International Holocaust Remembrance Day

News for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Tony Blinken: My stepfather was a Holocaust survivor

Tony Blinken: My stepfather was a Holocaust survivor

'My stepfather spent nearly four years in labor and death camps before being rescued by American troops,' US Sec. of State Blinken says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 09:04
Angela Merkel participates in historic Torah scroll writing ceremony

Angela Merkel participates in historic Torah scroll writing ceremony

Torah scroll that survived the Nazis is restored in historic ceremony.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 28/01/2021 07:58
Luxembourg agrees to pay $1.2m in symbolic Holocaust compensation

Luxembourg agrees to pay $1.2m in symbolic Holocaust compensation

In first, Luxembourg offers $1.2 million in symbolic compensation to noncitizen Holocaust victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 28/01/2021 07:26
Ambassador Erdan: Fight anti-Semitism just as you fight COVID

Ambassador Erdan: Fight anti-Semitism just as you fight COVID

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Ambassador Erdan calls on UN to address the threat from Iran and resurgence of anti-Semitism.Nitsan Keidar, 28/01/2021 00:14
Will we avoid a Holocaust?

Will we avoid a Holocaust?

The big question looming on this International Holocaust Remembrance Day concerns the future, not the past. Opinion.Prof. Robert S. Kellner, 27/01/2021 19:39
Hungarian president marks Holocaust Remembrance Day at historic Buda Synagogue

Hungarian president marks Holocaust Remembrance Day at historic Buda Synagogue

Hungarian president János Áder lit a candle at the Old Buda Synagogue at a ceremony marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2021 19:28
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken participates in Holocaust memorial ceremony

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken participates in Holocaust memorial ceremony

"Remembering, Perpetuating, and Pursuing Justice" - special online event in commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance DayYoni Kempinski, 27/01/2021 19:17
'The time has come for Europe to reinvent itself'

'The time has come for Europe to reinvent itself'

Conference of European Rabbis president addresses European Parliament on occasion of International Holocaust Commemoration Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2021 15:29
Online commemoration of Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day

Online commemoration of Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day

EJA hosts online International Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony featuring hundreds of EU heads, Parliamentarians and Jewish leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2021 15:00
Netanyahu: 'Never Again' isn't a slogan - it's our mission

Netanyahu: 'Never Again' isn't a slogan - it's our mission

'People thought that after horrors of the Holocaust, humanity would finally learn its lesson. They were dead wrong,' says Netanyahu.Binyamin Netanyahu, 27/01/2021 09:17
Watch: Israeli, Arab activists promote Holocaust awareness

Watch: Israeli, Arab activists promote Holocaust awareness

Social activists from Israel, Gulf states mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day - 'Spreading message in the Arab world.'i24NEWS, 27/01/2021 09:15
A "Holocaust Siddur"

A "Holocaust Siddur"

The "Holocaust Siddur" is made up of the regular Maariv evening service with numerous program ideas and material added in English. Review.Dr. Michael Leo Samuel, 27/01/2021 06:09
Holocaust-era wallet sewn from Torah scroll discovered in Poland

Holocaust-era wallet sewn from Torah scroll discovered in Poland

Polish citizen donates to Shem Olam institute a wallet sewn by his grandfather, made from Torah scrolls desecrated by the Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2021 08:52
'Holocaust denial has become a potent form of anti-Semitism'

'Holocaust denial has become a potent form of anti-Semitism'

Watch: Park East Synagogue and the UN host International Holocaust Remembrance virtual service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2021 02:00
Israeli President Rivlin says anti-Semitism 'hovering' again over Europe

Israeli President Rivlin says anti-Semitism 'hovering' again over Europe

Visiting Poland and Germany, Pres. Rivlin warns of rising anti-Semitism in Europe, says US peace plan 'could bring great hope.'AFP & Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2020 13:54
US will contribute $2 million to Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

US will contribute $2 million to Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

US is committed to 'Holocaust education, remembrance, dialogue, and research,' State Department says.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/01/2020 07:55
Danon: It is not enough to condemn anti-Semitism, it is time to act

Danon: It is not enough to condemn anti-Semitism, it is time to act

UN marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a special session of General Assembly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2020 02:40
UK gov't: Donation to Auschwitz will ensure lessons 'live on for generations'

UK gov't: Donation to Auschwitz will ensure lessons 'live on for generations'

British Government promises to provide £1 million funding to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2020 15:04
Silicon Valley executives to host Holocaust remembrance events

Silicon Valley executives to host Holocaust remembrance events

YouTube, Houzz, WhatsApp, and ICON executives host Holocaust survivors, hold remembrance events in their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2020 13:57
Pres. Rivlin leves for Poland and Germany on Holocaust memorial trip

