Tag Archives: Holocaust Memorial Day

Yom Hashoah 5775 – 2015: Escape to the Far East

Yom Hashoah began at sundown this evening with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem.  This year’s torch-lighters were all survivors who went on to rebuild successful lives in Israel.  As in previous years, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned of a … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

The world cries “Never Again” every year on the annual International Holocaust Memorial Day. And yet, seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz and the defeat of the Nazis by the allies, it is becoming sickeningly evident that the lessons … Continue reading

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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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