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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israeli police sicced violent dogs on Palestinian, then beat him up

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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 […]

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 […]

Israelis stand silent on Holocaust Remembrance Day as siren wails

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Israel to commemorate victims of Nazi genocide

Israel will once again commemorate the greatest calamity to befall the Jewish people in 2,000 years on Wednesday night and Thursday as the country marks Holocaust Remembrance Day. The official state opening ceremony for Holocaust Remembrance Day will take place at 8:00 p.m. in Yad Vashem’s Warsaw Ghetto Square on the Mount of Remembrance in […]

Opening of symbolic synagogue at Babyn Yar to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Thursday, April 8, a new symbolic Jewish synagogue will be dedicated at the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center – the first such building erected on the site of the Nazi massacre during the Holocaust.  The prayer space, designed by renowned international architect Manuel Herz, will be dedicated by Ukraine & Kyiv Chief Rabbi Yaakov […]

Facebook blocks Polish remembrance authority after post on Nazi war crimes

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Biden recalls Charlottesville march on Holocaust Remembrance Day

President Joe Biden recalled the deadly neo-Nazi march in 2017 in his statement Wednesday marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day, saying that Holocaust awareness must address current threats of genocide. “The horrors we saw and heard in Charlottesville in 2017, with white nationalists and neo-Nazis spewing the same antisemitic bile we heard in the 1930s in […]

Austria: Jewish community vaccinate survivors on Holocaust Remembrance Day

The main representative body of Austrian Jewry organized the vaccination of Holocaust survivors in Vienna on Wednesday, International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In the project by the Jewish Community of Vienna on January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, multiple survivors were brought from across Austria and Slovakia to a vaccination […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Luxembourg signs major restitution pledge

Luxembourg has signed an agreement on Wednesday with the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) regarding the restitution of property taken from Jews during the Holocaust.The agreement, which was signed on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, addresses numerous issues relating to the ongoing dispute over property restitution, such as looted art, insurance and dormant bank accounts. However, […]

Biden’s Holocaust Remembrance message is different than Trump’s. For a start, it mentions Jews

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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, pope warns mass extermination could happen again

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis marked Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday by warning that warped ideologies can pave the way to another mass extermination. Francis spoke off the cuff at the end of his weekly general audience, held in his private library because of coronavirus restrictions, to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the […]

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Pope warns against new nationalism

Pope Francis on Wednesday marked the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp by urging people to keep a close watch on ideological extremism, because “these things can happen again.” He spoke three weeks after displays of antisemitism surfaced at the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6 and two weeks after one […]

Scott Morrison on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Browse > Home / News / Scott Morrison on International Holocaust Remembrance Day January 27, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article A very special video message from Australia’s prime minister. Never again. Scott Morrison Like this: Like Loading… Visit J-Wire’s main page for all the latest breaking news, gossip and what’s on in […]

Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day Virtually

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Remembering the the Jews of MENA on Holocaust Remembrance Day

In the spirit of the Abraham Accords, there is a growing interest in the Holocaust and its impact on the Jews of MENA (Middle East/North Africa). On this Yom Ha’Shoah / International Holocaust Commemoration Day on January 27, we should contemplate what the fate of MENA Jewry would have been had German general Rommel won […]

Yad Vashem launches IRemember Wall ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Browse > Home / News / Yad Vashem launches IRemember Wall ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day January 22, 2021 by TPS Read on for article “I should like someone to remember that there once lived a person named David Berger,” David wrote in his last letter, which he sent from Vilna in 1941. Today, […]

After the Shoah: Honoring International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In the autumn of 1940, German philosopher and cultural critic Walter Benjamin found himself in the Catalan seaside town of Portbou. Fleeing southern France, where collaborationist Vichy government officials were handing over Jews to the Gestapo, the stateless Jew had crossed the Pyrenees with some fellow refugees to Spain. From there Benjamin hoped to reach […]

Today is HOLODOMOR Remembrance Day a holocaust that ACTUALLY Happened

“You must understand. The leading Bolsheviks who took over Russia were not Russians. They hated Russians. They hated Christians.’ Driven by ethnic hatred they tortured and slaughtered millions of Russians without a shred of human remorse. The October Revolution was not what you call in America the “Russian Revolution.” It was an invasion and conquest […]

ACH (1383) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of 11th November: Remembrance Day And Veterans Day

ACH (1383) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Story Of 11th November: Remembrance Day And Veterans DayTHE ACH SHOW In today’s show originally broadcast on November 11 2020, Andy interviews Dr. Peter Hammond, for a show entitled, “The Real Story Of 11th November: Remembrance Day And Veterans Day.” We discussed: Rhodesia’s Declaration Of Independence from […]

Watch: Britain marks Remembrance Sunday with socially-distanced event

Britain marked Remembrance Sunday with a service at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London on Sunday, November 8. The event was held amidst restrictions due to the coronavirus, with the UK under a new lockdown as of last week due to a spike in cases of the virus. The British Legion announced earlier this week that […]

Nationalist mob attack Thessaloniki mayor at remembrance ceremony (VIDEO)

Yiannis Boutaris was hospitalized following the assault and treated for injuries to his head, back and legs. Footage from the event shows the 75-year old being heckled by a group of people before he is struck with an object and falls to the ground. The mayor is then kicked while his aides help him up. […]

This Holocaust Remembrance Day, Will Trump Remember The Jews?

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Shas pushes national day of remembrance for Rabbi Ovadia Yosef

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Holodomor Remembrance Day: Why the Past Matters for the Future

The last Saturday in November is Holodomor Remembrance Day in Ukraine, a time to mark the anniversary of Joseph Stalin’s engineered starvation that killed millions in 1932-33. In the West, the date should also be remembered as a pivotal event that ensured the viability of the Soviet Union, with its consequent implications for hundreds of […]

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