At London event, Jews question whether to remain in Europe

At London Holocaust Memorial event, a Jewish community questions the future of Jewish life in Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 3:33 PM

The Holocaust - Why?

On Holocaust Memorial Day at Merkaz Harav Yeshiva decades ago, Rabbi Kook approached the question from a perspective which embraces all of Jewish history.Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook, 4/12/2018, 2:58 PM

'We baked matzah on a can, each of us received a crumb'

Survivor Rabbi Issachar Dov Goldstein went on to found Bnei Akiva yeshiva in Beer Sheva. 'We didn't let them destroy our Jewish spirit.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2018, 1:16 PM

'Never say you have reached the end of the road - WE ARE HERE!'

The immortal words of the poem written in Vilna by Hirsh Glik in 1943 continue to inspire as sung by young people worldwide today who identify with its message of hope. Eli Rabinowitz, 4/11/2018, 9:00 PM

These are the stories of the six torch lighters

During the official Holocaust memorial ceremony at Yad Vashem six Holocaust survivors will light the torches. Six flames, six stories.Yoni Kempinski, 4/9/2018, 6:00 AM

Warsaw Ghetto uprising or Auschwitz liberation, which day to choose?

There are two days to memorialize the Holocaust, representing two fundamentally different world-views. Daniel Pinner, 4/24/2017, 7:08 AM

Holocaust Day USA

The souls of the Nazi's victims are being reborn in Israel with each new birth. The holocaust of today is different. The bodies live but the souls are lost without a future. Tzvi Fishman, 4/24/2017, 6:56 AM

Shtetls, Ghettos to the Jewish State. Nothing has changed.

Nothing has changed in attitudes against the Jews in the last 100 years. Barry Shaw, 4/24/2017, 6:53 AM

Netanyahu: Those who threaten us risk being destroyed

Netanyahu vows not to remain silent against those who call for the destruction of Israel.Ben Ariel, 4/24/2017, 4:14 AM

Rivlin: We have returned to our land

President Rivlin addresses opening ceremony of Yom Hashoah at Yad Vashem.Ido Ben Porat, 4/24/2017, 12:04 AM

Holocaust Remembrance Day event in Jerusalem

State memorial service for Holocaust Remembrance Day begins at Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 8:30 PM

'Our people climbed back up from the pit of death'

PM and his wife meet with this year's torchbearers for Holocaust Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2017, 6:22 PM

Pope speaks about Holocaust Memorial Day

On International Holocaust Memorial Day, EJC President Kantor meets with the Pope at the Vatican and gives him a blessing for his home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 1:24 PM

Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews

In Yom Hashoah message, President Barack Obama calls for solidarity with Jews facing anti-Semitism.JTA, 5/6/2016, 2:07 AM

Shaked: 'Europe cannot free itself from its ghosts'

Justice Minister addresses March of the Living, recalling how the entire world abandoned the Jews in the Holocaust.Yoni Kempinski, 5/5/2016, 6:49 PM

March of the Living 2016 - pictures

10,000 people marched from Auschwitz to Birkenau, led by survivor and ex-Chief Rabbi Lau, as well as ministers and MKs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 6:35 PM

Netanyahu bares his tragic ties to the Holocaust

At Knesset ceremony, Netanyahu reads a poem by his father-in-law and recalls all of his family who perished at the hands of the Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 3:29 PM

Watch: The haunting melody of Babi Yar

Soulful tune and moving imagery poignantly captures the site of the largest single massacre of the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 7:40 AM

Nuremberg lessons: Stand up to hate, and remember hate's victims

Op-ed: Holocaust Memorial Day falls 80 years after Nuremberg Race Laws, 70 years after Nuremberg Trials. What have we learned?Irwin Cotler, 5/2/2016, 9:44 PM

50 Holocaust survivors have a delayed Bar Mitzvah

In a moving ceremony at the Kotel, 50 survivors denied their Bar or Bat Mitzvah by Nazis finally get the opportunity to do so.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 6:18 PM

Zoabi refuses to participate in Holocaust Memorial Day rally

Arab MK claims Holocaust education has provided the justification for 'injustices' against Palestinians, and Israel is 1930s Germany.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2016, 7:37 PM

