Alice Shalvi is an Israeli icon and holocaust survivor. Alice is the founder of the Israel Women’s Network and Israel Prize laureate. In this program, she reflects on her life’s journey. With Kathleen Peratis from B’nai Jeshurun NY.

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William “Willie” Bernheim, born in 1922 in Lodz, Poland, describes his experiences in the Shoah and his survival in Buchenwald, and shares his Holocaust paintings published in his book “My Story: From Hell To Rebirth.” A JBS series with Mark S. Golub.

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Maks Etingin describes surviving the Shoah by hiding with his father, mother and younger brother in a hole dug by a Polish Catholic in his back yard. JBS’s original series, “Witness.”

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In this episode of the JBS series “Witness”, 101 year old Mathilde Freund talks about growing up in Vienna, Austria and surviving the Holocaust.

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French Holocaust survivor Joseph Weismann discusses Jewish persecution in France during World War II and its connections to modern day trends in European anti-semitism. With Richard Kutner and Jayne Cohen from the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC.

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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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