Posts Tagged ‘Holocaust’

The invincible group of 10 women who survived the Holocaust together

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How Holocaust survivors secured Israel’s future

The International March of the Living, which brings individuals around the world to Poland to study the history of the Holocaust, and which views the State of Israel as the spiritual and national homeland of the Jewish people, will hold a ‘Salute to Israel’s 73rd Birthday’ online celebration on Thursday, April 15, at 8:00 PM […]

Holocaust 2.0 – Vaccine Deaths on the Rise in Multiple Countries

Objective:Health – Holocaust 2.0 – Vaccine Deaths on the Rise in Multiple Countries Prepare For Change / Derek Knauss From soft.net: While the corporate news is silent on the issue, alternative news sources have been reporting on the disturbing data coming out of Israel regarding the Pfizer Covid vaccine causing a large increase in reported […]

Blinken’s Holocaust Gaffe

Was Breckinridge Long our 32nd president, rather than Franklin Roosevelt? From Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s recent remarks, one could erroneously conclude that it was actually Assistant Secretary of State Long, not President Roosevelt, who decided American immigration policy in the 1930s and 1940s, and Long, not Roosevelt, who decided that the U.S. should refrain […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Survivors’ grandchildren hold virtual ceremony

3GDC – a Washington-based organization representing 3Gs, the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors – hosted a virtual event for Holocaust Remembrance Day in partnership with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) and the organization Sixth & I. 3G is symbolic of the three generations since the Holocaust, and the importance of representation and […]

Marianne Steiner, 101, Holocaust survivor supported German Jewry research

As a young Jewish refugee in the late 1930s, Marianne Steiner brought creative flair to her job as a window dresser at Saks Fifth Avenue, the upscale department store in Manhattan. While her family was well off before fleeing Nazi Germany, their finances in New York were more limited. At the time, Steiner owned only […]

Polish ambassador marks Holocaust Remembrance at home of Israeli survivor

Polish Ambassador to Israel Marek Magierowski and Kiryat Motzkin Mayor Haim Zuri commemorated Holocaust Remembrance Day at the home of survivor Israel Yaldin a native of of Poland, who also just turned 100-years-old on Saturday, as reported by Walla news. The ambassador and mayor gave Yaldin a certificate of appreciation for his heroism as well as […]

The future of Holocaust remembrance

April 9, 2021 by   Read on for article Yom Hashoah is a day when Jews in their homeland and around the world remember their 6 million brothers and sisters who were so cruelly persecuted, hunted and murdered during the Holocaust…writes Gideon Taylor and Rabbi Israel Meir Lau. The “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate at Auschwitz with […]

#ItStartedWithWords – Holocaust survivors fight social media antisemitism

Holocaust survivors have joined with Facebook and the Claims Conference to fight antisemitism on social media in the #ItStartedWithWords campaign. — Claims Conference (@ClaimsCon) April 8, 2021 As part of the campaign, the survivors recorded videos explaining how words eventually led to the atrocities committed during the Holocaust. The Claims Conference and Facebook initiated the […]

‘My kids have known about the Holocaust since before they could speak’

On a country road steeped in spring blossom, the 5-year-old in the backseat asked a question that sent shivers down our spines. “Did the farmer plant those trees around his house because his family’s Jewish?” he asked us, his parents, pointing at a farmhouse we passed along the way. I knew immediately what he meant. […]

Young Israelis Reflect on the Holocaust

With each passing year, there are fewer Holocaust survivors living among us. Now, in keeping with 60 years’ emphasis on personal narrative as the model, new technology is being used to teach the younger generation, in an effort to ensure that “never again” remains a reality. This Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah in Hebrew), Israel’s […]

Holocaust online resource confronts difficult questions

Where was God during the Holocaust? Could the Holocaust have occurred without Hitler? Why did the Nazis want to kill the Jews? What motivated people to risk their lives to save Jews?  Beyond the “what, where, and when” of the Holocaust, questions of the “why” and “how” often linger in people’s minds long after they […]

175,000 Holocaust survivors live in Israel. Most live on $101 a month in government stipends

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Number #1 Lesson From The Holocaust: Even Friendly Gentiles Will Always Turn On You ‘For No Reason At All’

In celebration of yet another Holocaust Remembrance Day, Shmuel Sackett — the founder and director of the Am Yisrael Chai Foundation — an anti-assimilationist organization that encourages Jews in America to move to Israel — has written an essay warning his fellow Jews that “another” Holocaust could happen at any moment — because the irrational […]

Laura Loomer Contemplates Getting a ‘Nazi-Style Holocaust Tattoo’ to Symbolize Her ‘Digital Extermination’ on Social Media

