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Tag: Yom Hashoah
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President Obama called Holocaust Remembrance Day an opportunity to honor survivors.
In a statement posted Monday on the White House website, Obama also called on the world to oppose anti-Semitism.
“On this Yom HaShoah, I join people of all faiths in the United States, in the...
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“How did you learn to make brushes? Who taught you?” I’m talking to Boris Abel on the phone, trying to fill in some small details requested by my editor of his Holocaust experiences. Boris tells me once again that when the Russians occupied Lithuania in 1940, they nationalized his...
April 23, 2014 | 3:49 pm
Much ink has been spilled since the release of the Pew Research Center survey on Jewish identity in the United States. Many have addressed a number of the findings of the survey, with varying degrees of concern. But as we approach Yom Hashoah, I would like to address one issue that...
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It’s the world premiere of the composer’s new piece, “Cosmic Dust.” Steinberg, who received a doctorate in music from Harvard, currently serves as artistic director of the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra and is winner of an ASCAPLUS Award and Gold...
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Israel Consul General in Los Angeles David Siegel Photo by Orly Halevy
Leaders from Los Angeles’ Jewish and Israel communities came together to celebrate Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for its fallen soldiers and victims of terror, on April 14 at Stephen S. Wise Temple...
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As Holocaust survivor Robert Geminder led a walking tour in Pan Pacific Park on April 7, pre-arranged memory markers — labeled “ghettos,” “camps,” “resistance” and “rescue” — transformed an outdoor path into a historical timeline.
“The No. 1 reason I’m talking to you here is my...
April 10, 2013 | 5:29 am
Australian-based Holocaust survivor Frank Lowy delivered the keynote address at the March of the Living ceremony at Auschwitz-Birkenau on Yom Hashoah.
The program also marked the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising.
Lowy, who survived the war on the run from his...
April 9, 2013 | 8:49 am
Eleven mezuzahs were set afire in a residential building in Brooklyn in an incident that New York City police are treating as a hate crime.
The vandalism occurred Monday afternoon -- the day Israel observed Holocaust Remembrace Day -- in public housing located in the...
April 9, 2013 | 3:30 am
To Read: Military specialists Steven Metz and Douglas Lovelace argue that the US military should be careful of marginalizing its infantry and relying too heavily on high technology:
Relying on a...
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The Auschwitz Jewish Center in Oświęcim, the town where the Auschwitz concentration camp was built, has launched a fundraising campaign to rescue the house of Oświęcim’s last Jewish resident.
The Center, a Jewish study, prayer and educational center, plans to transform Szymon...
April 8, 2013 | 8:21 am
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A Nazi crimes agency in Germany will launch an investigation of 50 alleged former Auschwitz guards living in the country.
Following a precedent set by the successful case in 2011 against John Demjanjuk, the Central Office for Clarification of Nazi Crimes will begin reviewing...
April 8, 2013 | 6:38 am
Israel closed the Kerem Shalom border crossing with Gaza to the passage of goods after three rockets were fired at southern Israel from the coastal strip.
One rocket fired from Gaza struck southern Israel on Sunday night as the national ceremony for Holocaust Remembrance Day was...
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