Watch: How falafel saved this Holocaust survivor's life

Holocaust survivor David (Dugo) Leitner celebrates life by eating falafel every January 18. This year, he ate with the IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2020, 6:21 AM

Holocaust survivor and world’s oldest Olympic champion, turns 99

Agnes Keleti, the world's oldest living Olympic champion who netted 10 medals, survived Holocaust and immigrated to Israel in 1957.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/10/2020, 9:17 AM

Watch: 'Fairytale' birthday for Holocaust survivors

Israeli American businessman holds birthday for 93-year-old Holocaust survivor in Miami who says "Don't forget us, be proud of heritage"Yoni Kempinski, 12/26/2019, 5:49 PM

102-year-old Holocaust survivor dies after visiting White House

Holocaust survivor recognized by President Donald Trump during the White House Hanukkah party dies after accident on way to DC.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/24/2019, 6:55 PM

Auschwitz survivor's 'duty to the dead'

98-year-old Leon Schwarzbaum lost 35 relatives in the Holocaust, but managed to survive two years at Auschwitz.Yannick Pasquet, AFP, 12/5/2019, 12:45 PM

Holocaust survivor hugs 93-year-old Nazi guard during trial

“Watch out everyone, I’m going to forgive him," says Holocaust survivor during trial in Germany for concentration camp guard.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 11/20/2019, 10:55 AM

Brazilian-born Holocaust survivor has bar mitzvah at age 91

Andor Stern, a survovir of Auschwitz, celebrates his bar mitzvah at Sao Paulo's oldest synagogue.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 11/13/2019, 11:11 AM

'I felt as if my father was saying, 'I'm proud of you''

A 93-year-old Holocaust survivor is celebrating his bar mitzvah on 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 11/8/2019, 7:47 AM

Italian Holocaust survivor under police guard in wake of threats

Liliana Segre, an Auschwitz survivor, has received up to 200 hate messages a day.Sara Rubenstein, 11/7/2019, 6:29 PM

Film executive and Holocaust refugee dies at 95

Eric Pleskow, Holocaust refugee and producer of Oscar-winning films, dies at 95.Ben Sales, JTA, 10/5/2019, 7:25 PM

Oldest Austrian Holocaust survivor dies at 106

Marko Feingold, who survived Auschwitz, dies in Salzburg after lung infection.Arutz Sheva North America Staff and AFP, 9/21/2019, 12:50 AM

Hungarian author, dissident Gyorgy Konrad, dies

Jewish-Hungarian author and Holocaust survivor dies at 86.AFP, 9/14/2019, 11:51 PM

Yale launches Holocaust survivors podcast

New podcast series launches with testimony of Martin Schiller, who survived Buchenwald and Theresienstadt.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/14/2019, 8:09 PM

Watch: Holocaust survivor's message to Western Wall visitors

Born in Auschwitz, 92-year-old Samuel Beller is the sole member of his family to survivor the war, narrowly avoiding death at the war's end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2019, 10:24 AM

Woman who saved Jewish family from Holocaust dies at 102

Krystyna Danko, a Polish woman who saved her adoptive Jewish family from Holocaust dies at 102.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/10/2019, 9:16 PM

This Holocaust survivor has won 10 Olympic medals

Gymnast Agnes Keleti survived the Holocaust to win 10 Olympic medals. At 98, she’s as feisty as ever.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/7/2019, 10:31 AM

Holocaust survivor buys medical bed for rescuer

Israeli Holocaust survivor helps buy $1,200 hospital bed for 102-year-old Polish rescuer.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/20/2019, 8:53 PM

Historical justice for 8000 Romanian Jews

Thousands of Romanian citizens will be recognized by the German government as Holocaust survivors and will receive compensation.Orly Harari, 7/18/2019, 10:40 PM

German producer of 'Europa, Europa' dead at 100

Holocaust survivor Artur Brauner, who made more than 500 pictures for the cinema and television, dies at 100.Deborah Cole, AFP, 7/8/2019, 2:43 PM

Oldest Auschwitz survivor in France dies at 101

Henriette Cohen was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. She returned to France eight months later weighing 77 pounds.Sara Rubenstein, 6/28/2019, 2:38 PM

Ocasio-Cortez: 'Far-right manipulates these moments for gain'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declines invitation to tour Auschwitz with Holocaust survivor.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/24/2019, 5:10 PM

Holocaust survivor meets US army vet who liberated her

Sophie Tajch Klisman meets army vet Doug Harvey, thanking him for helping liberate her from Salzwedel concentration camp during WW II.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2019, 8:29 AM

Holocaust survivor activates siren

Woman born in a concentration camp activates siren on Holocaust Remembrance Day across the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2019, 6:35 PM

Study: Children of Holocaust survivors can inherit PTSD

New study shows children of Holocaust survivors who suffer from PTSD are more likely to exhibit unhealthy behaviors.Gary Willig, 5/2/2019, 4:39 PM

'No such thing as adequate compensation for Holocaust survivors'

Vice president of the Claims Conference in Israel says compensation and aid given to Holocaust survivors can never be enough.Eliran Aharon, 5/1/2019, 11:59 PM

Survivor Edward Mosberg awarded 'Order of Merit' from Poland

On eve of Holocaust memorial day, US citizen and Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg bestowed ‘Order of Merit’ from the President of Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2019, 6:05 PM

Terrorist who murdered Holocaust survivor shot after standoff

French jihadist who brutally murdered Jewish Holocaust survivor used pregnant wife to smuggle knife into prison during conjugal visit.David Rosenberg, 3/6/2019, 11:35 AM

Bat Mitzvah for Holocaust survivors at Western Wall

After spending their childhoods in hiding from the Nazis, survivors celebrate the Bat Mitzvah they never had at the foot of the Temple MountArutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2019, 1:20 PM

