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“In 2021, approx 165,800 Holocaust survivors living in Israel, 90% of them 80 years old and above. Every day, an average of 42 Holocaust survivors pass away”

KVELLER A Unique Holocaust Movie Lands on HBO Max Lior Zaltzman April 27, 2022 “The Survivor,” which premieres on HBO just in time for Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, packs a lot in its dense two hours — perhaps too … Continue reading

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Gerda Weissmann Klein: Her story was told in an Oscar-winning documentary, and her message of hope and love in the face of overwhelming evil was an inspiration to millions.

NEW YORK TIMES Gerda Weissmann Klein, Honored Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 97 Clay Risen April 8, 2022 Gerda Weissmann Klein, whose harrowing story of survival through a series of concentration camps and a 350-mile death march during the Holocaust became … Continue reading

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“EasyJet apparently was unaware” the Holocaust might not be a good topic to incorporate into an ad campaign

NEW YORK POST EasyJet apologizes for ‘Holocaust-themed’ ad post Ariel Zilber April 11, 2022 EasyJet, the low-cost British airline, ignited a social media firestorm over the weekend after it posted a Holocaust-themed ad on its official social media account featuring … Continue reading

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How has a book condemned by countless leading authorities sold over 11 million copies, been translated into 57 languages, and become one of the most widely read Holocaust resources?

KVELLER ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ Set Holocaust Education Back by Decades. Now It’s Getting a Sequel. Ally Goldberg April 5, 2022 It’s hard to imagine a worse response to a piece of Holocaust fiction than a public denouncement … Continue reading

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“Unlike official Russia, Ukraine is an example of mourning and redemption done right”

TABLET MAG Ukraine and the Jews Bernard-Henri Levy March 13, 2022 Among the most disgraceful words Vladimir Putin has uttered since he began this war are his calls to “denazify” Ukraine. Because this story is far from finished, and because … Continue reading

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#Whoopi and the #Holocaust: She’s only regurgitating “twisted attitudes held by an alarming number of people, but which are generally glossed over because these people are black”

JNS Whoops, Whoopi: The Holocaust is all about race by Melanie Phillips February 3, 2022 …Racism, under this dogma, is defined not as bigotry by one group against another but as bigotry with power. Therefore, black people can never be … Continue reading

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Opening Jan. 27 at the Illinois Holocaust Museum in Chicago, ‘The Journey Back’ puts participants in the narrators’ shoes as they hear their tales of suffering and survival

TIMES OF ISRAEL Holocaust survivors help viewers experience the camps firsthand, via virtual reality by Cathryn J. Prince January 27, 2022 Every morning inside the barracks, 599 women each tore a crumb from their small bread rations and gave it … Continue reading

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Only 2nd time an Israeli-led measure at UN has ever passed; initiative earns 114 cosponsors, approved by consensus; Iran opposes but can’t force vote since it hasn’t paid UN dues

TIMES OF ISRAEL UN General Assembly adopts Israeli resolution aimed at combating Holocaust denial by Jacob Magid January 20, 2022 The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution aimed at combatting Holocaust denial on Thursday, in what was just the … Continue reading

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Yad Vashem defends removal of historic picture of Hitler and Haj Amin al-Husseini

BREITBART ZOA Accuses Holocaust Museum of ‘Appalling’ Censorship of Palestinian Mufti Ties to Hitler by Joshua Klein December 5, 2021 Following a published letter by the head of “Yad Vashem” — Israel’s premiere Holocaust museum and research center — defending … Continue reading

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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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