Tag Archives: holocaust remembrance

International March of Living Calls for Preservation of Children’s Shoes at Auschwitz

Marking the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, and International Holocaust Memorial Day, the International March of the Living has issued an urgent call to secure the funds to preserve some 8,000 shoes belonging to children, most of them Jewish, who were in vast majority murdered in the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz.

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Online Holocaust Denial Suppressed in English, Rife in Arabic

As International Holocaust Remembrance Day forces Jews to ask themselves how safe they feel, new data from CyberWell has revealed social media companies’ underinvestment in monitoring antisemitism in Arabic.

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Column: ‘Dream Job’ In Rural Michigan Becomes Nightmare for Jewish Educator

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After nine days as dean of students at a middle school, Michael Woodberg resigned. The offense? Being Jewish.

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TikTok Holocaust Remembrance Series Reaches Over One Million Views in Less Than 24 Hours

Jewish influencer Montana Tucker, a TikTok sensation with 8.7 million followers, just launched a Holocaust Remembrance series called “How To: Never Forget.” Through the 10-part series on Tucker’s TikTok and Instagram, she retraces her grandparents’ steps through Poland during the Holocaust. Within 24 hours of launching the series, over one million viewers saw the premiere episode on both Instagram and Tiktok.

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National #6MillionSteps Campaign Launches To Remember The Holocaust, Spotlight Rising US Antisemitism

From the “Rocky” steps at Philadelphia’s Museum of Art to the Babi Yar Park in Denver, people from coast to coast are running and walking this month to remember the Holocaust and spotlight rising antisemitism in the Israeli-American Council’s #6MillionSteps campaign.

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Legacy: The Yellow Violin

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“Sam, you asked me a question I never thought about before. What if my grandfather was able to bring the violin to Israel? Would this music have this new life, this revival of spirit? Perhaps what seemed like such an injustice back then was a part of the master plan. Maybe the time wasn’t right. This violin, this music was, like Moses I suppose, never intended to enter the land of Israel.”

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PM of Ukraine Honors Ukrainians Who Saved Jews During Holocaust at New Babyn Yar Synagogue

At a ceremony hosted by the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Denys Shmygal, the Head of the Presidential Office of Ukraine Andrii Yermak and Ukraine’s Minister of Culture and Information Policy Oleksandr Tkachenko honored Ukrainians who saved Jews during the Holocaust and announced that those still alive will receive a lifelong monthly state stipend, in recognition of their heroism.

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“The Holocaust: Then and Now:” CU Boulder Honors International Holocaust Remembrance Day

University of Colorado Boulder will honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day with a public lecture by visiting scholar Professor Nils Roemer and the highly acclaimed international exhibit "Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich."

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Community-Wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration Sunday

On Sunday, April 27, please join local Holocaust survivors, community B'nai Mitzvah students and Haver for a Community-Wide Yom HaShoah Commemoration program of musical remembrance.

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