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Welcome to the Anne Frank House Virtual Reality Tour

The full VR tour offers quotes from Anne's diary, and takes about 25 minutes to complete.

‘They Say There Is a Land’ – Longing for Eretz Israel during the Holocaust

The new Yad Vashem exhibition tells how Jews yearned for Eretz Israel during and immediately following the Shoah in the years 1933-1948.

What Happened to Yad Vashem’s Picture of Haj Amin Al-Husseini and Hitler?

Rumors began spreading last night that Yad Vashem took down that famous photo,

Poles Irate as Trump Signs Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today Act

Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said the new law places Jews above other people.

Dutch Holocaust Monument Smeared with Blood, Mud

In addition to the anti-Semitic vandalism at the monument, there were a number of other incidents as well around the same time.

Netanyahu Cites ‘Deep Ties Between Our Peoples’ After 10 Hours with Putin in Moscow

It is unbelievable, but 73 years after the Holocaust, there is a country in the Middle East, Iran, that is calling for the destruction of another six million Jews," Netanyahu told Putin.

European Jews Ask Leaders to Cut Contact with Mahmoud Abbas

"If the European leadership wants to be seen as an honest broker in the peace process and standing against anti-Semitism then it must do more than merely condemn these remarks."

Yad Vashem Honors Belgian Carpenter, Wife, Who Saved Jewish Toddler

The names of Henri and Emilie Lamberty will be added to the Wall of Honor in the Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations at Yad Vashem.

Abbas: Holocaust Due to Jews’ Behavior, Not Anti-Semitism

Abbas: “Such pogroms did not take place in Arab nations, which had Jewish communities.”

Yad Vashem to Sign Educational Agreement with Brandenburg State, Germany

"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."

Sheba Hospital Rejects ‘Jews-Only’ Donation

“The Jewish people suffered from discrimination in many countries; it is very important that the Jewish people not discriminate in our own country."

Hitler’s Birthday Concert Lands Polish Suspects in Jail

The suspects are being held on suspicion of spreading fascism through the concert for Hitler’s birthday.

March of Polish Christians and Jews to Commemorate Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

The aim of the Polish Council of Christians and Jews is to facilitate mutual understanding between Christians and Jews, overcome stereotypes, promote tolerance and deepen inter-religious contacts.

Anne Frank’s Memory Turned into Anti-Semitic Taunts in Rivalry Between Italian Soccer Teams

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.

Survey: Most Haredim Don’t Recognize Israel’s Day of Independence, Holocaust Day

Only about 15-17% of Haredim ages 18-44 celebrate Independence Day in a festive manner.

Current World Jewish Population Still Below Pre-Holocaust Numbers

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.

President Rivlin’s Speech at March of the Living

We do not expect justice in Europe that seeks - too quickly - to forget, to eradicate the memory, to deny, to destroy evidence. But, our memory, the memory of the Jewish People, is the antithesis of the haste of the Nazis. We are a nation that remembers...

Survey: 58% of Americans Believe the Holocaust Could Happen Again

The survey found that most Americans (80%) have never visited a Holocaust museum and two-thirds (66%) do not know a Holocaust survivor or heard about one.

Knesset, Russian Federation Council, Hold Joint Holocaust Remembrance Event

"The new displays of Nazism – they too can threaten all of humankind."

At Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony, Netanyahu Warns Iran: ‘Don’t Test Israel’s Resolve’

Iran warned Israel Wednesday that it would exact retribution for a missile strike on a Syrian air base earlier in the week in which at least seven Iranian military officials were killed.

MDA Unit Helps Holocaust Survivors Find Lost Relatives

Since the unit began its work, a total of 3,521 applications have been received and processed for tracing and obtaining information.

To Sign or Not to Sign: Jerusalem Theater Troup Brings Nazi-Era Dilemma to the...

The author of 'The Statement' forms his connection to all the characters. “I seem to have lived with these characters and shared their suffering,” he says.

‘Never Again Education Act’ to Teach American Students About the Holocaust

If passed the legislation would grant money raised through donations to American schools as part of the Holocaust Education Assistance Program.

Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs’ And Heroes’ Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem (video)

The ceremony featured torch lighting and a traditional memorial service, including the recitation of prayers for the departed.

Scarlett Johansson in Comedy about German Boy Discovering Mom Hides a Jew

The film director Taika Waititi is half Māori father, half Jewish mother, Scarlett Johansson is half Danish father, half Jewish mother.

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