Holocaust Memorial Day

News for Holocaust Memorial Day

Survivor: We stacked corpses to earn another slice of bread for the family

Survivor: We stacked corpses to earn another slice of bread for the family

Watch the story of Zehava Gealel, who survived Auschwitz with her family, one of the torch lighters at the 2021 Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 9:49 PM
Survivor: 'I have never harmed anyone,' he thought. 'My only sin was being born a Jew'

Survivor: 'I have never harmed anyone,' he thought. 'My only sin was being born a Jew'

Watch the harrowing story of a small boy ripped away from his mother and forced to do excruciating labor before making it to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 8:48 PM
Live: Association of Gulf Jewish Communities Yom Hashoah Commemoration

Live: Association of Gulf Jewish Communities Yom Hashoah Commemoration

Jewish communities of the Arab Gulf nations commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day together., 4/8/2021, 7:24 PM
Live: The 2021 virtual March of the Living

Live: The 2021 virtual March of the Living

As Covid-19 continues plaguing the world, the March of the Living reflects on the courage of the medical community during the Holocaust.Yoni Kempinski, 4/8/2021, 5:05 PM
How Eisenhower made sure the horrors would never be forgotten

How Eisenhower made sure the horrors would never be forgotten

When General Eisenhower saw the horrors of the Nazi death camps, he insisted that a visual and written record be kept for history. Op-ed.Jeff Dunetz, 4/8/2021, 4:45 PM
NY Holocaust memorial to pay tribute to Holocaust survivors who were COVID-19 victims

NY Holocaust memorial to pay tribute to Holocaust survivors who were COVID-19 victims

Living memorial to Holocaust marks Yom Hashoah by remembering survivors who lost their lives from 2020 to the present.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 3:07 PM
To be Jewish: Singer Static reflects on Yom Hashoah

To be Jewish: Singer Static reflects on Yom Hashoah

In special piece for Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israeli singer writes: 'Years after the horrors of the Holocaust, be proud to be Jewish.'Static, 4/8/2021, 2:33 PM
The religious community & the Holocaust: Valor or a way of life?

The religious community & the Holocaust: Valor or a way of life?

Every year, haredim are accused of avoiding participation in Remembrance Day ceremonies. Only for them, commemoration is a way of life.Haim Lev, 4/8/2021, 2:08 PM
Former Supreme Court justice has 'no doubt' Demjanjuk is 'Ivan the Terrible'

Former Supreme Court justice has 'no doubt' Demjanjuk is 'Ivan the Terrible'

Retired Supreme Court justice is 'proud' of the court for acquitting former Treblinka guard John Demjanjuk. 'They had mental strength.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 2:05 PM
Yair Lapid misses Holocaust memorial ceremonies - to go on vacation

Yair Lapid misses Holocaust memorial ceremonies - to go on vacation

MK Lapid flies to US for vacation - on eve of Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day. 'He's coming back for Independence Day.'Hezki Baruch, 4/8/2021, 12:44 PM
The Torah ark that survived Kristallnacht

The Torah ark that survived Kristallnacht

A Torah ark that survived Kristallnacht was brought to Israel, discovered in the Hebron Mountains and used in outdoor services during COVID.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 12:10 PM
Holocaust Survivor: My uncle was murdered as he was holding my hand

Holocaust Survivor: My uncle was murdered as he was holding my hand

Watch the testimony of Holocaust Survivor Yossi Chen, torchlighter at the 2021 Holocaust Memorial ceremony at Yad Vashem.Arutz Sheva, 4/8/2021, 11:22 AM
For Holocaust Day 2021: Survivors represent the light that shone in the darkness

For Holocaust Day 2021: Survivors represent the light that shone in the darkness

We, the IDF commanders and soldiers, will pass on the description of what was perpetrated, preserve our independence and defend ourselves.IDF CoS Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, 4/8/2021, 7:00 AM
Netanyahu: Nuclear deal that paves the way for Iran will not bind us

