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Yad Vashem partners with JewishGen on Holocaust genealogy database

Yad Vashem has been conducting the Pages of Testimony program since the 1950s and has helped hundreds of thousands of Jews reconnect to their family members that perished.

 US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides on December 2, 2021

US Amb. Nides' first visit could have sent a more powerful message - analysis

Yad Vashem painfully demonstrates why the Jews need a state, the Western Wall illustrates why that state needs to be in Israel.

02/12/2021

Yad Vashem Chairman meets with UN Secretary-General António Guterres

The meeting, which took place in the UN Headquarters in New York City on Friday, addressed the issues of Holocaust remembrance, education, research and historical documentation.

Holocaust memorial in Spain defaced by vandals

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain strongly condemned the attack, discovered November 12, in a statement Monday.

By ORGE CASTELLANO/JTA
18/11/2021

US will encourage more countries to join Abraham Accords - UN ambassador

Prime MInister Naftali Bennett thanked US Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield for presenting "fairness and reason in an institution that we both can say objectively is biased against Israel."

Yad Vashem chair wants to build ‘firewall’ between politics, Holocaust

Israel's Holocaust Authority Yad Vashem has tried to stay clear of politics and controversies. What does new chair Dani Dayan have to say about it?

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
10/11/2021

Holocaust hero Chiune Sugihara's son inaugurates park in father's honor

DIASPORA AFFAIRS: Not only is Jerusalem honoring Sugihari, he said, but Sugihari is honoring Jerusalem.

From the Holocaust to Israel: Crossing borders to the Jewish state - opinion

Two border-crossing stories, astonishing in their differences, are just one illustration of the transformative experiences undergone by the Jewish people in our time.

By DANI DAYAN
13/10/2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a joint news conference with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (

Angela Merkel to visit Israel on Sunday

Angela Merkel will visit Yad Vashem and be awarded an honorary degree from the Technion.

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