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Posts Tagged: Holocaust Remembrance Day

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

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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