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Online now: the incredible stories of the six Holocaust survivors chosen to light torches at the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyr's and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017

Online now: the incredible stories of the six Holocaust survivors chosen to light torches at the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyr's and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017

Holocaust survivor Moshe Porat with his granddaughter before the opening ceremony of Holocaust Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem. Each year, six Holocaust survivors are chosen to light torches in memory of the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust. Moshe Porat lit one of the torches today.

Holocaust survivor Moshe Porat with his granddaughter before the opening ceremony of Holocaust Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem. Each year, six Holocaust survivors are chosen to light torches in memory of the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust. Moshe Porat lit one of the torches today.

Holocaust survivor Elka Abramovitz with her granddaughter before the opening ceremony of Holocaust Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem. Each year, six Holocaust survivors are chosen to light torches in memory of the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust. Elka Abramovitz will be lighting one of the torches today.

Holocaust survivor Elka Abramovitz with her granddaughter before the opening ceremony of Holocaust Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem. Each year, six Holocaust survivors are chosen to light torches in memory of the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust. Elka Abramovitz will be lighting one of the torches today.

Holocaust survivor Chaim Grosbein lights one of the six torches at the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyr's and Heroes' Remembrance Day 04/05/2016

Chaim Grosbein

Holocaust survivor Chaim Grosbein lights one of the six torches at the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyr's and Heroes' Remembrance Day

Winter in the camps: Holocaust survivor who almost died at Auschwitz and worked in concentration camps aged just 13 recalls the bitterest mo...

Auschwitz survivor recalls the bitterest months of Nazi persecution

Winter in the camps: Holocaust survivor who almost died at Auschwitz and worked in concentration camps aged just 13 recalls the bitterest mo.

Jehosua Hesel Fried survived the Holocaust, but his mother, brother and sister were murdered in Auschwitz. Jehosua Hesel Fried will be lighting one of six torches at the opening ceremony of Holocaust Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem. He was born in 1930 in Velké Kapušany, Czechoslovakia, to a family of nine. In April 1944, Hungarian police and Gestapo officers deported the Jews of the town to the Ungvar ghetto. In May, they were deported to Auschwitz. In December 1944, Jehosua and his friends…

Jehosua Hesel Fried survived the Holocaust, but his mother, brother and sister…

Holocaust survivor Israel Alfred Glück (Austria, 1921 – Israel, 2007) was among the first and among the leaders in the Israeli industrial design, and was perceived as an innovator in this field. Glück was born in Vienna. Following the German annexation of Austria in 1938, he left for agricultural training in Germany. He was deported to Auschwitz and then to Jaworzno. In February 1945, Glück was sent on a death march to Blechhammer, Gross-Rosen and Buchenwald, where he was liberated.

Holocaust survivor Israel Alfred Glück (Austria, 1921 – Israel, 2007) was among the first and among the leaders in the Israeli industrial design, and was perceived as an innovator in this field. Glück was born in Vienna. Following the German annexation of Austria in 1938, he left for agricultural training in Germany. He was deported to Auschwitz and then to Jaworzno. In February 1945, Glück was sent on a death march to Blechhammer, Gross-Rosen and Buchenwald, where he was liberated.

The Holocaust survivor Esther Miron with her daughters before the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyr's and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017 at Yad Vashem. Esther Miron gave the address on behalf of the survivors during the ceremony.

The Holocaust survivor Esther Miron with her daughters before the opening ceremony marking Holocaust Martyr's and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2017 at Yad Vashem. Esther Miron gave the address on behalf of the survivors during the ceremony.

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Jeannine Sebbane-Bouhanna was born in 1929 in Nemours (now Ghazaouet), Algeria. In 1938, the family immigrated to Paris. In May 1940, the Germans occupied France, and Jeannine’s father and older brother passed away a year later. Jeannine’s brother was captured, deported to Sobibor and murdered. Jeannine and her 3 younger siblings were hidden by farmers in a village outside Paris and survived the Holocaust. After the war, Jeannine married Lucien Bouhanna, and they followed their children to…

Jeannine Sebbane-Bouhanna was born in 1929 in Nemours (now Ghazaouet), Algeria. In 1938, the family immigrated to Paris. In May 1940, the Germans occupied France, and Jeannine’s father and older brother passed away a year later. Jeannine’s brother was captured, deported to Sobibor and murdered. Jeannine and her 3 younger siblings were hidden by farmers in a village outside Paris and survived the Holocaust. After the war, Jeannine married Lucien Bouhanna, and they followed their children to…

Survivors of Buchenwald arriving in Haifa. The child is left Yisrael Meir Lau, the current Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv and former Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi of Israel -1945

Survivors of Buchenwald arriving in Haifa. The child is left Yisrael Meir Lau, the current Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv and former Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi of Israel

Holocaust survivor Robert Tomashof with his daughter before the opening ceremony of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016 at Yad Vashem. Each year, six Holocaust survivors are chosen to light torches in memory of the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust. Robert Tomashof lit one of six torches today

Robert Tomashof

Robert Tomashof was born in 1916 in Dolný Kubín, Czechoslovakia, to a religious family of eight. In Robert’s mother and brothers, William and Julius, were deported to Auschwitz and murdered.

Soon There Will Be No More Survivors:  If you read one thing for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, read this. Please share widely.

Great stories and oral statements by these survivors. Click the link, read, and remember. Soon There Will Be No More Survivors: If you read one thing for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, read this. Please share widely.

Holocaust survivor Ruth Bondy at a Yad Vashem symposium dedicated to her work, 18 December 2011

Ruth Bondy

Holocaust survivor Ruth Bondy at a Yad Vashem symposium dedicated to her work, 18 December 2011

Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem, 24/04/2017

Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem,

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