ST. JOHN | Ernest Fruehauf lights up when he talks about his first recollections of growing up in Bavaria, Germany. That is until 1938, when his life was turned upside down when his family’s café was destroyed and his father was ripped away and taken to the Dachau Concentration Camp.
MUNSTER | The voices of children, raised in song and in the spoken word, filled Congregation Beth Israel Sunday as five Jewish congregations from Indiana and Illinois and the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana joined to remember those who perished in the Holocaust.
Rabbi Raphael Ostrovsky, of Congregation Beth Isreal in Munster, lights the six candles at the Holocaust Day observance.
Munster's Wilbur Wright school student Ethan Levy reads from the diary of 15-year-old David Sierakowiak, who was born in Lodz, Poland, at the Yom Hashua observance on Sunday at Congregation Beth Israel. Five Jewish congregations from Indiana and Illinois gathered for the service.
Actor Wilson Bridges as Simon Opposite Actress Patricia Noonan as Lorelei in the 2010 New York Run of "Signs of Life"
Actor Wilson Bridges starred as Simon opposite actress Patricia Noonan as Lorelei in the 2010 New York run of "Signs of Life" at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater.
"Signs of Life" Musical Creator Virginia Criste
A Telling Stage Tale: Chicago premiere of 'Signs of Life' recalls true story Czech ghetto of Holocaust
Virginia S. Criste, creator of "Signs of Life," a musical drama that unfolds the true story of the Czech ghetto Theresienstadt, describes her work as "one of the most fascinating and least known stories of the Holocaust."
Holocaust survivor Ruth Stern, 97, poses for a photo in Rockford, Ill. Stern traveled at night in a small rental car with two members of the Gestapo whom she bribed to free her husband, Max, from a Nazi concentration camp in November 1938. She and her husband reached America on New Year’s Day 1939.
ROCKFORD, Ill. | In November 1938, Ruth Stern got into a rented Volkswagen with the two members of the Gestapo she had bribed to save her husband.
VALPARAISO | Eva Mozes Kor sat on a stage in front of hundreds of area eighth-graders who gathered at Valparaiso High School on Friday morning, telling them how she summoned the will to live through the Holocaust.
WHITING | The 8th grade students will be learning about the Holocaust in Mrs. Smith's, Mrs. Sotello's, and Mr. Evon's classes. A field trip to the Holocaust museum on March 26 will be taken. The classes will be getting a tour of the museum, and they will get the chance to listen to a Holocau…
Apparently Purdue University Calumet professor Maurice Eisenstein can dish it out but can't take it.
HIGHLAND | John Taylor, a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and student of Jewish Studies, recently hosted a seminar on the Holocaust at First Church of Christ in Highland.
Michael Steinberg, left, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana, and Ernest Fruehauf, a Holocaust survivor, spoke to students at Hammond's Bishop Noll Institute last week about fighting intolerance through tolerance and understanding. Steinberg presented Principal C…
HAMMOND | Students at Bishop Noll Institute last week witnessed a story of survival, strength and courage. In cooperation with the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana, BNI welcomed Ernest Fruehauf, a Holocaust survivor.
VALPARAISO | At 10, the age of the average fourth-grader, Eva Moses Kor spent four harrowing days crammed into a railroad cattle car.
Holocaust survivor and Terra Haute resident Eva Kor speaks Friday to students from various Valparaiso schools in the high school auditorium. Kor was taken by the Nazis to Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944 with her twin sister, Miriam, where they were subjected to experiments at the behest…
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