Tag Archives: Shoah

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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How brave Italians saved their Jews

Although Yom Hashoah is now past, it is always timely to learn about long-forgotten or little-known events of that period. A fascinating article at the BBC (yes, that BBC) (via Henry) sheds light on a hugely courageous Italian man who … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Defence Committee Archive and “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion”

This is another guest post by reader and frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb.  Here he tells of a fascinating find that he discovered during his volunteer work in the archives at the Wiener Library in London: the Times articles and copies … Continue reading

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Unsung non-Jewish heroes of the Shoah – Yom Hashoah 5774

Yom Hashoah began at sundown with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem.  Netanyahu pointed out the parallels of those dark times with the existential threat from Iran today: Netanyahu attempted to connect the memorial day to current events, and slammed … Continue reading

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Guest post: London Jewish Book Week 2014 – a view from the sane left

This is another guest post by frequent commenter and contributor Brian Goldfarb. He has written two previous posts about London’s Jewish Book Week and I am sure you will appreciate this year’s excellent contribution about the 2014 London Jewish Book … 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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