Posts Tagged ‘hashoah’

Yom HaShoah in Perth

Browse > Home / News / Yom HaShoah in Perth April 12, 2021 by   Read on for article At Perth’s Yom Hashoah commemoration last week, a symbol of the Jewish people’s regeneration as young Jewish West Australian Aaron Levine, sang the Partisans’ Song in Yiddish to the 350 strong audience. Senator Ben Small Rabbi […]

New symbolic synagogue at Babyn Yar massacre site unveiled on Yom HaShoah

The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC) unveiled on Thursday, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the first Jewish prayer space at Babyn Yar. The symbolic synagogue structure was opened at a ceremony that included special prayers led by Ukraine & Kyiv Chief Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich alongside nine other rabbis (numbers limited due to COVID-19 restrictions in […]

MOTL Honors Medical Heroes During Second Virtual Yom HaShoah March

Each year, March of the Living brings roughly 10,000 people to Poland on Yom HaShoah to walk along the trails of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, it cannot take place physically for the second year in a row. Instead, innovative 3D technology is being used to broadcast the first virtual march. On April 8 at […]

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 […]

Remembrance and education: Yom HaShoah and the Synagogue in Babyn Yar

Thursday, April 8th, marks the confluence of two significant events – the observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day throughout the Jewish world, and the dedication of a symbolic synagogue at the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center near Kyiv, where 33,771 Jews were murdered in a two-day period in late September 1941.The inauguration of the […]

LA Organizations Partner with March of the Living for Virtual Yom HaShoah Conference

For many high school students in Los Angeles, participating in the March of the Living program is a rite of passage. Instead of learning about the Shoah through a history book, thousands visit Auschwitz-Birkenau in person each year. In response to the cancellation of this year’s March of the Living, Milken Community Schools, the International […]

New Yom Hashoah ritual aims to bridge remembrance to a post-survivor world

Holocaust remembrance day programs in Jewish communities have stuck to a familiar form for decades, featuring Holocaust survivors sharing their stories followed by the lighting of yahrzeit candles and the recitation of commemorative prayers. But that model of memorial faces a problem that is growing more pressing each year: the dwindling number of survivors still […]

Yom HaShoah/Yad Vashem and March of the Living

Browse > Home / News / Yom HaShoah/Yad Vashem and March of the Living April 2, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article Yad Vashem will observe Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes Remembrance Day for two days, starting Wednesday evening, 7 April. The official State Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Remembrance Day will take place on […]

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