• Holocaust survivor shares story of those who hid her from the Nazis

    The year was 1940 when the Nazis were rounding up Jewish women and children. Monique’s mother and father decided to give up their daughter to a Catholic family so she could have a better chance at survival. 9/14/16 (Monique Ritter)   LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Monique Ritter’s story is one

  • Holocaust survivor reunited with son of her saviour

    Mala Tribich was 14 when Dr Rosensaft saved her life through an act of kindness and 70-years on, she continues to pay tribute A Holocaust survivor has spoken of her joy at being reunited with the son of the doctor whom she credits with saving her life. Mala Tribich was


    I n the spring of 2014, the filmmaker Kahane Cooperman was driving to work, listening to WQXR, the classical-music station, when she heard a promotion for a donation drive: the station was collecting used instruments to be given to schoolchildren. The promo mentioned one violin in particular that had been

  • 80-year-old dad who survived Holocaust gets ultimate surprise by John McEnroe

    When Les Held was 6 years old, he and his family were sent to a concentration camp. But each time the Nazis tried to kill him, he cheated death. Despite going through those hardships as a little boy, Held went on to live a life filled with optimism and joy.

  • There’s A Reason This Holocaust Survivor Goes Back To His Synagogue In Greece Every Summer

    “I promised myself that no matter where I wound up, I would return to Rhodes every summer to say ‘never again.’” “Never again,” 86 year-old Auschwitz survivor Sami Mondiano says, calmly yet firmly, as he addresses a group of tourists in the Kahal Shalom synagogue on the Greek island of Rhodes.

  • Joseph Harmatz, Who Led Jewish Plot to Kill Germans After World War II, Dies at 91

    Imagine a real-life version of “Inglourious Basterds,” Quentin Tarantino’s quixotic movie about Jewish avengers in World War II — but in this case involving a plot by a band of refugees to kill millions of Germans just after the war by poisoning their water supply. The plot, which targeted five

  • World’s Oldest Working Journalist, 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Noah Klieger, Fears Nazi Genocide Will Be Forgotten in 50 Years

    One of Israel’s best-known Holocaust survivors told a packed audience in Tel Aviv on Tuesday evening about his genuine fear that the Nazi genocide will not be remembered 50 years from now. Noah Klieger expressed this concern at an event that doubled as the release of a documentary film about his having staved off

  • Holocaust Survivor Has One Regret About Hunting Nazis

    (AP) TEL AVIV, Israel — Seventy years after the most daring attempt of Jewish Holocaust survivors to seek revenge, the leader of the plot has only one simple regret — that to his knowledge, he didn’t actually kill any Nazis. Joseph Harmatz is one of the few remaining Jewish “Avengers”

  • Holocaust survivor Max Steinmetz shares his harrowing story, and says ‘anything can happen’ today

    [huge_it_slider id=”3″]  Roy S. Johnson | rjohnson@al.com It’s not always easy to talk about history—not the most wrenching and shameful periods, the heinous events and people without conscience that have high-jacked us and ripped us apart over the centuries. It’s especially hard for those who witnessed it, endured it and

  • A Night to Honor Noah Klieger

    International March of the Living and Israeli-Jewish Congress (IJC) are honored to have hosted a special evening to honor a remarkable man, Noah Klieger – a Holocaust Survivor, courageous fighter, journalist and educator. The event took place on 6th September 2016 (19:30pm) at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque and included an exclusive screening