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UPDATED: Yom HaShoah: Faith as a Survivor (Video)

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Sharon... | Published 04/10/13 | Comments (2)

The Jossi Berger Holocaust Study Center at Emunah Women's College in Jerusalem, Israel, sponsors an annual Yom Hashoah afternoon program for the ...

   
 

Holocaust Survivor Judith Becker's Amazing Testimo...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/10/13 | Comments (0)

This testimony from Jewish Survivor Judith Becker is from the archive of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and is also featured in Echoes & Reflections: A ...

   
 

Yom HaShoah Baltimore: We Are Here! Proud, Defiant and ...

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Rivka ... | Published 04/09/13 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 9 - Set against historical downtown history sits a memorial that holds a more personal – our history. The Baltimore Holocaust Memoria...

   
 

Holocaust Memorial Siren Controversy on Temple Mount

Article by Maayana Miskin | Published 04/09/13 | Comments (0)

Police tried to get Jews off the Temple Mount before siren sounded, Muslim Waqf members upset by standing Jewish visitors. Several Jews who visited the Temple ...

   
 

Reb Shia Brisk and U.S.Troops Gather for Yom HaShoah Re...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/09/13 | Comments (0)

U.S. Troops and officials gathered at the MDL Joint Base today to honor Holocaust Remembrance Day, which also marks the 70-year anniversary of the 1943 W...

   
 

OP-ED: What FDR Said About Jews in Private

Article by Rafael Medoff | Published 04/09/13 | Comments (0)

His personal sentiments about Jews may help explain America's tepid response to the Holocaust. In May 1943, President Franklin Roosevelt met with British ...

   
 

Poland's 'Hidden Jews' Gather for a Spec...

Article by David Lev | Published 04/09/13 | Comments (0)

Dozens of "hidden Jews," Poles who have long-forgotten Jewish roots, gathered for a special Shabbat - at the gates of Auschwitz As the Nazis poured into Polan...

   
 

NY Holocaust Survivors to Reclaim State Funds

Article by Michael Wilner and Danielle Zi... | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Survivors may have access to money held by local government after comptroller, NGO release report of unclaimed funds. NEW YORK – Holocaust survivors in...

   
 

Baltimore's Ner Tamid Cong. From Darkness to Light...

Article by Elliot Heller, Senior, Beth Tf... | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

  Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8 - More than 200 adults and teens assembled at Ner Tamid this past Shabbos for an inspiring event. The program, entitled “Fr...

   
 

Shoah Survivors Aboard 'St. Louis' Fight Revi...

Article by Michael Wilner | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Karliner, along with the only few remaining passengers of the St. Louis still alive today, found themselves on the defensive after a new book has challenged ...

   
 

Ya'alon: Pain, Shock of Holocaust Don't Dimin...

Article by Neri Brenner | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Ceremonies across Israel conclude national Holocaust Remembrance Day events; defense, education ministers speak "Few versus many… the Jews of the Warsaw...

   
 

Tens of Thousands Take Part in March of the Living to M...

Article by Jpost.com Staff and Yaakov Lap... | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

IDF Chief Gantz leads march at death camp in Poland to mark Holocaust Remebrance Day; Birkenau survivor asks Israeli military leader, "Where were you 65 year...

   
 

Against Orders Shoah Hero Gave Jews Visas to Japan

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

In November 1939, Chiune-Sempo Sugihara, a Japanese career diplomat, was sent to Kovno (Kaunas), then the capital of Lithuania, to serve as Japan's C...

   
 

Obama: We Must Accept Full Responsibility of Remembranc...

Article by Hilary Leila Krieger | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON – In marking Holocaust Remembrance Day Monday, US President Barack Obama stressed the responsibility of remembrance and continuing to confron...

   
 

Photos That Change the Holocaust Narrative

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

That’s the narrative that’s been spread about Jews for the last 70 years since the Holocaust. We’ve embraced it to our detriment. We can&rsquo...

   
 

What Will Become of All the Memories (Video-Warning: Gr...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (1)

What Will Become of All the Memories ...

   
 

Warasw Ghetto Uprising (Video)

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Documentary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. This is a ten minute video meant to give a very brief overview of the event.  ...

   
 

Chief Rabbi Pans Ultra-Orthodox Who Revel on Holocaust ...

Article by Stuart Winer | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (1)

Hundreds gather in Jerusalem park for barbecues as Israel holds official ceremonies for Shoah victims The Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Israel on Monday launched a...

   
 

Austria Honors Passengers on Nazi Train to Dachau

Article by AP | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

VIENNA -- Austria's government has paid its respects to the first passengers shipped by train from Vienna to the Dachau concentration camp by the Nazis ...

