International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Netanyahu: Trump 'understands' Jewish meaning of Holocaust

Netanyahu says Trump’s administration now understands that the meaning of the Holocaust was the attempt to eradicate the Jews.JTA, 2/16/2017, 1:58 AM

Schumer condemns 'troubling' White House Holocaust statement

Sen. Chuck Schumer joins list of Democrats to have condemned the White House International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement.JTA, 2/10/2017, 2:58 AM

Republicans block resolution against Trump Holocaust statement

House Republicans block Democratic effort to vote on a resolution slamming the White House for its Holocaust Remembrance Day statement.JTA, 2/9/2017, 2:58 AM

Trump aide: Holocaust statement criticism is 'asinine'

Deputy assistant to Trump says that criticism of statement on Holocaust was motivated solely by a desire to attack the president.JTA, 2/8/2017, 5:30 AM

White House dismisses criticism of Trump's Holocaust Day message

Watch: Press secretary Sean Spicer says criticism of Trump’s statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day was “ridiculous”.Ben Ariel, 1/31/2017, 6:43 AM

Brazil's president attends Holocaust remembrance service

President Michel Temer attended a service at the country's largest synagogue to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.JTA, 1/31/2017, 4:23 AM

Trump under fire over Holocaust Day statement

Jewish American groups criticize Trump for failing to specifically mention Jews in his statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Ben Ariel, 1/30/2017, 2:06 AM

Shaked: The Holocaust began with incitement

Justice Minister says Shoah began with incitement, and incitement against Jews continues to this day in the BDS movement and the PA.Gary Willig, 1/27/2017, 12:46 PM

Holocaust survivor to speak at UN commemorative event

Noah Klieger, survivor of Auschwitz will be keynote speaker at UN event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Ido Ben Porat, 1/26/2017, 8:10 AM

#WeRemember: Over 200,000 post photos to commemorate Holocaust

200,000 people post photos of themselves on social media ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.JTA, 1/26/2017, 1:59 AM

MK Hazan to attend Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in Poland

MK Oren Hazan accepts invitation to attend ceremony that other Likud MKs declined in order to be available for Knesset votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 4:35 PM

'Shining Souls': Heroes of humanity during the Holocaust

A moving exhibition opens at the European Parliament for International Holocaust Remembrance day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2017, 11:47 AM

UN's Ban gets booed at New York synagogue

Congregants at Park East Synagogue greet Ban with jeers during Holocaust Day speech, after he called Palestinian terrorism 'human nature.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2016, 10:58 PM

Poland’s president honors Jewish Theater actors

‘Polish and Jewish people send a message of peace to the world,’ Polish PM says, after medals given to Jewish actors.Shoshana Miskin, 1/31/2016, 4:04 PM

'As we defend ourselves, we do not stand alone'

PM thanks Obama for his commitment to 'bolster Israel's security' over next decade in recorded remarks at Washington Holocaust ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2016, 10:36 AM

Canada's PM forgets Jews in statement on Holocaust

No mention of Jewish victims of the Holocaust or anti-Semitism in Justin Trudeau's statement for Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day.Dalit Halevi, 1/28/2016, 9:14 AM

Obama: Anti-Semitism is on the rise, we can't deny it

Speaking at a ceremony honoring Righteous Among The Nations, Obama says anyone confronted by anti-Semitism should behave like they did.Ben Ariel, 1/28/2016, 3:16 AM

Holocaust survivor takes on the world from UN stage

Marta Wise speaks on behalf of Israel at UN: 'If anti-Semitism not taken seriously, Holocaust could happen again.'Uzi Baruch, 1/27/2016, 7:49 PM

Watch: Debut video of 'The Last Survivor'

Renowned Jewish music composer Cecelia Margules releases song for her father, a Holocaust survivor, sung by the Israeli Dudu Fisher.Baruch Gordon, 1/27/2016, 7:32 PM

Watch live: Holocaust memorial ceremony at UN

UN Secretary-General kicks off official International Holocaust Remembrance Day memorial at UN headquarters in NY.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2016, 6:13 PM

'Words will not protect Jews on the streets of Europe'

EJC President Moshe Kantor urges EU to take 'stronger steps' to stop flood of attacks targeting 'Europe's most loyal minority.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2016, 4:39 PM

EU head tears into 'Holocaust deniers sitting in EU parliament'

European Parliament President Martin Schulz warns European leaders to confront reemerging 'demons' of anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, 1/27/2016, 3:32 PM

Netanyahu takes Europe to task for anti-Jewish 'obsession'

In statement on the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, PM says Israel has become 'the collective Jew.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2016, 10:05 PM

EU Commission President: Without Jews, there is no Europe

Ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Jean-Claude Juncker vows to fight rising European anti-Semitism.Ari Soffer, 1/26/2016, 6:20 PM

Obama to attend Holocaust ceremony at Israeli embassy

President Obama to visit the Israeli embassy in Washington on January 27, for ceremony honoring four Righteous Among The Nations.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/22/2016, 9:07 PM

