Tag Archives: Holocaust Memorial Day

International Holocaust Memorial Day

I’m a day late with this posting (due to some domestic crises) for which my apologies. As in previous years, and as you can see from my previous post, the level of antisemitism that we find around the world gives … Continue reading

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Yom Hashoah 5773

Yom Hashoah, Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day, began this evening with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke of Israel’s need not forfeit its security to other nations: Netanyahu stated that anti-Semitic hatred “has not disappeared, it … Continue reading

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Holocaust memory abuse – it goes from bad to worse

As commenter cba pointed out in my previous post on abuse of the memory of the Holocaust, the maligning of the Jews, at least in the UK, goes from bad to worse. The once-respectable Sunday Times published today (Sunday) a … Continue reading

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International Holocaust Memorial Day – what better time to malign the Jews

It’s International Holocaust Memorial Day today, and yet from it could be 1938 all over again according to some reports in the news. The worst abuse of the memory of the Holocaust, and davka “in honour” of Holocaust Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Yom Hashoah 5772

Today Israel marks Holocaust Memorial Day, and as in every year, this morning at 10 a.m. the sirens sounded for 2 minutes while citizens stopped what they were doing and stood still in silence in memory of the 6 million … Continue reading

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