AP PHOTOS: Holocaust survivors get pampering makeovers

Holocaust survivor Dvorah Weinstein, 80, gets her hair done during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews.(AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivor Hannah Beker, 79, has fingernail polish applied during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivor Elizabeth Rudich, 86, gets her makeup ready during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivor Shoshana Reshef, 82, gets her hair done during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivor Hannah Beker, 79, gets her makeup ready during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Soviet Jewish World War Two veteran Luba Nicolsky, 94, gets her hair done during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Two holocaust survivors has fingernail polish applied during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivors participate in a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organisers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivors attend a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivor Leah Grinberg, 80, gets her hair done during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivors get their hair done during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivor Leah Grinberg, 80, gets her hair done during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivor Rosie Mordo, 85, gets her makeup ready during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivor walks on the stage with the assistance of an Israeli soldier during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivor Galina gurevitch, 82, gets her hair done during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Holocaust survivor walks on the stage with the assistance of an Israeli soldier during a Beauty Heroines event in Ramat Gan, Israel, Monday, April 9, 2018. 70 Holocaust survivors to represent the country's 70 years anniversary, took part in a beauty event titled Beauty Heroines. Organizers said the "makeover" event was a gesture toward elderly Holocaust survivors who endured the horror the Nazi genocide of World War II that killed 6 millions Jews. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

TEL AVIV, Israel — A group of female Holocaust survivors are enjoying a pampering "makeover" in advance of the country's annual remembrance day.

Seventy survivors, representing Israel's 70th anniversary, were treated Monday to manicuring, hairstyling and makeup as part of an event titled "Beauty Heroines." Organizers said it was a gesture toward Israel's elderly survivors, who endured the horror the World War II Nazi genocide of 6 million Jews.

Limor Katz says the idea is to "spoil" the women as a way to "give honor and respect to all the survivors."

Haya Stern, a 91-year-old survivor, said she lost her entire family in the Holocaust but that her vengeance was to have children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in Israel.

Israel marks Holocaust memorial day on Thursday, when a siren wails across the country.

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