Did you know that there are people who survived attempts to abort them in the womb? Abortion survivor Melissa Ohden joined Jonathon Van Maren to discuss what it is like to have survived an attempt on your life–and how many abortion survivors just like her are out there.
Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter joins Jonathon Van Maren to tell his story. Pinchas lived through the Warsaw Ghetto, witnessed the Warsaw Uprising, and survived five concentration camps.
Jonathon Van Maren speaks with with Lord George Weidenfeld of the British House of Lords, and Steve Maman of the Liberation of Christian and Yazidi Children of Iraq. Lord Weidenfeld, a Holocaust survivor, shares how a conversation with Pope John Paul II and a long-standing debt of gratitude to Christians spurred him to act. Steve…
Barbara Winton is the daughter of Holocaust Rescuer Sir Nicholas Winton author of the book “It’s Not Impossible: The Life of Sir Nicholas Winton.” She joined Jonathon to discuss her father’s life and legacy.
Mariette Rozen survived the Holocaust by fleeing Brussels at the age of three. She was hidden by Dutch families in the Netherlands for the duration of the war. She joined Jonathon to talk about resisting the Nazis, anti-Semitism both past and present, and what we can do to combat it.
First published on March 21, 2014 on The Times of Israel (Link: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/on-schindlers-list/). I noticed, just recently, that Leon Leyson died about a year ago at the age of 83. His name is not one that incurs automatic recognition, but his story certainly will: Leyson was the youngest survivor on Oskar Schindler’s famous list. Some…
Eva Schloss is an author, an Auschwitz survivor, and the step-sister of world-famous diarist Anne Frank. She joined Jonathon on The Bridgehead to talk about surviving Auschwitz, life after the war, and what she remembers of a little girl named Anne Frank.
Leon Leyson was the youngest surviving Jew from Oskar Schindler’s famous list. In this interview shortly before he passed away, he recalls what it was like in Europe during the Holocaust, what it was like to work in Schindler’s factory—and what it was like to know the man himself.