She was just a little girl when the world turned upside down, but Inge Auerbacher, now 79, will never forget the horrors inflicted upon her and her people, just for the “crime” of being born Jewish. She spoke of her story, and that of millions of others, on Holocaust Remembrance Day in Birmingham, Alabama. Many
A story Shulamit Aloni told her son Udi Aloni about the meeting between Yitzhak Rabin and Bundist Marek Edelman.
To commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Israeli Defense Forces created an interactive map to show the current locations of Holocaust survivors all around the world. Using the organization's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts, the team created an index of survivors' names and photographs and put the information on Google maps. Show More Summary
Through your mobile devices, you can now experience the Riga Ghetto through a combination of Google Street View and archival audio and text of survivor stories. For Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 28th, Minneapolis-based agency Olson...Show More Summary
April 27-28 mark Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah. The official prayer for the day is: Lord, remember not only the men of good will, but also those of ill will. But do not remember all the suffering they have inflicted upon us. Remember rather the fruits we have brought, thanks to this suffering: our comradeship, […]
Cohen: Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day has passed. But then, as far as I’m concerned, it is always Holocaust Remembrance Day — a perpetual and frustratingly futile attempt to come to terms with murder so vast and incomprehensible it is like pondering what came before the Big Bang.
She was just thirteen years old when my grandmother last saw her parents at Auschwitz. On Holocaust Remembrance Day, it's worth pausing to reflect on how our species led my grandmother to find herself in such a horrific place, and how it might have been avoided. Read more...
by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., April 28, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Just before the nation marked Holocaust Remembrance Day, the founder of Israel's premier Jewish pro-life organization met with pro-life lawmakers on Capitol Hill to discuss another threat to the Jewish people: abortion. Dr. Eli Schussheim,…
"I touch my hand, and I see it’s not cold. It’s warm. And I walk out."(Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah.)
Today we commemorate Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) to honour the memories of the over six million victims of the Nazi genocide of World War II, an unprecedented event in human history that saw a third of world Jewry wiped out. In...Show More Summary
I am the son of Holocaust survivors. Most of my family perished in the Holocaust, either in the crematorium or they were shot dead on the street. Like many children of Holocaust survivors I never had grandparents. I became a rabbi as a concept of never again. Show More Summary
Last week the Hamas terrorist group and Fatah announced that they had agreed to reconcile and will begin discussing the formation of a unity government. The Hamas charter calls for the destruction of Israel. As a response to this news, … Continue reading ?
(Scott Johnson) Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke yesterday evening at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem. The occasion was Holocaust Remembrance Day. In his free weekly newsletter (sign up for it here), Bill KristolShow More Summary
Israeli motorists stand next to their cars on a freeway as a two-minute siren sounds in memory of victims of the Holocaust in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Monday, which is Holocaust Remembrance Day. Image via Ariel Schalit/AP. Read more...
Also: An Egyptian judge sentences hundreds to death in a mass trial; Israel holds Holocaust Remembrance Day; and players for the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers stage a protest against racism.
Holocaust Remembrance Day Long ago, Tacitus said "Proprium humani ingenii est odisse quem laeseris. (It is a principle of human nature to hate those whom you have injured.)" Or as people have more recently noted, the Europeans will never forgive...
The comments come on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, and in the wake of a stalled peace process
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks at a meeting with the Palestinian Liberation Organization in the West Bank. Abbas said on Sunday the Nazi Holocaust was “the most heinous crime” to have occurred in the modern era. Credit: Abbas...Show More Summary
On this weekend's Holocaust Remembrance Day, if we all take a moment to remember...and to write...maybe we can all feel less alone. Column by Leah Rhyne Image by TheCarmiBug I was only ten years old when neighborhood kids tried to destroy my local synagogue. Show More Summary