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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Science Min. slams dept. CoS for Holocaust remarks

Israeli Minister of Science Ofer Akunis says Deputy Chief of Staff Yair Golan must issue a clearer apology for Holocaust remarks.Tal Polon, 5/8/2016, 11:51 AM

Interview: Are children ready for Holocaust books?

Survivor Tzipi Cohen explains why she told her story in a children's book, after many years of hiding her tribulations.Yoni Kempinski, 5/5/2016, 10:51 PM

Barred from bus for 'too many Stars of David'

Outrage as Egged bus driver refuses to let a passenger board for wearing 'too many Stars of David’ on Holocaust Remembrance Day.Shoshana Miskin, 5/5/2016, 10:06 PM

Watch: Don't lose God in the Holocaust too

Survivor and ex-Chief Rabbi Lau gives a powerful talk during the March of the Living ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 8:46 PM

Jewish house redeemed in Muslim Quarter

Jerusalem Heritage House finds unique way to honor Holocaust Memorial Day - by taking back a stolen Jewish house.Ari Yashar, 5/5/2016, 8:29 PM

Telling the story of the spirit of the victims

Director of Shem Olam Institute, Rabbi Avraham Krieger, discusses the organization’s mission.Yoni Kempinski, 5/5/2016, 8:14 PM

US task force: 'Never again’

Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism commemorates Holocaust victims and survivors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 7:47 PM

Watch live: March of the Living begins

Nearly 10,000 participate in annual march from Auschwitz gates to crematorium, in memory of 1.1 million murdered there.Arutz Sheva, 5/5/2016, 3:16 PM

Yaalon: Attacks on Yair Golan are attacks on IDF

Defense Minister stands behind Dep. CoS Yair Golan following controversial Holocaust comments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 1:03 PM

Visiting survivors more important than monuments

Dr. Avraham Lifshitz, director of Israel's religious school system, says you don't need to visit Poland to remember the Holocaust.Benny Toker, 5/5/2016, 12:07 PM

Labour politician rants of Jewish conspiracies

Arutz Sheva receives evidence of yet another Labour politician with a penchant for Holocaust comparisons, 'Zionist' conspiracies.Ari Soffer, 5/5/2016, 11:22 AM

Watch: Israel stands silent for Yom HaShoah

Yom HaShoah begins with 2-minute siren nationwide, ceremonies commemorating the Holocaust and those who bravely resisted the Nazis.Suzy Flaster, 5/5/2016, 10:56 AM

Shaked hits Deputy CoS over Holocaust Day comments

Justice Minister criticizes Deputy CoS, as leftwing MKs rally to his defense.Uzi Baruch, 5/5/2016, 10:04 AM

Haredi protesters call cops Nazis - on Yom HaShoah

Arrest of draft-dodger yeshiva student leads to haredi protests on Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 8:58 AM

Deputy CoS: I never compared Israel to Germany

After his comments ignite firestorm, IDF Deputy CoS denies he meant to compare Israel to Nazi Germany.Uzi Baruch, 5/5/2016, 8:01 AM

Why didn't G-d send a miracle to save us in the Holocaust?

Insights into the Holocaust.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 5/5/2016, 8:00 AM

Holocaust Remembrance Day torchlighting ceremony

Six survivors lit six candles Wednesday in honor of the Holocaust's Jewish victims, and shared amazing stories of courage and faith.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/4/2016, 10:23 PM

Israel commemorates the Six Million

Rivlin addresses Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony at Yad VaShem in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 9:52 PM

'There are some people who want us to be victims'

Naftali Bennett assures that the Jews stand behind the 'iron wall of the State of Israel' against the current wave of anti-Semitism.Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2016, 9:41 PM

'Anti-Semitism didn't die in bunker with Hitler'

PM blasts incitement against Jews, Israel on Holocaust Remembrance Day, say internet spreads it 'in ways Hitler couldn't have imagined.'Tova Dvorin, 5/4/2016, 9:18 PM

The Holocaust: A tool for abuse and distortion

Holocaust related issues are on the rise, but many of them are distortions, such as those where Israelis are labelled Nazis.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 5/4/2016, 4:53 PM

EU: Attacks on Jews are an attack on us all

EU delegation condemns growing European anti-Semitism ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day.David Rosenberg, 5/4/2016, 4:33 PM

Watch: UK Labour chief refuses to renounce Hamas

On eve of Yom HaShoah, British PM tells Jeremy Corbyn to renounce 'friendship' with Hamas, Hezbollah four times - to no avail.Ari Soffer, 5/4/2016, 4:27 PM

Million-shekel aid package to Holocaust survivors

Knesset Committee transfers 2015 budget surplus to survivors on eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day.Tova Dvorin, 5/3/2016, 6:22 PM

45,000 Shoah survivors live in poverty in Israel

Grim statistics also reveal 50% suffer from bad health, loneliness. Former MK: Government must make a master plan.Tova Dvorin, 5/3/2016, 3:56 PM

Peres: My grandfather's will was simply 'Be a Jew'

Former President talks about his grandfather, who was murdered in the Holocaust. 'Hitler murdered us because of Mount Sinai.'Uzi Baruch, 5/3/2016, 1:05 PM

There was nothing Zionist about Hitler’s plans for the Jews

Clearing up the Labour anti-Semitism row over Ken Livingstone's remark about Hitler supporitng Zionism.Prof. Ranier Schulze, 5/3/2016, 5:36 AM

