Posts Tagged ‘survivors’

Germany ‘agrees to compensate’ further 6,500 Holocaust survivors

Germany has agreed to extend compensation to a further 6,500 Holocaust survivors. That’s according to the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, also referred to as the Claims Conference. It says three groups of Jewish survivors would now begin receiving a lifelong, monthly pension of €375, backdated to July. They are the approximate 4,500 […]

Israelis Protest Vaccine Tyranny: ‘From Holocaust Survivors We Have Become Lab Rats’

At the end of last month, Israeli Health Officials announced that any individual who has not received a 3rd Jab within 6 months of their second dose would no longer be considered “fully vaccinated” under the countries vaccine passport system. There have even been rumblings of a 4th mandatory shot that could be right around […]

Afghan Survivors of Failed U.S. Drone Strike: Sorry Is ‘Not Enough’

Afghan survivors of the failed U.S. drone strike that killed 10 innocent civilians, including seven children, say “sorry” is not enough and are demanding accountability. On Friday, U.S. Central Command commander General Kenneth McKenzie admitted that the man targeted in the drone strike was aid worker Zemari Ahmadi, who had no connections with ISIS or […]

Afghan Survivors Of U.S. Drone Strike Say Apology ‘Is Not Enough’

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Sorry is not enough for the Afghan survivors of an errant U.S. drone strike that killed 10 members of their family, including seven children. Emal Ahmadi, whose 3-year-old daughter Malika was killed on Aug. 29, when the U.S. hellfire missile struck his elder brother’s car, told The Associated Press on Saturday […]

Holocaust Survivors Send Letter To Top U.K. Health Agency Demanding An End To Deadly COVID ‘Vaccine Holocaust’

The Daily Expose is reporting that survivors of The Holocaust™ and their descendants have delivered a letter to the European Medicines Agency (EMA), and the UK’s Medical & Healthcare product Regulatory Agency (MHRA) demanding a halt to the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out following the FDA’s decision to grant full approval to new batches of Pfizer COVID-19 […]

‘Body Parts Flying Like in a Tornado’: Survivors Cope with Kabul Blast

Traumatized survivors of Thursday’s suicide bombings at Kabul’s international airport have begun sharing their experience with international media, describing horrific scenes of scores of corpses and flying body parts in the aftermath of the explosion. The Islamic State took responsibility for two bombings at Hamid Karzai International Airport, apparently targeting a mass of thousands of […]

Haiti Earthquake Death Toll Tops 2,100 As Survivors Struggle To Access Aid, Shelter

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — Tensions have been growing over the slow pace of aid reaching victims of a powerful weekend earthquake that killed more than 2,100 people in Haiti and was trailed by a drenching tropical depression. At the small airport in the southwestern community of Les Cayes, throngs of people gathered outside the […]

‘We need help’: Haiti earthquake survivors lack food, shelter

‘We need help’: Haiti earthquake survivors lack food, shelter Officials say the 7.2-magnitude quake destroyed or damaged thousands of homes, leaving about 30,000 families homeless.Note: After the last earthquake a huge corrupt international aid effort stole the donations or used them for more exploitation. If you want to help please check you’re donating via local trusted […]

Atomic Bomb Survivors—A Model For Us In COVID-19 Era

Above Photo: A vault within the Atomic Bomb Memorial Mound contains the ashes of Hiroshima victims cremated after the bombing. Remains of more than 800 have been identified but remain unclaimed. Thousands more remain unidentified. Jeremy Carver / Creative Commons BY-NC-ND. Survivors of Hiroshima are a dying population. People who were 20 years old at the […]

Race to rescue survivors as death toll from Germany-Belgium floods reaches 170

Rescue workers are racing to find the hundreds of people still missing in floods that have caused devastation in western Germany and Belgium, as the death toll from the disaster reached 170. Some 143 people have died in Germany after burst rivers and flash floods earlier this week caused homes to collapse and ripped up roads […]

33-62% of 236,379 COVID-19 Survivors Develop A Neurological or Psychiatric Condition in 6 Months | Lancet

Note: listen to the interview with the three US health workers & hear what they have to say about neurological. EWR OXFORD, United Kingdom — For many COVID-19 patients, surviving the virus is just the beginning of their recovery. For some, “long haul” symptoms can leave survivors without the sense of taste or smell for weeks […]

‘The dead were all around us:’ Survivors describe Mount Meron crush horror

For the tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews who gathered in Mount Meron on Thursday, this was supposed to be a joyous occasion. It was the first major public gathering allowed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and an event commemorating the end of another plague, some 2,000 years ago. Instead, it ended with […]

Bucking fears, Israeli Chernobyl survivors have normal hospitalization rates

Israel’s population of Chernobyl survivors is hospitalized with surprising infrequency, new research indicates. In the aftermath of the disaster, which took place exactly 35 years ago, almost 200,000 people who lived in affected areas immigrated to Israel – and many doctors expected them to need disproportionate hospital care for life. But compared to other immigrants […]

