We continue our look at the Volary Death March, in which over a thousand Jewish women were forced to walk hundreds of miles, with most of them dying along the way.
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As World War II came to a close, the Nazis forced 1,300 Jewish women on a death march. Only 350 survived.
The National Library of Israel tells us the story of Avraham Sutzkever, who survived the Holocaust to become the Holy Land's foremost poet.
Writing at The Times of Israel, Annie Cohen tells of meeting a Holocaust survivor who was forced to perform as a child at the Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Nelly Ben-Or risked everything for her music during the Holocaust, and hers is a story of betrayal, hunger, self-sacrifice, and the will to live.