For most Americans, today is national Holocaust Remembrance Day. For Charles Stein of Springfield, who escaped Nazi-occupied Austria as a college student in 1938, that day is also Feb. 28. That day, in 1942, his parents were killed by the Nazis. Read full article >>
New York’s police department is questioning a suspect in the mezuzah burnings that occurred in Brooklyn on Monday, which was Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day.
April 8 was Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah). It is the solemn occasion of the 70th year marking the murder of six million Jews and the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto. Survivors like Werner are the last eyewitnesses, they are our most precious resource.
Why Holocaust Remembrance Day is becoming irrelevant Holocaust Remembrance Day came and went, but the holiday known abroad as Yom HaShoah is facing irrelevance. http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/tygrrrr-express/2013/apr/9/why-holocaust-remembrance-day-becoming-irrelevant/ eric
A dozen mezuzahs were burned in a Brooklyn apartment building yesterday, which was Holocaust Remembrance Day. The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incident, which took place in the afternoon at 85 Taylor Street in the Taylor-Wythe Houses in South Williamsburg. Show More Summary
On this Holocaust Remembrance Day [April 7, 2013], remember the six million Jews who were murdered in the Holocaust for [...]
If we Jews and all other citizens of humanity actually mean the words we speak when we say, "never again," then we must take a stand, today, and actively choose to care and to defend justice by celebrating the uncelebrated and by protecting...Show More Summary
Post by Emily AbbateToday millions of Americans remember the more than 6 million Jews that perished during World War II by observing Holocaust Remembrance Day. It's a scary thing to think that there are people who deny the horrific events of the Holocaust ever happened or that the Diary of Anne Frank is a forgery. Show More Summary
(David Bernstein) Four years back, I post the following: Tonight marks Holocaust Remembrance Day, so I thought I’d recount the little I know about the closest relative I know of who was murdered, my great-grandmother’s sister, Chana Basia (Anna) (Tetenbaum) Bogusz. Show More Summary
(Orin Kerr) Today is Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day. In 2009, I blogged about my father’s experience as a Holocaust survivor. My father died last May, and so I wanted to post a somewhat longer version of his wartime story in his memory. I have taken it from the eulogy that our family rabbi gave at my [...]
At 10 AM sirens wailed throughout Israel and everyone stopped what they were doing to remember the Holocaust on this, Holocaust Remembrance Day.
By: Rachel Pulaski Shortly after the arrival of John Kerry on a “peace bid”, a Kassam rocket fired from Gaza into southern Israel during a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony. The Daily Star reported A rocket fired from Gaza crashed into southern … Continue reading ?
I will light that candle for my father on Holocaust Remembrance Day not just to honor his memory, but in greater understanding that I, too, was there.
I have a personal bias. Martin Ivens is a dear friend, my column editor for 15 years, and now acting editor of the Sunday Times. The cartoon they published on International Holocaust Remembrance Day (negligently, not deliberately) can be seen...
Some media coverage of this year's International Holocaust Remembrance Day included two quotations that illustrate the large blind spot in so many people's world view. "The memory of this immense tragedy, which above all struck so harshly...Show More Summary
When many of us reflect on the Holocaust, the horrific gas chambers and ovens of the death camps of Auschwitz and Treblinka immediately come to mind. Yet in parts of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, there is a lesser known...Show More Summary
This past Sunday was Holocaust Remembrance Day, and a cartoon published in a British newspaper on that very day attacking the prime minister of Israel is facing criticism for being offensive, tasteless, and even anti-Semitic. The Sunday...Show More Summary
As the world marked Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, a senior aide to Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi alleged that the Holocaust is a “myth” and an “industry America invented.” The aide, Fathi Shihab-Eddim, is responsible for appointing the editors of Egypt’s state-run newspapers. Show More Summary
Since its original publication in 1947, the famous book has seen many incarnations, but this newest edition brings the story to the digital age. News by Christopher Shultz In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day,Show More Summary