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Monday marked an occasion called Yom HaShoah, a holocaust Remembrance Day for communities throughout the world to honor the 11 million innocent Jews, Roma, Poles, mentally disabled and LGBTQ people - among others - who died at the hands of ...
The man - a holocaust survivor who wrote a moving musical memoir to cope with the horrors of war - has inspired a Canadian music legend and his documentary film producer wife and son to remind us all of the horrors of war.
holocaust Survivor and author Irene Miller spoke to a packed house at Temple Jacob in Hancock Wednesday about the need for tolerance and the acceptance of diversity.
An advertising campaign, which shows an elderly woman's arm tattooed with the date of holocaust Remembrance Day (April 24 this year), has generated some unexpected controversy on social media.
A young man giving out leaflets asking if the holocaust really happened was marched off a university campus by angry students.

The Chechen and Russian governments must investigate claims of persecution of gay men and protect LGBT rights, the US holocaust Memorial Museum has said, as it condemned an alleged campaign of repression reported in Chechnya in recent months.
That's a sad reality we're coming up on with holocaust survivors. Hitler anointed himself as Fuhrer in 1934 and the holocaust ended in 1945, making even the youngest survivors in their 80s and 90s today. As someone who has seen a holocaust survivor ...
While in Wichita, she shared that story at "Stolen Innocence," a holocaust commemoration ceremony held at Newman University, at several schools and with media outlets.
Topeka native Sam Wisman holds a photo of his grandparents, Herbert and Esther Moses, both of whom survived the holocaust. Wisman will tell their story at the State of Kansas holocaust Commemoration Service at 1 p.m. Monday, May 1, at the Ramada ...
Paris - The interim leader that Marine Le Pen chose to run her far-right party while she ran for the presidency has been forced to step down because he praised a holocaust denier and expressed doubt that the Nazis used poison gas to murder Jews.
According to Yad Vashem, the holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, some 1,000 Jews were deported to Auschwitz every two or three days in the two months following the arrests at Vel d'HIV.
Auschwitz survivor Philip Riteman says the holocaust must be remembered so 'it doesn't happen again'. 28 Apr 2017 13:37 GMT |. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker.
Le Pen temporarily stepped aside this week as the leader of the extreme nationalist party founded by her holocaust-denying father, Jean-Marie, as part of an effort to present a more moderate face in the general election.
Gortler is a longtime, successful Seattle resident, and he is also a survivor of the holocaust, the Nazi attempt to exterminate the world's Jews.
French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's success in the first round of elections was widely attributed to her hard-fought effort to "detoxify" her far-right National Front party of the anti-Semitism that marked its past, and to root out holocaust ...

