Vera Schaufeld

Vera Schaufeld first came to England on the Kindertransport in 1939 from Czechoslovakia, and has dedicated her life to teaching adults and children with little or no knowledge of the English language. Vera was involved in the establishment of the The National Holocaust Centre and Museum and has frequently spoken […]

Happy 100th Birthday Lena Goldstein

Lena Goldstein was a 20-year-old student when Nazi Germany invaded Poland in September 1939. Confined to the Warsaw Ghetto, where 400,000-plus Jews were forced to live, by early 1943 she was one of just 35,000 still alive. Last week, Lena celebrated her 100th birthday in Sydney Australia. #MazalTov Source: World […]

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 […]

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 […]