During World War II, more than 550,000 American Jewish men and women served in the U.S. Armed Forces; 11,000 were killed and more than 40,000 were wounded.
A little-known spaniard saved five times as many Jews during WW2 as Schindler: Now Spain wants to reward his descendants
“For him, the principle of humanity prevailed over the principle of legality,” Miguel de Lucas, director of Centro Sefarad-Israel, told the Spanish news site El País in an interview.
Inside the second basement, Jewish bodily remains were discovered, along with articles of clothing, kid’s shoes, and even documents that they took to their grave
According to an interview earlier this year with Tablet magazine, Loinger and his group gathered the children, many of whose parents had been murdered or sent to concentration camps, under the guise of a summer camp and played sports with them, teaching them to run and retrieve a ball. “I threw a ball 100 meters towards the Swiss border and told the children to run and get the ball,” explained Loinger. “They ran after the ball and this is how they crossed the border.”
A new exhibition marking Israel’s 70th anniversary, highlights how Jews yearned for the Land of Israel during and immediately following the Holocaust.
Ines Rogg, a German native, and her church group recently made a generous donation in the name of their Pastor Gerd Rodenwald to the Israel365 Charity Fund for support of Holocaust survivors.
Paraguayan President Cartes said that moving the embassy ‘expresses the sincere friendship and brave solidarity between Paraguay and Israel.’
With two grandfathers who served in the Wehrmacht, Claudia Kiesinger has devoted her life to healing the wounds of Holocaust through love of Israel.
The annual march, which has been held in Jerusalem since the late ‘90’s, took place at the Knesset for the first time.
‘There was a supernatural aspect to the election of [US President Donald] Trump to the Oval office,’ says Stephen Strang, founder and CEO of Charisma Magazine.