Netanyahu: Nuclear deal that paves the way for Iran will not bind us

Prime Minister at Yad Vashem: History has taught us that appeasement agreements are worthless.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 9:17 PM
President Rivlin: 900 Holocaust survivors died from Covid-19

President Rivlin: 900 Holocaust survivors died from Covid-19

President Reuven Rivlin delivered remarks at the official ceremony opening Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day at Yad VashemArutz Sheva, 4/7/2021, 8:58 PM
Live: Holocaust Remembrance Day opening ceremony at Yad Vashem

Live: Holocaust Remembrance Day opening ceremony at Yad Vashem

Live broadcast of the central state ceremony, marking the start of Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 6:28 PM
Holocaust Remembrance Day back-to-back with Independence Day in Israel

Holocaust Remembrance Day back-to-back with Independence Day in Israel

We are unable to escape the modern day interconnectedness between Yom Hashoah, Yom Hazikaron, and Yom Haatzmaut. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 4/7/2021, 4:59 PM
EU ambassadors pledge to fight Holocaust denial and distortion

EU ambassadors pledge to fight Holocaust denial and distortion

Representatives of 26 EU members as well as EU ambassador to Israel issue joint statement marking Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 4:07 PM
Rabbi Sacks on the Holocaust

Rabbi Sacks on the Holocaust

From the writings of Rabbi Sacks: questions, stories and points for family discussion and a prayer composed by Rabbi Sacks for Yom HaShoah.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 4/7/2021, 1:44 PM
New Holocaust remembrance ritual aims for 'uplifting voice'

New Holocaust remembrance ritual aims for 'uplifting voice'

New Yom Hashoah ritual aims to bridge Holocaust remembrance to a post-survivor world.Shira Hanau, JTA, 4/7/2021, 10:23 AM
Amb, Erdan: Holocaust deniers disgrace memory of victims, threaten us all

Amb, Erdan: Holocaust deniers disgrace memory of victims, threaten us all

Israel’s Ambassador to the US and UN participates in virtual event with US State Department to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2021, 10:43 PM
The Tractate of Pesach that was rescued from Hitler's bunker

The Tractate of Pesach that was rescued from Hitler's bunker

The connection between Passover and Holocaust Memorial Day just after the holiday is the eternal nature of the Jews.Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin , 4/2/2021, 4:28 PM
'Generations Light the Way':​ Remembering the six million

'Generations Light the Way':​ Remembering the six million

A​ family-oriented​ commemorative​ project​ for Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2021, 11:26 AM
Heba Yazbak: I don't stand during memorial siren for Holocaust victims

Heba Yazbak: I don't stand during memorial siren for Holocaust victims

'Israeli government trying to make Holocaust political,' Arab MK Heba Yazbak claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2021, 11:53 AM
Luxembourg agrees to pay $1.2m in symbolic Holocaust compensation

Luxembourg agrees to pay $1.2m in symbolic Holocaust compensation

In first, Luxembourg offers $1.2 million in symbolic compensation to noncitizen Holocaust victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/28/2021, 7:26 AM
Belgian police charge 3 for commemorating Holocaust in violation of coronavirus rules

Belgian police charge 3 for commemorating Holocaust in violation of coronavirus rules

'This was not an illegal party, participants followed social distancing guidelines,' city councilman says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/28/2020, 8:10 AM
Berlin Holocaust remembrance event hacked with anti-Semitic messages and images

Berlin Holocaust remembrance event hacked with anti-Semitic messages and images

Hackers shout anti-Semitic slogans and show images of Hitler while hacking online Holocaust Remembrance Day event.Toby Axelrod , 4/24/2020, 8:12 AM
Jews, Serbs and Roma join Croatia memorial at WWII death camp

Jews, Serbs and Roma join Croatia memorial at WWII death camp

Breaking five-year boycott, Croatian minority groups attend Holocaust memorial at Jasenovac concentration camp. 'We want deeds, not words.'AFP, 4/22/2020, 1:43 PM
Listen to violinist Alma Rose, forced to lead the Auschwitz orchestra

