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Polish Dep. Foreign Minister answers Lapid: There is no reason to talk this way

Polish Dep. Foreign Minister answers Lapid: There is no reason to talk this way

Poland's deputy foreign minister says that his country is worried that Israel's negative reaction to a new Polish law will only intensify.Arutz Sheva Staff , 16/08/2021 22:56
Social media companies say they ban Holocaust denial. Are they also blocking education?

Social media companies say they ban Holocaust denial. Are they also blocking education?

Social media companies say they ban Holocaust denial. But is that ban also blocking Holocaust education?Ben Sales, JTA, 29/06/2021 08:01
The future of Holocaust remembrance

The future of Holocaust remembrance

This is not just about the history of the Jews. This is about the history of the world and is at risk of being forgotten. Op-ed.Rabbi Y. M. Lau & G. Taylor, 09/04/2021 16:00
'Our own flesh and blood'-the overwhelming tragedy of the Shoah

'Our own flesh and blood'-the overwhelming tragedy of the Shoah

We ourselves were murdered with the 6 million. The deaths of the Holocaust confront us in such monstrous proportions that we are overwhelmedRabbi Eliezer Melamed, 07/04/2021 22:11
Yad Vashem: Polish court's Holocaust ruling a substantive blow to academic freedom

Yad Vashem: Polish court's Holocaust ruling a substantive blow to academic freedom

Israeli Holocaust museum calls court condemnation of Holocaust scholars "unacceptable."Shlomo Witty, 11/02/2021 17:54
Are there now memory communities in Holocaust discourse?

Are there now memory communities in Holocaust discourse?

The controversy around Yad Vashem’s directorate chairman suggests that Holocaust discourse is deteriorating into polemical argument. Op-ed.Prof. Udi Lebel, 15/01/2021 12:00
Sweden allocates $1.1 million to start work on its first Holocaust museum

Sweden allocates $1.1 million to start work on its first Holocaust museum

Swedish Culture Ministry to fund collecting documents and interviewing Holocaust survivors to make up Holocaust museum’s exhibits.Josefin Dolsten/JTA, 29/09/2020 22:06
Lithuanian nationalist accused of murdering Jews touted as hero

Lithuanian nationalist accused of murdering Jews touted as hero

In Lithuania, lawmakers want to dedicate 2021 to honoring an alleged perpetrator of Holocaust pogrom.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 30/06/2020 08:37
The Israeli Instagram-based feature commemorating the Holocaust, wins the 'Internet Oscar'

The Israeli Instagram-based feature commemorating the Holocaust, wins the 'Internet Oscar'

Instagram story animating biography of 13-year-old girl who was murdered in Auschwitz wins Webby Award for 'Best Use of Stories.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2020 13:22
Holocaust questions and answers

Holocaust questions and answers

A rabbi, educator and author, known for his unrelenting fight for justice and against antisemitism faces his students' questions with honesty and clarity.Rabbi Dr. Bernard H. Rosenberg, 20/04/2020 11:56
Defining the Holocaust for future generations: Not just Genocide

Defining the Holocaust for future generations: Not just Genocide

Genocide, defined as partial murder, has occurred numerous times in history, but the Holocaust was unique in that it was the official purpose of a national government which attempted to annihilate an entire people.Rabbi Dr. Bernard H. Rosenberg, 16/02/2020 08:44
Pomp and circumstance

Pomp and circumstance

As touching as all the speeches for Jews six feet under, the abstaining, Iran-supporting, Abbas-funding Europeans would look authentic if they ended their anti-Israel bias, instead of wiping off that single crocodile tear to the sound of Hatikvah. Valerie Sobel, 23/01/2020 00:01
Holocaust abuse

Holocaust abuse

New developments in classic antisemitism include many examples that concern the Holocaust and its history. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 21/01/2020 22:59
Call to countries: Don't shake off the past

Call to countries: Don't shake off the past

Ministers from 34 countries gather to ratify their commitment to fight against historical revisionism and growing anti-Semitism.Nitzan Keidar, 21/01/2020 08:22
The unknown story of the man who foiled Nazi plans, saving thousands

The unknown story of the man who foiled Nazi plans, saving thousands

The story of Hans Calmeyer's success in saving more people than Schindler did was unknown, until one of the people he saved researched and wrote the new book "Shedding our Stars," a tribute to a brave German lawyer who avoided the spotlights. Rochel Sylvetsky, 08/12/2019 08:15
The Mufti’s meeting with Hitler in Berlin

The Mufti’s meeting with Hitler in Berlin

The Oriental Service station featured antisemitic propaganda cleverly mixed with Arab music and passages from the Koran, all supervised by the mufti.Dr. Alex Grobman, 15/08/2019 09:00
New Oregon law makes Holocaust education mandatory

