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Their Classmates Followed Hitler

After the war, a small group of survivors repatriated to German universities, to study alongside those who served in Hitler’s army

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We Called Him Mundek. He Sang in Yiddish on Shabbat. And He Will Be Missed.

Emanuel Elbinger, a Holocaust survivor and beloved member of Krakow’s Jewish community, dies at 86

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Telling Holocaust Stories—in Ladino

Annette Cabelli, a 92-year-old Sephardic survivor from Greece, shares her memories with young audiences across Europe

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The Virginia Tech Professor and Holocaust Survivor Who Saved His Students’ Lives

Liviu Librescu’s heroics remain an inspiration 10 years after the massacre at Blacksburg

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Tales of Tragedy: My Inheritance As the Grandson of Survivors

When I tried to hold my newborn daughter, my grandparents’ Holocaust stories stopped me cold

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Searching for Poppy’s House

In his memoir ‘A World Erased,’ Noah Lederman travels to Poland, hoping to find the home where his grandfather—a Holocaust survivor—once lived.

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Life and Death, Side by Side

How does it feel to live next to a concentration camp? I visited the Polish village next to Majdanek—where my great-grandfather was murdered, and my grandparents were imprisoned—to find out.

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The Holocaust History My Family Never Learned

My grandfather lost all his relatives in the Holocaust—and then hid those memories for the rest of his life

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Driving Dave Through the City of Angels

Dave’s a Holocaust survivor. And I’m his driver, a college grad who dreams of bigger things for herself.

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The Christmas Cookie That Changed Jewish Lives

Lebkuchen have long been a Christmas treat in Germany. But for two Jewish families fleeing the Nazis, these cookies offered hope for the future in a new country.

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Q&A with Susan Faludi

For her latest book, the ‘haunting, urgent,’ In the Darkroom, the reporter goes digging to find her father, a Holocaust survivor who became transgender—and unearths a meditation on American and American-Jewish identity in what turns out to be the Age of Trump

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When ‘Never Forget’ Becomes ‘I Don’t Remember’

My father always told us about how he survived the Holocaust. Now that dementia has taken his memories away, it’s my turn to tell his stories.

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From Japan With Love

Mysterious photographs lead to some Japanese who rescued Jews from the Holocaust, with a boat, in secret

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The Boys of Auschwitz

How my father, a Holocaust survivor, found beauty in a soccer match

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Living Word From a Dead World

A new project at Yad Vashem analyzes the first letters that survivors wrote after the Holocaust, letting their loved ones know that they were alive

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From Survival to Prosperity

The story of holocaust survivor Sam Solasz, a master butcher

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My Father the Holocaust Survivor, and the Watts Riots

‘Hey Johnnie, why did you hit me over the head?’ Johnnie’s partner immediately said, ‘Shoot him.’

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At Trial of Former Nazi, a Tough Embrace

Eva Kor, who survived Mengele’s experiments, forgives Oskar Groening, the ‘Accountant of Auschwitz’

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The High Fashion of Gottex Swimwear

New exhibit highlights Lea Gottlieb’s designs, unlikely runway to success

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‘Buchenwald Boys’ Celebrate 70 Years of Freedom

On the anniversary of the camp’s liberation, a group of Holocaust survivors party in Melbourne

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‘Some People, in Spite of Everything, Still Believe’

Even after their deaths, two Holocaust survivors of Bergen-Belsen continue to shape the life of their granddaughter

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‘From My Memories… I Will Never Forget It’

My grandmother’s account of her liberation from Bergen-Belsen

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Visiting Buchenwald With My Grandfather

I knew I’d feel sad on our trip to Germany. I wasn’t expecting to be so angry.

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Crowd Goes Wild For Holocaust Survivor Band

Saul Dreier, 89, and Ruby Sosnowicz, 85, delight audiences across the country

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Many Holocaust Survivors Live in Poverty Today

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, thinking of—and helping—survivors in need

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The Holocaust Survivor Klezmer and Multicultural Band Does Las Vegas

Performs with B’way star Dudu Fisher for casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, IDF legend E. Lebovitz, former camp inmates

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A Weighty Inheritance

An excerpt from a new collection of essays by children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors

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Another Window on Joni Mitchell From Her Jewish BFF, Malka Marom

Why the Israeli child of Holocaust survivors was the right person to hear the reclusive artist out and tell her tale

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My Father, the Everyman of Holocaust Survivors

He rarely spoke about what he endured as an individual. What mattered, I recently realized, was what he’d experienced with others.

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