General Interest News

New Museum at Sobibor

Posted on December 31, 2018

Germany is allocating new funds towards the building of a museum at former concentration camp, Sobibor.

The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany announces new Fund for Kindertransport Survivors

Posted on December 30, 2018

In the 80th anniversary year of the Kindertransports, the Claims Conference announced an agreement with the German government to provide compensation payments for child survivors of the Kindertransport. It is not yet clear whether this fund includes all Kindertransportees, or only those who were sent to Great Britain. In the months before the start of Continue Reading »

Videos from the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research New Perspectives on Kristallnacht Program

Posted on December 30, 2018

New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the November Pogrom in Global Comparison November 5-7, 2018 University of Southern California, Los Angeles Organized by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research and USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life Presented in cooperation with the Jack, Joseph and Continue Reading »

New Report on Antisemitism in Europe

Posted on December 19, 2018

We’re all troubled by the reports of increasing antisemitism.   This report from the American Jewish Committee is not surprising but is so concerning. AJC Urges EU Nations to Act on Dismaying New Anti-Semitism Report

Posted on October 30, 2018

2G – NYC (in formation) a group created, in association with the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will hold their inaugural meeting at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza,36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280 on November 11 at Continue Reading »

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Condemns Attack on Tree of Life Synagogue

Posted on October 28, 2018

UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM CONDEMNS ATTACK ON TREE OF LIFE SYNAGOGUE WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum strongly condemns the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and sends its deepest sympathies to the victims and families of those who were callously murdered.  Before opening fire, the alleged perpetrator Continue Reading »

Download the WJRO Property Restitution Call to Action Toolkit

Posted on May 3, 2016

Click here to download the toolkit.

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: 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. 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 »

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