4 Cousins and Great Grandsons to Holocaust Survivors Serve in the IDF

It’s Friday of Thanksgiving weekend and I’m in Israel, but not alone. I met up with the Nefesh B’Nefesh-FIDF Lone Soldiers, who also are not alone. There was one soldier in particular that I was fortunate to meet. Meir and Sarah Riebenfeld narrowly escaped Nazi Germany in 1936 to build […]

80 Years Ago Today: Kristallnacht night of terror, November 9-10, 1938

80 Years Ago Today: Kristallnacht night of terror, November 9-10, 1938, German mobs destroyed many vestiges of Jewish presence. A total of 1,350 Jewish synagogues were burnt to the ground or destroyed; 91 Jews were killed; 30,000 Jews were thrown into concentration camps; 7,000 Jewish businesses were destroyed; and thousands […]

#WeRemember The Raid of the Ghetto of Rome

#WeRemember 🇮🇹✡️ The Raid of the Ghetto of Rome took place on October 16, 1943, 75 years ago today. A total of 1,259 members of the Jewish community–numbering 363 men, 689 women, and 207 children–were initially captured by the Gestapo. Of these, 1,023 were deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp. […]

REUNITED: Chavy Levy, 91, Esther Sheinberg, 88 meet again after 75 years.

The two old time friends grew up together in Transylvania, Romania and were separated during WWII after which they immigrated to Israel and reunited yesterday in Giv’at Shmuel. The connection happened after their two daughters met on a vacation last week and made the discovery that both parents are from […]

New Friends.

Love this story! ♥️ “Today I had the privilege of meeting this amazing & wonderful woman who is 89 years young! This is my new friend Rose. Rose is a holocaust survivor that truly inspired me! She has numbers tattooed on her hand yet she came to America in 1948 […]

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 […]