The sum is much smaller than for Holocaust victims from Europe, Tunisia and Libya but still 'a big step,' a lawyer says.
Will never saw his father again after his 1943 arrest, but thanks to a series of fortunate coincidences, the 82-year-old finally got his dad's last letter, written to his wife and kids as he was deported to a German concentration camp.
Back in the 1930s and ’40s, the fear was of Nazi and Communist infiltrators sneaking in along with the refugees rather than the ISIS militants or Mexican criminals that some fear today.
The Israeli Michael Hochberg, 77, sat holding hands with 86-year-old Krystyna Jakubowska, whose family had taken him in during the war in Poland, at New York's JFK International Airport.
Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds is being posthumously recognized with Israel's highest honor for non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during World War II.
Gutfreund, who died of cancer just two months before the publication of his latest book, made his writing debut with a humorous novel about the children of Holocaust survivors.
Gross had been helping connect Cuba’s small Jewish community to the Internet when he was arrested and charged with crimes against the state.
Thirteen women compete in the third annual beauty contest for survivors of the Nazi effort to exterminate European Jews.
A crowd of beautiful French people, united in solidarity, with candles and flowers versus absolute barbarians. Who wins?
Lodz, which is located in central Poland, had hundreds of thousands of Jews before the Holocaust.