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Chicago suburbs targeted with antisemitic flyers on Yom HaShoah

Antisemitic flyers found in Chicago suburbs on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Chicago suburbs targeted with antisemitic flyers on Yom HaShoah

Rutgers Jewish frat egged during Yom HaShoah ceremony for second year in a row

Jewish fraternity's egging follows antisemitic harassment incident on seventh day of Passover.

Rutgers Jewish frat egged during Yom HaShoah ceremony

Never forget!

'The Survivor':Placing any other historical atrocity on the level of the Holocaust is not only inaccurate, it does a great injustice. Op-ed.

Never forget!

Memorializing the Holocaust in Israel in contrast to Europe

The two different dates indicate two different ways of looking at the Holocaust and the people the Nazis hoped to destroy.

Memorializing the Holocaust in Israel in contrast to Europe

What have we really learned from Yom Ha’Shoah?

Yom Ha’Shoah comes to teach, to remind, to educate and to wake up a sleeping nation. Even in Israel, a major wake-up call is needed.Opinion.

What have we really learned from Yom Ha’Shoah?

To commemorate Jewish martyrs you don’t even have to like Jews

Anti-Semites combine hatred for the living Jew with reverence for the dead – unless they were killed by Palestinian Arabs. Op-ed.

To commemorate Jewish martyrs you don’t even have to like Jews

South African BDS activist gives pro-Hitler university lecture

BDS activist being investigated by the University of Cape Town for defending Hitler in lecture he gave to students the week of Yom HaShoah.

South African BDS activist gives pro-Hitler university lecture

International online chess event hosts participants from Israel and Arab countries

The event was held in the presence of about 100 participants from Israel and various Arab countries.

Online chess event commemorates the Holocaust

To be Jewish: Singer Static reflects on Yom Hashoah

In special piece for Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israeli singer writes: 'Years after the horrors of the Holocaust, be proud to be Jewish.'

To be Jewish: Singer Static reflects on Yom Hashoah

Former Meretz MK makes blatant comparison between Religious Zionist Party and Nazi regime

Haaretz opinion piece aired on Holocaust Remembrance Day refers to Religious Zionist Party as 'Smotrich and co. list of hate.'

Former Meretz MK lashes out at Smotrich in op-ed

Virtual Yom Hashoah: how millions are able to take part in Holocaust Remembrance Day

Technological developments and a flow of social initiatives have made it increasingly easier to attend Holocaust Remembrance day from afar.

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Meretz MK Yair Golan sees 'revolting trends' again

Meretz Knesset Member lashes out on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, claiming horrid racism on the right.

Meretz MK Yair Golan sees 'revolting trends' again

Holocaust Remembrance Day back-to-back with Independence Day in Israel

We are unable to escape the modern day interconnectedness between Yom Hashoah, Yom Hazikaron, and Yom Haatzmaut. Op-ed.

Holocaust Remembrance Day is back-to-back with Independence Day

New Holocaust remembrance ritual aims for 'uplifting voice'

New Yom Hashoah ritual aims to bridge Holocaust remembrance to a post-survivor world.

New Holocaust remembrance ritual aims for 'uplifting voice'

14,264‬ Holocaust survivors died over the past year

More than 174,500 Holocaust survivors and victims of anti-Semitism during Holocaust currently living in Israel.

14,264‬ Holocaust survivors died over the past year

JRoots event set to host over 50 organizations during Holocaust Remembrance Day

The event will include a full program of survivor testimonies, movies, educator sessions and more.

JRoots to host global day testimony event on Yom HaShoa

In historic first, Jewish communities commemorate Yom Hashoah in the Gulf

Young Muslims to participate in programming, visit Yad Vashem, and share their experiences learning about the Holocaust.

Historic first: Gulf Jewish communities commemorate Yom Hashoah

Yad Vashem adds Jews from Arab countries to Yom HaShoah prayer

Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial amends prayer for dead recited on Yom HaShoah to include victims from Arab counties.

