Tag Archives: Yom Hashoah


On the Importance of Holocaust Day for the Children of Survivors

When I was growing up, there was no Holocaust remembrance day. My parents, all my relatives, and all my parents’ friends were Holocaust survivors. Almost all of my friends’ parents, and even a couple of my teachers at Yeshiva, were survivors. In the fourth grade, I ran home excited to tell my father, “Rabbi Greenberg [...]


Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis Speaks at YU on Yom Hashoah

Yeshiva University’s Yom Hashoah event took place Monday evening, May 2nd, in Lamport auditorium. About 1,000 people showed up to hear Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis speak about her experiences as a Holocaust survivor, and her reflections on the humanity displayed by others who were oppressed by the Nazis. A rising junior at Stern, Sophie Felder told [...]

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I was alone in Lower Manhattan without any money or food, just my bicycle and me. It was near dark, my cell phone had stopped working (and started hallucinating, it seemed), and I was several hours behind schedule. My friends had mistakenly sent my backpack to my house in the Five Towns without me, and [...]