April 2023: Kristallnacht News Update
Thank you again for signing the Kristallnacht declaration. The first week of every month, we will send a few stories about Kristallnacht and the Holocaust that made the news in the previous month, and towards November 2023 we will share information about Light Up The Church 2023.
How rescue of Jewish sisters during Holocaust brought full-circle moment to Ukrainian refugee family
Their story begins with the rescue of two Jewish sisters during the Holocaust. Fast forward to present day and their descendants are now reciprocating that kindness.
Defying the Holocaust didn’t just mean uprising and revolt: Remembering Jews’ everyday resistance on Yom HaShoah and year-round
The full name of Yom HaShoah is “Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day” – which, along with its tie to the Warsaw Ghetto, links remembrance with resistance in no uncertain terms.
Nearly 80 Years After The Holocaust, A Survivor Tells His Story
Last December, Gerald recorded his testimony at the new Ceci Chan and Lila Sorkin Memory Studio at USC Shoah Foundation.
I Did Not Interview the Dead
Web edition of I Did Not Interview the Dead by David P. Boder.
Remembering the Holocaust. First-Person Accounts in Documentaries
During Holocaust Days of Remembrance, films reveal how teenagers survived Auschwitz and a family escaped the Warsaw Ghetto.
Bits of the Benelux: Stumbling upon Holocaust history
Days of Remembrance and Holocaust Remembrance Day is a yearly celebration established to honor and remember the six million Jews murdered in the Holocaust – as well as the millions of non-Jewish victims of Nazi persecution – during World War II.
Holocaust survivor Ruth Oppenheim recalls life in Nazi Germany during Global Day of Inclusion
Ruth Oppenheim, a 95-year-old Holocaust survivor, reflects on her journey to Brown, where she worked as manager of the dean of the College’s office.
Bronx Holocaust survivors tell their survival stories on Yom HaShoah
He was 9 years old and living in Germany in 1938. Just two weeks before World War II started, Shulman says his dad insisted on them leaving as the Nazis began a wave of violence against the Jews, called Kristallnacht.
Auschwitz march held ahead of 80th Warsaw ghetto anniversary
Thousands of people gathered Tuesday at the former site of Auschwitz for the March of the Living, a yearly Holocaust remembrance march that falls this year on the eve of the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Holocaust Remembrance Day: Survivor shares her story
CNN 10 has done a special feature for Holocaust Remembrance Day. We're starting with an examination of the history of the Holocaust. Then, we'll hear one incredible story of survival. Edith Gross was just a teenager when the Holocaust began. She survived immense hardship and has made it her mission to share her story with others.
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, a suburban Chicago survivor remembers
The stories of people like Ralph Rehbock, 88, who lives in Northbrook — whose family fled Nazi Germany when he was 4 — are important to be preserved and shared.
Holocaust survivor shares her story of courage, resilience
A 100-year-old Holocaust survivor and military nurse shared her story during a Holocaust Days of Remembrance observance at Brooke Army Medical Center, April 17, 2023.
Yom HaShoah brings tears, hope during somber service
Yom HaShoah, Tuesday, April 18, is the Day of Remembrance for the 6 million Jewish people murdered in the Holocaust. Locally, it is observed by the community on the prior Sunday.