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Posts Tagged: Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 26, 2017 7:48 am
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Remembering the Holocaust, Once Again

The UN designated January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. That was the day, in 1945, when the Soviet army liberated Auschwitz, the infamous Nazi German death...

January 25, 2017 6:07 am
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Remembering the Holocaust, Forgetting the Survivors

This January 27, nations around the world will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the most horrific evil ever perpetrated upon humanity: the near destruction of Europe’s Jews. During a special...

July 27, 2016 1:59 pm
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DNC Staffer Argues Over Honoring Holocaust Remembrance Day

JNS.org - A Democratic National Committee (DNC) staff member questioned whether Holocaust Remembrance Day was worth publishing a statement to honor the day, the Daily Caller...

May 13, 2016 7:42 am
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Israel’s Moral Compass Is Just Fine, Thank You

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has one of the most coveted portfolios in the government, but lately he seems to be vying for a different...

May 11, 2016 6:56 am
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A Personal Take on Victory Day and Honoring Russian-Jewish WWII Veterans (VIDEO)

JNS.org - While Israel’s annual Holocaust commemoration day, Yom HaShoah, has now passed, another memorial day took place May 9. On what is known as "Victory Day," or simply as...

May 10, 2016 10:32 am
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Netanyahu and Deputy IDF Chief Reconcile After Divisive Holocaust Remarks

JNS.org - Less than a week after Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Yair Golan made controversial remarks in a Holocaust Remembrance...

May 8, 2016 10:15 am
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London’s First Muslim Mayor to Attend Ceremony Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day

A day after being sworn into office, London's new mayor, Sadiq Khan will attend the city's main commemoration ceremony for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust remembrance day)...

May 5, 2016 9:22 am
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Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day With Ceremonies, Events Across Country

The State of Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday with ceremonies and events across the country, honoring the memory of six million Jews murdered...

May 5, 2016 7:34 am
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A Shocking Mockery of Holocaust Remembrance

The deputy chief of the Israeli army seems to be trying to compete with his boss in the arena of supplying Israel's enemies with political...

May 5, 2016 6:22 am
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What the Yom HaShoah Siren Means to Israelis

JNS.org - Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. At 10 a.m. all throughout Israel, a countrywide air-raid siren wails. That sound is alarming and too familiar for many...

May 4, 2016 3:42 pm
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Young Diaspora Jews Learn About Holocaust Through Unique Israeli Perspective

JNS.org - Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom HaShoah in Hebrew, challenges Israelis to acknowledge, remember, and respect the impact of such a dark time in Jewish...

January 29, 2016 5:37 am
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Commemorating Dead Jews While Hating the Living

‎"The battle for the equal value of all people and against antisemitism and racism is a part of foreign ‎policy. Sweden and the EU have...

January 27, 2016 6:37 pm
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Swedish FM Mocked on Social Media for ‘Hypocritical’ Holocaust Statement After ‘Justifying Palestinian Terror Against Israelis’

Israelis reacted with contempt to the Holocaust Remembrance Day statement issued by the Swedish foreign minister on Wednesday, with comments on social media mocking Margot Wallström...

January 27, 2016 3:18 pm
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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Iran Cartoon Contest Has Policy Implications

JNS.org - As millions of people around the world mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, this year’s Iranian government-sponsored Holocaust cartoon contest is not...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

Israel

IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti...

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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