Articles in "Holocaust"

Historic Meeting: Yad Vashem Chairman Dani Dayan Meets Pope Francis in the Vatican

On Thursday, Yad Vashem Chairman Dani Dayan met for a rare private audience with His Holiness Pope Francis in the Vatican. At the meeting, ...

Belarussian Couple Posthumously Recognized as Righteous Among the Nations for Saving 6 Jews in Holocaust

Israel honored the late couple Kondratiy and Anna Lakotko of Belarus for saving six Jews during the Holocaust and bestowed upon him the ...

‘Unforgivable and Scandalous’: Israel Summons Russian Ambassador After Lavrov Says ‘Hitler Had Jewish Blood’

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is facing heavy criticism after again claiming that Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who is ...

Bundestag President in Jerusalem on Yom HaShoah: ‘It Is Inconceivable How Much We Destroyed’

"It is inconceivable, how much we destroyed and murdered. What life stories you carry. I always ask myself why something like that ...

‘Memory that Makes Us Grow’: Israel Remembers the 6 Million Jews Murdered during the Holocaust

The State of Israel marked the beginning of Yom HaShoah, its national Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, on Wednesday ...

80 Years After Holocaust, World’s Jewish Population Has Yet to Recover

At the end of 2020, the world Jewish population was 15.2 million, still smaller than it was over 80 years ago in 1939, on the eve of World ...

Arab-Israeli Org to Mark Holocaust Day in Auschwitz in Arabic

The Arab-Israeli “Together Vouch for Each Other” organization has dispatched a delegation that will mark Yom HaShoah, in Auschwitz in a ...

Israeli Holocaust Museum: ‘No Justification for Russian Third Reich’

The Ghetto Fighters' House Museum issued a statement condemning the "lowly Russian attack on a neighboring democratic state and say out ...

Yad Vashem: Keep Nazis Out of Russia-Ukraine War

Yad Vashem, Israel's national Holocaust memorial, called on all parties to refrain from the use of terminology related to the Holocaust ...

Israel Posthumously Honors Doctor from Holland Who Saved Jewish Child During Holocaust

Israel honored the late Dr. Jacob Cornelis Boon from Holland for saving a Jewish boy during the Holocaust and bestowed upon him the title ...