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Family feud over Holocaust survivor's remains

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, 03/02/2019 21:27
Rivlin eats falafel with Holocaust survivor

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, 18/01/2019 03:35
Watch: Who did Trump invite to light Hanukkah candles?

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, 09/12/2018 17:11
200 Holocaust survivors light Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

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, 04/12/2018 19:59
Rivlin to Holocaust survivors: Each of you is a miracle

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, 03/12/2018 17:25
Yair Netanyahu visits Holocaust survivors

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, 25/11/2018 19:46
Holocaust survivor killed by NYC commuter rushing to subway

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, 13/11/2018 14:41
93-year-old crowned as 'Miss Holocaust survivor'

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

Woman who survived Auschwitz wins Haifa beauty pageant for Holocaust survivors.JTA, 15/10/2018 18:42
Holocaust survivor who served in US military dies at 83

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, 05/10/2018 12:59
Holocaust survivor who survived by hiding in a bunker dies at 91

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, 27/09/2018 15:15
Survivors receive payments from restitution efforts in Romania

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, 09/09/2018 14:29
War of Independence hero passes away

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, 14/08/2018 22:15
90-year-old Holocaust survivor unexpected superhero of Comic-Con

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, 26/07/2018 00:16
 Tisha B'Av, the Holocaust and sparks of light in the darkness

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, 21/07/2018 21:57
Germany increases funding for Holocaust survivors by $88 million

Germany increases funding for Holocaust survivors by $88 million

German officials tour Holocaust museum, speak with survivors.JTA, 11/07/2018 09:18
Holocaust survivor on concentration camp comparison: 'Grow up'

Holocaust survivor on concentration camp comparison: 'Grow up'

'Listen to me, I went through it. Please. This is not a concentration camp.'Mordechai Sones, 02/07/2018 20:25
Return of Nazi-looted art 'rights an injustice'

Return of Nazi-looted art 'rights an injustice'

Berlin museum returns Nazi-looted sculpture to heirs of Jewish owners.JTA, 30/06/2018 21:31
PM, Prince William meet descendants of Holocaust survivors

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, 26/06/2018 18:25
On a bike, ex-child refugee retraces escape from Nazi Germany

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, 23/06/2018 22:22
'Number of Jews in Crete is slowly but steadily growing'

'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, 16/06/2018 21:59
92-year-old Holocaust survivor fulfills lifelong dream

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, 15/06/2018 01:16
Who killed a Polish Holocaust hero?

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, 26/05/2018 22:02
Germany loses Holocaust reminder as survivors dwindle

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, 18/05/2018 13:19
Dutch mosque: We converted 'Jewish nobleman' to Islam

Dutch mosque: We converted 'Jewish nobleman' to Islam

A Dutch mosque says it converted a Holocaust survivor to Islam. Local Jews are skeptical.JTA, 10/05/2018 08:51
Holocaust survivor appeals to Poland to fight neo-Nazi groups

Holocaust survivor appeals to Poland to fight neo-Nazi groups

'History is not repeating. History often returns as something much worse.'JTA, 23/04/2018 20:47
Watch: Holocaust survivor sings with IDF Chief Cantor

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, 12/04/2018 11:25
This Holocaust survivor fought in Israel's War of Independence

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, 05/04/2018 12:11
PM offers condolences to son of murdered Holocaust survivor

PM offers condolences to son of murdered Holocaust survivor

Netanyahu calls son of 85-year-old Holocaust survivor stabbed and burned in her Paris home. 'The people and State of Israel are with you.'JTA, 02/04/2018 16:08
10,000 march in Paris to memorialize killed Holocaust survivor

10,000 march in Paris to memorialize killed Holocaust survivor

Supporters of Marine Le Pen shout 'N for Nazi' at memorial march for slain Holocaust survivor.JTA, 29/03/2018 12:33
2 charged with brutal murder of French Holocaust survivor

2 charged with brutal murder of French Holocaust survivor

Suspects with prior convictions for rape, violent robbery charged in murder of elderly Jewish Holocaust survivor in Paris.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/03/2018 10:17
Paris Holocaust survivor was murdered because she was Jewish

