Memorial

Jewish organizations mourn the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

J Street, AJC, URJ and others issued statements mourning the passing of the first Jewish woman on the Supreme Court.

Mourners honor Ginsburg on US Supreme Court steps with candles, flowers

Several hundred people clutching candles, flowers and signs quietly gathered on the steps of the US Supreme Court.

By REUTERS
19/09/2020
A tribute to Dr. Michael Levenstein z”l – opinion

His insight, wit and passionate Zionism was inspiration for many of my columns

Ancestry launches new partnership with USC Shoah Foundation

Building on its commitment to preserve at-risk history, there are now more than 19 million Holocaust records available globally, for free and in perpetuity.

By JTA STAFF
27/08/2020
Jewish memorial candles (illustrative)
Why we only sit shiva for family

Living intimately through a second shiva in five months highlighted the different roles shiva plays, corresponding to people’s different spheres of influence.

18/08/2020
Stephen Jacobs has designed two Holocaust memorials in Europe.
Architect designed a memorial honoring Albanians who saved Jews

Jacobs, 81, agreed to work on the memorial after learning that Albania was the only country in Europe that had more Jews after World War II than it did before.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
12/08/2020
In memory of Galya Levy

We aren’t permitted to give more details about Galya Levy’s immense contribution to the State of Israel. But we can pay tribute to her by presenting the story of her life.

26/07/2020
Babi Yar will have ‘high scale emotional component’ but no role-playing

‘My main goal is to find and recollect personal details, and recreate the histories of the human suffering that took place there,’ says maverick artistic director

As COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, Boston Jews unveil memorial to its victims

The city’s Jewish community unveiled a memorial last week to those who have died during the pandemic in a virtual gathering that also honored caretakers and “last responders."

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
17/07/2020
A wandering Jew started his traumatic World War II journey in Cologne. A general view of the left ba
Animal rights activists in Cologne deface city's Holocaust memorial

The protesters, seeking to protest against factory farming methods and draw public attention, painted the memorial with red dye to simulate blood.

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