Nancy Spielberg: Turning The Lens On Ourselves

By Michele Justic Did the neighbors in Arizona who taunted the Spielberg family with “Dirty Jew” realize they were actually inspiring them to achieve greatness? Probably not. But Steven Spielberg...

Poll: Many British Adults Don’t Believe Holocaust Occurred

Released in time for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a new poll commissioned by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust found that one in 20 British adults do not believe that...

The Chamber of the Holocaust, Israel’s Obscure Memorial on Mount Zion

Tucked away on the slope of Mount Zion lies a little-known memorial site for Jewish victims of the Holocaust. A cluster of tiny, dark caverns that modestly commemorates one of...

Polish Far-Right Nationalists Protest Jews ‘Changing History’ at Auschwitz

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Polish far-right nationalists demonstrated at Auschwitz at the same time as the annual ceremony marking the camp’s liberation. The protest and the ceremony took place on...

Netanyahu Leads Heads of State Marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led a plethora of world leaders observing International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday. Netanyahu marked the occasion by welcoming three Holocaust survivors to his office, recounting...

Lily Widner Survived the Holocaust. Why Does Poland Say She’s Dead?

(JTA) — Lily Widner has cheated death too many times to remember each close call. The 97-year-old Jewish Floridian survived starvation in the ghetto of her native Polish city of...

Nancy Spielberg, Roberta Grossman Speak Live About ‘Who Will Write Our History’

https://www.facebook.com/whowillwriteourhistory/videos/1223619377793607/   From the film's website: Who Will Write Our History is a story of resistance. It is a story about who gets to tell the story. It is about a group of spiritual...

Who Will Film Our History?

By Michele Justic Nicknamed the Dead Sea Scrolls of the Warsaw Ghetto, a time capsule created by the Oyneg Shabes group of journalists, community leaders and scholars has recently become...

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Speaks With Survivor Susan Warsinger

https://www.facebook.com/holocaustmuseum/videos/226754698266453/UzpfSTE3MjYwMTI2NjM6MTAyMDYwNjE3MTcyMTg0MDE/ Susan Warsinger's life was changed forever at age nine when her neighbors uprooted a lamppost and rammed it through her front door. As Jews in Germany, Susan and her...

Yad Vashem Launches Ambitious Online Commemoration Project

As the world prepares to mark International Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday, Israel’s national memorial to the Holocaust has launched a massive online project to commemorate the six million Jewish...

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CNN, NBC to Air Ad for Oscar-Nominated Documentary About NY Nazi Rally

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — CNN and MSNBC have each agreed to broadcast an ad that Fox News rejected for a documentary about a Nazi...

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MSH Students Slide Into Spring Semester The MSH girls enjoyed a unique day to kick off their spring semester — snow tubing in 60-degree weather!...

Happening at YU High School for Girls

Central Shabbaton In West Hempstead The juniors kicked off second semester with their grade-wide Shabbaton in West Hempstead last Shabbat. The theme of the Shabbaton...

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