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Op-Ed: Abraham Lincoln and the Jews He Admired, Courted

No president prior to Lincoln had anywhere near as many Jewish connections as he did. One hundred and fifty years ago, our nation lay prostrate...
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When Jews Found Refuge in Underground Warren at Warsaw Zoo

The little-known story of how 300 Jews were saved by hiding beneath animal cages is the subject of a new museum opening next month...
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North Philly School Hosts Holocaust-Related Play

The Gesu School, an independent Catholic, Jesuit school, hosted the Holocaust-oriented "Butterfly Project," presented by the Wolf Performing Arts Center of Wynnewood.  Gesu School, an...
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Survivors Share Their Stories at Auschwitz Commemoration

Survivors and dignitaries came together to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.   KRAKOW, Poland — What kept you alive? Did your non-Jewish...
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Survivors Return to Auschwitz Determined to Share Their Stories

Three hundred survivors traveled to Poland to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. KRAKOW, Poland — What kept you alive? Did your...
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Documentary Evidence on Display

Seventy years in the making, Night Will Fall, an unsparing examination of the Allied troops who went into Ausch­witz, Buchenwald, Dachau and many other camps,...
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Finding Help to Stay at Home for Holocaust Survivors

The JFCS Holocaust Survivors Support Program provides home care for about 160 survivors in the region. Shirley Herzberg walks gingerly down the hallway of her...
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An Empowering Legacy of Remembrance

The general counsel of the World Jewish Congress outlines how the legacy left by a fading population of Holocaust survivors must be carried on...
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Telling His Story of Survival Again and Again

Michael Herskovitz is among about two dozen survivors and liberators who've made a point to share their experiences with audiences throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. Michael Herskovitz,...
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Echoes of Selma: Angeleno Recalls Alabama Summer of ‘65

How big of a “We” were the Jews in “We shall overcome”? LOS ANGELES — How big of a “We” were the Jews in “We...