Park East Synagogue And United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Virtual Service

Park East Synagogue And United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Virtual Service Park East Synagogue and the United Nations hosted an International Holocaust Remembrance virtual service on Monday, January 25, 2021....

In a first, Arab-initiated event commemorates the Holocaust in wake of Abraham Accords

(January 27, 2021 / JNS) In the wake of the Abraham Accords and in honor of International Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27, individuals from the group Sharaka held...

Former Lawrence Mayor Martin Oliner Named to Holocaust Museum Council

  President Donald Trump appointed Marty Oliner, former three-term mayor of Lawrence, to the United States Holocaust Museum Council. Oliner is co-president of Religious Zionists of America; chairman of Israel Bonds,...

Supreme Court Questions Rules for Holocaust Restitution Cases

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — The Trump administration’s claim that Holocaust restitution cases should be heard in the countries where the crimes occurred, and not in the United States, met with skepticism...

Scholars Protest Effi Eitam’s Candidacy As Chairman of Yad Vashem

(JTA) — A broad coalition of Jewish studies scholars and directors of Jewish and Holocaust museums has signed a petition opposing the proposed appointment of Effi Eitam, a far-right...

Rivlin Marks Kristallnacht With Presidents of Austria and Germany

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said on Monday that while antisemitism was a more difficult virus to deal with than COVID-19, a vaccine must be found for it. Speaking at an...

The Gural JCC Remembers Kristallnacht

This year marks the 82nd anniversary of the Kristallnacht pogrom against the Jews of Germany and Austria. Why was this terrible event so significant? On November 4, the Marion and...

Auschwitz Survivor Who Helped Convict War Criminal Dies at Age 95

A survivor of the Auschwitz death camp who assisted a German court in convicting an SS war criminal passed away on Tuesday in Chemnitz — the eastern German city...

Twitter Joins Facebook Banning Holocaust Denial

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — Twitter will now ban posts that deny the Holocaust. Bloomberg News reported Wednesday that a Twitter spokesperson said posts that “deny or distort” violent events including the...

Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center Sheds Light on Horrific Massacre

BY LARRY LUXNER Raisa Maistrenko will never forget Sept. 29, 1941 — the day Nazi troops rounded up the Jewish residents of Kyiv, Ukraine, and marched them to the Babyn Yar...
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