Edelstein shames world leaders for Rouhani visit

Knesset Speaker: 'Leaders should be ashamed for having Holocaust denying Iranian President visit on Holocaust Memorial Day.'Hezki Baruch, 1/27/2016, 12:57 PM

EU's Mogherini: Holocaust left a scar on 'civilized' Europe

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini warns European anti-Semitism is alive and well on Holocaust Remembrance Day.Yoni Kempinski, 1/27/2016, 12:53 PM

Still Boycotting Germany, Beitar Remembers Victims

Members of the Beitar youth movement conducted their annual Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony outside the German Embassy.Moshe Cohen, 4/16/2015, 12:50 PM

Hundreds Attend Funeral of 'Anonymous' Holocaust Survivor

Over 500 people attended the funeral of a Holocaust survivor whom they did not know Thursday morning, after an alert on Facebook.Yaakov Levi, 4/16/2015, 12:01 PM

Gantz: 'Mutual Respect' the Key to Our Survival

Some 2,000 people gathered to participate in a Holocaust Memorial ceremony with outgoing IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz.Moshe Cohen, 4/16/2015, 11:04 AM

MK Regev: 70 Years Later, and the Same Old Hate

70 years later, the world still hasn't learned the lesson of where unbridled hatred of Jews can lead it, wrote MK Miri Regev.Yaakov Levi, 4/15/2015, 8:56 PM

EU: 'Never Forget, Never Again'

The European Union said that 'it joins people in Israel commemorating today the victims of the Shoah and the heroes of resistance.'Yaakov Levi, 4/15/2015, 7:07 PM

Why Do Holocaust Ceremonies Ignore Jewish Rescuers?

Holocaust ceremonies tend to highlight non-Jewish heroes far more often than Jewish ones, says one event organizer.Gedalyah Reback, 4/15/2015, 3:45 AM

The Difficulty of Choosing Whom to Honor at Holocaust Events

Alan Schneider: It is emotionally tough to decide which stories should get the spotlight on Holocaust Memorial Day.Gedalyah Reback, 4/14/2015, 2:12 AM

Special Holocaust Memorial Event: Rabbi and Partisan Warrior

Ceremony honoring Jews who rescued other Jews will award the daring efforts of Rabbi Pessach, who saved his community in Greece.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2015, 1:48 PM

Meet the 1.5 Million Jewish Children Murdered by the Nazis

Yad Vashem opens new exhibit ahead of Holocaust memorial day, exploring the Jewish children who grew up in horrors of the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2015, 7:46 AM

Outrage After Holocaust Memorial Rejected as 'Colonialist'

A former National Union of Students President has condemned Goldsmith University's rejection of a motion to commemorate the Holocaust.Cynthia Blank, 10/20/2014, 9:15 PM

Neo-Nazis Honor Ukrainian SS on Holocaust Memorial Day

March for the Waffen, 14th volunteer division of the SS, irks local authorities. Is Neo-Nazism in Ukraine becoming endemic?Tova Dvorin, 5/2/2014, 9:41 AM

Fifth 'Yom HaShoah' Rally Outside Iran's UN Mission

Grassroots organizations call to 'combine action with prayer and memorial', say remembering is not enough.Larry Domnitch, 4/29/2014, 5:37 PM

Two Brave Great-Grandmothers Link Polish Man to Jewish Past

Tomoho Umeda's great-grandmothers were a Jew and a righteous Gentile - and he tells Arutz Sheva his story in a special interview.Yoni Kempinski, 4/29/2014, 7:52 AM

Survivor Mother Hid Account Info in Recipes,Says Man

A small recipe book that was saved from the days of World War II turned out to be the key to a major treasure, an Israeli man claimsYaakov Levi, 4/29/2014, 1:13 AM

Hareidi Editor: No One Asked Us About Holocaust Memorial Day

Hareidi news editor hits back at furor over yeshiva students' accused of 'desecrating' Holocaust Memorial Day.Moshe Cohen, 4/29/2014, 12:44 AM

