Keyword: Holocaust
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(JTA) — An online Holocaust remembrance event coordinated by Israel’s embassy in Berlin was hacked with vulgar anti-Semitic images and messages.Monday evening’s memorial event, a … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – The coronavirus couldn’t dim the annual torch-lighting ceremony in Israel for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, or Yom Hashoah. In a … more
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Passover 2020 promises to be unlike anything most Jews have ever experienced. How do you have a seder when most states have mandated, and the best medical … more
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (JTA) – I was born in Dzalalabad, Kyrgyzstan, to Polish Jews who had fled Warsaw following the Nazi onslaught in 1939. When they met up with the Russian forces and refused Russian citizenship, my parents, like thousands of others, were shipped off to Komi SSR, a Siberian work camp where they chopped down trees, froze and starved along with the local population. I know how blessed my life has been: I’m a writer, teacher, daughter, mother, wife, sister, mother-in-law and now a joyful bubbe. more
(JTA) – A record 2.32 million people from around the word visited the sites of the former Nazi camps Auschwitz and Birkenau in 2019. The total is about 170,000 more than in 2018, which also … more
“The Last Flight of Petr Ginz,” a documentary that connects the space shuttle Columbia disaster and the Holocaust, is the next film in the Israeli Culture Series, screening Jan. 8 at the Dwares Jewish Community Center in Providence. more
The Holocaust Stamps Project is on the verge of acquiring a permanent home for its 11 million stamps and the 18 collages fashioned from them.  A national stamp-collecting organization … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – A court in Israel has blocked the sale of a letter written by an 11-year-old Polish girl who was killed in the Holocaust, following a protest by family members. Five … more
JTA – Bipartisan legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives July 30 that will prioritize health care and nutrition services for Holocaust survivors. The bill, the … more
Passover is upon us and has me thinking about the true meaning of the holiday. Passover, of course, commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery. But while our people … more
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