Holocaust Remembrance Day

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 envoys declare: 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 in parliament

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

One million shekel aid package awarded 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

Study: 45,000 Holocaust 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 to me 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 great men and women: 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

WWII veteran: ‘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 in protest over anti-Semitism

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

German Minister Warns Against Xenophobia, 70 Years After Nazis

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 Million 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 Are All FBI Agents Required to Visit the 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

Watch: '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 Holocaust 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 Activates 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: 'The Nazis Declared War Against 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 at 57 Jewish Agency 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 Personal 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

Not 'Sheep to the Slaughter': 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

Survivor to Netanyahu: You Can Prevent a Second Holocaust

Netanyahu meets 85-year old Holocaust survivor Avraham Niederhoper on the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 1:16 AM

Ya'alon: Seventy Years Later, We Now Face Iran

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon speaks on Holocaust Memorial Day on the Holocaust, the State of Israel - and how Iran are the new Nazis.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/15/2015, 10:54 PM

A Survivor Recounts: Defying Death in the Holocaust for a Sister

Suzanna Braun was told to save her little sister as she was herded away to the gas chambers - and she did at all costs.Jonah Mandel, 4/15/2015, 9:11 PM

'The World Has Not Learned the Lessons of the Holocaust'

PM Binyamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin speak at annual Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony - and connect past, present, and future.Tova Dvorin, 4/15/2015, 8:46 PM

Damning Report Reveals Spike in Violent Anti-Semitism in Europe

European city streets 'have become hunting grounds for Jews,' new report finds. Explosion of violent incidents of Jew hatred exposed.Ari Yashar, 4/15/2015, 11:30 AM

Can Holocaust Remembrance be Termed Colonialist?

A letter to a London Univ. Student's Union against a rejection of Holocaust memorials. "If Goldsmiths’ students cannot find it in their hearts to commemorate one of history’s greatest tragedies, then something is wrong in those hearts."Dr. Denis MacEoin, 10/20/2014, 6:21 AM

Dutch Memorial Day to Feature Muslim 'Shadow Holocaust' Event

Muslims stage 'Shadow Holocaust' event on 'Palestinian ethnic cleansing' for Dutch Holocaust Memorial Day, infuriates Jewish leaders.Tova Dvorin, 4/30/2014, 5:29 PM

Netanyahu Meets Holocaust Survivors, One-on-One

Prime Minister comforts a survivor, 82, who thinks she could have done more to save her baby sister.Gil Ronen, 4/27/2014, 7:31 PM

End of Century Revival of Stolen Holocaust Assets Issue

For Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Dr. Avi Beker of Tel Aviv University, negotiator for restitution of Holocaust property. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 4/24/2014, 8:10 AM

One Word for Six Million Souls

Arutz Sheva radio host's poignant new book memorializing the 6 million Jewish Holocaust victims has caught international attention.Ben Bresky & Josh Hasten, 2/23/2014, 2:22 PM

Book Review: "The Forgotten Memoirs"

The hitherto unknown personal accounts of Rabbis who survived the Holocaust were discovered by an historian who realized where they could be found. A riveting, uplifting and illuminating book. Rochel Sylvetsky, 1/27/2014, 1:44 PM

MK Feiglin: I'm Not Going to Poland - Here's Why

MK Feiglin will not join historic Knesset session at the site of the Auschwitz death camp; says visits send the wrong message.Maayana Miskin, 1/26/2014, 1:46 PM

'My Family Were Burned in Auschwitz – Now It’s Time for Kaddish'

MK Eliezer Moses to make first visit to Holocaust death camp where 70 of his relatives died.Maayana Miskin, 1/26/2014, 10:25 AM

Police Nab Man Accused of Burning Dozens of Brooklyn Mezuzot

The alleged perpetrator responsible for burning a dozen mezuzot in Brooklyn has been taken into police custody. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2013, 8:58 PM

Rabbi Lau at March of the Living: Today We Have a Home

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, who survived Buchenwald, in a powerful message to March of the Living participants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2013, 5:15 AM

Burned Mezuzot Found in New York on Yom Hashoah

11 mezuzot were burned in an apartment building in Brooklyn as Jews marked Holocaust Remembrance Day.Elad Benari, 4/9/2013, 4:15 AM

Gantz: IDF Will Not Allow Another Holocaust

IDF Chief of Staff promised at the March of the Living that the IDF would ensure that there will never be another Holocaust.Elad Benari, 4/9/2013, 3:15 AM

Israel Stands Still: Photos

Israelis from the Golan to Eilat stood still for one minute Monday morning in memory of the Holocaust martyrs. Photos by Flash 90.Flash 90, 4/8/2013, 2:37 PM

Livni: I Was Educated to Remember and Never Forget

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni attended a ceremony marking Yom Hashoah at the Massuah Institute for the Study of the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 4/8/2013, 12:46 AM

Video: Rocket Siren Interrupts Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

Terrorists mark Holocaust Remembrance Day their way, firing rockets at Jews remembering their tragedy.Gil Ronen, 4/7/2013, 9:46 PM