The Closest Place in Hell (03:24)
Eva Kor is a Holocaust survivor who has forgiven the Nazis for their crimes. She is a powerful advocate for peace and understanding, and her story is an inspiration to us all.
Eva's Journey (05:11)
Eva Mozes Kor was born in 1934 in Transylvania, Romania, to Jewish parents. When the Hungarians occupied her village in 1940, everything changed for her and her family. They were subjected to taunting, beatings, and humiliation by their classmates and teacher.
Medical Experiments (04:08)
The Mozes family was selected for Dr. Josef Mengele's experiments on twins because they were Jewish and had twin girls. Eva and Miriam were subjected to regular blood tests, injections, and other medical procedures.
Surviving in a Landscape of Death (02:16)
Eva was taken to Auschwitz at the age of 15 and was subjected to experiments, starvation, and daily life in a landscape of death. In January of 1945, the Russians came and freed the prisoners. It took nine arduous months to return home.
Irena's Trauma (01:22)
The author's mother was taken to Auschwitz when she was 11 years old and her Aunt Irena took care of her twins. The author remembers asking her aunt for a hug and her aunt saying she was too busy.
Auschwitz Memorial Pledge (05:32)
At the Auschwitz camp, 3,000 twins were experimented on, 200 people survived. Eva and Miriam Mozes were two of those people. In 1950, they sailed to Israel. Ten years later, Eva Mozes arrived in the United States, newly married.
Eva Kor: Reclaiming Her Life (06:13)
Eva Kor was born in Hungary in 1934. When the Nazis invaded, she and her family were taken to Auschwitz concentration camp. Her parents and two older sisters were killed, but she and her twin sister Miriam were selected for Dr. Josef Mengele's experiments.
Eva's Anger Unleashed (02:26)
Eva fought for justice for the victims of the Holocaust, even when it was unpopular or difficult. She was arrested for protesting in the Capitol Rotunda, but was later released.
Hate Mail (04:07)
Eva Mozes Kor, a Holocaust survivor, was publicly shamed and criticized after she protested at the Capitol in 1987. She was later vindicated when it was conclusively proven that the body found in Brazil was that of Josef Mengele.
Forgiveness for Nazis (04:23)
Eva Kor pardons all Nazis for their crimes against her and her family, because she believes it is time to move on.
I Deserve to Live Free (01:53)
Eva Kor was a Holocaust survivor who, after enduring unspeakable atrocities, chose to forgive her perpetrators. Her story is an example of the power of forgiveness to heal and empower.
Revealing Forgiveness (03:39)
Eva Mozes Kor is a Holocaust survivor who forgave the Nazis. She has dedicated her life to advocating for forgiveness and against hatred and prejudice.
Eva's Powerful Message (01:28)
Eva helped me realize that I have the power to choose forgiveness, and that it is something that can heal me and set me free.
Momentum's Flames (06:12)
The CANDLES museum was destroyed by arson in 2003, but Eva Kor vowed to rebuild it. She has since become a prominent Holocaust educator and human rights advocate.
Auschwitz: Hope for the Future (02:55)
Eva Kor is a Holocaust survivor and public speaker who has dedicated her life to promoting healing and forgiveness. She is an inspiration to many.
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