My parents were never the type of people who kept elaborate photo albums that were filled with remembrances of days gone by. Both of them were Holocaust survivors and whatever images they managed to find or take on their own directly...Show More Summary
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.
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 […]
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...
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
Events will be held all day Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz from Nazi Germany. read more
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.)