web analytics

Home Tags Holocaust

Tag: Holocaust

European Parliament President Martin Schultz to Receive 2016 Medal of Tolerance

7 Tevet 5777 – January 4, 2017
European Parliament President Martin Schultz is one of two recipients of the 2016 Medal of Tolerance for his commitment to preserve the memory of the Shoah.

A Gadol’s Holocaust Memoir

24 Kislev 5777 – December 23, 2016
The memoir follows a year and a half of the travels and travails of Rabbi Hirschprung from the beginning of World War II until his arrival in Japan.

First Cousins Reunite at Yad Vashem for the First Time

14 Kislev 5777 – December 13, 2016
After three-quarters of a century, a phone call changed the lives of two people who thought they were alone in the world.

Miraculous Family Reunion to Take Place at Yad Vashem

13 Kislev 5777 – December 12, 2016
Neither side of the family knew anyone from the other side had survived the Holocaust!

Holocaust Survivor’s Name Lives On

Named after their beloved grandfather, who did not have grandsons to carry on the family name, Apeloig Collection serves as a living memory for all generations.

Senate to Vote on Holocaust Restitution as Vienna Philharmonic Returns Looted Painting

11 Kislev 5777 – December 10, 2016
The law allows the heirs six years to sue in US court from the day they become aware of the existence and location of the looted object.

Holocaust Banknote Forger Adolf Burger Dead at 99

8 Kislev 5777 – December 8, 2016
He visited the Bank of England and met the Chief Cashier, who presented him with one of the notes which he had forged in the concentration camp more than sixty years earlier.

Wannabe Mugger Nabbed After 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Hits Back [video]

A wannabe mugger finds out the hard way that even when elderly, there was a reason that some Jews survived the Holocaust.

New Zealand PM, Son of Holocaust Refugee, Resigns

8 Kislev 5777 – December 7, 2016
Key is often asked why he didn't speak any German, considering his Austrian roots, and his response is: “The simple answer is my mother refused to teach me. She did not want to reflect on her history.”

How A Baptist Pastor Unearthed His Father’s Holocaust Heroism

1 Kislev 5777 – November 30, 2016
Answers to Chris’s questions about his father’s war record finally began trickling in when he discovered a New York Times article published in late 2008, in which Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds is mentioned.

Jews and Non-Jews During the Holocaust in the USSR: The Perspective of Interethnic...

29 Heshvan 5777 – November 29, 2016
An international workshop hosted by Yad Vashem's Mirilashvili Center

‘Holocaust on Ice ‘ Latest Rage (literally) in Moscow [video]

27 Heshvan 5777 – November 28, 2016
Amazingly, Tatiana’s performance was received with applause by the audience, but social media folks have been condemning it in a mix of rage and disbelief.

Guatemala Holocaust Museum First in Central America

17 Heshvan 5777 – November 17, 2016
When it opens officially, in early 2017, the museum's permanent collection will focus on the "Holocaust by Bullets."

Holocaust Historian Yaffa Eliach Dead at 79

8 Heshvan 5777 – November 9, 2016
She was the creator of the exhibit the Tower of Life at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, a soaring display of 1500 photographs depicting the people of a typical East European shtetl.

Holocaust Documentation and Education Center Moves to Dania Beach

3 Heshvan 5777 – November 3, 2016
The center has always strived to teach people from all walks of life the universal lessons of the Holocaust.

Kastner: Holocaust Hero Or Nazi Collaborator? – An Interview with Author Paul Bogdanor

2 Heshvan 5777 – November 2, 2016
Although six decades have since passed, the Kastner Affair remains highly controversial.

Sweden Officially Declares WWII Hero Raoul Wallenberg Dead

30 Tishri 5777 – October 31, 2016
Perhaps now Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg's soul can rest: Stockholm has officially declared him dead.

Will Detroit’s Historic Holocaust Museum Stay True To Its Mission?

21 Tishri 5777 – October 23, 2016
Too many Holocaust memorials have lost their original identity and transitioned to an institution which devotes itself to both Holocaust and genocide, or simply to global genocide

ISIS Executes Hundreds in Mosul as Iraqi Forces Close In

21 Tishri 5777 – October 22, 2016
ISIS terrorists echoed the Nazis when faced with defeat in Mosul, murdering their human shields and bulldozing the bodies into a mass grave.

Detroit Holocaust Museum Enters New Phase but Stays Strangely Mum

5 Tishri 5777 – October 7, 2016
Too many Holocaust memorials have lost their original identity and transitioned to an institution which devotes itself to both Holocaust and genocide, or simply to global genocide

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/european-parliament-president-martin-schultz-to-receive-2016-medal-of-tolerance/2017/01/04/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: