All posts tagged Holocaust survivor

Survivor earns Blue Mountains’ top honour

Holocaust survivor George Winston, 84, has been named the 2019 Blue Mountains Citizen of the Year by the city’s mayor, Mark Greenhill.

Stalwart Nadel turns 100

Not everyone gets personal letters from the Israeli President and the Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defence Forces for their 100th birthday. But then Julius Nadel, who celebrated his centennial milestone on June 8, has certainly lived an extraordinary life.

Briggs remembered as an inspirational author and survivor

EXCERPTS from the inspiring autobiography of Dr Henry Briggs – a Holocaust survivor, Zionist and community patron, who passed away on Wednesday – were shared at the launch of his book, titled To Life L'Chaim, at the Sydney Jewish Museum (SJM) in late December last year.

Ehrlich’s tremendous legacy

Tributes have flowed in for communal stalwart Professor Frederick Ehrlich, who passed away on November 2, aged 85.

World’s oldest man mourned

Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor from Haifa who was recognised by Guinness World Records as the oldest man in the world, has died, a month before his 114th birthday.

A child survivor’s story

Through the kindness of strangers, toddler Francine Lazarus was able to survive World War II, and recounted her amazing story to Yael Brender.

Playing up the Wagner debate

'You Will Not Play Wagner' is set in Tel Aviv, where Ya’akov, a young Israeli upstart played by Benedict Wall, causes a storm by selecting to perform Wagner in the finals of an international competition for conductors.

The First Children

Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew and grandson of Holocaust survivors who arrived in America in 1949, is to be Trump’s senior White House adviser.

Farewelling Shmuel

Tributes have flowed for communal stalwart Shmuel Rosenkranz, who passed away late last month, aged 93.

An award-winning image

A photo of Holocaust survivor Herschel Balter and his eight-year-old granddaughter Tori has received a Silver Distinction award at the Australian Professional Photography Awards.