Chicagoans Remember Holocaust Historian Elie WieselWiesel’s firsthand account of Nazi atrocities gave others the courage to do the same. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Holocaust Remembrance Program Pairs Survivors With Newer GenerationsWe've seen the images, but can we really imagine what it was like for millions of Jews and others -- to be torn from their homes, their families, their very lives, by the Nazis? CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Holocaust Survivor Recounts Ordeal At AuschwitzMonday marks 77 years since Kristallnacht, the Nazi rampage that many consider the beginning of the Holocaust. At the age of 86, a Holocaust survivor in Chicago has just written a book about his ordeal.
Someone You Should Know: Barber Ben Scheinkopf, Holocaust SurvivorCBS 2's Harry Porterfield introduces us to 96-year-old professional in West Rodgers Park who shows little sign of slowing down.
70th Annual Holocaust Observance Ceremony Held In Skokie A ceremony remembering the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis in World War II was held in Skokie Sunday.
Chicago Holocaust Survivor Recalls Painful Memories On Anniversary Of The Liberation Of AuschwitzAs world leaders gathered in Poland Tuesday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a Chicago woman who survived the notorious Nazi extermination camp is recalling her painful memories. The story from WBBM's Regine Schlesinger.
Honoring My Grandma, 70 Years After Auschwitz's Liberation
Italian Family, Polish Man Honored By Illinois Holocaust MuseumThey risked their lives to help victims of the Holocaust and on Wednesday, three people were honored for their selfless acts. One of the survivors who benefited from their courage shared her story with CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot.
Survivors Gather At Skokie Synagogue To Remember Holocaust Holocaust survivors and their families gathered this afternoon in a Skokie synagogue for what has been the largest survivor event in the Midwest.
130 Immigrants Take Citizenship Oath In ChicagoMore than 130 people - from 47 countries - became new citizens this afternoon in downtown Chicago.
World War II Vet Recounts Horrors Of Death CampAhead of Memorial Day, a World War II veteran from Rockford says what he saw 67 years ago never leaves him.
Holocaust Survivors Remember Lives LostHolocaust survivors and their families gathered this past weekend in Skokie, remembering the 6 million people who died at the hands of the Nazis.