Jaffe was brought to New York by a Jewish G.I. who pledged to raise a child orphaned by Hitler’s killing machine
The JUST Act requires the State Department to report on whether European countries are working to return confiscated assets.
One Yad Vashem official who saw the Pietruszka reunion, called it “the end of an era.”
“And then the train is coming, and I couldn’t get out,” Flescher said.
Dr. Fanya Gottesfeld Heller, the Holocaust survivor, author, and educator, has passed away. Heller authored the book, “Love in a World of Sorrow: A Teenage Girl’s Holocaust Memoirs,” and was the subject of the 2009 documentary film, “Teenage Witness: The Fanya Heller Story.” She was 93.
“I’ve never met any Chinese people, and the first one I came across knows me and my tale and was moved to tears at meeting me.”
As Holocaust survivors die out, many museums are scrambling to figure out just how to preserve their testimonies. Holograms may be the answer.
A 92-year-old drummer and an 89-year-old accordionist, both survivors, played at a site once used by Adolf Hitler for anti-Semitic speeches.
Because aging is what we get to do when we don’t die.
“He doesn’t have as much fear as I do,” said Elly Gotz’s daughter.