In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 photo, Israeli Holocaust survivor Eliahu Pietruszka, right, embraces Alexandre Pietruszka as they meet for the first time in Kfar Saba. Pietruszka who fled Poland at the beginning of World War II and thought his entire family had perished learned that a younger brother had also survived, and his son, 66-year-old Alexandre, flew from Russia to see him. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Eliahu Pietruszka, 102, slowly and painfully inches his way through a retirement home lobby to meet a man he has never seen before in his life. It’s a meeting that he never expected to have and one he will never forget.
Eliahu is a Holocaust Survivor. He was fortunate enough to be able to escape Poland early on in World War II and he was positive that the family he left behind had all been killed.
But, it wasn’t so. In fact, his younger brother had survived the horrors of the Nazi regime and his son, Alexandre, was the one Eliahu was to meet.
Meetings like this are rare now, but they are not unheard of. The Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Israel keeps records of all Holocaust survivors.
Eliahu said, during a very tearful reunion, “It makes me so happy that at least one remnant remains from my brother, and that is his son. After so …
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