Ya'alon: Enemies of Israel, Jews Will Stop at Nothing

Defense Minister warns world leaders to learn the Holocaust's lessons in light of recent Hamas-PA unity pact.Yaakov Levi, 4/28/2014, 9:43 PM

Survivor: 'I Feel Great Pride When I See the IDF Protecting Us'

Menachem Sandovsky, a survivor from the Lodz Ghetto, relates his experiences guiding tours of the death camps in Arutz Sheva interview.Moshe Cohen, 4/28/2014, 9:37 PM

'The IDF is Built on the Value of Human Life'

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, at Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony, emphasizes the IDF's role in preserving the past - and future.Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2014, 9:29 PM

'Kerry, Shame on You!'

Transportation Minister lashes out at Kerry Monday for 'apartheid' comments, connects to Holocaust Memorial Day.Hezki Baruch, 4/28/2014, 9:07 PM

Lapid Memorializes Father at Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony

Finance Minister chooses personal, not political, route at Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony - saying how 'Zionism was born' from the ghetto.Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2014, 8:46 PM

Israel Railways Message Mars Holocaust Day Tribute

As they contemplated the meaning of the Holocaust, thousands of Israelis were interrupted by a text message - about their train ticket.Yosef Berger, 4/28/2014, 7:37 PM

MK Slams Abbas's Holocaust Condemnation as 'Perfunctory'

PA Chairman's Holocaust-denying past, Hamas-embracing present belies his condemnation, MK says.Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2014, 7:34 PM

Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Zvi Michaeli

The story of Zvi Michaeli, one of the six torch lighters in the opening ceremony of this year's Yom Hashoah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2014, 7:08 PM

Holocaust Memorial Day Culminates at the Ghetto Fighters' House

Join live as the final official memorial ceremony takes place at the Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Heritage Museum.Yoni Kempinski, 4/28/2014, 6:59 PM

Rabbi Lau: 'Judaism is the Answer to Nazism'

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, at March of the Living, notes that the Jewish people have a long memory - and that the future lies in its heritage.Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2014, 6:32 PM

WZO Demands Swift Justice on Ukrainian Mayor's Shooting

Doctors still fighting to save Kharkiv's Jewish mayor Gennady Kernes, who was shot in the back by masked gunmen.Yosef Berger, 4/28/2014, 6:15 PM

US President Vows to 'Always Oppose Anti-Semitism' Worldwide

US President, in official statement for Holocaust Memorial Day, vows to 'give enduring meaning to the words 'Never Again.'Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2014, 6:11 PM

Holocaust Denial Still Rife Among Palestinians

Few, if any, Palestinians agree with PA chief Mahmoud Abbas' position that 'the Holocaust the most heinous crime' of modern times.Yaakov Levi, 4/28/2014, 5:24 PM

Yemen's Jewish Community Fades Away

On Holocaust Memorial Day, we should spare a thought for a Jewish community which is perishing right before our eyes.Ari Soffer, 4/28/2014, 5:08 PM

Knesset Promises: 'Your Story Will Be Passed On for the Future'

Knesset Caucus for Holocaust survivors, in special meeting, vows to ensure future generations never forget.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2014, 4:00 PM

Fmr. Chief Rabbi 'We Learned Nothing From the Holocaust'

Rabbi Yisrael Lau, child survivor turned Israeli chief rabbi, says all Jews are 'survivors', laments Jewish youth going to live in Berlin.Ari Yashar, 4/28/2014, 3:57 PM

Watch Live: 'March of the Living' at Auschwitz Birkenau

Thousands are participating in the powerful annual march through the Nazi death camps. Join live for the main ceremony.Yoni Kempinski, 4/28/2014, 3:49 PM

Who's 'Desecrating' Holocaust Memorial Day?

Hareidi pundits angry at focus on yeshiva students' barbecue next to Holocaust memorial - soccer match next to them went unreported.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2014, 2:16 PM

The Holocaust From Nazi Eyes - Knesset Photo Exhibit

Unique photo exhibit reveals private photos taken by Nazi soldiers, first and only glimpse of many decimated small Jewish towns in Poland.Ari Yashar, 4/28/2014, 1:06 PM