Tuesday, 20 February 2018 | Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Quds Force, the extraterritorial wing of the Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), threatened last week to “wipe out” the State of Israel on the tenth anniversary of the assassination of Hezbollah terror chief Imad Mughniyeh, The Times of Israel reported. Speaking at aContinue Reading »
Friday, 19 January 2018 | On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 27, three Israeli performers will sing a stirring song in Hebrew, English and Arabic, dedicated to the catastrophe’s survivors, at a United Nations (UN) ceremony marking the somber day. “And a million eyes are gazing at me now, I am the last one leftContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 | In less than a week, the best of the best judokas from around the world will flock to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to pit their strength and skill against one another in the annual Judo Grand Slam. Each athlete will step onto the mat with the national flag ofContinue Reading »
Monday, 12 June 2017 | All over the world anti-Semites are becoming mainstreamed. It is no longer disqualifying to be outed as a Jew hater. This is especially so if the anti-Semite uses the cover of rabid hatred for the nation-state of the Jewish people. These bigots succeed in becoming accepted — even praised —Continue Reading »
Gracia (Hannah) Nasi and Hannah Senesh lived their lives during two of the darkest periods in history for European Jewry, the Inquisition and the Holocaust, when rampant persecution ran amok and threatened the very existence of the Jewish people. Though separated by centuries, our heroines’ lives were united by more than just their first names—bothContinue Reading »
Monday, 24 April 2017 | Sundown last night in Israel ushered in Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. The day marks 24 hours dedicated to remembering those who were wrenched away by a fanatical regime determined to exterminate every trace of Jewish life from the face of the earth. More than 70 years ago, the NazisContinue Reading »
Friday, 21 April 2017 | A new piece of legislation designed to provide greater economic benefits to Holocaust survivors who immigrated to Israel after 1953, in an effort to break a prevailing cycle of poverty, was announced Wednesday. The joint legislative proposal is being spearheaded by MKs (Yesh Atid) and Dov Khenin (Joint List) withContinue Reading »
Friday, 14 April 2017 | European Education Ministers are set to discuss the question of how to preserve the memory of the Holocaust and its lessons after all its survivors have passed away. Twelve European ministers will participate in a special conference held on Holocaust Remembrance Day, as part of the 29th March of theContinue Reading »
Friday, 27 January 2017 | Today is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day that transcends borders and religions as the world remembers the terrible genocide during which an estimated 6 million Jewish men, women and children were murdered. On 27 January 1945, Russian forces reached the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp and opened theContinue Reading »
A petite, Israeli woman named Clila Bau-Cohen is telling us the story of her parents, Joseph and Rebecca Bau. Her accented English is animated and frequently tinged with delight as her parents’ story unfolds. This is a love story—with all the joy and optimism that embodies true love. But the romance between Joseph and RebeccaContinue Reading »
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