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UK government remembers Holocaust survivor Freda Wineman

UK government remembers Holocaust survivor Freda Wineman following her death at 98

Wineman, who survived Auschwitz and other death camps, was awarded a British Empire Medal in 2019 for her service in Holocaust education.

Holocaust survivor receives 2,500 cards for her 98th birthday

Holocaust survivor receives 2,500 cards for her 98th birthday

TikTok personality Lily Ebert, who educates about the Holocaust, receives thousands of well wishes in honor of her birthday.

Jack Feldman, Shoah survivor featured in documentary, dies at 95

Jack Feldman, Holocaust survivor featured in Emmy-winning documentary, dies at 95

Holocaust survivor Jack Feldman, featured in Emmy-winning documentary aimed at children, dies at age 95.

‘Transformers’ toys inventor Henry Orenstein dies at 98

Holocaust survivor Henry Orenstein who created ‘Transformers’ toys dies at 98

Inventor of "Transformer" toys and camera allowing viewers at home to watch poker games also remembered for charity helping survivors.

'I was born a Jew, I lived as a Christian - I want to die a Jew'

'I was born a Jew, I lived as a Christian - I want to die a Jew'

AMIT yeshiva high school in Ashdod sends delegation of students to Poland to uphold dying wish of Jaffa Catholic priest.

Liliana Segre awarded Legion of Honor by French president

Liliana Segre awarded Legion of Honor by French president

Italian senator for life and Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre has received the National Order of the Legion of Honour from France.

Pol apologizes for calling Holocuast survivor by tattoo number

Italy: Politician apologizes for calling Holocaust survivor by her tattoo number

Local politician in Italy apologizes for referring to well-known Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre by her concentration camp tattoo number.

New GET Chessed program connects seniors and youth

New GET Chessed program connects seniors and youth

Colel Chabad launches new program connecting youth and Holocaust survivors in one of Israel's largest volunteer networks.

French resistance member Justus Rosenberg dies at 100

French resistance member Justus Rosenberg dies at 100

Rosenberg was member of resistance group which helped smuggle intellectuals out of Nazi-occupied Europe.

Holocaust Survivor Beauty Queen Contest takes place in Jerusalemplayer

Holocaust Survivor Beauty Queen Contest takes place in Jerusalem

The Holocaust Survivor Beauty Queen Contest took place in Jerusalem. Arutz Sheva spoke to a contestant and Dr. Mike Evans to find out more.

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau to remain head of Yad Vashem

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau to remain head of Yad Vashem for 4 more years

Cabinet approves extension of term of former Chief Rabbi of Israel and child Holocaust survivor as head of Israel's main Holocaust museum.

The priest who was born -- and buried as -- a Jew

The priest who was born -- and buried as -- a Jew

Yaakov Tzvi Gruner survived the Holocaust by seeking refuge in the church. He became Gregor Pavlovsky but he died as a Jew.

Ukraine researchers locate where in sewer Jews hid in Holocaust

Ukraine researchers locate where in sewer Jews hid during Holocaust

Inspired by a 2011 movie, Ukrainian researchers have found the Lviv sewer where dozens of Jews escaped the Nazis.

Paris street named for murdered Holocaust survivor

Paris street named for murdered Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll

Paris Mayor dedicates street in memory of 85-year-old woman who was stabbed to death by her neighbor because she was Jewish.

Holocaust survivor and peace advocate Eddie Jaku dies at 101

Holocaust survivor and peace advocate Eddie Jaku dies at 101

Eddie Jaku, who called himself the "happiest man on earth," was one of the world's oldest authors.

Knesset award for the last survivor of the Babyn Yar massacre

Knesset award for the last survivor of the Babyn Yar massacre

Michael Sidko, last remaining survivor of Babyn Yar massacre, receives medal of recognition from Knesset.

Holocaust survivors call for 'no vote' on CA ethnic studies bill

Holocaust survivors call for legislators to oppose California ethnic studies bill

Holocaust survivors and descendants sign letter urging Jewish legislators in California not to back curriculum accused of anti-Jewish bias.

UK Jewish community leader Rudi Leavor dies at 95

UK Jewish community leader and Holocaust survivor Rudi Leavor dies at 95

A child Holocaust refugee, Leavor went on to dedicate his life to interfaith dialogue.

David Mermelstein, Holocaust restitution advocate, dies at 92

David Mermelstein, Holocaust survivor and longtime advocate for restitution, dies at 92

David Mermelstein, a survivor of the Holocaust and a staunch advocate of restitution, has died at the age of 92.

Videogame depicting horrors of the Holocaust in development

Videogame depicting horrors of the Holocaust in development

'The Light in the Darkness' developer hopes to spread awareness of the Holocaust with a game written by a Holocaust survivor and educator.

Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss regains Austrian citizenship

Eva Schloss, 92-year old Holocaust survivor, regains Austrian citizenship

Schloss, a Holocaust educator who survived Auschwitz and became Anne Frank's stepsister, also received Austria's highest national honor.

Roman Kent, Holocaust survivor and activist, dies at 92

Roman Kent, Holocaust survivor and activist, dies at 92

Roman Kent, Holocaust survivor who negotiated billions in restitution, dies at 92.

Holocaust survivor, partisan fighter Faye Schulman dies at 101

Faye Schulman, Holocaust survivor who documented the partisan resistance, dies at 101

Holocaust survivor who lost her family to the Nazis and joined partisan resistance group documented the partisans' efforts with photographs.

Yosef Kleinman, survivor who testified at Eichmann trial, dies

Yosef Kleinman, the youngest survivor to testify at Eichmann trial, dies at 91

Holocaust survivor whose testimony helped send Adolf Eichman to the gallows dies at 91.

In Bosnia, Holocaust survivors at risk of dying from COVID-19

In Bosnia, Holocaust survivors are at risk of dying from coronavirus

A Bosnian War prosecutor from Boston is trying to help Sarajevo’s Jews survive a brutal COVID-19 surge.

96-year-old Holocaust survivor passes away in Boro Park

96-year-old Sarah Frankfurter Holocaust survivor passes away

Chana suffered through the Holocaust before making her way to the United States after the war and marrying a fellow survivor.

Betrayed: Holocaust survivor warns the world

Betrayed: Holocaust survivor warns the world

A survivor of Auschwitz and Buchenwald warns of the rise of anti-Semitism.

PM Netanyahu moved by Arutz Sheva story on Bella Freund

PM Netanyahu moved by Arutz Sheva story on Bella Freund's vaccination

In Yad Vashem address, Netanyahu mentions story of Bella Freund, who overcame her mother's experience with Mengele to get the COVID vaccine.

'Racist violence is now a river without banks'

Italian 'senator for life': 'Racist violence is now a river without banks'

This 90-year-old Holocaust survivor is a ‘senator for life’ in her native Italy. She also receives constant anti-Semitic threats.

A day devoted to Holocaust survivors?

A day devoted to Holocaust survivors?

As Holocaust survivors dwindle, a proposal emerges for a day devoted to them.

'For 82 years, I thought my best friend from Germany was dead'

Holocaust survivor: 'For 82 years, I thought my best friend from Germany was dead'

Florida Holocaust survivor reunited with childhood friend 80 years after losing contact.

'Despite Mengele ... I got vaccinated'player

'Despite Mengele ... I got vaccinated'

Woman who has never received a vaccine in her life because of what her mother suffered under Josef Mengele receives COVID-19 vaccine.

Holocaust survivor and her rabbi son punched on London bus

Holocaust survivor and her rabbi son punched on London bus

Woman says, 'I hate you Jews, you took our money,' before attacking Holocaust survivor and elderly son.

SCOTUS rejects appeal for Holocaust restitution

US Supreme Court rejects appeal by Holocaust heirs seeking restitution in the US

SCOTUS rejects appeal for restitution, supports Germany's demand that cases be decided only in German courts.

Holocaust survivor gifts over $2m to town which saved his life

Holocaust survivor gifts over $2m to French town which saved his life

Jewish man leaves $2M to French mountain town that hid him and his family from Nazis.

‘Borat’ lawsuit from Holocaust survivor’s daughter is dismissed

‘Borat’ lawsuit from Holocaust survivor’s daughter is dismissed

Georgia judge dismisses lawsuit by the daughter of a Holocaust survivor who appears in “Borat 2.'

WJRO announces payments to Holocaust survivors in Israel

World Jewish Restitution Organization announces payments to Holocaust survivors in Israel

World Jewish Restitution Organization distributes NIS 9 million to over 2,100 needy Romanian Jewish Holocaust survivors in Israel.

Renowned author and Holocaust survivor Ruth Klueger dies at 88

Renowned author and Holocaust survivor Ruth Klueger dies at 88

Prize-winning author who survived Auschwitz as a child passes away after long illness

Richard Schifter, diplomat and adviser to presidents, dead at 97

Richard Schifter, diplomat and adviser to presidents, dead at 97

A Holocaust refugee who fought for the US Army in WWII, Schifter became a prominent defender of Israel and adviser to 3 US presidents.

Holocaust survivor fulfills dream of getting high school diplomaplayer

Holocaust survivor fulfills dream of receiving a high school diploma

88-year-old Holocaust survivor now living in Hartford, Connecticut fulfills her dream of getting a high school diploma.