Today is Israel’s Holocaust memorial day. Nevertheless, Israel doesn’t have any ceremonies or memorials today due to COVID 19. Moreover, the entire world is stuck at home and cannot go to Holocaust memorials that are held in Jewish communities. Fortunately for us, the film industry has filled that gap and gave us numerous films that could connect between us and the terrifying Jewish experience during the Second World War. Here are some recommendations for Holocaust films, followed by recommendations for documentary films that give you the information you need to know.
Today is Yom HaShoah in Israel, the day we remember the 6 million Jews that were slaughtered by the Nazi regime. I wanted to explain most of Israel’s routine during this day, write a little bit about my family history regarding the Shoah, share my experiences when I was traveling with my classmates in Poland, […]
Holywood produced some of the greatest movies portraying the Holocaust. One of them was the story of the pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman. The movie is called “The Pianist” and was directed by Roman Polanski (which is a Holocaust survivor, too). Let’s get to know the story of the man behind the movie and his journey during the second world war.
There are many memorials all around the world. Poland and Germany are filled with Holocaust memorials which will have a post of their own. Here are some Holocaust Memorials in the US.
Before the War Oskar Schindler was born on April 28, 1908, in Zwittau, Czech republic to a middle-class catholic family. They were a part of the German minority in the Sudetenland. When Hitler came to power, the Nazi party gained a lot of support from those Germans that felt like they were coming back home. […]
On January 26th, 1945, the Auschwitz camp was released from the hands of the Nazis. Here’s a story translated from the Yad Vashem website about a family that was saved by Christians.