• Holocuast Survivors Build Life On Love In Montreal

    After rebuilding their lives in Canada following the Holocaust, Ernest and Ella Ehrman travel into the dark past – to help light the way for generations to come. On a snowy day in Montreal, Ella and Ernest Ehrman sit side by side at the long dining table in their living

  • Poland to punish those who use the phrase “Polish death camp”

    Poland is drawing up new regulations to punish use of the phrase “Polish death camps” when referring to wartime Nazi concentration camps on Polish soil, Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro said on Saturday. Poland has long sought to eliminate the misleading phrase from historical and newspaper accounts since it suggests the

  • Adam Dostalek’s March of the Living Documentary

    Adam Dostalek’s March of the Living Documentary tells his emotional story of a journey to Poland and Israel. Speaking at the UN International Holocaust Memorial Day event at the Glen Eira Town Hall in Melbourne, Australia, Adam tells us about his experience and the need to continue remembering the Holocaust

  • Remembrance, Commemoration, Education, and Celebrating Life

    Eli Rubenstein, the director of the Canadian segment of the March of the Living (MoL) for over two decades, is an educator, and an extraordinary human being. He knows and cherishes the history of his own people, the vitality of their lives as well as the tragedies, including the greatest

  • Century-old Torah to be taken from West Boca to Poland for final restoration

    A century-old Torah that has made a journey around the world will be taken to Poland in May to complete its restoration, with South Florida Holocaust survivors writing in the final letters of the Old Testament scroll. The Torah, rescued by Boca Raton resident Sibyl Silver, is one of 118

  • N.J. Holocaust survivor pens ‘Chocolate’ memoir

    The memoir of Holocaust survivor Maud Dahme, a resident of Flemington, was recently published with support from Stockton University’s Sara & Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center. Chocolate, The Taste of Freedom, tells Dahme’s story of being hidden by Christian families as a child in The Netherlands during World War II.

  • Ten thousand expected at March of the Living

    Some 10,000 young Jews from over 40 countries are to take part in the March of the Living at the former German Nazi Auschwitz death camp in southern Poland on 5 May.   According to organizers, they will be joined by a group of Poles along a 3km-long route. In

  • The Yom Hashoah that changed my life by Samantha Mellman

    A visit to these grim sites is not for everyone, but I encourage those with the time and means to trust their faith and go. Every year, when I light a candle in memory of my grandfather’s family and the millions of Jews and non-Jews who were lost, I have

  • March of the Living participation boosts Jewish, Zionist identity

    A study sponsored by an organization that brings young people on tours of the death camps of Poland has found that its Jewish participants have higher levels of identification with Israel and are more likely to value marrying Jews than the general Jewish population. Conducted by sociologist William Helmreich of

  • International Holocaust Remembrance day brings lessons and memories

    Working together to honor Holocaust survivors and remember the ones who have passed, St. Louis teens and people all over the world celebrate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27. On this day, in 1945, one of the largest Holocaust concentration camps, Auschwitz-Birkenau, was liberated by Soviet troops, saving about