Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

Generations: Portraits of Holocaust survivors features over 50 contemporary portraits of Holocaust survivors, from 13 esteemed photographers, including Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge. The full exhibition, previously on display at Imperial War Museum London with the support of Dangoor Education, is now available to view digitally here. This is brought to you through a partnership between Jewish News, Holocaust Memorial Day Trust and Royal Photographic Society.

Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

Sir Ben Helfgott MBE

Sir Ben Helfgott MBE with his grandson Sam. Ben was a champion weightlifter after he arrived in the UK.

Photograph by Frederic Aranda

Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

Rosl Schatzberger

Rosl Schatzberger, aged 96, with her daughter Lesley. Rosl is holding a portrait of her mother-in-law Ida Schatzberger (nee Lewinter) who was killed in Auschwitz.

Photograph by Carolyn Mendelsohn

Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

Uri Winterstein BEM

Uri Winterstein BEM is wearing the yellow star that his father was forced to wear during the Second World War in Bratislava, Slovakia. He only discovered this star after his parents had died.

Photograph by Jillian Edelstein

Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

Sigi Ciffer

Sigi Ciffer lost his parents and six of his siblings who were murdered in the Holocaust. He arrived in the UK in 1946 with just £10 from the Red Cross.

Photograph by Tom Hunter

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The Duchess of Cambridge


Frederic Aranda FRPS


Sian Bonnell HonFRPS


Jillian Edelstein HonFRPS

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