Yad Vashem

Ze'ev Elkin visits Yad Vashem in first meeting to coordinate ties

The meeting comes after Shalev, 82, announced on Sunday that he would be stepping down after 27 years as chairman of Yad Vashem.

23/06/2020
Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev to step down

Shalev’s replacement will be nominated by Minister for Higher Education and Water Zeev Elkin of the Likud party.

PEOPLE VISIT the Hall of Names at the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in May.
Yad Vashem puts 107 workers on unpaid leave; union sues

Jerusalem Regional Labor Court to hear case Thursday morning • Directorate says union was informed; union says dialogue was avoided for years

Yad Vashem puts 107 workers on unpaid leave, union sues

The union invited workers to rally in the square before the court on Thursday.

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
Coronavirus: For Holocaust survivors a different Yom Hashoah

Lighting the torch to honor my father and all those who did not survive would have meant a lot to me, I’m glad I was still able to be part of the virtual ceremony, but it was not the same."

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18% spike in physical acts of antisemitism in 2019 - report

Coronavirus antisemitism phenomenon shows ‘revival of medieval blood libels’

Holocaust Remembrance Day goes online

The memorial events run the gamut of traditionally-learning activities to survivors relating first-hand stories of their horrific wartime experiences and musical creations.

18/04/2020
PEOPLE VISIT the Hall of Names at the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center in May.
Yad Vashem launching testimonial channel for Holocaust survivors

Yad Vashem will be launching a temporary television channel for Holocaust survivors to share their stories in partnership with Cellcom TV.

16/04/2020
Candles burn
Rescued by Jews during the Holocaust: Solidarity in a disintegrating world

The six survivors chosen as torchlighters for the Holocaust Remembrance Day opening ceremony all share a common thread. They or their families embody the selfless choice to assist fellow Jews.

By PENINA HOROWITZ
16/04/2020
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