How Holocaust survivors secured Israel’s future

The International March of the Living, which brings individuals around the world to Poland to study the history of the Holocaust, and which views the State of Israel as the spiritual and national homeland of the Jewish people, will hold a ‘Salute to Israel’s 73rd Birthday’ online celebration on Thursday, April 15, at 8:00 PM […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Survivors’ grandchildren hold virtual ceremony

3GDC – a Washington-based organization representing 3Gs, the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors – hosted a virtual event for Holocaust Remembrance Day in partnership with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) and the organization Sixth & I. 3G is symbolic of the three generations since the Holocaust, and the importance of representation and […]

#ItStartedWithWords – Holocaust survivors fight social media antisemitism

Holocaust survivors have joined with Facebook and the Claims Conference to fight antisemitism on social media in the #ItStartedWithWords campaign. — Claims Conference (@ClaimsCon) April 8, 2021 As part of the campaign, the survivors recorded videos explaining how words eventually led to the atrocities committed during the Holocaust. The Claims Conference and Facebook initiated the […]

175,000 Holocaust survivors live in Israel. Most live on $101 a month in government stipends

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

‘It started with words’: Holocaust survivors recount how hate speech led to mass murder

Alarmed by a rise in online anti-Semitism during the pandemic, coupled with studies indicating younger generations lack even basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide, Holocaust survivors are taking to social media to share their experience of how hate speech paved the way for mass murder. With short video messages recounting their stories, participants in the […]

Holocaust survivors should be recognized with special day, leaders say

While most Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom Hashoah, events emphasize remembering the dead and the calamity of the Holocaust, Jonathan Ornstein, executive director at the Jewish Community Center of Kraków, in Poland, says that more emphasis needs to be placed on the survivors and the resilience they have demonstrated in rebuilding their lives. For more […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Two survivors’ tales of survival and hope

Israel and Jews throughout the world commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, and as the Holocaust grows ever more distant in time, it is more important than ever to keep the memories of those who experienced it, and those who survived, alive.The Jerusalem Post spoke with two survivors, whose stories serve as a reminder of […]

Ahead of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Survivors Share Stories of Surviving the Pandemic

A woman receives a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as Israel continues its national vaccination drive, during a third national COVID lockdown, at a Maccabi Healthcare Services branch in Ashdod, Israel December 29, 2020. REUTERS/Amir Cohen As Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day began on Wednesday night, four survivors told Israeli news site N12 about their […]

Israeli Study Finds Holocaust Survivors More Susceptible to Comorbidities Decades After Liberation

At the Hall of Names in Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, Greek rescuer Melpomeni Dina, 92, reunites with (left) Sarah Yanai, 86, one of the survivors she saved during the Holocaust, Nov. 3, 2019. Photo: Eliana Rudee. i24 News – A recently published long-term study has shown that the effects of psychological and physical trauma can […]

Noa Kirel, Israeli Instagram influencers to honor Holocaust survivors

Israeli influencers Noa Kirel, Neta Alchimister and Maya Wertheimer will partner with the NGO Latet and Facebook to help share testimonies of Holocaust survivors with young Israelis.The program, sponsored by Facebook Israel and Latet, will give a voice to the survivors, many who are in their 80s and 90s. “The tragic idea of ‘a generation slowly […]

Holocaust survivors’ son and international human rights lawyer reflects on genocide through poetry

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Germany funds vaccination drive for Holocaust survivors

The German government is providing $13.5 million to get Holocaust survivors to COVID-19 vaccination locations around the world. The new Holocaust Survivor Vaccine Assistance Program (HSVAP) will be administered by the New York-based Claims Conference, which announced the program on Wednesday, through its network of more than 300 agency partners. Funds will cover the costs […]

Germany funds COVID-19 vaccination drive for Holocaust survivors

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Holocaust Survivors Live In ‘Sheer Terror’ Of ‘Nazi Invasion’ Of Australia After Swastika Spotting

One of Australia’s top Jewish supremacist organizations expressed “shock and anger” on Sunday after a man in Melbourne was spotted — and photographed — wearing a hat with a small Nazi swastika symbol on it: The man was photographed by a 23-year-old Jewish man who is a descendant of Holocaust victims. It is believed that […]

City OKs Holocaust survivors’ request to move to Oslo Jewish nursing home

Following an outcry, a city in Norway reversed its decision not to let two Holocaust survivors move to the country’s only Jewish nursing home in Oslo. On Wednesday, the Skien municipality held a City Council vote on the matter after earlier this year declining the request of Leif Arild, 86, and an older applicant because […]

US Clinics Turn to ‘Vulnerable’ Holocaust Survivors as COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts Ramp Up

An employee shows the Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Valley Stream hospital in New York, U.S., December 21, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz With more than 48 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered in the US, local Jewish communities are partnering with health workers to inoculate survivors of the […]

NYC mayor says city will make sure Holocaust survivors get vaccine

Mayor Bill de Blasio said New York City will initiate an effort to make sure that Holocaust survivors get vaccinated. De Blasio gave few details at a news conference Wednesday, but said the city will partner with a “number of organizations in the Jewish community,” including the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York. The […]

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