New Oregon law makes Holocaust education mandatory

Law inspired by teen's friendship with 92-year-old Holocaust survivor mandates Holocaust education for all public school students.David Rosenberg, 16/07/2019 09:19
An open letter to AOC: Camps, cages and a bissele Yiddish

An open letter to AOC: Camps, cages and a bissele Yiddish

AOC, your absurd suggestion that the United States has established concentration camps in Texas, defames America and the compassionate American people. Lila Lowell, 07/07/2019 07:03
Jewish survival after the Holocaust

Jewish survival after the Holocaust

When Holocaust survivors will no longer be around, and when there is no more opportunity to let children and educators hear firsthand testimony of the Holocaust, will the Holocaust be just another event studied in world history classes? Ron Jager, 02/05/2019 12:59
A ballad in the key of 4G

A ballad in the key of 4G

At issue is the question of whether the next generation of Jews will walk furtively looking over their shoulder, or boldly toward a gleaming horizon. Edwin Black, 03/03/2019 16:00
Rescuing Jews, despite FDR

Rescuing Jews, despite FDR

Some 190,000 quota places from Germany and Axis- occupied countries sat unused during the Holocaust years, because the Roosevelt administration deliberately suppressed immigration below the levels permitted by law. Dr. Rafael Medoff, 27/01/2019 17:25
'Our mission in Poland will never end'

'Our mission in Poland will never end'

Polish Ambassador to Israel delivers message in Hebrew on Holocaust Remembrance Day asking if 'memory' is enough.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2019 17:04
Canadians don’t know basic Holocaust facts, survey finds

Canadians don’t know basic Holocaust facts, survey finds

Half of Canadians cannot name a single Nazi concentration camp, according to new study.Marcy Oster/JTA, 24/01/2019 22:43
Rio mayor raises Holocaust awareness

Rio mayor raises Holocaust awareness

Marcelo Crivella, mayor of Rio de Janeiro, gathers entire staff for #WeRemember photo in global movement to raise Holocaust awareness.Marcus M. Gilban/JTA, 21/01/2019 21:27
Preserving stories of Holocaust survivors

Preserving stories of Holocaust survivors

A recent survey found that “many adults lack basic knowledge” of the Holocaust. How can the world keep remembering?NPR, 09/11/2018 06:16
Can Holocaust education combat antisemitism?

Can Holocaust education combat antisemitism?

Michel Gourary discusses how spreading Holocaust awareness actively combats antisemitism at EJA conference in BrusselsYoni Kempinski, Brussels, 06/11/2018 22:10
Germany loses Holocaust reminder as survivors dwindle

Germany loses Holocaust reminder as survivors dwindle

As the numbers of Holocaust survivors dwindle, Germany struggles with how to pass their message to the next generation.AFP, 18/05/2018 13:19
Exclusive discussion honors 75th anniversay of Warsaw Ghetto Rrevolt

Exclusive discussion honors 75th anniversay of Warsaw Ghetto Rrevolt

A film called Uprising and a renewed curriculum trace the rebellion that lasted longer than the time Poland held out against the Nazis. Cindy Grosz, 28/04/2018 22:02
'Inappropriate' use of Holocaust term 'shameful and wrong'

'Inappropriate' use of Holocaust term 'shameful and wrong'

ZOA says Parkland survivor’s use of Never Again in book title ‘trivializes the Holocaust.’JTA, 25/04/2018 07:56
Greeks delve back into Thessaloniki's Jewish heritage

Greeks delve back into Thessaloniki's Jewish heritage

Greece pushes Holocaust history, tourism, in hopes that younger generation will learn the dangers of racism, anti-Semitism.AFP, 19/03/2018 15:53
VP Pence's Holocaust tweet defended by Rabbinic group

VP Pence's Holocaust tweet defended by Rabbinic group

Rabbinic group calls to credit the Vice President’s 'Outstanding Friendship.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2018 07:42
Are there miracles in the midst of tragedy?

Are there miracles in the midst of tragedy?

Can we celebrate miracles no matter the circumstances?Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 18/04/2017 08:19
Liberals gloat over Sean Spicer’s terrible mistake

Liberals gloat over Sean Spicer’s terrible mistake

Spicer apologized, but that won't satisfy liberals, who have yet to stop trivializing the Holocaust by comparing Trump to Hitler. Opinion.Jack Engelhard, 12/04/2017 22:26
US Holocaust Museum to present Merkel with Elie Wiesel award

US Holocaust Museum to present Merkel with Elie Wiesel award

US Holocaust Memorial Museum will bestow its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, on German Chancellor Angela Merkel.JTA, 23/03/2017 19:38