Posts Tagged ‘Holocaust Remembrance Day’

Remember Yom HaShoah and the 6 Million Kedoshim

A local Holocaust survivor reflects and remembers during Yom HaShoah. By Michael Weiss Pesach is a joyous Yom Tov for the Jewish people, especially when we sit at the seder table with our family and friends. The children ask the Mah Nishtanah (the four questions) “Why is this night of Pesach different from all other…

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Events to Mark Remembrance Day at HMC

The Holocaust Memorial Center  (HMC) will host programs to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, Jan. 27, including a presentation by a Holocaust survivor, a docent-led tour of the museum and the screening of new documentary film about the Warsaw Ghetto, Who Will Write Our History. “We are proud to be part of the…

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Jewish GI members smile for the camera in World War II photo

GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in World War II

Filmmaker brings documentary to U-M campus. Documentary filmmaker Lisa Ades will be on the University of Michigan campus 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the U-M Museum of Art Auditorium for a screening of her latest work, GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in World War II. The film, based on Frederick G.L. Huetwell and Professor Deborah…

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Holocaust Shoah history Mordechai Anielewicz, Warsaw Ghetto uprising Adolf Eichmann trial

Eichmann Trial Instilled Faith In Survivors

By Rich Walter Center for Israel Education On April 23, 1943, Mordechai Anielewicz, the commander of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, penned his final letter. He, along with other ghetto fighters, fell to Nazi forces May 8. Anielewicz addressed the letter to Yitzhak Zuckerman, a clandestine operative on the Polish side of the ghetto. The letter…

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Aaron Scholnik, second from right, on the new bimah with open house guests

New Home – Temple Beth Sholom

Photos by Shannon Ruiz Opening the doors at Marquette’s first-ever Jewish synagogue. Marquette may be known for its iron ore port and breweries, as the home of Northern Michigan University or even the 2012 CBS MoneyWatch listing as one the 10 best places to retire in the U.S. But recently, the largest city in Michigan’s…

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Michael Weiss

Remembering Yom HaShoah

Yom HaShoah, this year on April 12, is the official day to remember the Holocaust and mourn the 6 million holy souls who were so brutally murdered by the people of Europe. Between 1939 and 1945, 6 million innocent people who were born to Jewish parents were killed. We remember these martyrs, who never had…

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Survivors and second-generation family members dance at a Café Europa event hosted by the Program for Holocaust Survivors and Families

Lessons Learned From Survivors

For the past 25 years, I have had the honor to work with Holocaust survivors through the Program for Holocaust Survivors and Families of Jewish Senior Life. I have had the privilege of getting to know them and learning from them. As we mark Yom HaShoah today, April 12, I would like to share some…

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How You Can Help This Holocaust Remembrance Day?

Urgent Action is Needed to Help America’s Remaining Holocaust Survivors, Says The Blue Card NEW YORK, April 9, 2018 – The Blue Card, the only organization in the United States with the sole mission of providing ongoing support for medical care, rent subsidies, food and other basic needs to indigent Holocaust survivors, is urging that at the…

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Jan. 27 Is International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The creation of Israel in 1948 and its continued existence today is an important response to the horrors of the Nazi Holocaust, commemorated worldwide each year on January 27th. A world once shocked by Germany’s war crimes knows that Israel exists to protect Jews and guarantee that the Jewish people flourish, and to ensure that…

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