   
 

Extermination Camps in Poland

Article by Rabbi Joel Padowitz | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

A brief history of these infamous factories of death As soon as the Nazi party rose to power in 1933, it became common practice to intern anyone seen as a th...

   
 

Emotional Reunion of Siblings Separated During the Holo...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Hilda Shlick (formerly Glasberg) thought she had lost practically all of her family in the Holocaust. By searching Yad Vashem's Central Database of Shoah V...

   
 

Peres Recalls Grandfather's Advice on Holocaust Re...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Israeli President Shimon Peres recalled Monday how his grandfather told him at the train station in Poland as he left for Israel to “be a Jew.” P...

   
 

Jewish Youth March in Memory of Holocaust Victims

Article by AP | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

OSWIECIM, Poland -- Thousands of youth from Israel and from other countries are marching in silence in Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former Nazi Germany's dea...

   
 

50,000 Holocaust Survivors Require Aid

Article by Omri Efraim | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Report published by Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel indicates 40% of Shoah survivors feel lonely, 12,000 lack proper heating and 5% ...

   
 

Holocaust Documentary Video

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

A short documentary about the holocaust ...

   
 

Irena Sendler: A Heroin in the Holocasut

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an ulterior motive. Irena smuggled Jewish infants out ...

   
 

Jerusalem, Yom HaShoah Remembered Here (Photo Essay)

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Sharon... | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

As Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, began in Israel, US Secretary of State John Kerry was in the Middle East again meeting with Abbas, and Kassa...

   
 

Yom Hashoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day Siren (Video)

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Sharon... | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - April 8 - At 10:00 am traffic stopped, people got out of their cars and stood at attention during the siren, then resumed going about their ...

   
 

Feiglin: Israel Misuses Holocaust for Politics

Article by Gil Hoffman | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Likud MK says foreign leaders shouldn't be brought to Yad Vashem because Israel uses Holocaust as tool to justify existence. Israel must stop using the Ho...

   
 

Israel Stops to Remember 6 Million Killed in Shoah

Article by Gavriel Fiske and Aaron Kalman | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Much of Israel stood still for two minutes on Monday morning in memory of the six million Jews who were killed during the Holocaust. Traffic, schools and wor...

   
 

Yom HaShoah: Remembering, Honoring, Living

Article by Rabbi Shmuel Silber, Rav, Cong... | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Today, Jews around the world remembered the 6,000,000 Kedoshim who perished in the barbaric flames of the Holocaust.  What can we say?  What words can...

   
 

Inside United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Video)

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

For two decades the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., has been teaching millions of visitors about the Nazis' genocide. Rita Braver tal...

   
 

Warsaw Ghetto Survivor Recalls Uprising

Article by AP | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Two days before her comrades embarked on act of Jewish resistance, Aliza Mendel was ordered to 'leave and tell the world how we died fighting the Nazis.&...

   
 

The True Meaning of 'Never Forget'

Article by Rabbi Eliyahu Fink | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Yom HaShoah has a slogan: Never Forget. It’s an odd slogan to have a slogan for a Jewish Holiday. Us Jews, we never forget anything. We have very long me...

   
 

Netanyahu at Shoah Ceremony: 'We Won't Leave ...

Article by Asher Zeiger and TOI Staff | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Israel will defend itself with its own forces and prevent a Holocaust from ever happening again, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a ceremony marking ...

   
 

Speech by President Peres at Holocaust Martyrs' an...

Article by BJLife News Room | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

Dear Holocaust survivors, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Speaker of the Knesset, Yuli Edelstein, President of the Supreme Court, Justice Asher Grunis Ch...

   
 

IDF Chief of Staff Gantz at Auschwitz: Israel Ensures H...

Article by Yaakov Lappin and JPost Staff | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

IDF Chief of General Staff leads commemorative visit to Poland in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, says "IDF is the defensive shield of the national home ...

   
 

Polish President Sponsors Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commem...

Article by Haaretz | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

70th Anniversary Will Be Marked by Month of Events Polish President Bronisław Komorowski this week announced his sponsorship of events commemorating the 70t...

   
 

Jewish Family Survived Holocaust by Living in Cave (Vid...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

In the darkest days of the 20th Century, as the shadow of the evil that was the Holocaust fell across Europe, the courage of one woman was the difference betw...

   
 

Shoah Day Marks 70 Years Since Warsaw Ghetto Rebellion ...

Article by Gil Ronen | Published 04/08/13 | Comments (0)

The central theme for Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, 2013, is Defiance and Rebellion in the Holocaust. This year, the ceremony will m...