January 24, 2019
Israel Home to 220,800 Holocaust Survivors
The Times of Israel reports Israel is home to some 220,800 individuals whose lives were impacted by the Nazi regime:
Over a third, 38%, of the survivors came to Israel in the first three years after the state’s founding, between 1948 and 1951. These included most of the Jews leaving Poland, Bulgaria and Hungary, as well as Iraq and Libya.
In addition, more than one in three survivors living in Israel came from the Muslim world, including Morocco and Tunisia.
AfD Walks out of Munich Holocaust Tribute to Holocaust Victims
The Washington Post reports that more than twelve state lawmakers from Germany’s the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party walked out of the Bavarian
Paris Exhibition Opens Honoring Diplomats Who Saved Jews in Holocaust
The Times of Israel reports that on January 24, 2019, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin opened a Paris museum exhibition highlighting the stories of