The Oświęcim Synagogue, also called the Auschwitz Synagogue, is the only active synagogue in the town of Oświęcim, Poland.

The Oświęcim Synagogue, also called the Auschwitz Synagogue, is the only active synagogue in the town of Oświęcim, Poland. The formal, as well as pre-war, the name of the synagogue is Chevra Loymdei Mishnayot. The Synagogue was built circa 1913 and functioned until the German occupation. During the war, its […]

Grandchildren of holocaust survivors, light the first candle of Chanukah in Auschwitz ll-Birkenau concentration camp,

At the ‘Living Links – Chabad on Campus’ trip to Poland, Deena, Noa, and Rachel, grandchildren of holocaust survivors, light the first candle of Chanukah in Auschwitz ll-Birkenau concentration camp, promising to continue the flame. #LivingLinks #SharetheLights #AmIsraelChai Source: Bentzi Sasson

A powerful story of survival and triumph: This is Ben, a barber, IDF veteran, and survivor of Auschwitz. Next to him is Rami, an American-Israeli teen right before leaving Chicago to join the IDF.

His mother writes, “The week before our son Rami left, he needed to get his ‘army hair cut.’ He knew that the Hillel Torah 8th graders had been privileged to interview a man named Ben Scheinkopf this year. Ben survived Auschwitz because he was a barber. Every day for 3 […]

(4/4) “What struck me the most was the German who saved my life as well as the lives of other women. The man who did not kill me when my friend had just died. This shows that everything isn’t black or white. This makes us think about it.”

“Unfortunately, those who follow totalitarian ideologies or extremists, whether religious or political…I don’t trust those people. For many years I didn’t love anyone and I found it hard to recover as an individual as well as as a man. Today, I believe in men and I believe in humanity. What I […]