Paris Holocaust survivor was murdered because she was Jewish

Prosecutors investigating brutal murder of 85-year-old Holocaust survivor say suspects targeted woman out of anti-SemitismJTA, 26/03/2018 21:03
2 arrests in brutal murder of Paris Holocaust survivor

2 arrests in brutal murder of Paris Holocaust survivor

Motive for murder of Jewish woman found stabbed 11 times, burned, unknown. Granddaughter of victim says murderer was Muslim neighbor.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2018 18:37
Holocaust survivor’s body found burnt, stabbed in Paris home

Holocaust survivor’s body found burnt, stabbed in Paris home

Anti-Semitism watchdog says murder of Holocaust survivor reminiscent of murder of Sarah Halimi. Suspect in custody.JTA, 25/03/2018 20:20
Life sentence for man who murdered Holocaust survivor in 1992

Life sentence for man who murdered Holocaust survivor in 1992

German court convicts murderer from Sweden in 1992 killing of Holocaust survivor.JTA, 22/02/2018 08:29
Swedish racist 'laser man' faces Germany murder verdict

Swedish racist 'laser man' faces Germany murder verdict

German prosecutors seek life sentence for Swedish-German citizen who murdered 68-year-old Holocaust survivor in 1992.AFP, 21/02/2018 08:13
Torah scroll finds a home at Iron Dome unit

Torah scroll finds a home at Iron Dome unit

Soldiers at the Southern Iron Dome unit celebrate a Torah scroll dedication together with the family of a deceased Holocaust survivor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2018 08:05
Survivor who escaped Auschwitz dies at 98

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, 17/12/2017 04:00
Holocaust survivor visits Western Wall for first time

Holocaust survivor visits Western Wall for first time

Avraham Takacz, who immigrated to Israel from Ukraine, fulfills dream and visits Kotel.Mordechai Sones, 05/12/2017 17:30
French Holocaust survivor donates $1 million to aid US veterans

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, 28/11/2017 14:25
Holocaust survivor who cut hair in Chicago till he was 97, dies

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, 24/11/2017 14:32
After Nazis killed her family, this woman fought back

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, 23/11/2017 08:33
Holocaust survivor pulled from car in path of oncoming train

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, 05/11/2017 18:57
Master portrait painter, dies at 90

Master portrait painter, dies at 90

Holocaust survivor and artist Marc Klionsky dies at age 90.JTA, 18/10/2017 07:27
'My father's last message'

'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, 15/10/2017 22:22
Britain: Holocaust survivor compares Israel to Nazis

Britain: Holocaust survivor compares Israel to Nazis

Holocaust survivor Marika Sherwood tells British students 'Israel doing to Palestinians what Nazis did to me.'JTA, 01/10/2017 21:19
Holocaust survivor's widow donates $22 million to German zoo

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

NJ millionaire donates her fortune to zoo beloved by her late husband.JTA, 04/09/2017 22:57
Holocaust survivor celebrates bar mitzvah 80 years late

Holocaust survivor celebrates bar mitzvah 80 years late

Holocaust survivor dances after reading Torah portion for the first time at age 93.JTA, 02/09/2017 20:34
Teens who twisted menorah into swastika to meet Shoah survivor

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, 20/08/2017 22:02
Holocaust survivor: Yes, it can happen again

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, 19/08/2017 22:08
Oldest man in the world dies in Haifa

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, 11/08/2017 19:49
El Al fined for asking Holocaust survivor change seat

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, 22/06/2017 16:19
88-year old Holocaust survivor receives high school diploma

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, 21/05/2017 21:17
Watch: Hitler couldn't kill me

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, 23/04/2017 20:44
'A real woman of valor'

'A real woman of valor'

Herzliya mayor calls to accompany Holocaust survivor Ilana Blumenfeld, who passed away, on her last journeyMordechai Sones, 20/03/2017 17:10
200 Israelis attend funeral of lonely Holocaust survivor

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, 28/02/2017 01:32
'Give this Holocaust survivor the respect she deserves'

'Give this Holocaust survivor the respect she deserves'

Elderly Holocaust survivor with no surviving family is granted dying wish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2017 16:08
Yad Vashem event to honor Holocaust survivor and author

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, 19/02/2017 13:55