The entire Las Vegas community was invited to attend our joint Kristallnacht program, co-hosted by ourselves and the local Jewish Federation. Candles were lit in a moving ceremony and Dr. Berenbaum spoke.
Many excellent speakers presented at our plenaries and on panels.
Generations of the Shoah International worked hard to bring out 2G’s and 3G’s.
There were many very animated discussions… “two Jews, three opinions…” so when you have over 400 Jews, by the end of our conference we have many opinions.
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2012 United Nations Holocaust Remembrance: The 2012 observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust focussed on the theme, “Children and the Holocaust”. The theme served to highlight the impact of mass violence on children. United Nations’ annual observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of Continue Reading »
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The World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) acknowledges the significant step taken today with the passage of legislation by the Lithuanian Seimas (Parliament) which provides for limited compensation for communal and religious property owned by the Jewish community of Lithuania before the Holocaust. The law offers a small measure of justice and material compensation for those Continue Reading »
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