In Stories From a Survivor, author and Holocaust Survivor Dr. Moshe Avital recalls his harrowing journey from a Jewish boy in a small Czech town to prisoner of Nazi concentration camps. A program of Manhattan Jewish Experience and Young Friends of the MJH and MJH.

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Paul Strassman continues his story of survival as a partisan fighting with the Russians, and discusses the need for the Jewish community to be prepared to defend itself and the State of Israel against its enemies. JBS series Witness.

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Paul Strassman describes his story of survival as last boy to have a Bar-Mitzvah ceremony in 1942 Trencin, Slovakia before becoming a “hidden child” baptized into the Catholic church and later a partisan fighting with the Russians. JBS series Witness.

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Sam Kassow, author of Warsaw Ghetto Secrets and Prof. of History at Trinity College, discusses the hidden archives of Jewish life in Occupied Poland, compiled by Emanuel Ringelblum and his secret organization “Oyneg Shabbos.” From the Scholar’s Program of Temple Beth El, Stamford , Ct.

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Moshe Avital describes how his lovely life as a child in Czechoslovakia came to a brutal end in the Holocaust and how he and his family were sent in cattle cars to Auschwitz, where he sought to survive with his brother. Part 2. JBS Original series.

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Moshe Avital describes how his lovely life as a child in Czechoslovakia came to a brutal end in the Holocaust and how he and his family were sent in cattle cars to Auschwitz, where he sought to survive with his brother. Part 1. JBS Original series.

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Eva Schloss, who knew Anne Frank before the war and whose mother married Otto Frank after the war, describes her early friendship with Anne and recounts her own harrowing tale of survival in Auschwitz. A program of Chabad of Western Monmouth County.

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Ukrainian siblings Sam and Saul Stermer, and Sima and Sonia Dodyk, were among 38 Jews who lived in a cave during WWII for 18 months, thus surviving the Holocaust. Hear more on JBS’ “Witness,” taped at the Bnai Zion House in NYC.

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Author of “A Candle In The Heart,” Judith Alter Kallman tells her moving tale of surviving the Holocaust as a very young child and now seeing her grandson bless her great-grandchild with the same Sabbath blessing her father used to bless her.

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Ruth Gruber , an award winning journalist, author and activist, recalls her personal involvement in some of the major moments that led to Partition and the Creation of Israel, including her time on the boat The Exodus .

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