A 15-month-old baby smuggled in a suitcase out of Nazi-run European territories as his parents fled to Dominican Republic.

An 8-year-old girl separated from her parents and the only one of five siblings to survive two concentration camps.

A boy whose bar mitzvah took place in a dimly lit basement for fear of drawing attention to the family’s Judaism.

These are the Holocaust survivors who were honored at Temple Emanuel Wednesday during Pascack Valley’s Holocaust commemoration ceremony for Yom HaShoah, Hebrew for “day of remembrance of the Holocaust and heroism.”

Read more: