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Some 600,000 Jews from Greater Hungary were murdered during the Holocaust.
Out of the 26,513 people who have received the honor, 6,706 are Poles, 5,516 are Dutch.
"We are very proud... Today the situation in Europe has many similarities to what happened at the time of my grandfather."
"We look forward to showing you our country, an island of stability and prosperity in a tumultuous region."
Groysman was the first Jew to occupy a high political office when he was elected as House Speaker in 2014.
'The Shoah has always been, and will always be a program of annihilation that was planned and implemented against the Jewish People.'
Even Yad Vashem, whose research on the Holocaust is highly regarded, must now update its archives to reflect the new revelations.
'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.
The Federal Republic of Germany will recognize Prof. Ben-Sasson's commitment to German-Israeli relations
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.'
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 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."
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.
After three-quarters of a century, a phone call changed the lives of two people who thought they were alone in the world.
Neither side of the family knew anyone from the other side had survived the Holocaust!
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.'
On December 23, 2015, Yad Vashem posthumously recognized Marie and Joseph Andries as Righteous Among the Nations.
Mayors from more than two dozen cities are in Jerusalem and will visit Yad Vashem.
The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure project convened 30 historians and researchers at Yad Vashem to provide tools to improve access to Holocaust documentation.
Jews competed in the most coveted sporting competitions throughout Europe, including the Olympics.
Following is the address by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the eve (4 May) of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day.
Rivlin addressed the Holocaust survivors attending the ceremony, asking for their help in extracting the meaning of the tragedy and lessons to be learned.
MK Isaac Herzog, head of Israel’s Labour Party and Opposition leader said that he is “considering suspending relations” with British Labour.