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There are an estimated 6,400 Lone Soldiers from 80 countries serving in the IDF today. About 880 of them are American.
Sara’s world was nearly destroyed in 2008, when her husband Reuven was killed during an IDF training exercise while doing reserve duty.
'Six million Jews, two-thirds of the Jews in Europe, murdered by the Nazi genocide. They were murdered by an evil that words cannot describe, and that the human heart cannot bear.'
Hollywood mogul Haim Saban announced he is donating $1 million to the effort.
As Holocaust Survivors Disappear, 10,000 Youths, 12 European Education Ministers to Partake in March...
'To our dismay, the number of survivors who can share their story is rapidly declining,' said Education Minister Naftali Bennett. 'We must find new ways to remember.'
'I never wished to return to that place of our degradation and annihilation, but to return in the company of our noblest, bravest of the brave – our IDF soldiers, makes my spirit soar with pride and hope.'
The new UN secretary-general notes the Holocaust was the culmination of millenia of hatred, scapegoating and discrimination against Jews -- in short, anti-Semitism. Will he "remember" ?
Netanyahu shared his recent phone conversation with the new US president, saying Trump 'spoke about Iran's commitment to destroy Israel. He spoke about the nature of this nuclear agreement and the danger it poses.'
There are thousands of personal letters in the Yad Vashem Archives, which were sent by Jews – adults and children – to their relatives and friends from their homes, the ghettos and the camps.
Was the defense minister calling on his officer to rebel against the political class? Probably not, although he sounded dangerously close to saying just that.
Ten years after the death of her son Michael, an American-born IDF soldier who fell in battle, Harriet Levin is still learning to cope.
The national Memorial Day for Israel’s fallen commenced on Tuesday at 8 p.m. with a nationwide minute of silence, as sirens throughout the country marked the solemn moment and flags were lowered to half mast.
Weissman was a 21-year-old IDF soldier stabbed to death in front of his wife and child in a supermarket in the Binyamin region on February 18.
The open rebuke was a deadly jibe at Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, who defended and supported Golan's speech and the sentiments he noted.
Following is the address by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the eve (4 May) of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day.
Kerry is, in effect, acting as a Holocaust denier, even as he mourns the Holocaust.
When Pnina Katsir turned 80, she finally told her daughter a secret she had kept for decades: she was a survivor of the Holocaust.
It is a very serious matter that police do not permit Jews to protest the police own racist actions."
Rivlin addressed the Holocaust survivors attending the ceremony, asking for their help in extracting the meaning of the tragedy and lessons to be learned.
Earlier in the day, Netanyahu toured the southern area of the Gazan border accompanied by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Col. Gadi Eizenkot, inspecting the Hamas tunnel uncovered by IDF forces several weeks ago.
MK Isaac Herzog, head of Israel’s Labour Party and Opposition leader said that he is “considering suspending relations” with British Labour.
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