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Posts Tagged: Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 27, 2017 4:55 pm
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California University President Praised for Condemning BDS as Student Government Weighs Anti-Israel Resolution

The president of a California university has been applauded by Jewish campus groups for taking on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in a letter...

April 27, 2017 12:59 pm
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UC Santa Barbara’s SJP Slammed for Launching BDS Campaign on Holocaust Remembrance Day

The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) chapter of a notorious anti-Israel group is being slammed by Jewish students for launching a boycott, divestment and...

April 27, 2017 12:33 pm
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Tombstones Vandalized in Romanian Jewish Cemetery on Holocaust Remembrance Day

JNS.org - Some ten tombstones in a Jewish cemetery in the Romanian capital of Bucharest were vandalized earlier this week as Israel marked Holocaust Remembrance Day. Aurel...

April 26, 2017 1:05 pm
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Israel and the Meaning of ‘Never Again’

The Holocaust wasn’t perpetrated by a barbarian society in a distant past. It was perpetrated 70 years ago by the most advanced European country -- the country that...

April 25, 2017 1:52 pm
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Reflections on Holocaust Memorial Day

Once a year in Israel, when spring flowers are at their most beautiful, it happens at precisely 10 a.m. At that moment, the wail of an air...

April 25, 2017 11:16 am
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Act on Syria to Remember the Holocaust

This year, Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom Hashoah) finds Jews deeply worried. Here in the United States, we’ve witnessed cemetery desecrations, little children evacuated from Jewish community...

April 24, 2017 9:33 pm
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On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the country moved into a state of mourning for the martyrs and heroes...

April 24, 2017 3:53 pm
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In Holocaust Remembrance Day Post, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Pays Tribute to ‘Hero’ Survivor Grandfather

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday, Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot paid public tribute to her late survivor grandfather by sharing life...

April 24, 2017 11:08 am
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At Auschwitz, the Dead Wish to March With the Living

Once again, I have found myself lost amid the remains of Auschwitz. The last time I was here, I visited with a delegation from the Israeli...

April 24, 2017 10:09 am
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Israel Comes to a Standstill as Blaring Siren Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

Israel commemorated the six million Jews who were murdered by Nazis in the Holocaust on Monday with a two minute siren that brought the country...

April 23, 2017 9:32 am
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Netanyahu Hosts Holocaust Survivors Set to Light Torches for Yom HaShoah

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara met on Thursday with the Holocaust survivors that will light torches in the opening ceremony for Holocaust...

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...

Culture

Jewish Giants Player Talks About Judaism, His Hebrew Tattoo and Kosher Food Cravings

An offensive lineman for the New York Giants talked about his Jewish heritage, Hebrew...

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Features

Halamish Terror Attack Signals New Escalation of Violence

JNS.org - A Palestinian terrorist fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children on Friday night in the...

US Jewish Leaders From Right to Left Back Metal Detectors on Temple Mount

JNS.org - There is a broad consensus among American Jewish leaders in support of...

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

World

‘Just Be You:’ Chicago SlutWalk Organizer Sounds Conciliatory T...

As controversy continues to swirl around the upcoming August 12 SlutWalk march in Chicago, one of the organizing collective's members has...

Israel

Israel to Build $3.9 Million Memorial Honoring Zionist Pioneer Jabotinsky

JNS.org - The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved plans to build a memorial for Revisionist Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky in Jerusalem. Expected to cost some 14 million shekels ($3.9 million), the memorial...

Middle East

Turkey’s President Erdogan Urges All Muslims to ‘Visit’ a...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over...

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