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Holocaust Memory, Preservation, Transmission

Posted on December 8, 2015

When “the last witnesses” are gone, the last survivors and child survivors are gone….  who will bear witness in the museums, who will speak to the visitors and to the students, who will go into the schools, who will do the personal interviews for school projects… who will remind the world what occurred so long Continue Reading »

Professor Yehuda Bauer on Refugee Crisis

Posted on November 20, 2015

Please use this link to view more from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance: https://www.holocaustremembrance.com/media-room/stories/ihra-honorary-chairman-statement IHRA Honorary Chairman Statement | IHRA INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE ALLIANCE IHRA Honorary Chairman Statement “We share a commitment to throw light on the still obscured shadows of the Holocaust.” — Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust IHRA Honorary Continue Reading »

New website and exhibit on Lost Childhood

Posted on March 26, 2015

Jewish Child Survivors, Lost Childhood A new website from the Claims Conference, German Office. www.JewishChildSurvivors.org You can contact them to share your story. There is an exhibition to be shown in Frankfurt at the ZWST conference and in London at the conference of the Kindertransport children. Claims Conference, Office for Germany Sophienstraße 26  –  D Continue Reading »

Escape Over the Pyrenees, going back 70 years later

Posted on March 12, 2015

Joan Salter, a child survivor now living in UK, revisits her escape over the Pyrenees, from Southern France, into Spain, to the Serpa Pinto. Helping in her escape were the OSE, the JDC or JOINT, the Quakers and numerous brave French and Spanish guides. Click on  escape-over-the-pyrenees-Joan-Salter

French Prime Minister Statement on Anti-Semitism

Posted on March 4, 2015

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on the “intolerable rise of anti-Semitism in France.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IU6xkFNfu24

European Jewish Congress Statement on Anti-Semitism

Posted on February 20, 2015

Dear Friends, Please find below the EJC statement following the terror attack in Copenhagen for your information. Kind regards, The EJC Team ********************* EJC: Europe Must Move from Defense to Offense and Prevent Future Attacks (Brussels, Sunday, February 15, 2015) – European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor, has urged European authorities to go on Continue Reading »

Canada Signs Protocol to Combat Anti-Semitism

Posted on October 7, 2014

Sept 12/14 Ottawa Protocol Canada Gets Tough on Anti-Semitism The government of Canada took an historic step yesterday by signing the Ottawa Protocol to Combat Anti-Semitism. By doing so, it recognized anti-Semitism as a pernicious evil and a global threat against the Jewish people, the State of Israel and free, democratic countries everywhere. As Prime Continue Reading »

Video: Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews

Posted on March 12, 2013

Please enjoy this video about the new Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews, in Warsaw Poland. (click on title above to view).

NYT: “The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking”

Posted on March 12, 2013

This article was published in the New York Times Sunday magazine (Eric Lichtblau, March 1, 2013).  Many people thought the number of camps was around 10,000, but here we find a new number – upwards of 40,000. The author’s conclusion – every German must have known about this. THIRTEEN years ago, researchers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Continue Reading »

Article: “Lost And Found”

Posted on June 28, 2011

In The Lost Children, Tara Zahra tells the heartbreaking stories of child survivors of World War II, whose fate was often decided by ideological battles, policy debates, and lingering ethnic tensions At the end of World War II, several hundred teenage boys who had managed to survive Buchenwald were invited by the Frenchgovernment to recuperate Continue Reading »

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