New evidence shows that Julio Palencia was likely influenced by his Greek spouse, Zoe Dragoumis, to issue last-minute passports, pull 150 off trains – and adopt two Jewish children.
Whenever we talk about my grandmother in my family, someone always says, “A stranger will not understand this.”
The former emigration station in Hamburg has special meaning for me because both of my grandfathers departed for Colombia from there in the 1930s.
Corporon’s book, Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil, tells the unbelievable story of how the Savvas family was saved during the Shoah.
Reflecting on the liberation of Auschwitz, a young Greek Jew takes up the torch of memory.
He has been called “the Schindler of the East” for helping thousands of Austrian Jews escape the Nazis and almost certain death between 1938 and 1940.
Players for one of Brazil’s most popular soccer teams wore Stars of David on their jerseys on Wednesday to remember Kristallnacht, or the 1938 Nazi pogrom that most mark as the beginning of the Holocaust.
“This [discrimination] is in my generation’s lifetime. This is not ancient history. There was an injustice done,” “So, the whole question is, what are you going to do about it?”
As a 6-year-old Jewish girl in Berlin in 1939, Helga Silberberg was about to start a tumultuous journey.
The last few weeks, Jewish communities across the world listened once again as there were threats of genocidal violence alongside more Islamic State-generated terror and tragedy, all amid the specter of indiscriminate terror towards innocent travelers. These weeks seem to be the norm rather than the exception. These weeks seem to highlight what the world has not learned from decades of violence — especially violence against Jews.
For a generation—whether black, Jewish, or both—to forge its future, it needs to look ahead, and not just behind.
An odd series of events led Jennifer Teege to discover that her grandfather was none other than the notorious Nazi Amon Goeth.