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We Got Some Seriously Deranged Mail

You'll have to click to see this amazingly crazy email I received tonight from someone in Monterey, because it's pretty damned disturbing, not to mention racist and antisemitic. Holocaust Remembrance Day always excites the lunatics. Don't say I didn't warn you. Bring on the crazy.

Holocaust Remembrance Day

So, today, 1/27, is Holocaust Remembrance Day, and this is the Primo Levi quotation making the rounds on my Twitter feed: It happened, therefore it can happen again: this is the core of what we have to say. It can happen, and it can happen everywhere. – The Drowned and the Saved Nowhere is so […]

NEWS: Jason Brown, Frozen Fractals, Nick Jonas, International Holocaust Remembrance Day

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

NYT wonders, What's happening to New York City's skyline? "Get used to the rise of what are called pencil towers. There will be more, with a dozen or so planned in the next several years in mid-Manhattan, as the city’s...

70 Years Ago Today, Auschwitz Was Liberated

Seventy years ago, the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland was liberated by Soviet troops, a day now marked as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. More than one million Jews, Roma, Poles, Soviet prisoners of war, and others were killed at the camp, which is now the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. Show More Summary

The World Honors LGBT Holocaust Victims on Day of Remembrance

Events will be held all day Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz from Nazi Germany. read more

Should Britain ban Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'?

As the world observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a member of the British Parliament is urging his country to debate whether "Mein Kampf," Adolf Hitler's political manifesto, should be banned.

Construction underway on Canada’s first Holocaust memorial designed by Libeskind

Today marks the 70th anniversary of Auschwitz’s liberation, a day commemorated by International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It’s a perfect time to unveil the design for Canada’s upcoming National Holocaust Monument, under construction in Ottawa this

A Gesture for Today's Victims

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day will be held on January 27, which is the date of the liberation of the Nazi death camp, Auschwitz. Adopted on November 1, 2005, the United Nations decided that this date would be set aside to commemorate and remember the victims who died in atrocious conditions. Show More Summary

What We Learned From Auschwitz

The 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, which will be marked January 27 on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, comes at a time when some are asking: is it happening all over again in Europe? We know the rational answer to that question. Show More Summary

Jewish Leaders Outraged After ‘Biggest Ship in the World’ Is Named After SS War Criminal

last weekNews : Mediaite

European Jewish leaders are outraged at the Rotterdam arrival of a Dutch ship named after Pieter Schelte Heerema, who was a maritime engineer Dutch officer in the Waffen-SS, with Holocaust Remembrance Day just a few days away. The ship, called the Pieter Schelte, is the world's largest vessel.

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Never Forget – Child Survivor Tells Her Story

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

When Yitzhak Rabin met Marek Edelman: A story for Holocaust Remembrance Day

A story Shulamit Aloni told her son Udi Aloni about the meeting between Yitzhak Rabin and Bundist Marek Edelman.

Interactive Map Shows The Names And Photos And Holocaust Survivors Across The Globe

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

This New Site Lets You Walk Around The Riga Ghetto And Latvian Holocaust Museum

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

Yom HaShoah

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, […]

Hamas' outrageous Holocaust denial

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.

Can Animal Behavior Help Us Understand Empathy and Dehumanization?

9 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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...

Video for Holocaust Remembrance Day: Israeli pro-life leader meets with Congressmen in U.S. Capitol

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,…

"You thought you were dead?"/"Yes, I was under a mountain of dead girls."

"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.)

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Collective Memories and the Vow to Never Forget

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

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