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Sunday, May 5, 2013
Jewish Survivor Hy remembers his father's decision to hide the family after Jews were ordered to leave their homes. He recalls the betrayal of his family by a man they knew.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Jewish Survivor During the war, Marcia hid with a family with two older daughters who were very kind to her. This was a huge sacrifice this family took to keep Marcia in their home.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Jewish Survivor Kristine Keren remembers how she and her father escaped from the Lwów ghetto in Poland and spent fourteen months hiding in the sewers beneath the city. Gender: FemaleDOB: October 28, 1935City of Birth: Lwów (Poland)Country of Birth: PolandGhettos: Lwów (Poland : Ghetto)Went into hiding: YesOther experiences: ghetto escapes, roundup evasion  
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Friday, May 24, 2013
Jewish Holocaust Survivor Interview language: Spanish
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Dans cet extrait, Frida décrit ses activités de résistance dans son lycée en 1940. Elle explique comment elle dissimulait des tracts dans les poches des manteaux des élèves accrochés dans les couloirs.  Le 11 novembre 1940, à l’occasion de la manifestation des étudiants à Paris, elle mit en place des banderoles gaullistes qui entraînèrent l’intervention de la police. L’administration de son école protégea toutefois les élèves juifs en les renvoyant chez eux avant que les forces de l’ordre n’arrivent.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Leon Gersten and some of his family escaped the Frystak ghetto in Poland and hid with a Polish family for almost two years. Leon remembers when police officials entered the home of the Polish family looking for Jews and he recalls how much the family sacrificed.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Po krótkim pobycie w miejskim sierocińcu ks. Boudouina w Warszawie, jako ośmioletni chłopiec Michał Głowiński został zabrany do katolickiego sierocińca prowadzonego przez zakonnice w Turkowicach, na wschodzie Polski, gdzie był ukrywany razem z ponad trzydziestoma innymi żydowskimi dziećmi. Siostry wykazywały się ogromnym poświęceniem i życzliwością dla ukrywanych żydowskich dzieci.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Richard Rozen remembers hiding with his family in an attic of a small cabin on a farm in Poland for over two years. At night when everyone was sleeping Richard’s father gave him writing and reading lessons. Richard’s testimony is featured in the book, Testimony – The Legacy of Schindler’s List and the USC Shoah Foundation.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Judith Becker speaks on how she escaped from deportation to another concentration camp and hid from SS soldiers within the Taucha camp days before liberation.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Lusia Haberfeld recalls how her family evaded deportation by hiding in an attic within the Warsaw ghetto.  This clip from Lusia’s testimony is featured in the IWitness Activity: Chance & Choice: A survivor's story.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Liliane Bentitou reflects on hiding in Lyon, France and how she was able to conceal her identity with false papers.  
Friday, February 27, 2015
Ruth Bachner recalls how her family was saved by Father Bruno Reynders who organized different locations for her family members to hide. Ruth recalls how she and her brother lived in a convent while her parents stayed in a separate location in Belgium.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
In 1942 Nazi Germany occupied the French North African country of Tunisia and implemented anti-Jewish policy. At the age of 13, Eva Boukris Weisel and her family went into hiding, protected by Khaled Abdul Wahab, an Arab Muslim. Wahab saved nearly 20 Jews by hiding them in the stables at his farm. Weisel’s testimony is from the Testimonies from North Africa and the Middle East collection.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Louis de Groot describes being hidden by a different gentile families in the Netherlands during WWII. While in hiding he attended a Christmas church service and remembers how the pastor urged the congregation to help save Jewish lives.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Anita Ekstein remembers Soviet troops occupying her home town in Synowódzko Wyzne, Poland (now Ukraine), from 1939-1941. She states her life was not drastically altered by their presence. However, the Soviet troops eventually retreated as German forces closed in, and at this time, Anita and her family were forced into hiding.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Rose Toren’s father told her to leave the family to go hide with a friend from school in Nazi occupied Poland. Rose recalls the night she fled to her friend’s house and evaded beatings by the Gestapo.  
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Sara Shapiro reflects on the hardships of daily life in the ghetto and later on about surviving with very little food and water while hiding with her mother in a barn.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Edith Lowy describes how her family hid during the Holocaust and after a series of event, the family decided to voluntarily march into the nearby labor camp to avoid the consequences of being caught by the Nazis.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
In this video clip, Johan Klisser recalls when he was 16 years old and separated from his parents in Amsterdam. At one point during his attempt at hiding from the Nazis, he stayed with a gay couple who were part of the Dutch resistance.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
In this clip, Beatrice Muchman recalls her favorite holiday when she was a little girl in hiding in the Belgian countryside with a Christian woman who hid her and her cousin. At the time, Beatrice and her cousin had converted to Catholicism. She eventually returned to her Jewish faith particularly through the help of her husband's family.