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Auschwitz Records 1.43 Million Visitors in 2012

The Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp memorial and museum registered 1.43 million visitors in 2012, a record number in its 65-year history.

Auschwitz Records 1.43 Million Visitors in 2012

Jerusalem to Name Highway for Shamir

Jerusalem plans to honor former Prime Minister Yitzchak Shamir.

Jerusalem to Name Highway for Shamir

Carmel Disaster: ‘The Pain Will Always be With Us’

Memorial held for Carmel Fire victims. Widow: We balance pain, new life.

Carmel Disaster: ‘The Pain Will Always be With Us’

French Pres Criticizes Bibi: Turned Memorial into Election Rally

Francois Hollande criticized Binyamin Netanyahu for being "obsessed with Iran" and for using memorial service in Toulouse for political gain

French Pres Criticizes Bibi: Turned Memorial into Election Rally

Tens of Thousands Celebrate at Rachel's Tomb

Tens of thousands of people arrived at Rachel’s Tomb on Saturday night for the annual celebration of her life.

Tens of Thousands Celebrate at Rachel's Tomb

Over 13,000 at Rachel’s Tomb as Celebrations Begin

More than 13,000 have already visited Rachel’s Tomb in honor of the Biblical matriarch’s passing; more to come.

Over 13,000 at Rachel’s Tomb as Celebrations Begin

Ukraine Unveils $60 Million Jewish Center, Holocaust Memorial

Some 300 guests and dignitaries marked the grand opening of Jewish Community Center and Holocaust Museum in the Ukraine.

Ukraine Unveils $60 Million Jewish Center, Holocaust Memorial

National Infantry Museum Inaugurates New Holocaust Exhibit

A new Holocaust exhibit opened at National Infantry Museum in honor of WWII war hero.

National Infantry Museum Inaugurates New Holocaust Exhibit

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.

Dutch Government to Fund Yad Vashem Digitization Project

New Memorial to Raoul Wallenberg Inaugurated in Stockholm

A memorial to Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved the lives of thousands of Jews during WWII, was inaugurated in Stockholm.

New Memorial to Raoul Wallenberg Inaugurated in Stockholm

First Orthodox Jewish Holocaust Museum to Open in Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s first Holocaust museum, the first Holocaust museum in the world to focus on Orthodox Jews, will open next spring.

First Orthodox Jewish Holocaust Museum to Open in Brooklyn

Swedish Minister: Put Annual Raoul Wallenberg Day on Calendar

Swedish minster calls for an annual day on calendar to remember the Righteous Gentile who saved hundreds of thousands of Jews from Nazis.

Swedish Minister: Put Annual Raoul Wallenberg Day on Calendar

‘Arab Terror Targets Even the Dead’

Memorial for terror victim is defaced and Israeli flag torn. “Arab terror targets the living and dead alike,” Samaria residents say.

‘Arab Terror Targets Even the Dead’