Alina Szapocznikow
Alina Szapocznikow ([ʂapɔt͡ʂˈɲikɔf]; sometimes called Szaposznikow; May 16, 1926 – March 2, 1973) was a Polish sculptor.As a Jew, she was imprisoned in the Pabianice and Łódź Ghettos and in Auschwitz,...
Alina Szapocznikow - Wikipedia
Péter Szondi
Péter Szondi ([ˈpeːtɛr ˈsondi]; May 27, 1929, Budapest – November 9, 1971, Berlin) was a celebrated literary scholar and philologist, originally from Hungary. His father was the Hungarian-Jewish psych...
Magda Herzberger
Magda Herzberger (born 1926, Cluj, Romania) is an author, poet and composer.Herzberger is a survivor of the Auschwitz, Bremen, and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps. Her book "Survival" is an account ...
Joel Teitelbaum
Joel Teitelbaum (Hebrew: יואל טייטלבוים‎, Ashkenazi pronunciation: [jɔjl̩ teɪtɛlbɔjm]; 13 January 1887 – 19 August 1979) was the founder and first Grand Rebbe of the Satmar dynasty. A major ...
Joel Teitelbaum - Wikipedia
Ceija Stojka
Ceija Stojka (1933 – 2013) was an Austrian-Romani writer, painter and musician, survivor of the Holocaust.Stojka was born in Kraubath an der Mur, Styria, the fifth of six children, sister of Kar...
Ceija Stojka - Wikipedia
Branko Lustig
Branko Lustig (born 10 June 1932) is a prominent Croatian film producer. He is the only person born in the territory of present day Croatia to have won two Academy Awards.
Lustig was born in Osije...
Léopold Szondi
Léopold Szondi (Hungarian: Szondi Lipót, [ˈlɛopold ˈsondi]; March 11, 1893 – January 24, 1986) was a Hungarian psychiatrist. He is known for the psychological tool that bears his name, the S...
Igor Newerly
Igor Newerly or Igor Abramow-Newerly (24 March 1903, Białowieża – 19 October 1987, Warsaw, Poland) was a Polish novelist and educator. He was born into a Russian-Polish family. His son is Polish nove...
Igor Newerly - Wikipedia
Simone Veil
Simone Veil, DBE ([simɔn vɛj]; born 13 July 1927) is a French lawyer and politician who served as Minister of Health under Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of the European Parliament and member of ...
Simone Veil - Wikipedia
Ischa Meijer
Israël Chaim "Ischa" Meijer (14 February 1943 – 14 February 1995) was a Dutch journalist, author, actor and television presenter. He survived the Nazi concentration camp Bergen Belsen along with...
Ischa Meijer - Wikipedia
David Faber (author)
David Faber (born 1926) is a Polish Jew who survived nine concentration camps in occupied Poland and Nazi Germany. He is also an award-winning educator and lecturer on the Holocaust.
He witnessed ...
David Faber (author) - Wikipedia
Lucille Eichengreen
Lucille Eichengreen (born as Cecelia Landau on 1 February 1925 in Hamburg, Germany) is a survivor of the Łódź Ghetto and the Nazi concentration camps of Auschwitz, Neuengamme, and Bergen-Belsen. She m...
Lucille Eichengreen - Wikipedia
Rudy Kennedy
Rudy Kennedy (October 27, 1927 – November 10, 2008) was a British rocket scientist, Holocaust survivor, and a protester for Jewish causes. He spent a substantial period of his youth in German concent...
Shaul Ladany
Shaul Paul Ladany (Hebrew: שאול לדני), born April 2, 1936, is an Israeli racewalker and two-time Olympian. He set and still holds the world record in the 50-mile walk (7:23:50), and the Israeli natio...
Shaul Ladany - Wikipedia
Abel Herzberg
Abel Jacob Herzberg (17 September 1893 in Amsterdam – 19 May 1989 in Amsterdam) was a Dutch Jewish lawyer, writer and poet. He wrote many plays and novels, focused mainly on Biblical characters. His w...
Abel Herzberg - Wikipedia
Israel Shahak
Israel Shahak (Hebrew: ישראל שחק‎; born Himmelstaub, April 28, 1933 – July 2, 2001) was a Polish-born Holocaust survivor and Israeli professor of chemistry at the Hebrew University of ...
Ben Bril
Barend ("Ben") Bril (16 July 1912 – 11 September 2003) was a Dutch boxer.Born in Amsterdam, he competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics at age 15 in his home town.Four years later he was barred from...
Sever Sternhell
Severyn Marcel "Sever" Sternhell (born 30 May 1930) is a Polish Jewish born Australian academic and organic chemist. He has been professor of Chemistry at the University of Sydney, and is a Fellow of ...
Boris Pahor
Boris Pahor ( pronunciation ) (born 26 August 1913) is a writer, internationally most notable for his Holocaust experiences as described in the novel Necropolis, told from the point of view ...
Boris Pahor - Wikipedia
Uri Orlev
Urine Orlev (Hebrew: אורי אורלב‎; born 24 February 1931) is an Israeli children's author and translator of Polish-Jewish origin. He received the international Hans Christian Andersen Award i...
Olga Horak
Olga Horak (born 1926, Bratislava) is a Slovak-born Australian author and Holocaust survivor.Born in 1926 to Piroska Weiss (1905–1945) and Hugo Rosenberger (1894–1944), she was transported by the Nazi...
Chava Rosenfarb
Chava Rosenfarb (9 February 1923 – 30 January 2011) was a Holocaust survivor and Jewish-Canadian author of Yiddish poetry and novels, a major contributor to post-World War II Yiddish Literature. Rosen...
Anita Lasker-Wallfisch
Anita Lasker-Wallfisch (born Anita Lasker; 17 July 1925, Breslau, Germany) is a cellist, and a surviving member of the Women's Orchestra in Auschwitz.Lasker was born into a professional Jewish family,...
Anita Lasker-Wallfisch - Wikipedia
Tsvi C. Nussbaum
Tsvi Chaim Nussbaum (October 31, 1935 – July 2, 2012) was a Holocaust survivor, known as possibly being the boy in a famous photograph of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Nussbaum's parents immigrated to T...
Miriam Akavia
Miriam Akavia (Matylda Weinfeld, 1927 – 16 January 2015) was a Polish-born Israeli writer and translator, a Holocaust survivor, and the president of the Platform for Jewish-Polish Dialogue.
She wa...
Miriam Akavia - Wikipedia
Gisella Perl
Gisella Perl (1907 - 1988) was a Jewish gynecologist who lived in Sighetu Marmaţiei, Romania (at the time Máramarossziget, Hungary due to the Second Vienna Award), until 1944 when the Nazis invaded Hu...