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Yad Vashem Statement on the Poway Synagogue Shooting May 2, 2019 Yad Vashem & Israel Yad Vashem Hall of Names by David Shankbone - Wikimedia Commons Yad Vashem strongly condemned the actions of the antisemitic white supremacist at Yad Vashem Calls for end to ‘divisive anti-Semitic language’ Mar 30, 2019 Israel & Yad Vashem & USA Yad Vashem advertisement in The New York Times and The Washington Post: We implore all leaders and citizens to refrain from hateful discourse, and Michel Bacos, French Hero Pilot of Jet Hijacked to Entebbe and Nazi Fighter, Dies at 94 Mar 30, 2019 France & Israel & Uganda & Genocide The New York Times: Michel Bacos, the valiant French pilot who was forced by terrorists to fly his jetliner to Entebbe, Uganda, in 1976, but Israeli Spy Who Led Capture of Eichmann Dies at 92 Mar 24, 2019 Israel & Germany & Argentina & War Crimes The New York Times: Rafi Eitan, the canny Israeli spymaster who commanded the Nazi-hunting team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina and many Israeli Organization Scanning Danube for Remains of Holocaust Victims Mar 7, 2019 Hungary & Budapest & Israel & Volunteers & Yad Vashem & Auschwitz & Poland & Germany & Danube & Museum On January 14, 2019, ZAKA announced that nearly 75 years after tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews were shot into Budapest’s Danube River, the Podcast: ‘Explaining The Holocaust to Millennials’ Feb 6, 2019 Israel & Podcast & Education & Films & Millennials The Tipping Point podcast is a weekly podcast about Israel produced by The Israel Project, a non-partisan American educational organization Poland: Revisionism Triumphs Over Accuracy Jan 29, 2019 Poland & Germany & Israel & Holocaust & Yad Vashem & USHMM Daniel Tilles, assistant professor of history at the Pedagogical University of Cracow, writing in Notes from Poland explains that Poland’s Paris Exhibition Opens Honoring Diplomats Who Saved Jews in Holocaust Jan 24, 2019 Paris & France & Israel & Exhibition & Diplomats & Museum The Times of Israel reports that on January 24, 2019, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin opened a Paris museum exhibition highlighting the stories of Israel Home to 220,800 Holocaust Survivors Jan 24, 2019 Population & Israel & Survivors & Poland & Bulgaria & Morocco & Tunisia & Iraq & Libya 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 Richard Cohen: “When and how did it become acceptable to be an anti-Semite?” Jan 21, 2019 Opinion & Antisemitism & USA & Israel Richard Cohen writing in The Washington Post: Eleven years ago, a writer for Harper’s wondered what would happen to Farrakhan if I ceased writing Understanding Holocaust Remembrance Days Jan 21, 2019 Remembrance & Yom Hashoah & Israel & USA & UN & Holocaust Remembrance Day & Argentina & Hungary & Genocide There are two main Holocaust Remembrance Days : Yom Hashoah, designated by Israel and International Holocaust Remembrance Day designated by the Tiny Jewish Population Remains in Myanmar Jan 21, 2019 Myanmar & Burma & Rohingya & USHMM & Israel The Times of Israel reports that Myanmar, with a population of 52 million now has a Jewish community of only about 20 people: Most of the Jews had Follow-Up: Hungarian Jews Divided About Search for Holocaust Victims Jan 18, 2019 Hungary & Israel & Danube & Holocaust & Victims Following up on an earlier post, Reuters reports that Hungary’s largest Jewish group has asked to halt an Israeli-led effort to uncover the remains