Tag archive for ‘Yad Vashem’

Yad Vashem to Virtually Commemorate Victims of the Holocaust Though IRemember Wall With a Little Help From Facebook

The IRemember Wall Yad Vashem Yad Vashem has announced that it is relaunching its IRemember Wall on line Holocaust memorial , which is now available in six languages — English, Hebrew, French, Spanish, German More...

Moran Azulay On Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Yad Vashem slams joint Polish-Israeli statement on Polish role in Holocaust

The Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem lashed the “highly problematic wording” of a joint statement published by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Polish counterpart on Thursday morning, More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

Israel commemorated Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday, beginning with a two-minute siren in memory of the six million Jewish victims of the Nazis. The siren was followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Life stories of the six survivors to light torches on Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day will open on Wednesday at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, during which six Holocaust survivors will light six torches, representing the six million More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

For First Time, Israel Honors American Soldier for Saving Jews during World War II

The late Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds, of the 422nd Infantry Regiment in the United States Armed Forces, has been recognized by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations for rescuing Jewish servicemen More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Branko Lustig, ‘Schindler’s List’ producer donates Oscar to Yad Vashem

  Auschwitz survivor Branko Lustig, one of the producers of Schindler’s List, presented his Academy Award to Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial on Wednesday, saying it had found its More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, July 20th, 2015

Ho Feng Shan: The ‘Chinese Schindler’ who saved thousands of Jews

HONG KONG (CNN) — When Ho Feng Shan died at the age of 96, he took a secret to his grave. The only clue was a single sentence in his obituary in 1997. Throughout his long life, Ho never mentioned his More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

WJC honors Peruvian diplomat who Saved Jews from Nazi Germany

The World Jewish Congress (WJC) yesterday honored Jose Maria Barreto, the Peruvian diplomat whose heroic efforts to save dozens of Jews from Nazism in defiance of his government cost him his career. In a special More...

Ilan Shavit On Monday, April 6th, 2015

Anonymous Threatens Cyber Holocaust Against Israel Tuesday

The hacking militant association Anonymous said they plan an “electronic holocaust” today, Monday night and going into Tuesday, attacking many Israeli websites. Anonymous said that the cyber More...

JNS On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

At UN, Israeli President Calls for Action Against Antisemitism

The blizzard in the northeastern U.S. did not pass over Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, whose scheduled speech for International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the United Nations on Tuesday was postponed by More...

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