Now, this chair is joining thousands of other artifacts at the U.S. holocaust Memorial Museum's new conservation and research center.
Congress established the Days of Remembrance as the nation's annual commemoration of the holocaust. The eight-day commemoration began at sunset April 23 and continues through sunset Sunday.
Henrik Sperling, from left, Rabbi Stephen Weiss and Ted Hersh walk into the Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple sanctuary carrying a Torah scroll preserved from Europe during the holocaust era in commemoration of Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah, or holocaust ...
Sunday evening marks the beginning of Yom HaShoah - holocaust Remembrance Day - a 24-hour period in which victims of the holocaust are remembered. The lesson of the holocaust is found in the words "Never Again." It has become a mantra to end ...
Amsterdam (JTA) - City officials from a Dutch municipality near The Hague said they would remove the names of three SS soldiers from its monument for Jewish holocaust victims. The inclusion of the German soldiers' names was discovered through ...
The Fort Wayne community will join others around the world in remembering the holocaust and its victims during a Yom Hashoah commemoration service at 7 p.m.
The featured speaker, Steen Metz, who survived the holocaust, will share his story with several audiences throughout the weeklong event.
Amsterdam (JTA) - City officials from a Dutch municipality near The Hague said they would remove the names of three SS soldiers from its monument for Jewish holocaust victims. The inclusion of the German soldiers' names was discovered through ...
Sunday, April 23 is a day of remembrance for the Jewish community in Huntington as they gather to read the names of the people killed in the holocaust. While many know the International holocaust Memorial Day is January 27, the Jewish community ...
If there's a lesson to be learned from the holocaust, it's to strive toward the goal of "Never again." Retired army Col.
Hungary's $22 million holocaust museum, whose construction was completed in 2015, has remained unopened due to intrigue within the government and ...
Mark Wygoda will discuss his father's unique experiences as well as the challenges that face the children of holocaust survivors.
In 1940, Olga's father Benjamin Spitzer left the family in their native Hungary to travel to America where he would work until he earned enough money to send tickets for their passage away from the growing peril of war and repression.
holocaust survivor Fania Wedro has been sharing her story for more than three decades. At the holocaust Remembrance Day commemorations in Calgary on ...
The Wiener Library for the Study of holocaust & genocide is making the United Nations' files on World War II war crimes more accessible by allowing the general public to search an online catalogue of the documents for the first time beginning Friday ...
Lately, it seems that everyone is talking about the holocaust. The Independent just published an article summarizing recently released United Nations papers documenting that the Allied Forces knew about the Nazi extermination camps a full two years ...
A POWERFUL REMINDER: holocaust survivor Judah Samet poses in front of his photo during the opening of "In Celebration of Life: Living Legacy Project" at the holocaust Center of Pittsburgh in Squirrel Hill. October 18, 2015.
WASHINGTON (ABC7) - Starting Saturday, through Wednesday, the U.S. holocaust Memorial Museum will host its annual reading of names of holocaust victims, commemorating the Days of Remembrance. This year's event will hold special meaning for a ...
As a reminder that holocaust-era survivors are in their last years, two of the 28 people died before the section was published; one of them passed away after being photographed, while the other died before his photo could be taken.
More than 70 years after the end of World War II, Lucille Eichengreen is still bearing witness to the horrors of the holocaust. The 92-year-old Eichengreen, author of "From Ashes to Life," will share her story of survival next week as part of Oregon ...
Abrams' daughter, Bonnie Abrams, is the director of the Center for holocaust Awareness and Information (CHAI) at the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.
This week, tens of thousands of files that make up the commission's archive will be opened to the public for the first time at the Wiener (pronounced "VEE-ner") Library in London, a leading research destination for scholars of Nazi Germany, the ...
A video interview with a holocaust survivor will be featured at Bayonne's annual holocaust Remembrance Service on Monday, April 24 at the City Council Chambers.
Organized by the peace and genocide education Club, a panel of ASU students and faculty affiliated with the Center for Judaic, holocaust, and peace studies will discuss anti-Semitism in its past and present forms. The panel will take place on Thursday, ...
Hershel Greenblat, a child survivor of the holocaust, will be speaking Thursday in the National Infantry Museum. The event, part of Fort Benning's annual Days of Remembrance, will be held in the National Infantry Museum's theater at 11 a.m.. Greenblat ...
The visit comes days after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer apologized for saying that Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons in a discussion of Syrian leader Bashar Assad, and called Nazi concentration camps "holocaust centers," raising the ...
A lighting candle ceremony performed by holocaust survivors and descendants, as seen here in this 2015 file photo, is often the highlight of an annual holocaust memorial service held at Skokie Valley Augudath Jacob Synagogue in Skokie. This year's ...
The 39th annual holocaust Memorial Service sponsored by the United Churches of the Chambersburg Area will be Sunday at 3 p.m.
Amsterdam (JTA) - An electrician from the Netherlands discovered during repair work a suitcase containing visa applications to the United States that holocaust victims filled out 76 years ago. The electrician, Guus Braam, and the owner of the home ...
war crimes files revealing early evidence of holocaust death camps that was smuggled out of Eastern Europe are among tens of thousands of files to be made public for the first time this week.
She is one of 32 holocaust survivors whose life stories will be told on a stage in New York City and in Scarsdale in the coming weeks as part of Witness Theater, a program that pairs high school students and holocaust survivors to create works for the ...
Yom Ha'Shoah Ve Hagevurah (the full name of the commemoration means Day of Remembrance of the holocaust and the Heroism) is a day that breaks the heart to remember, but then how can one forget?
From Anne Frank's diary to Elie Wiesel's "Night," books about the holocaust remain some of the most powerful and well-known pieces of literature published in the past century.


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