A collection of shoes that belonged to child victims of the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau at the conservation laboratory on the grounds of the camp in Oswiecim, Poland. (AP Photo/Michal Dyjuk)

Auschwitz museum begins emotional work of conserving 8,000 shoes of murdered children

In a modern conservation laboratory on the grounds of the former Auschwitz camp, a man wearing blue rubber gloves uses a scalpel to scrape away rust from the eyelets of…

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Holocaust survivor Dov Sagaju, 87, who was born in Romania holds up a photograph of him as a boy which was used to create an avatar that together with a memory, was transformed into images using Midjourney, an artificial intelligence program that creates images from text as part of an initiative by Chasdei Naomi, a non-profit organisation that provides help to thousands of Holocaust survivors, in Ashkelon, Israel January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Holocaust survivors use AI imagery to keep stories alive

Ehudith Bracha Serchook narrowly escaped death when her family fled Nazi-allied forces storming the Crimean city of Odesa in 1941, saved only by a lost sandal which made her miss…

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People gather in Habima Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, to watch Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a video address to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, Sunday, March 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Zelenskyy evokes Holocaust as he appeals to Israel for aid

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ukraine’s president on Sunday called on Israel to take a stronger stand against Russia, delivering an emotional appeal that compared Russia’s invasion of his country to the…

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As world marks Holocaust, some survivors in Israel struggle

Several dozen octogenarians, bundled against the cold, chattered in Russian and Hebrew as they picked through heaps of carrots, onions and grapefruit in a Jerusalem courtyard.  Nearly all of them…

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86-year-old Salina Steinfeld is crowned “Miss Holocaust Survivor” at the annual Holocaust survivors’ beauty pageant in Jerusalem November 16, 2021. REUTERS/Nir Elias

86-year-old crowned ‘Miss Holocaust Survivor’ in Israeli pageant

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An 86–year–old great-grandmother was crowned “Miss Holocaust Survivor” on Tuesday in an annual Israeli beauty pageant designed to honour women who endured the horrors of the Nazi genocide. Ten contestants – ranging in age from 79 to…

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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife Elke Buedenbender attend a candle lighting ceremony at the former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau during events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the camp’s liberation in Oswiecim, Poland, on January 27, 2020.

Auschwitz survivors mark 75th anniversary of liberation

Seventy-five years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a dwindling number of elderly Holocaust survivors gathered at the former German Nazi death camp in Poland on Monday to honour its more…

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