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2-Minute Siren Begins Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day

28 Nisan 5777 – April 24, 2017
'The Shoah has always been, and will always be a program of annihilation that was planned and implemented against the Jewish People.'

Yom Hashoah

28 Nisan 5777 – April 23, 2017
Visitor walk through Yad Vashem.

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

23 Nisan 5777 – April 18, 2017
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

1 Adar 5777 – February 27, 2017
'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

1 Adar 5777 – February 26, 2017
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

19 Shevat 5777 – February 14, 2017
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

29 Tevet 5777 – January 27, 2017
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

29 Tevet 5777 – January 26, 2017
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’

25 Tevet 5777 – January 23, 2017
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

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!

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

27 Heshvan 5777 – November 28, 2016
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

20 Heshvan 5777 – November 21, 2016
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

14 Heshvan 5777 – November 14, 2016
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

22 Elul 5776 – September 25, 2016
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

11 Elul 5776 – September 13, 2016
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

27 Tammuz 5776 – August 2, 2016
Jews competed in the most coveted sporting competitions throughout Europe, including the Olympics.

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

28 Nisan 5776 – May 5, 2016
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

27 Nisan 5776 – May 4, 2016
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

25 Nisan 5776 – May 2, 2016
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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