On the eve of both Hanukkah and Thanksgiving, a holocaust survivor was reunited Wednesday with someone who helped save his life nearly 70 years ago.
On Nov. 9 and 10, 1938, Nazis torched synagogues, vandalized Jewish homes and arrested some 30,000 Jewish men and sent them to concentration camps.
Hitler era artifacts that were being sold included Star of David armbands that were used to mark Jews for persecution, and clothes of concentration camp victims.
The garden, outside the Westchester County Building, honors New York survivors, recuers and liberators of the Holocaust.
The city said it has been receiving complaints about the elevator since 2012, and residents said they have been begging for help.
Painful and hurtful are how residents of East Meadow characterize the finding of swastikas drawn on the sidewalk here on Andrea Road and Sherwood Roads.
New York’s largest commemoration is held at Temple Emanu-El on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The Annual Gathering of Remembrance was started more than 40 years ago by Holocaust survivors.
With the Pope set to retire on Thursday, people around the world are sharing their memories of Benedict XVI’s time as head of the Catholic church, including those here in the New York City area.
Rocker currently writes a column for conservative website WorldNetDaily.com, and his latest piece raised some eyebrows. The ex-reliever focused on gun control in his Monday column, and brought the Holocaust into the conversation.
Thanksgiving will have special meaning for a Holocaust survivor who on Wednesday was able to meet a member of the family who rescued her from Nazi tyranny. The two women had not seen each other since the end of World War II.
Grinning and waving, 14 women who survived the horrors of World War II paraded Thursday in an unusual pageant, vying for the honor of being crowned Israel’s first “Miss Holocaust Survivor.”
“I was liberated on May 5th, 1945, but it’s not easy. It’s not easy to talk about it,” said Thea Rumstein, who was in a death camp in Austria and was 15-years-old.
With the Jewish people to once again celebrate their survival with Passover, a New York City group hopes that we will never forget about the Holocaust, so we can say “never again.”
The words of the diary of Anne Frank, one of the many young victims of the Holocaust, have echoed on through time and around the globe to Manhattan.
New York’s archbishop wrapped up his trip to Israel and the Holy Land with an exclusive interview with CBS 2. For Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, it was an emotional pilgrimage.