This is one of hundreds of thousands of stories that just a few thousand Holocaust survivors are able to testify about.
Forced slavery for a young child was sometimes a ticket to life. For Izzy, it was. This man who was incessantly tortured as a young man, miraculously survived despite all odds.
The Nazis killed six million Jews, and created hell on earth for more than 5 years in their evil quest to dominate the world and destroy the Jewish nation.
But, they failed and the Jewish Nation survived and is now thriving – especially in the Land of Israel where close to 7 million Jews live today.
During World War II, less than half a million Jews lived in what is now the State of Israel.