Holocaust survivors have been sharing their experiences with teenagers from around the world. Some of the young people attending the International Holocaust Remembrance Day event have grandparents who experienced the horrors of concentration camps.
Ruth Klüger survived three Nazi concentration camps. Today, she is impressed that Germany is welcoming refugees. Klüger speaks to DW about Auschwitz, getting older and her speech in the German Bundestag.
A number of events are underway around the world to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day. January 27 also marks the 71st anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Imre Kertész survived Auschwitz as a teenager. The Nobel Prize in Literature laureate described the horrors of the concentration camps in his novels. Still, he was fascinated by Germany's cultural history.
Sirens marked the start of a state wreath-laying service at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Center, as Israelis observed two minutes of silence in remembrance of the 6 million Jews killed during World War II.
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