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Bearded Israeli troops barred from Holocaust event

Beard saga continues: IDF commanders ban unshaven troops from Holocaust memorial, prompting suggestions of discrimination.JTA, 4/18/2016, 1:54 PM

Introducing Holocaust testimony: The app

HP and Yad Vashem are teaming up to create an app that will provide easy global access to all of the documents in the Yad Vashem archives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 9:29 AM

Power visits Yad Vashem, hears plan to fence Jews

US Ambassador to UN visits Holocaust museum with Danon, hears Herzog's plan to build fence between Jews and Arabs dividing Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 2/14/2016, 10:14 PM

Yad Vashem sets up Holocaust art exhibit in Berlin

Yad Vashem, Berlin Museum of History set up exhibit for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Nissan Tzur, 1/26/2016, 9:27 AM

Holocaust art exhibit comes to Germany

Angela Merkel says show featuring 100 works of 50 Jewish artists during Holocaust are crucial to educating younger generations.Deborah Cole, 1/25/2016, 7:55 PM

First US soldier named Righteous Among the Nations

Yad Vashem honors soldier who thwarted Nazi plans to murder Jewish POWs, by staring death in the face and saying 'we are all Jews.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2015, 1:57 PM

Young Medic Saves Life of Tourist at Yad Vashem

While on school visit, Yam Carmel, 17, succeeded in reviving a man who collapsed from a heart attack at the Yad Vashem museum.Cynthia Blank, 9/10/2015, 3:53 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

Meet the 1.5 Million Kids 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

Legal Battle in Jerusalem Over Schindler Papers

Lawsuit against Yad Vashem by Oskar Schindler's wife's biographer over historic papers behind the efforts that saved 1,200 Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2015, 2:09 PM

Senegalese Imams Visit Yad Vashem

Delegation of Senegalese religious leader visit Israel to strengthen diplomatic ties. Make an important stop at Yad Vashem.Cynthia Blank, 11/27/2014, 2:48 PM

Meet the “Holocaust Survivors Against Israel”

An investigation into the signators on the shameful ad against an Israel attempting to prevent another genocide. Giulio Meotti, 9/9/2014, 6:29 PM

'Righteous Gentile' Gives Back Award Over Gaza

Yad V'Shem award returned after honoree's family allegedly killed in Gaza; return letter blames Israel for 'war crimes.'Tova Dvorin, 8/15/2014, 2:51 PM

Leftist Extremists Publicly Defile Yad Vashem

Disgusting video taped at Yad Vashem features a prostitute who claims Israelis should thank the Nazis for the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/29/2014, 6:00 PM

US 'Feared Jewish Influx' if It Bombed Auschwitz

Historian Rafael Medoff's research shows how repeated pleas to bomb camps were ignored intentionally.Ari Yashar, 1/29/2014, 12:10 PM

Lessons of Kristallnacht: Don't Turn A Blind Eye

75 years after 'the night of broken glass' the lesson not to turn a blind eye on impending disaster is particularly pertinent.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 11/11/2013, 11:51 AM

Israel Remembers Kristallnacht, 75 Years Later

On Sunday, Yad Vashem commemorated the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, 'the night of broken glass'.David Lev, 11/10/2013, 6:51 PM

Danish Crown Prince Visit: 70 Years from Rescue

Danish Crown Prince pays first visit to Israel and Yad Vashem, commemorates 70 years from rescue of Danish Jews from Holocaust.Ari Yashar, 10/30/2013, 9:07 AM

Family of Egyptian Doctor Rejects Holocaust Prize

Family of Dr. Mohamed Helmy reject prize from Israeli institution: "If any other country offered we would have been happy with it."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2013, 12:58 PM

Holocaust Survivor, Historian Dead at 90

Yisrael Gutman was among the most important historians of the Holocaust.Maayana Miskin, 10/1/2013, 8:31 PM

Yad Vashem Honors First Egyptian Righteous Gentile

Dr. Mohamed Helmy was honored for the assistance he gave Jews during the Holocaust, at great personal risk.Arutz Sheva, 9/30/2013, 2:02 PM

American Mennonite Honored as Righteous Gentile

American Mennonite who helped save Jewish children while in France during the Holocaust to be named Righteous Among the Nations.Rina Tzvi , 7/9/2013, 7:19 PM

New Yad Vashem Exhibit Honors Rightous Non-Jews

A new Yad Vashem exhibit focuses on non-Jews who risked everything to save Jews during the Holocaust.Maayana Miskin, 6/26/2013, 1:42 PM

Shoah Day: 70 Years since Warsaw Ghetto Rebellion

Central theme for Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 2013: Defiance and Rebellion.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2013, 11:03 PM

Obama: Israel Means No New Holocaust

President Obama speaks at Yad Vashem, says that due to Israel ‘the Holocaust will never happen again.’, 3/22/2013, 10:55 AM

Holocaust Denier Ordered to Visit Auschwitz

Court orders first Hungarian convicted under a Holocaust denial law to visit Auschwitz or Yad Vashem.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/1/2013, 10:37 PM

Yad Vashem Awards Book Prize on Holocaust Research

Yad Vashem awards Book Prize to Dr. Christoph Dieckmann for "path-breaking and exemplary" work on Lithuania under German occupation. Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/13/2012, 10:15 PM

Video: Google Makes History Come Alive on the Web

Google launched a new online archive of landmark 20th century events and personalities, highlighting a number of key Jewish themes. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/11/2012, 5:25 PM

Holocaust Warrior, Eli Zborowski, Died, Aged 86

Eliezer (Eli) Zborowski, a Holocaust survivor who dedicated his life to the Jewish people, died Monday at the age of 86.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/14/2012, 3:42 AM

