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Former Chief Sephardic Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron (center)
14 days: Coronavirus, coalitions, and remembrance

A compilation of Israel's news, both good and bad, in the last two weeks.

07/05/2020
Hillel House at University of Massachusetts, Amherst
‘Palestine’ sprayed on UMass Hillel on Holocaust Remembrance Day

'This cowardly act of hatred towards the Jewish community amidst a time of global crisis and on Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Remembrance Day, is reprehensible'

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
24/04/2020
Antisemitic graffiti found in the German town of Heidelberg. April 22, 2020.
Nazi-inspired graffiti found in German town on Holocaust Remembrance Day

On one building, which appeared to be a small rural outhouse, the words "Jew," "Zion," and "Death" were spray painted in red.

Holocaust survivor celebrates 100th birthday with car parade

A new documentary, “The Accidental Spy,” tells her story, and Cohn co-wrote a memoir in 2002, “Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
22/04/2020
We must not forget the disabled lost in the Holocaust

By the end of World War II, more than 250,000 people with disabilities were murdered.

By JOSH ARONSON
21/04/2020
Israel’s ambassador to the US: Never again is a ‘sacred duty’

“The lesson we must learn from the Holocaust is to build a strong, sovereign Jewish state,” he said, “that can provide our people with a voice, a refuge and a shield.”

A jaw-dropping Anne Frank Video Diary

In 2020, the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam jumped into the game with their Anne Frank Video Diary, being delivered weekly in 15 episodes on YouTube.

By RICH BROWNSTEIN
21/04/2020
Students from University of Haifa's Innovation Hub hard at work conducting research for their projec
Haifa U launches innovation hub to remember Holocaust victims

Examples of student projects include a virtual reality experience telling the story of Jewish children in Holland during the Holocaust.

Joint List MK Mansour Abbas alongside Blue and White leader Benny Gantz on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Arab MK speaks at Knesset on Holocaust Remembrance Day for first time

'Holocaust denial is a remnant of Nazi ideology. It is a moral failure and its betrayal of the values of truth and justice is a transgression of a fundamental principle in Islam'

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