Survivors to visit Bergen Belsen

April 24, 2015 by  
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More than 100 survivors of the Nazi camp Bergen-Belsen, children born at the post-war displaced persons (DP) camp Bergen-Belsen, as well as British liberators will travel to Lower Saxony, Germany on 26 April to mark the anniversary of the camp’s liberation 70 years ago. Read more

Holocaust survivors in Israel observe Yom Hashoah

April 17, 2015 by  
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Thousands of Holocaust survivors have observed Yom HaShoah—Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day—at ceremonies held today (Thursday, April 16) in the 57 residential facilities operated by The Jewish Agency for Israel’s sheltered housing subsidiary, Amigour.  Read more

Holocaust Survivors Ageing Faster Than Expected

April 16, 2015 by  
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As we mark the seventieth year since the end of World War II and the liberation of concentration camps, the families of some Holocaust survivors, who are in the twilight of their lives, are experiencing an interesting phenomenon…writes David Werdiger. Read more

The Buchenwald Ball released on line

April 7, 2015 by  
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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald, the makers of The Buchenwald Ball is being re-released on demand with all proceeds from downloads going towards a new documentary about Holocaust survivor…set in Melbourne’s Holocaust Museum. Read more

Those left standing

January 26, 2015 by  
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Around 160 Holocaust survivors accompanied by family, friends and carers commemorated 70 years of survival…when survivors were asked to stand only about 80 made their presence felt. Read more

Your UIA helping Holocaust survivors in Israel

January 25, 2013 by  
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Popular Israeli performers will next week honor 300 volunteers of Laad, a joint project of The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Ministry for Senior Citizens which trains volunteers to assist Holocaust survivors. Read more