"Hearing one person tell their story gave a completely different perspective to what happened, as it wasn't about statistics or about a nation as a whole, but one person who lost his family and home." ~O. Avery (student)

New Documentary Highlights the Journey of Kindertransport, including Kurt Herman

In 1939 Kurt Herman, along with 49 other children, 25 boys and 25 girls, were whisked away from Nazi Germany by Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus of Brith Sholom near Philadelphia, PA. 70 years later, a documentary, directed by Steven Pressman of California, is being made to honor and remember these children.

View the trailer and the official website

A 14-year-old boy's terrifying first days of World War II.

An enlightening personal account from aish.com about Rabbi Simcha Shafran's experience during the first few days of World War II.

Read the whole story here

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