As calls for the ethnic cleansing of non-Jews become commonplace, so do the Nazi comparisons, both at home and abroad. Across the world and especially in the West, it is widely considered to be highly offensive to suggest that thereShow More Summary
Today is Yom HaShoah, a day of remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust. Each year, it falls at a time when we’re also reminded of a litany of other horrors. Dates scattered throughout April and May mark the anniversaries of atrocities against Rwandans, Cambodians, Armenians,… Continue Reading ?
Middle and high school students marked Holocaust Remembrance Day by learning horrific and heroic stories of the tragedy first-hand.
Today, on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), we pledge to never forget the genocide of 12 million people, based on their religion, ethnicity, sexuality, and other factors. We do this so that we always remember that it is the duty...Show More Summary
Holocaust Remembrance Day is May 4th and 5th. To commemorate this time of reflection, I sat down with my daughter Jill Klein, who wrote a book about my Holocaust experiences (We Got the Water: Tracing My Family's Path Through Auschwitz). #talktome Watch...Show More Summary
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, one writer recalls Auschwitz after watching the acclaimed movie I've been waiting to see Son of Saul for a long time now. It had a limited release in the United States, and because of this, it never came to a theatre in my little town on the prairie. Show More Summary
Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Here is the story of Sande Boritz Berger's discovery of family history.
Composer Gideon Klein At 7 PM on Thursday May 5th (Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day) at the Czech Center in New York, Hours of Freedom: The Story of the Terezín Composer, a piece that explores the plight of fifteen composers imprisoned by the Nazis at the Thereisenstadt prison camp, will receive its US premiere. […]
A year ago, just before Holocaust Remembrance Day, I wrote a piece in these pages, "Their Stories, Our Stories," about the legacy of my family's Holocaust narrative as rendered in my novel, Even in Darkness. Since Even in Darkness was...Show More Summary
Israeli Member of the Knesset Haneen Zoabi. YouTube/Richard Silverstein Israeli lawmaker Haneen Zoabi declined to participate in a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, citing her inability to speak out against what she called theShow More Summary
January 27 is the UN's International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Commemorated to remember the liberation of Auschwitz, largest of the German Nazi concentration camps and extermination centers But I am writing this post in February. Black History Month. Show More Summary
Jews are the new non-persons of the Left. Take ” the astonishing Holocaust Remembrance Day speech of the new hero of the left, Canadian…
As the world commemorated the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the United Nations (U.N.) compared Palestinians to the Jewish victims of the Nazi genocide, according to an opinion piece by Anne Bayefsky posted on FoxNews. On Monday, the U.N. hosted a temporary exhibit called “Holocaust by Bullets,” featuring extensive research by the French organization Yahad-In Unum, […]
Wednesday, January 27, was the 71st anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp — an International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On the 69th anniversary I wrote about how the Dutch Jewish population, including the de Wind family, was immensely and disproportionately affected by the Holocaust. But, I also wrote, that the article was about [...]Show More Summary
The deep melodic sound of the cello reverberated throughout the six walls of the U.S.
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Holocaust survivors warned about the demagoguery and rhetoric espoused by Donald Trump that they say echoes back to Nazi Germany -- the same rhetoric which has been sanctioned by right-wing...Show More Summary
As the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday, one man was questioning the validity of one of the biggest human catastrophes witnessed in human history. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran, published...Show More Summary
President Obama warned of rising anti-Semitism in the United States and around the world in remarks he made yesterday at the Israeli Embassy on the occassion of Holocaust Remembrance Day. The last Republican presidential primary debate before the Iowa caucus will be held on Fox News tonight. Show More Summary
January 27 is Holocaust Remembrance Day, the UN-mandated commemoration of the Nazis' industrial-scale slaughter of 6 million Jews and another 5 million members of various other minority groups during World War II. Iranian Supreme Leader...Show More Summary
President Obama will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Israeli Embassy, holding up the honorees as symbols of the values Israel and the United States share.