Modeh Ani

The miracle of waking up Is often underestimated. The gift of this beautiful world Sometimes goes unappreciated. So if you opened your eyes To welcome this new day, Take a moment to give thanks Before you go on your way. –G Source: Power of Speech by G

5th GENERATION: We Live On

Months ago this Auschwitz Survivor meets his great-great granddaughter, today on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember. “My Zaida’s biggest dream in Auschwitz, was to just sit on a chair at a proper table and eat a simple loaf of bread. Yet today, my Zaida, Auschwitz survivor with the number […]

3 Sisters. 3 Consecutive Numbers.

“These are three sisters. The eldest, Leah, my grandmother, held the hands of her two younger sisters, Esther (left) and Rivka (right) while in line to be tattooed, hence the consecutive numbers. All three have passed away since the picture was taken in 1992, but among them they have 11 […]

Israel Is… by Natalie Portman

“Where I was born. Where I ate my first Popsicle and used a proper toilet for the first time. Where some of my 18-year-old friends spend their nights in bunkers sleeping with their helmets on. Where security guards are the only jobs in surplus. Where deserts bloom and pioneer stories […]

“I lived in Poland, so we were persecuted from the first day of the war. First they took us from our home, then they put us in a ghetto, then they made us march, then they sent us to the camps.”

“I was separated from everyone, but my brother later told me that my father froze to death. But I have children now, and grandchildren, and great grandchildren– a great big family, all of them educated. Look at everything that came from just one person who escaped. Just goes to show […]