PM Netanyahu eulogizes minister's mother

PM Netanyahu pays condolences to Transportation Minister Katz, praises his deceased mother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2019, 11:27 PM

150 strangers join funeral of Holocaust survivor with no family

Toronto rabbi shocked to find some 150 strangers showing up to attend funeral of Holocaust survivor who died with virtually no family.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/5/2019, 8:12 AM

Family feud over Holocaust survivor's remains

Legal fight over whether to give Holocaust survivor traditional funeral - or cremate him. 'Father told him how Nazis burned bodies of Jews.'Benny Toker, 2/3/2019, 9:27 PM

Rivlin eats falafel with Holocaust survivor

Holocaust survivor David (Dugo) Leitner celebrates the fact that he is alive by eating falafel every January 18.Elad Benari, 1/18/2019, 3:35 AM

Watch: Who did Trump invite to light Hanukkah candles?

'In 1944 the White House turned a delegation of rabbis away. Today I am happy to light Hanukkah candles at the White House.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2018, 5:11 PM

200 Holocaust survivors light Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

Western Wall Rabbi: Thanks to the survival of the Holocaust survivors, today we can celebrate Hanukkah, here near the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2018, 7:59 PM

Rivlin to Holocaust survivors: Each of you is a miracle

President hosts Holocaust survivors at his residence for candle-lighting ceremony using menorah hidden during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 5:25 PM

Yair Netanyahu visits Holocaust survivors

PM's son visits center for Holocaust survivors where he has volunteered for several years, thanks organization for its 'holy work.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2018, 7:46 PM

Holocaust survivor killed by NYC commuter rushing to subway

89-year-old Holocaust survivor dies two weeks after being knocked to the ground by commuter rushing to train, hitting his head on platform.JTA, 11/13/2018, 2:41 PM

93-year-old crowned as 'Miss Holocaust survivor'

Woman who survived Auschwitz wins Haifa beauty pageant for Holocaust survivors.JTA, 10/15/2018, 6:42 PM

Holocaust survivor who served in US military dies at 83

Sidney Shachnow, Holocaust survivor who went on to command US forces in Berlin, dies at 83.JTA, 10/5/2018, 12:59 PM

Holocaust survivor who survived by hiding in a bunker dies at 91

Clara Kramer, who survived Holocaust hidden in an underground bunker, dies at 91.JTA, 9/27/2018, 3:15 PM

Survivors receive payments from restitution efforts in Romania

Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, payments distributed to Romanian Holocaust survivors in Israel - including one 104-year-old.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 2:29 PM

War of Independence hero passes away

Holocaust survivor David Ben David, one of the last defenders of Kfar Etzion in 1948, passes away at 98.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 10:15 PM

90-year-old Holocaust survivor unexpected superhero of Comic-Con

A Holocaust survivor turned out to be the real superhero at the popular comics convention in Southern California.JTA, 7/26/2018, 12:16 AM

Tisha B'Av, the Holocaust and sparks of light in the darkness

Looking at Tisha B'Av through the lenses of the Holocaust explains the seeming dissonance in the words of our Sages about the fast day.Rabbi Avraham Krieger, 7/21/2018, 9:57 PM

Germany increases funding for Holocaust survivors by $88 million

German officials tour Holocaust museum, speak with survivors.JTA, 7/11/2018, 9:18 AM

Holocaust survivor on concentration camp comparison: 'Grow up'

'Listen to me, I went through it. Please. This is not a concentration camp.'Mordechai Sones, 7/2/2018, 8:25 PM

Return of Nazi-looted art 'rights an injustice'

Berlin museum returns Nazi-looted sculpture to heirs of Jewish owners.JTA, 6/30/2018, 9:31 PM

PM, Prince William meet descendants of Holocaust survivors

PM Netanyahu, Prince William meet descendants of Jewish couple the Prince's great-grandmother saved during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2018, 6:25 PM

On a bike, ex-child refugee retraces escape from Nazi Germany

Holocaust survivor bikes with son and grandson in tribute to the Kindertransport which saved his life.AFP, 6/23/2018, 10:22 PM

'Number of Jews in Crete is slowly but steadily growing'

The last link to a doomed Jewish community in Crete watches its rebirth with gratitude.JTA, 6/16/2018, 9:59 PM

92-year-old Holocaust survivor fulfills lifelong dream

Nearly 71 years to the day after immigrating to US from post-war Europe, Jack Nasielski joins his children and grandchildren in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2018, 1:16 AM

Who killed a Polish Holocaust hero?

Family of Holocaust survivor Josef Kopf family may be close to finding out who killed him after the war was over.JTA, 5/26/2018, 10:02 PM

Germany loses Holocaust reminder as survivors dwindle

As the numbers of Holocaust survivors dwindle, Germany struggles with how to pass their message to the next generation.AFP, 5/18/2018, 1:19 PM

Dutch mosque: We converted 'Jewish nobleman' to Islam

A Dutch mosque says it converted a Holocaust survivor to Islam. Local Jews are skeptical.JTA, 5/10/2018, 8:51 AM

Holocaust survivor appeals to Poland to fight neo-Nazi groups

'History is not repeating. History often returns as something much worse.'JTA, 4/23/2018, 8:47 PM

Watch: Holocaust survivor sings with IDF Chief Cantor

Holocaust survivor who was miraculously reunited with his family sings 'Where shall I go?' together with IDF Chief Cantor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2018, 11:25 AM

This Holocaust survivor fought in Israel's War of Independence

Israel at 70: Holocaust survivor recalls his journey to Israel and his experiences fighting in Israel’s War of Independence.JTA, 4/5/2018, 12:11 PM