Tag Archives: Yom Hashoah

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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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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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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Thoughts for the eve of Yom HaShoah

Today, the eve of Yom HaShoah, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, is a fitting time to note all the depressing news that has been happening lately. First and foremost is the very bad news that the Palestinian Authority (the PA) – … Continue reading

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