'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

Dutch Couple is Righteous Among the Nations

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

Video: Cousins Meet for First Time 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 Commemorates Eichmann's 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 Uploaded to 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 Calls for Personal Items from Holocaust

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

Seeking Holocaust Documentation? Google It

Yad Vashem and Google announce a new partnership that will allow for the online preservation of Yad Vashem's rich archive.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 1/27/2011, 12:13 AM

Yad Vashem Presents: Holocaust Videos for the Iranian Audience

Yad Vashem launches new YouTube channel in the Farsi language, aims at educating Iranians about what happened during the Holocaust.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 1/25/2011, 3:12 AM

Yad Vashem Youtube in Persian: Virtual War on Holocaust Denial

The Holocaust Museum has been concentrating on responding to Iranian President Ahmedinajad’s blatant put-downs of Holocaust history.Hillel Fendel, 1/20/2011, 2:36 PM

Yad Vashem Identifies 4 Million Holocaust Victims

Yad Vashem has managed to identify two-thirds of the Jews murdered in the Holocaust; 1.5 million names added in past decade.Maayana Miskin, 12/21/2010, 10:07 PM

From Nazi Germany to Beit Shemesh: The Mansbach Chanukiyah

The Mansbach family Chanukiyah faced down the Nazi flag in Germany - and survived to reach the Land of Israel intact.David Lev, 12/4/2010, 7:01 PM

Europe: Archive Project to Ease Holocaust Research

A European-wide project aims to ease access to Holocaust records, records will be put online for public access.Maayana Miskin, 11/9/2010, 6:14 PM

Yad Vashem Honors Dutch Couple as Righteous Among Nations

The Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum has honored a Netherlands couple with a posthumous Righteous Among the Nations award.Chana Ya'ar, 10/14/2010, 12:17 PM

Chinese Educators Study the Holocaust at Yad Vashem

For the first time ever, a group of Chinese educators has begun a two-week course on the Holocaust at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem memorial center.Chana Ya'ar, 10/6/2010, 12:00 PM

An End to Holocaust Denial for Palestinian Authority Youth

A small grassroots movement is taking shape among Palestinian Authority students who are reaching out for information about the Holocaust.Chana Ya'ar, 8/19/2010, 6:27 PM

Yad Vashem Breathing Life into Destroyed Jewish Communities

Munkacs is the latest Jewish Community to be 'revived' in its pre-Holocaust form on the Yad Vashem website.Eli Stutz, 8/5/2010, 5:26 PM

Yad Vashem to Honor Indigenous Australian Who Protested Nazis

Yad Vashem is to honor William Cooper, an Australian Aborigine who led a one-of-a-kind protest against Nazi policy.Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2010, 12:11 PM

Chabad Renews Effort to Make Senior Nazi a Righteous Gentile

New book shows that German intelligence commander saved hundreds of Jews in addition to Chabad Rebbe.Ernie Singer, 8/4/2009, 11:03 AM

Rabbi Lau's Rescuer Named 'Righteous of the Nations'

The man who rescued future Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau in Buchenwald will be recognized this week as “righteous of the nations.”Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2009, 2:27 PM