Pres. Rivlin leves for Poland and Germany on Holocaust memorial trip

President Rivlin’s visit to Poland and Germany to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2020 11:25
Pope Francis condemns ‘barbaric resurgence’ of anti-Semitsm

Pope Francis condemns ‘barbaric resurgence’ of anti-Semitsm

Pope meets delegation from the Simon Wiesenthal Center ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.JTA, 21/01/2020 21:11
At Holocaust event, Jewish leaders urge: 'We need to safeguard Jews in Europe'

At Holocaust event, Jewish leaders urge: 'We need to safeguard Jews in Europe'

'We need more than 'Never Again' to safeguard Jews in Europe,' EU Jewish chief says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 13:30
These are the world leaders who will attend the 75th World Holocaust Forum this week

These are the world leaders who will attend the 75th World Holocaust Forum this week

Kings, princes, presidents, prime ministers, foreign ministers to converge on Jerusalem, commemorate the Holocaust. This is the full list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2020 22:46
Chelsea soccer club unveils new Holocaust mural honoring murdered soccer players

Chelsea soccer club unveils new Holocaust mural honoring murdered soccer players

Chelsea soccer club unveils mural with Jewish soccer players murdered at Auschwitz.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 18/01/2020 21:29
Ukraine parliament official urges 'sharp, quick, and decisive' response to anti-Semitism

Ukraine parliament official urges 'sharp, quick, and decisive' response to anti-Semitism

For the first time, Ukrainian Parliament marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2020 11:55
UN marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

UN marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ambassador Danon: Calls for the destruction of the Jewish people continue in full force.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2019 19:41
UK Chief Rabbi salutes Holocaust survivors

UK Chief Rabbi salutes Holocaust survivors

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says survivors 'have been absolutely determined to teach the world about love, unity tolerance and peace.'Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 28/01/2019 16:45
Church march in memory of Shoah meets anti-Semitism

Church march in memory of Shoah meets anti-Semitism

California church commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day accosted by man yelling anti-Semitic, anti-Israel insults.Marcy Oster/JTA, 28/01/2019 15:59
Polish PM: Hitler's Germany responsible for Holocaust, not Nazis

Polish PM: Hitler's Germany responsible for Holocaust, not Nazis

Polish Prime Minister says "all the evil" of the Holocaust came from Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2019 05:13
Poll: Five percent of British citizens deny the Holocaust

Poll: Five percent of British citizens deny the Holocaust

New poll finds more than 2.6 million British people think the Holocaust is a myth.Elad Benari, 28/01/2019 01:03
Polish nationalists protest at Auschwitz

Polish nationalists protest at Auschwitz

Far-right Polish demonstrators protest against Jewish focus in Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony.Marcy Oster, JTA, 27/01/2019 22:52
'Remember those who saved Jews'

'Remember those who saved Jews'

White House releases statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.White House, 27/01/2019 19:48
'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
'Anti-Semitism and hatred are still among us'

'Anti-Semitism and hatred are still among us'

President Rivlin welcomes Action Reconciliation Service for Peace to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2019 13:47
The view from a cattle car

The view from a cattle car

I could touch the wagons but I never dared. I thought that I have no right to do so. I was not there at the time. But I felt the energy of that horror. I felt it physically.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 27/01/2019 08:09
British spiritual leaders urge unity on Holocaust Day

British spiritual leaders urge unity on Holocaust Day

Archbishop of Canterbury, British Chief Rabbi and prominent imam sign joint letter on the occasion of International Holocaust Memorial Day.Ben Ariel, 27/01/2019 01:38
Watch: Israeli artists in moving performance at the UN

Watch: Israeli artists in moving performance at the UN

Israeli singers Amir Benayoun, David D'Or and Miri Mesika perform at UN ceremony in honor of International Holocaust Day.Hezki Baruch, 30/01/2018 06:06
Watch: Israeli artists preparing for UN ceremony

Watch: Israeli artists preparing for UN ceremony

David D'or, Miri Mesika and Amir Benayoun rehearsing ahead of UN ceremony in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/01/2018 00:06
'Israel's schools will address Polish law about death camps'

'Israel's schools will address Polish law about death camps'

Education Minister orders Israeli schools to cover the role of European nations in Holocaust. 'Many nations helped the Nazis murder Jews.'Hezki Baruch, 28/01/2018 12:21
'Proud to work for the President, who stands up for the Jews'

'Proud to work for the President, who stands up for the Jews'

