A monument to gays persecuted by the Nazis will be built in Tel Aviv.
A Holocaust memorial monument in the southwest of Hungary was desecrated.
Nearly 70 years after a Czech Jewish family sought refuge from the Nazis by retreating into a nearby forest and relying on non-Jewish locals for help, an American high school teacher has helped erect a permanent monument to their memory.
A monument to the 44 people killed in last year's Carmel forest fire was unveiled at a memorial ceremony.
9/11 Memorial construction
Imagine this: Seventy years from now, the U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services will spend a few million dollars to build a memorial in the Arizona desert. The structure, which will be sponsored by the Jewish Federations of North America, will be designed by one of the world’s best-known architects, will remember the thousands of immigrants who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border.
A monument honoring a man who saved Jews during the Holocaust was vandalized in the capital of Latvia. The monument in Riga honoring the late Zanis Lipke and others who saved Jews from the Nazis was spattered with paint on Monday. Latvian President Valdis Zatlers denounced the vandalism, the French news agency AFP reported.
Thieves made off with a 750 kilogram Kristallnacht monument from the Jewish cemetery in Cologne.
Hidden behind stacks of crates and a tarp sits the twisted carcass of Bus No. 37, which a Palestinian suicide bomber destroyed in a March attack in Haifa that killed 17 and injured 53, mostly children. Victims included Jews, Muslims and Christians.
Our knee-jerk reaction every time the Rev. Jesse Jackson opens his mouth is, "Oh no, not again." We know it's unfair, we know it's jaded, but we have the same reaction when our friend's child practices his trombone scales in the living room the umpteenth time. Sure we like him, but....