Six survivors: Holocaust ceremony honorees named

Holocaust survivors with amazing stories chosen to light candles for Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/2/2016, 11:46 AM

Book Review: The Long Night, a journey through the Holocaust

Darkness fell on Ernst Bornstein's life but he lived to tell us about it. Review of a gripping, just translated Holocaust book that describes a young man's journey through seven death camps up to his liberation by US forces. Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/2/2016, 9:07 AM

Palestinian Arabs are willing executioners

Maybe it's not the Jewish houses or the so-called “occupation” that are at issue here. Maybe it's the Jews. Maybe it's their Palestinian Arab murderers and their primal hatred of Jews. Ron Jager, 1/31/2016, 11:30 AM

‘No cure for anti-Semite, he is born with it’

Jewish World War II veterans receive homage during International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony.Shoshana Miskin, 1/28/2016, 8:48 PM

The Pope and Islam on Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Pope's timing was apalling, but then, the EU is worse. Giulio Meotti, 1/28/2016, 12:01 AM

Eichmann's unpublished request for pardon

Eichmann pleaded to Israel for clemency 2 days before he was executed, said he 'does not feel guilty.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2016, 12:36 PM

For the name and the place: Reflecting the Holocaust

The Holocaust was a fierce inferno, expressed in the video shown here, whose accompanying Yiddish songs from that period find their way into the heart.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 1/27/2016, 6:48 AM

Italian paper distributes kippot to readers

To protest anti-Semitism on Holocaust Remembrance Day, Il Foglio's Wednesday edition will include a small white kippah.Gil Ronen, 1/26/2016, 8:32 PM

Time for Reflection

Israel has two occasions each year to inspect and improve.Jay Shapiro, 4/27/2015, 1:13 AM

Berlin Warns Against Xenophobia

FM Frank-Walter Steinmeier asks Germans whether recent spate of attacks marks the rise of anti-Semitism at Holocaust remembrance ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2015, 8:01 PM

PA: Only 1-2 Mil. Jews Died During the Holocaust

PA celebrates Holocaust Remembrance Day by claiming that Zionists orchestrated their own genocide to gain international sympathy.Tova Dvorin, 4/19/2015, 6:58 PM

Why Must All FBI Agents Visit Holocaust Museum?

FBI Director reveals his policy, meant to teach the 'most frightening lesson of all' - not the Holocaust's inhumanity, but it's humanity.Ari Yashar, Sarah Leah Lawent, 4/17/2015, 12:23 PM

'Israel Will Not Rest in the Face of Auschwitz'

Rivlin sends message to March of the Living, noting Holocaust survivors are passing to the next generation 'the torch of life, and belief.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 4/17/2015, 8:06 AM

The Holocaust Averted: a Bittersweet Scenario

What if the Nazis had failed with Czechoslovakia? Expert says American Jews and Israel would not have been the same.Gedalyah Reback, 4/16/2015, 10:52 PM

Auschwitz, 'The Center of All Evil'

Visitors on March of the Living learn about 'the biggest killing of humanity that ever happened,' and learn 'nothing prepares you.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 10:07 PM

As Siren Blared, Arab Bus Driver Refused to Stop

Passengers complain against the driver, who played Arabic music during Holocaust Remembrance Day siren.Gil Ronen, 4/16/2015, 9:06 PM

Watch: Survivor Trips Memorial Siren Nationwide

Yuli Zalmanovich, 86, clicked the mouse to set off the Holocaust Remembrance Day siren at a Home Front Command base.Yishai Karov, Gil Ronen, 4/16/2015, 7:39 PM

Watch: 'Nazis Declared War on Jews and Judaism'

Video of March of the Living ceremony that took place at the ruins of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland.Arutz Sheva, 4/16/2015, 4:49 PM

Obama Says 'Never Again' to the Holocaust

Obama releases statement remembering '6 million Jews, millions of other victims,' urging to fight anti-Semitism and bigotry in all forms.Ari Yashar, 4/16/2015, 4:45 PM

Ceremonies Held for Survivors in 57 JA Facilities

Staff members help more than 6,000 Holocaust survivors live their lives in dignity, preserve personal stories.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/16/2015, 3:58 PM

Netanyahu Recounts His Connection to the Holocaust

PM tells Knesset about his father-in-law Shmuel Ben-Artzi, famous Hebrew writer who made it to Israel but lost so many of his relatives.Ari Yashar, 4/16/2015, 3:29 PM

The Jewish Heroes of the Holocaust

Narrative of submissive Jewish victims of Nazi Germany challenged at event remembering the many acts of Jewish heroism during the Holocaust.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 4/16/2015, 2:14 PM

Remembering the Jews Who Fought Back

Minute of silence held around the country as unique commemoration of Jewish heroes who saved their brethren gets underway outside Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 10:44 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Sara Weinstein

The story of Sara Weinstein, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 6:55 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Ephraim Reichenberg

The story of Ephraim Reichenberg, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 6:34 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Dov Shimoni

The story of Dov Shimoni, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 6:14 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Eggi Lewysohn

The story of Eggi Lewysohn, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 5:41 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Avraham Harshalom

The story of Avraham Harshalom, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 5:04 AM

History is not a Strong Point with the Young in America

"The Last Witness" is a book about the last Holocaust survivor. Do not take it for granted that the younger generation - those who did not get a Jewish education, that is - knows what that means. Jerry Amernic, 4/16/2015, 4:38 AM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Shela Altaraz

The story of Shela Altaraz, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 3:50 AM