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Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed in Israel just a week before Independence Day, and for Israelis, those days are thematically as well as temporally connected … more
LOS ANGELES — 1993 was a dramatic year in the memorialization of the Holocaust. In April, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum opened its doors; 45 million visitors later it is a … more
Six yahrzeit candles were lit at the Greater Five Towns Community Yom Hashoah commemoration on April 11 — one candle for each of the six million Jews who were murdered in the … more
Like Holocaust museums the world over, the Amud Aish Memorial Museum in Brooklyn focuses on European Jewish communities that thrived before the Nazis came to power, the killing machine that led to … more
WESTERBORK, Netherlands — On a foggy Sunday, cheerful cabaret music pierces the silence that hangs over this former concentration camp, one of the largest facilities of its kind in … more
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — One of Argentina’s most popular soccer clubs is hosting an exhibition of harrowing stories about the sport from the Holocaust era. “It Wasn’t a … more
There was a time when “Kishinev” was all you had to say. The three days of brutal anti-Jewish violence in 1903 in the capital city of present-day Moldova … more
I'm thankful for the March 21–22 nor’easter that blew across Long Island and dropped a foot of snow in Nassau County. No, really, I am. Early last Thursday, I was shoveling snow at … more
Almost every time David S. Wyman delivered a lecture related to his remarkable book, “The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945,” someone … more
VIENNA — Until December, Milli Segal’s main challenge as a producer of Jewish-themed events in Austria was balancing her duties at work with her hands-on approach to being a Jewish … more
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