Protesters held up banners in Hebrew and Polish reading ‘No law can change history’ and ‘Poles, we remember what you did.’
Since the Met itself did not send out its own thugs to bargain down terrified Jewish refugees out of their dwindling riches, it is OK for the museum to continue to display the million dollar artwork.
We are concerned that this law will have repercussions in the areas of Holocaust research, education and remembrance.
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.
Netanyahu attended the dedication of a plaque honoring diplomats who saved Jews during the Holocaust.
Rabbi Moshe Azman wants the March of the Living trips moved out of Poland.
“Anti-Semitic statements are overflowing the internet channels in Poland, [and] they have become present on the main stream media too."
One of the first questions the Poles asked the Nazis, their new rulers, was if it was permitted to kill the Jews.
"In every town where there was an Aktion (German expulsion of the local Jews), the ghetto was surrounded by a mob that participated in a formal hunt on Jews, a hunt according to all the rules of hunting—with beaters or without them. Did many Jews perish at their hands? Countless ones!"
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.
"If we do not succeed in passing the torch of memory to future generations throughout the world, the lesson will not be learned.”
"The main lesson of the rise of the Nazis and ... their defeat, is that one needs to take a strong and timely stand against murderous ideologies."
The Holocaust survivors population is aging, and its size is diminishing.
President Vladimir Putin and his guest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow on Monday, TASS reported. "In...
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."
“This human tragedy perpetrated by evil Nazism won’t be forgotten by history ... True Islam is against these crimes.”
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.
“At Yad Vashem, there is an avenue along which there are trees which represent the Righteous Among the Nations. But one tree is missing . . ."
The term "Polish death camp" was first used by Polish resistance fighter Jan Karski in a 1944 article that was titled "Polish Death Camp."
The six million Jews whose lives were stolen by the Nazis in the Holocaust of World War II will never be forgotten. #WeRemember
Saturday also marked the United Nations date to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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."
What has been learned from all the memorials if synagogues across Europe need round-the-clock protection?