Ofer Aderet


Doomed Jewish Freedom Fighter's Journey From Tel Aviv to Auschwitz

By Ofer Aderet

Doomed Jewish Freedom Fighter's Journey From Tel Aviv to Auschwitz
Lusia Horowitz left pre-state Israel to fight fascism in Spain — and wound up being captured by the Nazis and sent to die at Auschwitz. Her remarkable story is told in her letters.Read More


110-Year-Old Candymaker Now Stakes Claims as Oldest Holocaust Survivor

By Ofer Aderet

110-Year-Old Candymaker Now Stakes Claims as Oldest Holocaust Survivor
After the death of Alice Herz-Sommer, the unofficial title of world’s oldest Holocaust survivor passes to Yisrael Kristal, a retired candymaker who will be 111 in September.Read More


The World's Oldest Holocaust Survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer, Dies at 110

By Ofer Aderet

The World's Oldest Holocaust Survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer, Dies at 110
The world’s oldest Holocaust survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer, died Sunday at the age 110. She was a pianist and the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary.Read More


'Sexy and Cool' Jewish-Themed Fashion Makes Waves in Staid Poland

By Ofer Aderet

'Sexy and Cool' Jewish-Themed Fashion Makes Waves in Staid Poland
A new Jewish-themed fashion line is putting an edge on Polish style — and ruffling some feathers along the way.Read More


Who Is Mystery Woman in Iconic Photo of Old Jordan Valley?

By Ofer Aderet

Who Is Mystery Woman in Iconic Photo of Old Jordan Valley?
A Israeli researcher stumbled onto a striking photo of a woman posing at famed poet Rachel Bluwstein’s grave. It opened a window onto an enduring mystery of history.Read More






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