Jews celebrate in the streets of Israel following establishment of the Jewish state. (Youtube/Screenshot) (Youtube/Screenshot)
Celebrating Israeli independence

Interviewed ahead of Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day, Holocaust survivors speak of their deep love for Israel and why they believe it is so important for the Jewish people to have their own country.

In this clip, the second in a series of video interviews with Holocaust survivors, their conviction and emotion when discussing Israel is palpable.

Many had contributed to building and protecting the Jewish state.

Watch and see how intensely these survivors, interviewed in a nursing home in Melbourne, Australia, love the Jewish homeland.