After the war Harmatz and other Jewish 'avengers' carried out a mass poisoning of former SS officers in an American POW camp that sickened more than 2,200 Germans, but caused no known deaths.
Menia Perelman, who was born in Romania and survived four years in a concentration camp, says she prefers Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Merkel said Germany owed Mannheimer much gratitude, calling him a 'great reconciler' for his post-war efforts.
A Max Liebermann painting stolen by the Nazis was auctioned in Germany to a Holocaust survivor – but now the heir of its original owner wants it back.
The blind greengrocer from Holon carried for 70 years the scars of the Kielce pogrom, in which Poles murdered 42 Jewish Holocaust survivors.
The unknown vandals tore photographs on display at Liberty Square and damaged or removed objects donated to the Living Memorial by survivors and their descendants.
Rokhl Oyerbakh and Deborah Lipstadt disrupted the male-dominated study of the Shoah. The re-energized Holocaust denial on show this election season gives the two upcoming films about them a depressing relevance.
Yisrael Kristal, born in 1903 in the Polish village of Zarnow, missed his chance to celebrate the traditional Jewish coming-of-age ritual due to World War I.
Around 1,300 Roma were sent to the camp at Lety, south of Prague, during the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia.
A teddy bear accompanied Fred Lessing in his wanderings from one hiding place to another during World War II and became a symbol after being loaned to Yad Vashem. Now the subject of a children’s book, Lessing reveals how he was persuaded to let someone else tell his story.