Stamp commemorating Nicholas Winton, who saved 669 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, awaits final approval by the Queen.
Semion Simkin from Ma'aleh Adumim beat his only competitor, even though he is legally blind.
Holocaust survivors present special challenges to rabbis in Jewish hospices, who try to help them deal with survivor guilt and mixed feelings at 'meeting relatives on the other side.'
He emerged from a boyhood in Nazi death camps to become an influential adviser to world leaders, a celebrity lawyer and the head of a remarkable family.
'To the Gates of Jerusalem,' the annotated diary of James G. McDonald, a member of a panel on the postwar plight of Jews in Palestine, offers an inside look at an exercise in frustration.
Preferring to die fighting than by gas, 800 inmates armed with 20 rifles and not much else rebelled. They weren't victorious, but the concentration camp was damaged badly enough to be shut down two months later.
Chiune Sugihara, a government official of samurai heritage, put aside career, family and reputation to do the right thing, which was to issue transit visas to Jews fleeing the Nazis.
The Nazis boasted that Berlin was 'Jew-free.' Not so, and it was Rabbi Martin Riesenburger – safe through marriage to an Aryan - who kept the spirit alive.
It is seemingly incomprehensible: two separate resistance organizations existed in the Warsaw Ghetto. One combining all the socialist movements there, Zionist and anti-Zionist; the other led by members of Betar, the Revisionist youth organization.
The increased allocation amounts to $1 million in state funding over the last three years towards New Jersey’s 4,700 Holocaust survivors, according to the New Jersey Jewish News.