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit brought by anti-Islam extremist Laura Loomer against Twitter, Google, Apple, and Facebook after being banned from their social media platforms, claiming they had violated her First Amendment rights. On Tuesday, the far-right provocateur and her conspiracy theorist attorney Larry Klayman appeared on the “Crowdsourcing […]

Medicine and Morality: COVID-19 & the Holocaust

Join The Jerusalem Post for a special event in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day April 7 at 7 p.m. EST  During the event, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Advisor to the U.S. President, will receive the “Moral Courage in Medicine” awardThe event is co-presented […]

Soap made from Jews and how Hitler took power: The truth behind Holocaust myths

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Portugal opens the doors to Oporto Holocaust museum

The Holocaust museum in Oporto, Portugal opened its doors to the pubic this April, after coronavirus lockdown measures lightened. The museum is the first of its kind in the country, despite there already being a Jewish museum and and a community of over 500 Jews in the city alone. The first day of its opening […]

Israelis stand silent on Holocaust Remembrance Day as siren wails

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The Holocaust is in my blood: Bearing the scars and stories of survivor grandparents

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Podcast: Too soon? Israeli scholar explains why Holocaust humor is here to stay

Welcome to Times Will Tell, the weekly podcast from The Times of Israel. This week, in honor of Yom Hashoah, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, we’re speaking with Dr. Liat Steir-Livny, who is a senior lecturer in Holocaust, film and culture studies at Sapir Academic College and the Open University. Steir-Livny, the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, […]

‘It started with words’: Holocaust survivors recount how hate speech led to mass murder

Alarmed by a rise in online anti-Semitism during the pandemic, coupled with studies indicating younger generations lack even basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide, Holocaust survivors are taking to social media to share their experience of how hate speech paved the way for mass murder. With short video messages recounting their stories, participants in the […]

Bahrain celebrates for the very first time Holocaust Remembrance Day

For the first time in history, the Jewish community in Bahrain marked Holocaust Memorial day in a virtual ceremony initiated by “The House Of Ten Commandments.” Only a few months after the signing of the Abraham Accords, of which Bahrain was one of the signatories, a memorable ceremony was held in a Jewish community synagogue that […]

Belarus launches housing project for elderly who saved Jews in Holocaust

In 1998, the now 90-year-old Lyubov Arkhiptsova-Volchek was recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations – Israel’s title for non-Jews it recognized for risking their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust – for helping hide her 11-year-old Jewish friend from the Nazis. Today Arkhiptsova-Volchek lives in abject poverty in Belarus. “There’s no indoor toilet. […]

Holocaust survivors should be recognized with special day, leaders say

While most Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom Hashoah, events emphasize remembering the dead and the calamity of the Holocaust, Jonathan Ornstein, executive director at the Jewish Community Center of Kraków, in Poland, says that more emphasis needs to be placed on the survivors and the resilience they have demonstrated in rebuilding their lives. For more […]

NY chef delivers heimish food to ensure no Holocaust survivor goes hungry again

JTA — Growing up, Passover was always a special time of year for David Teyf. It wasn’t just about the holiday. It was also the stories his family would tell about the matzah factory they used to operate behind his grandfather’s house in Minsk before they left Soviet Belarus in 1979. Teyf, who was born in […]

Writing Poetry Helps Me Process the Unspeakable Evils of the Holocaust

(JTA) — Not long after the gruesome reality of the Holocaust had burst onto the world’s consciousness, the philosopher and social theorist Theodor Adorno famously observed in 1949 that writing poetry after Auschwitz was barbaric — “nach Auschwitz ein Gedicht zu schreiben, ist barbarisch.” Less well known but equally insightful was Adorno’s subsequent conclusion, expressed […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Two survivors’ tales of survival and hope

Israel and Jews throughout the world commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, and as the Holocaust grows ever more distant in time, it is more important than ever to keep the memories of those who experienced it, and those who survived, alive.The Jerusalem Post spoke with two survivors, whose stories serve as a reminder of […]

Holocaust Education Won’t Succeed Without Storytelling

It’s ironic (and unacceptable) that the more we teach about the Holocaust in American schools, the less kids seem to remember it. As Jeff Jacoby writes this week in the Boston Globe, “Instruction about the Holocaust has proliferated in American classrooms in recent decades. Units on the subject are taught in countless schools, and mandated […]

Ahead of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Survivors Share Stories of Surviving the Pandemic

A woman receives a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as Israel continues its national vaccination drive, during a third national COVID lockdown, at a Maccabi Healthcare Services branch in Ashdod, Israel December 29, 2020. REUTERS/Amir Cohen As Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day began on Wednesday night, four survivors told Israeli news site N12 about their […]

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