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“Traditionalists chafe at the contemporary-art approach to Holocaust commemoration being employed at Babyn Yar, a site of mass shootings in World War II. But it has brought visitors for an anniversary”

NEW YORK TIMES A Tech-Savvy Holocaust Memorial in Ukraine Draws Critics and Crowds by Maria Varenikova and Andrew E. Kramer October 8, 2021 An advertisement on the Ukrainian-language version of Tinder, the online dating platform, offered a not-so-romantic experience. “Touch … Continue reading

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“While the law does not mention Jews, the Holocaust or World War II, it ensures that an administrative decision rendered more than 30 years ago could no longer be challenged”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Will Polish anti-restitution law permanently harm ties with Israel, Jewish community? by Dmitriy Shapiro, JNS and ILH Staff August 18, 2021 Despite international pressure to veto the bill, Polish President Andrzej Duda signed a … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds, one of five American Righteous Among the Nations, never spoke about the 200 Jews he saved

TABLET MAG ‘We Are All Jews Here’ by Patrick Henry May 27, 2021 …It was German policy to single out Jewish POWs and send them to extermination or slave labor camps. Accordingly, in January 1945, the Germans announced that all … Continue reading

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“Four factors have gradually legitimized honest regional discussion of the Holocaust and made traditional statements of denial and distortion less acceptable”

WASHINGTON INSTITUTE FOR NEAR EAST POLICY The Crumbling Walls of Arab Holocaust Denial by Robert Satloff April 8, 2021 Nearly 20 years ago, I moved with my family to live in Rabat, Morocco, and set out on a journey to … Continue reading

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“Speaking at the state ceremony at Yad Vashem, President Reuven Rivlin called on Israelis to embrace Holocaust survivors as they struggle with their old age and the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Israel to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day with memorial events, 2-minute siren by Yori Yalon April 7, 2021 Events for the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day got underway on Wednesday evening at a state ceremony at … Continue reading

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“Contrary to Stanisław Żaryn’s excuses, no reputable historian believes that ‘the Polish nation’ was responsible for Nazi German crimes in Poland. Which is why the Polish government should leave the writing of history to historians”

TABLET MAG The Polish Government’s Holocaust ‘Truth Campaign’ Is a Weird Mix of Authoritarianism, Ignorance, and Injured Pride by Havi Dreifuss February 25, 2021 …[Poland’s] new law deputized the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN)—a central institution with state-sponsored prosecution powers—to … Continue reading

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“A Holocaust survivor tells a fellow shopper she only eats that jam because company’s owners saved her family from the Nazis, but secretive French family isn’t commenting”

FORWARD Is Bonne Maman the anti-Nazi jam? The internet wants to think so by Gabe Friedman and Philissa Cramer February 18, 2021 The heartwarming story has been hard to miss: A law professor is shopping at his local grocery store … Continue reading

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#Holocaust remembrance: “Participants from the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco and Saudi Arabia joined viewers from North America, Europe and Israel in more personal kind of diplomacy”

JNS In a first, Arab-initiated event commemorates the Holocaust in wake of Abraham Accords by Eliana Rudee January 27, 2021 In the wake of the Abraham Accords and in honor of International Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27, individuals from … Continue reading

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Boca Raton school board “received thousands of comments from Holocaust survivors all over the world”

SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL Principal fired for second time over Holocaust remarks by Scott Travis November 2, 2020 A principal’s reluctance to say the Holocaust was real — leading to a two-year saga that inflamed his Jewish community and people … Continue reading

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He admitted, “I hated America. The Jews were the reason for all the evil in the world”

AISH Former Muslim Terrorist and Holocaust Survivor Confront Prejudice by Ronda Robinson October 25, 2020 The two men stretch out their left forearms – one white, one brown, both bearing the number A10491. The former belongs to Irving Roth, 91, … Continue reading

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