Listen to violinist Alma Rose, forced to lead the Auschwitz orchestra

The only known recording of gifted young violinist Alma Rose was found after a long search. Forced to lead the women's orchestra at Auschwitz, she died before the war ended. In memoriam.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 4/21/2020, 4:30 PM
PM Netanyahu recites Holocaust survivor's poem at Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony

PM Netanyahu recites Holocaust survivor's poem at Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony

PM Netanyahu recites poem by Holocaust survivor Shmuel Ben-Artzi as part of Knesset Holocaust Memorial Day veremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 1:49 PM
Remembering special needs victims of the Holocaust

Remembering special needs victims of the Holocaust

Remembering those whose voices have been lost forever - the special needs victims of the Nazis, whose murders set the stage for the Final Solution. Rabbi Chaim Perkal, 4/21/2020, 1:06 PM
Hiding in lockdown withh my family during the Shoah

Hiding in lockdown withh my family during the Shoah

During this time in lockdown in Israel, I have started to reflect more than usual, and in more detail, on my life in hiding during the Shoah. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 4/21/2020, 12:00 PM
Rabbi Lau: Learn a lesson from coronavirus - no discrimination

Rabbi Lau: Learn a lesson from coronavirus - no discrimination

Rabbi Lau can't join this year's March of the Living, but shares poignant lesson during the coronavirus outbreak. Arutz Sheva exclusive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 11:13 AM
‘Abrash, recite the Shema prayer’

‘Abrash, recite the Shema prayer’

Avraham Carmi was born in Poland in 1928. After the German invasion, his family hid in the Jewish cemetery in Warsaw.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 6:50 AM
Message to the survivors: You are not alone

Message to the survivors: You are not alone

Youths stand outside homes of Holocaust survivors in Efrat, wearing white shirts and holding flags and candles.Ben Ariel, 4/21/2020, 6:02 AM
Child of the Holocaust, surviving every day

Child of the Holocaust, surviving every day

Rabbi Joseph Polak was three years old when the Holocaust ended. His survival story is still unfolding.Judy Simon, 4/21/2020, 5:25 AM
'Father was reading Psalms and suddenly there was pounding on the doors'

'Father was reading Psalms and suddenly there was pounding on the doors'

Haim Arbiv was born in Benghazi, Libya. In 1942, his family was deported to the Giado concentration camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 4:58 AM
'My faith was my source of strength'

'My faith was my source of strength'

Lea Reuveni was born in Iršava, Czechoslovakia. When the city came under attack, she took care of her younger siblings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 2:52 AM
'The survivors are right: we can never understand'

'The survivors are right: we can never understand'

PM Binyamin Netanyahu on Holocaust Memorial Day 2020; this year, survivor testimonials to be streamed online in pre-recorded ceremony.i24NEWS, 4/20/2020, 10:57 PM
Rivlin: Anti-Semitism is spreading like a virus

Rivlin: Anti-Semitism is spreading like a virus

Israeli President addresses opening ceremony of Holocaust Memorial Day.i24News, 4/20/2020, 10:49 PM
watch: Holocaust Remembrance Day Opening Ceremony 2020

watch: Holocaust Remembrance Day Opening Ceremony 2020

State ceremony marking the start of Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day in Israel held at Yad Vashem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2020, 8:00 PM
EU to 'fight Holocaust denial'

EU to 'fight Holocaust denial'

EU: 'We will continue to fight anti-Semitism and take all measures to prevent a situation in which the evil will rise again.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2020, 7:19 PM
'Coronavirus crisis is reviving blood libels against Jews'

'Coronavirus crisis is reviving blood libels against Jews'

Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress, presents Annual Report and relates to Antisemitism in wake of COVID-19Yoni Kempinski, 4/20/2020, 12:20 PM
18% rise in major violent anti-Semitic incidents

