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Saviors at Nazi Ground Zero

Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List” introduced the world to the improbable enigma and moral dilemma of a German Nazi Party member who rescued Jews. The combined commercial forces of Spielberg and the Hollywood image-making machine turned …

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Two young child survivors on board the SS Mataroa display their tattooed arms. ——US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Israel Government Press Office

Hidden by the Holocaust as young children…

Hidden by the Holocaust as young children, they escaped the Nazis by disappearing into attics and basements. Now, these last survivors are coming forward to reclaim a childhood lost. “These individuals had to grow up …

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Attendees from the US and Guatemala at multi-generational candle-lighting ceremony in memory of the SixMillion Martyrs. Jerusalem, 2017. Courtesy of the World Federation of Jewish Child survivors of the Holocaust and Descendants

Third Generation of Jewish Holocaust Survivors

“Why are Holocaust survivors obsessed with future generations remembering? Why do they command us all to Zachor, to remember? What is it they want us to remember?” That is the challenge every post-Holocaust generation will …

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The Evolution of a Second-Generation of Holocaust Survivor Identity