Posts Tagged ‘Yom HaShoah’

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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Israeli flags are at half mast for Yom HaShoah in Israel. Yom Hashoah in Israel

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Day 7

It’s strange. Everyday we seem to experience something that feels like the ultimate ‘wow’ moment, and then the next day our ‘wow’ moment is even bigger. That’s exactly the feeling today. Today is a ‘Yom HaShoah Day’, Israel’s annual day to remember the 6,000,000 Jews lost in the Holocaust. Every year on this day, at…

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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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