US Press Secretary tweets video with story of her visit as a child to Yad Vashem with her father, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.Mordechai Sones, 28/01/2018 11:13
'Survivors' stories must remain part of our collective memory'

'Survivors' stories must remain part of our collective memory'

European Commission President on Int'l Holocaust Day: Anti-Semitism is not only a threat for Jews.Nitsan Keidar, 28/01/2018 04:24
Trump: We remember the brutal murder of six million Jews

Trump: We remember the brutal murder of six million Jews

Trump condemns the murder of six million Jews during the Holocaust in statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Ben Ariel, Canada, 26/01/2018 22:52
Why the Holocaust does not fade away

Why the Holocaust does not fade away

The promotion of a new Holocaust is not a distortion category in the strictest sense of the word, even though the two are relatedDr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 26/01/2018 15:10
UK Labour leader fails to mention Jews in Holocaust Day message

UK Labour leader fails to mention Jews in Holocaust Day message

ADL blasts Jeremy Corbyn after he failed to mention Jews and anti-Semitism in International Holocaust Remembrance Day message.Elad Benari, 26/01/2018 06:15
Introducing the 'Anti-Semitism Cyber Monitoring System'

Introducing the 'Anti-Semitism Cyber Monitoring System'

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Diaspora Affairs Ministry reveals new and unique platform to combat online anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2018 14:22
'Anti-Semitism will not disappear quickly'

'Anti-Semitism will not disappear quickly'

EU Coordinator for fighting Anti-Semitism discusses efforts to combat anti-Semitism on continent. 'A strong democracy can face the issues.'Yoni Kempinski, 24/01/2018 21:06
'Words aren't enough to stop anti-Semitism'

'Words aren't enough to stop anti-Semitism'

Knesset Speaker blasts European hypocrisy over anti-Semitism in speech at EU parliament. 'Anti-Semitism has no excuse.'Yoni Kempinski, Brussels, 24/01/2018 16:16
Holocaust Historian indicts Austria on looted Jewish property

Holocaust Historian indicts Austria on looted Jewish property

In Austrian jail, Holocaust historian indicts the country for how it handles looted Jewish property. Freud's daughter Anna received $80 in the 1950s for an estate stolen from her family. Cnaan Liphshiz, 24/01/2018 05:35
Diaspora Ministry: Dramatic increase in anti-Semitism

Diaspora Ministry: Dramatic increase in anti-Semitism

Annual report indicates record number of anti-Semitic events in UK, half of Western Europe immigrant population holds anti-Semitic views.Mordechai Sones, 21/01/2018 10:59
Israeli singer gives up on visa to sing at UN

Israeli singer gives up on visa to sing at UN

Amir Benayoun gives up on opportunity to acquire visa that would enable him to fly to perform on Holocaust Remembrance Day.Nitsan Keidar, 19/01/2018 06:34
US denies entry visa to Israeli singer invited to perform at UN

US denies entry visa to Israeli singer invited to perform at UN

Amir Benayoun scheduled to sing his song, 'The Last Survivor,' at the UN on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.JTA, 14/01/2018 22:05
'Holocaust survivor anthem' to be performed at UN by 3 Israelis

'Holocaust survivor anthem' to be performed at UN by 3 Israelis

David D'or, Amir Benayoun and Miri Mesika will perform 'The last survivor' at UN on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Listen.Yoni Kempinski, 07/01/2018 14:14
Netanyahu: Trump 'understands' Jewish meaning of Holocaust

Netanyahu: Trump 'understands' Jewish meaning of Holocaust

Netanyahu says Trump’s administration now understands that the meaning of the Holocaust was the attempt to eradicate the Jews.JTA, 16/02/2017 01:58
Schumer condemns 'troubling' White House Holocaust statement

Schumer condemns 'troubling' White House Holocaust statement

Sen. Chuck Schumer joins list of Democrats to have condemned the White House International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement.JTA, 10/02/2017 02:58
Republicans block resolution against Trump Holocaust statement

Republicans block resolution against Trump Holocaust statement

House Republicans block Democratic effort to vote on a resolution slamming the White House for its Holocaust Remembrance Day statement.JTA, 09/02/2017 02:58
Trump aide: Holocaust statement criticism is 'asinine'

Trump aide: Holocaust statement criticism is 'asinine'

Deputy assistant to Trump says that criticism of statement on Holocaust was motivated solely by a desire to attack the president.JTA, 08/02/2017 05:30
White House dismisses criticism of Trump's Holocaust Day message

White House dismisses criticism of Trump's Holocaust Day message

Watch: Press secretary Sean Spicer says criticism of Trump’s statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day was “ridiculous”.Ben Ariel, 31/01/2017 06:43