Betty has lived with PTSD for 70 years since surviving the Holocaust.

Betty has lived with PTSD for 70 years since surviving the Holocaust. After liberation, Betty screamed every night while dreaming that she was back in Auschwitz. Although she has endured extreme tragedy, Betty still believes there are good people in the world. Today she is a proud great-grandmother and hopes […]

“The woman on the left is my grandmother, Eva Kostre. Born in Poland, she is a survivor of Auschwitz and Ravensbruck concentration camps.”

“This picture was taken in a displaced persons camp about a year after she was liberated. She performed in plays as a way of lifting the moral of other survivors. Although my grandmother believes it’s important to remember the past, she also understands the importance of moving forward and celebrating […]

“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 in New York after leaving Europe in July 1949.”

“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 […]

HAPPY 99th BIRTHDAY OMA: Martha Lunzer was born in Budapest, Hungary. Surviving the Holocaust, she escaped through Tangier, Morroco with the help of Raoul Wallenberg and came to NYC in 1952 where she lives today. Happy Birthday!!

Posted by her grandson, Eli: “99 years young and I’m her biggest problem. Blessed. Amazing party with her family and closest friends.#happybdayoma #birthday @humansofjudaism#survivor #elpnation #family” Source: Eli Lunzer & Rena Lunzer