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Survivor Profiles

Each survivor has a unique story and often includes a wide range of experiences: suffering, kindness, luck, and more. We invite you to explore these survivor stories, one individual at a time.

Genocide is a worldwide problem.

Aaron Elster, Holocaust Survivor & Museum Vice President Emeritus

Every Survivor Has a Story...

Max Epstein

Lodz, Poland

1925 - 2020

Dov Boros

Budapest, Hungary

1932 - Present

Ben Garber

Wilno, Poland

1936 - Present

David Dragon

Warsaw, Poland

1923 - 2022

Mark Akgulian

Oak Park, Illinois

1956 - Present

Barney Sidler

Demblin, Poland

1933 - Present

Doris Fogel

Berlin, Germany

1934 - 2023

Gdalina (Lin) Novitsky

Kiev, Ukraine

1938 - Present

Steen Metz

Odense, Denmark

1935 - Present

Matus Stolov

Minsk, Belarussia

1928 - 2020

Agnes Schwartz

Budapest, Hungary

1933 - Present

Rodi Glass

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1936 - Present

Photo credits: Chris Strong

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