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Remembering Jewish Names in Lithuania

This week, in a land where Jewish culture once flowered, people are joining together to remember Jewish lives lost in the Holocaust. The week of September 21, officially designated as the "Days of Remembrance of the Genocide of Lithuanian...Show More Summary

Stone-Throwing Protesters Chase Serbian Prime Minister From Srebrenica Ceremony

5 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

It was supposed to be a solemn day of remembrance for the worst massacre in Europe since the Holocaust. Instead, it became a stark reminder of how feelings remain raw two decades after the slaughter of 8,000 Bosnian Muslims that Belgrade refuses to recognize as genocide. Show More Summary

70 Years Ago Today: Dachau Liberated

Recently, the world commemorated the liberation of Auschwitz on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was, among other things, an...

A Final Reckoning: Viktor Ullmann's Last Piece

January 27 is Holocaust Remembrance Day, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by Soviet troops. Representing the many victims, especially the doomed artists of Theresienstadt, we’re listening to the Seventh Piano Sonata of Viktor Ullmann. Show More Summary

Franklin Graham: Muslim Immigrants ‘A Poison’, May Cause Holocaust

Franklin Graham’s Islamophbia is on display again. Rev. Graham wrote on Facebook: Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day, set aside for the world to never forget the 6 million Jews who were slaughtered by the Nazis. Could the holocaust be repeated? I’m afraid so. Anti-Semitism is at the highest levels since the late 1930’s. This is [...]

Parents Outraged After Israeli Toddlers Made to Wear Yellow Stars of David

An Israeli kindergarten teacher stuck a yellow Star of David patch on her students’ shirts as part of the Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorations on Thursday, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported.

‘Learning from the Holocaust: Choosing to Act’

While yesterday, April 16, was the official 2015 Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Week of Remembrance runs from the Sunday before Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) through the following Sunday — this year April 12-19. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has designated this year’s theme as “Learning from the Holocaust: Choosing to Act.” While the Holocaust [...]Show More Summary

Many Holocaust survivors live in poverty, study finds

As international ceremonies commemorateHolocaust Remembrance Day today, a new report revealed the sobering reality that, with little safety nets available, nearly one-third of an estimated 189,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel are poor. Continue reading ? The post Many Holocaust survivors live in poverty, study finds appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Franklin Graham Warns Holocaust Might Be Repeated With Influx of Muslims in US and Europe Who Hate Christians and Jews

The Rev. Franklin Graham warned on Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday that another holocaust might become a reality, pointing to the influx of Muslim immigrants into Europe and the United States, who he said are "bringing their hatred of Jews and Christians with them."

Netanyahu on Holocaust Remembrance Day

(Scott Johnson) Wednesday was Holocaust Remembrance Day, a somber event made even more somber this year under the shadow of our arrangement in process with Iran. Prime Minister Netanyhau spoke in Jerusalem at Yad Vashem to mark the occasion. Show More Summary

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Stories of survival revisted

7 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The survivors of Adolf Hitler’s madness marked Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

The Second Coming of the Holocaust

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Gaza remains unreconstructed. Settlements continue to expand. The Israeli populace moves farther and farther to the right. The churches continue to write documents against the occupation that mean little. Jews who enabled the occupation for decades and now come out against it are honored.

Holocaust Remembrance Day

This year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance comes on the heels of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, (January 27, 2015) and, once again, the world will be listening to the voices of Auschwitz and of so many other death camps. So much has been written about [...]Show More Summary

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Teresa and I join all Americans today in observing Yom HaShoah -- Holocaust Remembrance Day. We bow our heads as we both mourn and honor the six million Jews and millions of others who perished in the most painful and horrific chapter in human history. 

Yom Hashoah Blues

It is easy to despair this Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. For too many, "Never Again" has become "Hopefully Soon," even "Inshallah Tomorrow" -- profaning religion to serve evil. Of course, not all Muslims are genocidal anti-Semites...Show More Summary

Never Forget: Holocaust Remembrance Day

The annual Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah in Hebrew) is observed this year on April 16. It is a nation-wide day of mourning in Israel and abroad, established by the Knesset in 1951.

On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israel demolished the homes of Palestinian citizens of Israel 15 minutes from Tel Aviv

Udi Aloni writes: "I’m simply sick and tired of the self-righteous internal Jewish-Israeli discourse where in the end it seems a Jew only argues with a Jew so that they can make up later that evening and go demolish an Arab home together."

Standing Up and Speaking Out

Today is the internationally recognized date for Holocaust Remembrance Day. It marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943 when the Jewish resistance opposed Nazi Germany's last attempt to transport the remaining Ghetto population to the Treblinka concentration camp. Show More Summary

Just like the Nazis, Iran ‘plans to exterminate six million Jews’ — Netanyahu

Netanyahu's speech on Holocaust remembrance day was mostly about Iran, saying it is "just like the Nazis" in seeking to control the world and "exterminate 6 million Jews." And we let this man anywhere near our foreign policy?

Growing Up With the Holocaust

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day, but when you grow up with Holocaust survivor parents it's always with you. My father, who survived Bergen-Belsen, was silent about what happened to him until his 80s, when I first interviewed him for...Show More Summary

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