18% rise in major violent anti-Semitic incidents

Read the full annual report on Antisemitism worldwide presented by the Kantor Center, Tel Aviv University and the European Jewish CongressKantor Center, 4/20/2020, 12:15 PM
'Of all their many promises, the Nazis kept only one'

'Of all their many promises, the Nazis kept only one'

When the massive armada from England crossed the Channel to the French coast at Normandy on June 6, 1944, German justice inspector Friedrich Kellner wrote contemptuously: "Finally!" But they came too late. The Holocaust was done.Prof. Robert Scott Kellner, 4/20/2020, 12:08 PM
WZO report: Sharp increase in anti-Semitism

WZO report: Sharp increase in anti-Semitism

Special report by World Zionist Organization reveals a sharp increase in cases of anti-Semitism following the coronavirus outbreakYoni Kempinski, 4/20/2020, 11:56 AM
Holocaust questions and answers

Holocaust questions and answers

A rabbi, educator and author, known for his unrelenting fight for justice and against antisemitism faces his students' questions with honesty and clarity.Rabbi Dr. Bernard H. Rosenberg, 4/20/2020, 11:56 AM
In memory of Six Million: My grandparents' story

In memory of Six Million: My grandparents' story

The Holocaust has proven that we must not ignore our enemies when they pledge to destroy us, just as Hitler pledged before WWII. David Billet , 4/20/2020, 11:39 AM
Holocaust Remembrance Day: Hear the survivors' stories and watch the torch-lighting

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Hear the survivors' stories and watch the torch-lighting

State Opening Ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day to be broadcast at 8 pm Monday evening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2020, 11:06 AM
Pandemic forces first-ever digital Holocaust Remembrance Day

Pandemic forces first-ever digital Holocaust Remembrance Day

Survivors say no comparison between coronavirus lockdown and Holocaust, 'indecent' to compare the eras.M. Blum, G. Lavallee/ AFP, 4/20/2020, 8:17 AM
Tzohar Rabbis: Hold individual Holocaust memorial ceremonies

Tzohar Rabbis: Hold individual Holocaust memorial ceremonies

Tzohar Rabbinical Organization recommends format for Yom Hashoah commemorations in wake of the coronavirusArutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2020, 9:54 AM
The Stories of the 2020 Holocaust Memorial Day torchlighters

The Stories of the 2020 Holocaust Memorial Day torchlighters

Coruage and bravery, sacrifice and faith. These are the stories of the torchlighters of this year's official Holocaust memorial ceremonyArutz Sheva, 4/16/2020, 6:00 AM
Holocaust Memorial Day 2020: Solidarity in a disintegrating world

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020: Solidarity in a disintegrating world

Yad Vashem presents central theme for this year's memorial day: Rescue by Jews during the Holocaust - solidarity in a disintegrating worldArutz Sheva, 4/16/2020, 3:22 AM
150 Holocaust scholars protest PA threat against Yad Vashem

150 Holocaust scholars protest PA threat against Yad Vashem

Official PA newspaper publishes call for murder during gathering of world leaders at Holocaust memorial event in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 10:05 PM
Next week: The Fifth World Holocaust Forum

Next week: The Fifth World Holocaust Forum

Preparations underway for special event to be attended by leaders from US, Russia, France, UK and GermanyArutz Sheva, 1/15/2020, 8:26 PM
Neo-Nazis disrupt Arkansas Holocaust memorial

Neo-Nazis disrupt Arkansas Holocaust memorial

Protesters with Nazi flags tell Holocaust survivors 'the Holocaust didn't happen, but it should have' during Holocaust Remembrance Day eventLaura E. Adkins/JTA, 5/9/2019, 10:54 PM
Eva's Story: Watch the full special feature

Eva's Story: Watch the full special feature

Watch Eva's Story, the Holocaust video featured on Instagram throughout Holocaust Memorial day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2019, 1:14 PM