“After the war she returned with her family to Poland in 1946 for a brief period before moving to a DP camp in Kassel, Germany for a few years. In December 1949 the family made their way to America on a ship named the Henselman and arrived at night on […]
Meet Henry Monath. I was on a flight from Tel Aviv, Israel to Manchester, England when a frail old man, wearing a large kippah, sat down beside me. We began a conversation about our trips and after a while, I found myself captivated by his life story. Monath was born […]
THEN & NOW Tonight, the Brandenburg gate in Berlin stands in solidarity with Israel following yesterdays tragic terror attack. Thank you Germany.
Israeli soccer player, Almog Cohen, kicked the winning goal for his team the other night. The real win though, was the victory dance when he lifted his soccer jersey to reveal a tshirt that reads: ״ה׳ הוא האלוקים״ Translated: “Hashem, He is God” Almog, you are my kinda guy!
“It was on a Friday afternoon right before Shabbat that this photo was taken. My grandmother realized that this was a historic photo, and she wrote on the back of the photo that ‘their flag wishes to see the death of Judah, but Judah will always survive, and our light […]
“My grandparents, Leon and Lodja Bloch, both Holocaust survivors originally from Poland, met and married in Germany after being liberated from the camps. A photographer from the New York Daily News captured this photo of my grandmother, carrying my 11-month-old mother and her twin sister, on the day they arrived […]
“…It was called the Crystal Night, because there were demonstrations against Jews all over Germany, and many windows were being broken. We were living on the outskirts of Hanover. When my father came home from work that night, he told us that the synagogue was on fire, and that firemen […]
The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, met with survivors and former British soldiers who were among those who liberated the camp where teenage diarist Anne Frank and her sister Margot died 70 years ago. Photo: EPA