Turkish Official Uses Holocaust Ceremony to Attack Israel

Speaker of the Turkish parliament says at a ceremony honoring Holocaust Day that Israel's "massacres" in Gaza must not be forgotten.Elad Benari, 1/29/2015, 5:43 AM

'Terrorism Does Not Distinguish Between Blood'

President Reuven Rivlin, speaking at UNGA, says that the 'mission of today' is preventing Holocaust-level genocide from Islamists.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2015, 9:38 PM

Rivlin Urges UN Chief to Act Firmly Against Anti-Semitism

President Rivlin meets UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ahead of UN session for Holocaust Remembrance Day.Ben Ariel, 1/27/2015, 5:12 AM

Rivlin Leaves for New York, Will Address UN on Holocaust Day

Israel is not compensation for the Holocaust, but the Holocaust proved why there was a need for the State of Israel, says President Rivlin.Ben Ariel, 1/25/2015, 1:50 AM

Turkey to Mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Chairman of Turkey's parliament will attend ceremony in Ankara in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Ben Ariel, 1/23/2015, 5:16 AM

Voices of the Holocaust - Resistance Amid the Tragedy

Unique British theater troupe focuses on the fighting spirit of Holocaust victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2014, 3:10 PM

Anti-Semitic Comedian 'A Victim of His Own Fascism'

Sec. Gen. of European Jewish Congress calls Dieudonne an 'embarrassment to France' the day after anti-Semitic Paris march.Ari Soffer, 1/31/2014, 2:42 PM

Prominent US Jews At Auschwitz Vow 'Never Forget'

US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and billionaire Stewart Rahr visit 'worst place on earth,' vow to apply lessons.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 1/30/2014, 6:31 PM

'Never Again', Say European Parliamentarians at Aushcwitz

Israeli MKs who visited Auschwitz for International Holocaust Remembrance Day were joined by European parliamentarians.Yoni Kempinski and Elad Benari, 1/29/2014, 6:14 AM

Obama Urges the World to Confront Anti-Semitism

Choices mean "choosing to confront bigotry and hatred in all of its forms," says Obama on International Holocaust Day.Elad Benari, 1/28/2014, 4:14 AM

Survivor's Prayer Shawl Returns to Auschwitz

Minister Uri Ariel recited the Kaddish at Auschwitz wrapped in a tallit which belonged to Shlomo Yom Tov-Hauft, a survivor of the camp.Yoni Kempinski, 1/28/2014, 2:15 AM

A Glimmer of Hope Amid the Darkness

European Jewish Congress holds landmark annual Holocaust memorial - and with it, provides hope for the future of European Jewry.Ari Soffer, 1/28/2014, 1:13 AM

'Where was the US During the Holocaust?'

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett, Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon react to seeing Auschwitz for the first time.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 1:13 AM

Peres: 'The Holocaust is a great warning to us all'

President Shimon Peres marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a citation of the value of human life in general.Tova Dvorin, 1/27/2014, 9:46 PM

Knesset MKs Visit Auschwitz

Landmark delegation of MKs, Polish MPs, Israeli and Polish governments visit Auschwitz for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Tova Dvorin, 1/27/2014, 5:51 PM

Confronting the Demons of the Past

Revolutionary new film tells the heart-wrenching story of one Holocaust survivor's struggle to reconcile with his past - and his son.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/26/2014, 2:51 PM

UN Exhibit to Honor March of the Living

When You Listen to a Witness, You Become a Witness is new UN exhibition that will open next week.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2014, 10:46 PM

EU Places Holocaust Remembrance Day on Official Calendar

For the first time since its establishment, the EU has incorporated Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan. 27, into its official calendar. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/17/2013, 9:50 PM

Auschwitz Survivor Dies Exactly 67 Years after Liberation

Kazimierz Smolen, a 91-year-old Auschwitz survivor, dies 67 years to the day the camp was liberated. Elad Benari, Canada, 1/27/2012, 10:41 PM

European Parliament President: 'Never Again'

Both incoming and outgoing presidents of the European Parliament vowed "never again" in ceremonies marking Int'l Holocaust Day. Chana Ya'ar, 1/26/2012, 3:10 PM

EJC President Receives Prestigious French Award

Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), awarded the Chevalier Dans L’Ordre National de la Legion d’honneur.Elad Benari, 1/26/2012, 6:12 AM

Edelstein: When We Say ‘Never Again’, We Mean It

Minister Yuli Edelstein on International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Israel will make sure that another Holocaust doesn't happenElad Benari, 1/26/2012, 5:16 AM

Video of EU Jewish Leader: Iran an Evil Kingdom

Iran is an “evil kingdom,” European Jewish leader Dr. Moshe Kantor told the European Parliament on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/25/2012, 12:16 PM

Minister: Iran Has a 'Destroy Israel Program'

Minister of Public Diplomacy Yuli Edelstein says calling Iran's drive for a nuclear bomb a 'nuclear program' is a misnomer.Gabe Kahn., 1/24/2012, 10:22 PM