Holocaust

Meant to Be

November 01, 2015
Selma Spieler wished she knew more about her father.  Selma’s father Abraham and her mother Gisha “Gussie” and her sister Aida. She knew he came from Russia, was generous –...
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A Fantastical Story

May 20, 2015
If it’s true that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, then Jimmy Cygler and Paul Leventhal are plenty tough.Jimmy, left, and his brother Paul. When both were infants, they...
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Auschwitz Survivor Finding Family

November 18, 2014
We’ve heard some incredible stories from 23andMe’s customers, but Menachem Bodner’s brought us to the edge of our seats. A Holocaust survivor, Menachem has been searching for his twin brother,...
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Out Of The Ashes

March 06, 2014
Peter used 23andMe to help him piece together more information about his Hungarian family lost in the Holocaust. In the process he connected with cousins who were descended from relatives who'd escaped during World War II to live in Israel or the United States.
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