Yad Vashem adds Jews from Arab countries to Yom HaShoah prayer

From Oy to Joy: A call for positivity in Jewish engagement

From Oy to Joy: A call for positivity in Jewish engagement

The blind marched at The March of the Living

Arutz Sheva reporter speaks to delegation of blind people who marched in the March of the Living on Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Rivlin calls for unity in remembering Holocaust victims

President Reuven Rivlin speaks at the ceremony closing Yom Hashoah at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai.

Rivlin calls for unity in remembering Holocaust victims

Koreans at Auschwitz: Forgive us for what Christians have done

A South Korean delegation visits Auschwitz and apologizes to the Jewish people for Christian anti-Semitism.

Koreans at Auschwitz: Forgive us for what Christians have done

'Every train is a response to the trains that transported Jews'

Minister Yisrael Katz speaks at Yom Hashoah memorial, discusses the victory of the current generation over the Nazis.

'Every train is a response to the trains that transported Jews'

'You met suffering and tribulations and you overcame them'

Netanyahu meets Holocaust survivors who will light torches at Yom Hashoah ceremony.

'You met suffering and tribulations and you overcame them'

March of the Living 2019 to spotlight Greek Holocaust victims

US ambassador to Israel to head delegation of US ambassadors and White House representatives joining 31st International March of the Living.

March of the Living 2019 to spotlight Greek Holocaust victims

Watch: We Remember

Kain Rivers' song in the spirit of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Watch: March of the Living

Official March of the Living Holocaust memorial ceremony at Auschwitz begins. Attended by IDF Chief of Staff, heads of Mossad, police.

Watch: March of the Living

'I'm here for my grandmother'

Granddaughter of Mireille Knoll, who was murdered in Paris last month, joins March of the Living as an IDF officer.

'I'm here for my grandmother'

Watch: FDD Vocal wants you to enjoy 'small pleasures'

Acapella group FDD Vocal releases "Smachot Ktanot" in homage to Yom Hashoah Holocaust Memorial Day.

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'Ensure that the memory of the Holocaust lives among us'

Minister Gila Gamliel hosts Holocaust survivor Esther Schlesinger from Efrat on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

'Ensure that the memory of the Holocaust lives among us'

Rivlin criticizes Le Pen

President Reuven Rivlin accuses French far-right presidential candidate of a new, dangerous form of Holocaust denial.

Rivlin criticizes Le Pen

Ivanka Trump on Holocaust Day: Never again

Ivanka Trump calls on world leaders to pledge that another Holocaust will never again happen.

Ivanka Trump on Holocaust Day: Never again

Netanyahu: Those who threaten us risk being destroyed

Netanyahu vows not to remain silent against those who call for the destruction of Israel.

Netanyahu: Those who threaten us risk being destroyed

Trump: America stands strong with Israel

In speech at WJC conference, President Trump vows to fight anti-Semitism and stand by Israel.

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Rivlin: We have returned to our land

President Rivlin addresses opening ceremony of Yom Hashoah at Yad Vashem.

Rivlin: We have returned to our land

'To my sister Nina, who was taken away from me and burned'

Holocaust survivor Moshe Ha-Elion describes the moments when he discovered the truth about the German camps - and the fate of his family.

'To my sister Nina, who was taken away from me and burned'player

London's mayor pays respect to Holocaust victims

London's newly elected Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, attends Yom Hashoah ceremony as his first public engagement in office.

London's new mayor pays respect to Holocaust victims

Jewish high schoolers picket NY Polish consulate

200 demonstrators outside the Polish consulate in New York protest “attempts to deny Polish war crimes during the Holocaust.”

Jewish high schoolers picket Polish consulate in NY

Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews

In Yom Hashoah message, President Barack Obama calls for solidarity with Jews facing anti-Semitism.

Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews

Barred from bus for 'too many Stars of David'

Outrage as Egged bus driver refuses to let a passenger board for wearing 'too many Stars of David’ on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Woman barred from bus for 'too many Stars of David'