We are the witnesses to the stories and memories of the last survivors of the Holocaust. It is critical that we accept their legacy, hear their voices now and vividly connect with their individual experiences.
Shanghai Miracle, tells the inspirational story of the hundreds of Yeshiva students who escaped to Shanghai, China and lived to rebuild Torah throughout the world. The much acclaimed documentary will be shown in community shuls across the globe during the Three Weeks – Bein Hametzarim period. Continue reading →
We are the witnesses to the stories and memories of the last survivors of the Holocaust. It is critical that we hear their voices now, vividly connect with their individual experiences, and accept and transmit their legacy to future generations.
Strike on Heaven is a poignant documentary that exposes the Third Reich’s war on Yiddishkeit. Through archival footage, personal interviews with survivors and Holocaust experts the film tells the story of the Nazis’ wholesale attempt to spiritually annihilate the Jews. Continue reading →
Today is the 20th of Sivan, a date which for close to three hundred years was commemorated as a fast day with selichos throughout most of Eastern Europe. The fast was first instituted by the Shach for his immediate family … Continue reading →
This Shavuos marks the 70th anniversary of the destruction of the Hungarian Jewish communities. By this time, most of Polish Jewry and the rest of Eastern European Jewry were already annihilated and the Hungarian deportations to Auschwitz were at their peak. We are intent on … Continue reading →
For the generation of those who survived the Holocaust the final moments of ne’ilah are approaching. This period is also the 70th anniversary of the destruction of Hungarian Jews. By this time, most of Polish Jewry was already destroyed. Today, … Continue reading →
Yizkereim’s Zachor…Lo Tishkach campaign, which took place on Taanis Esther, accomplished its central goals of making people aware that for the generation of those who survived the Holocaust the final moments of ne’ilah are approaching and that we, their descendants, must ensure that the crimes committed by Amalek—the Nazis and their collaborators—against our nation during the Holocaust not be forgotten by our generation and future generations. Continue reading →
This year we have the unique confluence of Taanis Esther occurring before Parshas Zachor. Grasping the significant symbolism of this year’s calendar – where we recite Avinu Malkeinu at Mincha before we are given the directive to “Never forget what … Continue reading →
By Elisheva Schlam “Strike on Heaven,” the seventh in a series of Holocaust documentaries, powerfully showcases the tenacity of the Jewish people and their unwavering commitment to Torah, despite the desperation they lived with daily under the Nazi regime. The … Continue reading →
During the recent Three Weeks period, over 15,000 people across North America, Israel, Australia and Europe participated in 160 presentations of the Holocaust documentary, Sh’eiris Hapleitah, literally translated as “The Remnant that Escaped.” Sh’eiris Hapleitah, is the second in the … Continue reading →
The dramatic and miraculous escape of 300 Mir yeshiva boys to Shanghai, China during the Holocaust was remembered by more than 10,000 people in 90 venues around the globe during the recent sefirah period. “Shanghai Miracle,” the first of the … Continue reading →