Father of Sion who saved more than 500 during WWII completes 50 years of death.

This Saturday (January 28) marks 50 years since the death of the remarkable father of Sion who saved hundreds of Jewish children during the Second World War. Father Théomir Devaux (d. 28 January 1967) devoted most of his life to the development of Judeo-Christian relationship. He spent several years at Ratisbonne Monastery,  in Jerusalem and Read More

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The moving story of Francine Christophe (video).

Born in 1933, Francine Christophe was deported with her mother at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1944. Released the following year, she continues to share her experience and memories, particularly with the younger generations. Watch the video below: Source: Youtube.

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New museum honors Poles killed for helping Jews in Holocaust.

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda opened a new museum that will honor hundreds of Poles killed for helping Jews during the Holocaust. The Ulma Family Museum of Poles Saving Jews, in the village of Markowa, opens at the site in southern Poland where Germans killed an entire family for sheltering Jews in 1944. The victims included Read More

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Scrolls found in secret Warsaw ghetto synagogue.

The three Books of Esther scrolls survived the liquidation of the ghetto following the 1943 uprising and remained hidden until recently, when the collapse of a wall in an old building revealed the synagogue. Three Books of Esther scrolls that survived the Holocaust and were read on Purim were recently discovered in a hidden synagogue Read More

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73th Anniversary of Cracow Guetto’s liquidation.

Ania and myself, we participated to the march from the ghetto of Krakow to the place where about 9 000 Jews were leaded to work in a camp, about 3 km farther, waiting there for the transport to one of the extermination camps. This march takes place every year around the 13th of March, date Read More

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Holocaust drama wins the Oscar for best foreign language film.

The Hungarian movie “Son of Saul,” a harrowing Holocaust drama, won the Oscar on Sunday for best foreign language film. It was Hungarian-French director László Nemes’ first full-length film and had been seen as the Oscar favorite after winning a Golden Globe and taking the second-highest prize at the Cannes Film Festival. “Even in the Read More

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