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Yad Vashem Uncovers 200,000 Previously Unknown Names of Hungarian Holocaust Victims

Some 600,000 Jews from Greater Hungary were murdered during the Holocaust.

100-Year-Old Polish Woman Declared Righteous Among the Nations for Saving Jewish Girl

Out of the 26,513 people who have received the honor, 6,706 are Poles, 5,516 are Dutch.

Israel to Host Giro D’Italia Cycling Race, First Time Event Held Outside Europe

"We are very proud... Today the situation in Europe has many similarities to what happened at the time of my grandfather."

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Arrives in Israel

"We look forward to showing you our country, an island of stability and prosperity in a tumultuous region."

Ukraine Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman to Visit Yad Vashem

Groysman was the first Jew to occupy a high political office when he was elected as House Speaker in 2014.

2-Minute Siren Begins Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day

'The Shoah has always been, and will always be a program of annihilation that was planned and implemented against the Jewish People.'

Yom Hashoah

Visitor walk through Yad Vashem.

New Book: Allies Knew of Death Camps in 1942, Indicted Adolf Hitler for War...

Even Yad Vashem, whose research on the Holocaust is highly regarded, must now update its archives to reflect the new revelations.

Yad Vashem Asking Amazon to Stop Aiding Holocaust Denial

'The Six Million: Fact or Fiction?' by Peter Winter is reportedly available for sale by Amazon in Germany, a country where Holocaust denial is a crime.

German Ambassador to Confer Order of Merit on Hebrew University President

The Federal Republic of Germany will recognize Prof. Ben-Sasson's commitment to German-Israeli relations

Senators Introduce Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medal to Soldier Who Saved Jewish-American POWs

Upon seeing the soldiers united as one, a German officer angrily shouted, 'They cannot all be Jews!' – to which Edmonds replied, 'We are all Jews here.'

PM Netanyahu at Yad Vashem: Today’s Iran Advocates New Holocaust

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.'

PM Netanyahu Addresses Yad Vashem International Holocaust Remembrance Day Event

PM Netanyahu warned Iran that the last regime that tried to annihilate the Jewish People -- that which spawned the Holocaust -- ended up "in the dustbin of history."

Yad Vashem Online Presents Touching ‘Last Letters From the Holocaust’

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.

First Cousins Reunite at Yad Vashem for the First Time

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

Neither side of the family knew anyone from the other side had survived the Holocaust!

ADL, Families, Rebuke Jewish Teens for Decorating Birthday Cupcake with Swastika

Carlos Galindo-Elvira, Director of the Arizona Anti-Defamation League, who told local TV station 12News that 'when you joke with symbols like the swastika you begin to normalize them and make it very casual within our society.'

Yad Vashem to Honor Two Belgian Righteous Among the Nations Posthumously

On December 23, 2015, Yad Vashem posthumously recognized Marie and Joseph Andries as Righteous Among the Nations.

Global Mayors Meet in Jerusalem, Will Visit Yad Vashem

Mayors from more than two dozen cities are in Jerusalem and will visit Yad Vashem.

Project to Build Visual Memory of Places & People Before, During the Holocaust

The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure project convened 30 historians and researchers at Yad Vashem to provide tools to improve access to Holocaust documentation.

Firefighters Battle Fire in Jerusalem Forest

A forest fire on the western slopes of the Judean Mountains sent flames through the Jerusalem Forest -- again -- but no cause has yet been determined.

Yad Vashem Marks Rio Olympics with Exhibitions on Jewish and Righteous Gentile Athletes

Jews competed in the most coveted sporting competitions throughout Europe, including the Olympics.

PM Netanyahu’s Yom Hashoah Speech at Yad Vashem [video]

Following is the address by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the eve (4 May) of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day.

Rivlin at Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony: We Will Continue to Survive and Battle Anti-Semitism

Rivlin addressed the Holocaust survivors attending the ceremony, asking for their help in extracting the meaning of the tragedy and lessons to be learned.

Israeli Labour Party Ponders Cutting Ties to British Labour Over Anti-Semitism

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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