan’s Heroes actor and Holocaust survivor Robert Clary dies

Celebrated singer and actor best known for role as French Corporal Louis LeBeau on Hogan's Heroes.

Hogan’s Heroes actor and Holocaust survivor Robert Clary dies

Holocaust survivor who helped found Meron dies

'Hidden righteous' man Rabbi Yaakov Tanenbaum, who helped found the town of Meron, dies at 100.

Holocaust survivor who helped found Meron dies

Holocaust survivor tells her story in Dubai school

Emirati children lit torch of hope together with Holocaust survivor Eve Kugler at an Dubai event commemorating Kristallnacht.

Holocaust survivor tells her story in Dubai school

In historic first, Holocaust survivor to tell her story in Dubai

84 years since Kristallnacht, commemoration events to be held in Jerusalem, Vienna, and Dubai.

In historic first, Holocaust survivor to tell her story in Dubai

Hannah Pick-Goslar, friend of Anne Frank, passes away at 93

Pick-Goslar, who threw food packages to Anne Frank at the Bergen-Belson death camp, gave lectures on the Holocaust for decades.

Hannah Pick-Goslar, friend of Anne Frank, passes away at 93

Holocaust survivor who escaped Pittsburgh attack dies at 84

Judah Samet narrowly escaped the shooting rampage at the Tree of Life synagogue as he was late arriving to services.

Holocaust survivor who escaped Pittsburgh attack dies at 84

Urgent preservation of the children’s shoes at Auschwitz

More than 8,000 shoes stored at the camp found to be rapidly disintegrating with the passage of time.

Urgent preservation of the children’s shoes at Auschwitz

ESPN documentary focuses on Holocaust, Munich Olympics survivor

ESPN shines light on Shaul Ladany, a repeated survivor of a Nazi bombing, a concentration camp, then the 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre.

ESPN documentary focuses on Holocaust, Munich Olympics survivor

'Lapid said: Get off the plane with me, this is our victory'

Holocaust survivor Shoshana Trister tells INN about her fear of getting off the plane in Germany and the PM's special appeal to her.

'Lapid said: Get off the plane with me, this is our victory'

This 98-year-old Holocaust survivor still swims competitively

Nora Tausz Ronai, Holocaust survivor and Brazilian swimming champion, is still competing at 98.

This 98-year-old Holocaust survivor still swims competitively

New cookbook showcases Auschwitz survivors' recipes and stories

Food was a comfort for Auschwitz survivors. A new cookbook showcases their recipes — and resilience.

New cookbook showcases Auschwitz survivors' recipes and stories

CNN anchor: 'Grateful my parents were open about the Holocaust'

Wolf Blitzer, the son of Holocaust survivors, discusses his new CNN special on the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

CNN anchor: 'Grateful my parents were open about the Holocaust'

Danish Holocaust educator Arlette Andersen dies at 98

Auschwitz survivor spent three decades speaking about her experience in lectures across Denmark.

Danish Holocaust educator Arlette Andersen dies at 98

This Hitler puppet helps tell a Holocaust survivor's story

Once buried in Europe, a Hitler puppet stashed in Frank Oz’s Oakland attic tells his family’s Holocaust story.

This Hitler puppet helps tell a Holocaust survivor's story

NY police searching for man who harassed Jews at Holocaust event

Man who drove by Goshen, NY synagogue spewing hatred during talk by Holocaust survivor wanted by police.

NY police searching for man who harassed Jews at Holocaust event

René Slotkin, one of few surviving ‘Mengele twins,’ dies at 84

René Slotkin and his twin sister survived Mengele's experiments and were miraculously reunited six years after their separation.

René Slotkin, one of few surviving ‘Mengele twins,’ dies at 84

The last of Rome’s Jews who survived the Holocaust dies at 98

Donato Di Veroli, the last living member of Rome’s Jewish community who survived the Holocaust, has died at 98.

The last of Rome’s Jews who survived the Holocaust dies at 98

Doug Emhoff to Holocaust survivor: I love your message of unity

Doug Emhoff spoke to a Holocaust survivor — and his AI twin — at a cutting-edge exhibit in Los Angeles.

Doug Emhoff to Holocaust survivor: I love your message of unity

Holocaust survivor honored by Queen during Jubilee

Zdenka Husserl was honored with an MBE, the third highest order in the UK, for her work in Holocaust education.

Holocaust survivor honored by Queen during Jubilee

This Holocaust survivor collected over 1,000 miniature books

Lilly Toth’s collection of over 1,000 miniature books speaks volumes about her resilience.

This Holocaust survivor collected over 1,000 miniature books

Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert awarded Hungarian order of merit

98-year old Lily Ebert, who speaks about the Holocaust on social media, awarded fourth highest state honor of Hungary.

Holocaust survivor Lily Ebert awarded Hungarian order of merit

Holocaust survivor holds great-grandchild during circumcision

Rabbi Natan Weinberg, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, holds his newborn 49th great-grandchild as Holocaust memorial siren sounds.

Holocaust survivor holds great-grandchild during circumcision

'I saw Elijah the prophet in the form of a German guard'

Holocaust survivor Zvi Gill tells his story: 'I knew I was going to die. The question was not if, but when.'

'I saw Elijah the prophet in the form of a German guard'

They thought her Holocaust testimony was lost. It wasn't.

Shoah Foundation shares ‘lost’ testimony of Holocaust survivor who died in Mariupol.

They thought her Holocaust testimony was lost. It wasn't.