Dutch Government Funds Yad Vashem Memorial Project

Yad Vashem and the Netherlands signed an agreement whereby Dutch government will support digitization of files regarding Righteous Gentiles.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/27/2012, 5:28 PM

Orna Shurani Celebrates Life, Saved 27 Jewish Men

This month, Orna Shurani of Nahariya is to celebrate her 84th birthday - a time of serious reflection for a woman who saved 27 Jewish men.Chana Ya'ar, 7/22/2012, 9:59 AM

'I Wish I Could Have Blown Up Knesset'

“I wish I could have blown up the Knesset, the Supreme Court and several IDF bases,” said prime suspect of vandalism attack on Yad Vashem.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/3/2012, 5:17 PM

Yad Vashem Softens Criticism of Pope Pius XII

Yad Vashem has modified its account of Pope Pius XII’s actions toward the Jews during WWII, following a long diplomatic dispute.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/3/2012, 2:47 PM

Court Extends Remands of Yad Vashem Desecrators

Jerusalem Court extends the remand of three suspects who desecrated the Yad VaShem Holocaust memorial.Elad Benari, 6/27/2012, 2:16 AM

Netanyahu, Peres Condemn Yad Vashem Graffiti

Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Peres condemn the anti-Zionist hate slogans that were sprayed on the Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum.Elad Benari, 6/12/2012, 1:15 AM

Rabbi Lau: Hate Slogans a ’Desecration of HaShem’

The anti-Zionist hate graffiti scrawled at Yad VaShem is a “defamation of the name of G-d,” says survivor Rabbi Lau.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/11/2012, 1:38 PM

Hate Vandals Deface Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum

Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum officials were shocked Monday morning to discover anti-Zionist hate slogans and graffiti praising Hitler.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/11/2012, 10:18 AM

Peres Welcomes German President

President Shimon Peres welcomes his German counterpart Joachim Gauck to Israel Tuesday morning, and they toured Yad VaShem in the morning.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/29/2012, 10:04 AM

French State Railways to Boost Holocaust Study

The National Company of French Railways announced the launch of a new joint study with Yad Vashem into Holocaust deportations. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/24/2012, 11:59 AM

Decades Later Details on Over 1,100 Ghettos Emerge

After decades of in-depth Holocaust research, new details are only now emerging on more than 1,100 Jewish ghettos in Eastern Europe.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/10/2012, 6:06 PM

Events Honoring Victims Mark Holocaust Memoria

Thousands of events and ceremonies will take place in Israel on Thursday, Holocaust Memorial Day.David Lev, 4/19/2012, 9:15 AM

Gantz: Israel Must Protect Jews Around the World

IDF Chief of Staff: Israel must not only protect its own borders and citizens, but must also protect Jews around the world.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/16/2012, 5:33 PM

Priest and Sister Honored for Saving Jews

A nun and a late priest were honored as “Righteous Gentiles” Tuesday for saving three Jewish children in France during the Holocaust.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/28/2012, 11:08 AM

Holocaust Education: Prevalent and Relevant

Increased demand among foreigners to study Holocaust; Increased need to heed its lessons.Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/15/2012, 5:39 PM

Nazi Stag Party Celebrant had Visited Yad VaShem

A visit to Yad VaShem by a British legislator did not dissuade him from poising for a photo next to a friend in a Nazi uniform. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2011, 8:41 AM

A Righteous Gentile Choses Israel as Home

Newly-identified "Righteous Among the Nations" Klavdia Likholetova was honored in death by students in Holon who wanted to say "thank you."Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 4:25 PM

Yad Vashem in Deal for Hidden Holocaust Files

Holocaust files hidden for generations will be made available through Yad Vashem.Maayana Miskin, 10/4/2011, 10:27 AM

Holocaust Composition Premieres at Yad Vashem

Dr. Lawrence Siegel's "Kaddish - I Am Here", a musical composition based on testimonies of Holocaust survivors, premiered in Israel.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 9/12/2011, 2:18 AM

Polish Ambassador to Israel Honors Janusz Kor

Yad Vashem marked 69 years since the deportation to Treblinka of Janusz Korczak and the children of his orphanage from the Warsaw Ghetto.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 8/5/2011, 2:39 AM

69 Years Since Korczak

Educator Janusz Korczak refused to leave the children of his orphanage and the Nazis murdered them all.Gil Ronen, 8/3/2011, 8:11 PM

Polish Couple to be Honored

Stefan and Maria Magenheim, who saved a Jewish child's life during the Holocaust, will be honored by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations.Elad Benari, 7/13/2011, 9:08 AM

1st Ecuadorian Righteous Gentile

Thursday: Yad Vashem will hold a ceremony posthumously honoring Dr. Manuel A. M. Borrero. His son will accept the medal and certificate of honor.Hillel Fendel, 6/21/2011, 7:25 PM

Dutch Couple Righteous Gentiles

A Dutch couple will posthumously receive the Righteous Among the Nations award from Yad Vashem next Monday for their bravery. Chana Ya'ar, 5/20/2011, 11:20 AM

Cousins Meet at Yad VaShem

Liora Tamir was certain she had no living relatives from the time of the Holocaust...until she searched Yad VaShem's database and found her cousin.Elad Benari, 4/27/2011, 7:57 AM

New Exhibition on Eichmann Trial

50 years to the day the Eichmann Trial began in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem launches new exhibition about it.Elad Benari and Hezki Baruch, 4/12/2011, 2:12 AM

Eichmann Trial on YouTube

Yad Vashem has uploaded footage of the entire Eichmann trial to YouTube, 50 years after the landmark trial.Maayana Miskin, 4/11/2011, 10:13 AM

Yad Vashem Collects Items

A new campaign launched by Yad Vashem is aimed at collecting Holocaust items from the general public and preserving them for future generations.Elad Benari, 4/11/2011, 5:17 AM