New branch of Yad Vashem to open in Negev

Holocaust museum to open new branch in Negev city to deal with increasing number of requests and visitors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 6:11 PM

Cousins who thought family died in Holocaust united in Israel

First cousins who thought entire family died in Holocaust meet thanks to Yad Vashem testimony.JTA, 12/14/2016, 9:48 AM

Labour head Jeremy Corbyn declines invitation to Yad Vashem

Embattled UK Labour Chief declined invitation to Holocaust museum amid party anti-Semitism controversy.JTA, 9/11/2016, 7:46 PM

Brains of Jewish Holocaust victims found in Munich institute

"Whoever thought this chapter was closed - is completely mistaken."Ido ben Porat, 8/31/2016, 10:20 AM

Dutch man and daugther who hid Jews during Holocaust honored

Yad Vashem posthumously honors Jan Willem Kamphuis and his daughter Klazenia Kamphuis-Vink from Holland who hid Jews from the Nazis.Ido Ben Porat, 7/13/2016, 12:45 AM

Bearded Israeli soldiers barred from Yad Vashem ceremony

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 Herzog's plan to fence in 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 exhibit comes to Germany amid rising anti-Semitism

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

US soldier who told Nazis 'we are all Jews' to be honored

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 Israeli Medic Saves Life of American 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 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

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 Israel 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 Holocaust Memorial

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 Refrained from Bombing Auschwitz 'To Avoid Jewish Influx'

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 Since Holocaust 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 as '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 Among Nations

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 ‘Righteous Among the Nations’

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 Marks 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

Hungarian 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 International 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 to Fund Yad Vashem Digitization 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 to Celebrate 84th Birthday, 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; They Tour Yad VaShem

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 Deportations Research

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

Details Emerge on Over 1,100 Jewish Ghettos Previously Unknown

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 to Honor the Victims Mark Holocaust Memorial Day

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 Jewish Children

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

Students Thank A Righteous Gentile Who Chose 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 Kaddish 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

Video: Polish Ambassador to Israel Honors Janusz Korczak

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 Murder of Korczak and Children

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 as Righteous Among the Nations

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

First "Righteous Gentile" from Ecuador to be Honored

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