The full VR tour offers quotes from Anne's diary, and takes about 25 minutes to complete.
Rumors began spreading last night that Yad Vashem took down that famous photo,
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said the new law places Jews above other people.
"A major challenge today is to ensure that young people will know about the Holocaust, will find it significant, and will be able to process it appropriately."
One wonders how deep European anti-Semitism must be that the mere mention of the J word evokes a reaction similar to the N word in America.
Only about 15-17% of Haredim ages 18-44 celebrate Independence Day in a festive manner.
Prior to the murder of 6 million Jews between 1939 and 1945, some 16,600,000 were spread throughout the world. Today’s data indicates that there are currently 14,511,000 Jews on Earth, a number similar to that in 1922.
A member of the Simon Wiesenthal Center bought the book at the Krithi International Book Fair in Cochin, ironically the city that served as home to Jews in India for hundreds of years.
Mind you, the new law says nothing about remembering the 3 million Polish Jews who were murdered in their home country...
The Foreign Ministry's announcement relied on an interpretation of an interview with Polish justice minister Zbigniew Ziobro, where he may have said that the law will not be implemented at this time, before a review by Poland's Constitutional Court.
The video features several American Jews who dare the Polish government to arrest them for daring to pronounce the verboten words: "Polish Holocaust."
Financier’s Daughter Shares Einstein’s Gratitude to her Father for Saving Jews from ‘Calamitous Peril’
"It must be a source of deep gratification to you to be making so important a contribution toward rescuing our persecuted fellow-Jews from their calamitous peril and leading them toward a better future."
The protest follows the drawing of swastikas and hate slogans on the Polish Embassy building in Tel Aviv.
During and after the war, the Holy Cross Mountains Brigade was accused of enjoying the support of the German occupation, and the Home Army, the national underground, described its members as being treasonous and openly fascist.
It is believed that the reason for returning the law to the Justice Ministry is the wave of anti-Semitism sweeping Poland.
Protesters held up banners in Hebrew and Polish reading ‘No law can change history’ and ‘Poles, we remember what you did.’
It is estimated that there are approximately 25,000 Algerian Jewish Holocaust survivors living around the world, bringing the cost of the Algerian Holocaust to the Germans to $79 million, or a little less than one dollar per German.
The law will guarantee full legal protection for Holocaust survivors, educators and tour guides who may be prosecuted in a foreign country (Poland) for relating historical truths about the Holocaust.
"We’re working with the Russian state service for archives on a project titled ‘Every Person Has a Name,’" Koren said.
The Holocaust survivors population is aging, and its size is diminishing.
The lesson plan reminds students that "even after the war, Jews encountered hostility from their former neighbors as they returned from the concentration camps ... The most famous case was the Kielce pogrom in Poland, in July 1946, during which the Poles murdered 42 Holocaust survivors who returned to the city."
There was a flood of tweets in response -- many posting their love for the actress, but an equal number filled with hate.
Restrictions on statements... regarding the Polish people's direct or indirect complicity with the crimes committed... during the Holocaust are a serious distortion.
Ahead of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Saturday, January 27) I spoke to Edward Jacobs who, with his partner Dr. Michael Berenbaum, specializes in erecting "narrative historical, sociological and Identity Museums."
"Islamophobia is also a kind of anti-Semitism," MK Tibi noted, "so we must all be united in the fight against racism, the rejection of the other and the creation of stereotypes."