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  • Obama to speak at Righteous Among the Nations ceremony at Israeli embassy

    3 weeks ago

    President Barack Obama will speak at a ceremony honoring Righteous Among the Nations at the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C., a sign of warmed ties between Obama and Israel’s government.

    Obama’s appearance at the Jan. 27 ceremony, marking International Holocaust Remembrance...

  • Italian cyclist Gino Bartali recognized as righteous gentile

    September 24, 2013 | 3:56 pm

    Yad Vashem posthumously recognized the Italian cycling champion Gino Bartali as Righteous Among the Nations.

    The Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem said in a statement Sept. 23 that during the German occupation of Italy, beginning in September 1943, “Bartali, a devout Catholic, was...

  • Brazil’s president: Denying the Holocaust means repeating it

    January 31, 2013 | 1:23 pm

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that "the Holocaust is repeated when denied, relativized or softened."

    Roussef's comments were made on Jan. 30 during an event in Brasilia in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. The event was attended by several Brazilian government...

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