Holocaust – Shoah

From Israel: Awe.

I know of no more appropriate word to describe the strength, resilience and courage of survivors of the Holocaust – the Shoah. Today is Yom Hashoah here in Israel, more properly known as “Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day.” ~~~~~~~~~~ As I do annually, last night I watched the teches, the …

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The Holocaust, miracles and revenge.

On April 24th Israelis will commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.  This is not the same date as the International Holocaust Memorial Day.  This date was chosen to emphasize the place of the Holocaust in the story of the Jewish people. We do this by first celebrating Passover.  One week later, we …

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Kiev’s indifference 75 years after the Babi Yar massacre of Jews.

There is something about long-haul travel conducted in solitude that infuses the mind with a strange kind of focus.  As I returned to Kiev for the first time, having left that place as a boy of three, and now a man of 33, my mind returned again and again in …

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Christadelphians, Kindertransport & rescue from the Holocaust.

Jason Hensley who teaches Holocaust studies contacted this web site recently with this story. Jason is the Principal of Christadelphian Heritage School, Los Angeles, California, USA … He says “I really feel as though these stories of the Holocaust need to be preserved, so I’m thankful that we’ve been able to …

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Spitting on the Holocaust to dampen Islamophobia

The Jerusalem Post tells us: A University of San Diego professor and some of her students wore yellow star badges modeled after the ones Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust to protest Islamophobia. Bahar Davary, an Iranian-American associate professor of theology and religious studies at the college, and …

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The other Göring.

Hermann Wilhelm Göring (Georing)  was a German politician,  Nazi military leader,  Commander of the Luftwaffe,  President of the Reichstag,  Prime Minister of Prussia and Adolf Hitler’s designated successor. Together with Heinrich Himmler and Reinhard Tristan Heydrich he  created the secret police. The three men together set up the early concentration camps …

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The Termination Shock of Survivors.

Summary: As survivors of the Holocaust decline rapidly in numbers, the attacks on the veracity of the Holocaust, and on Jews and the Jewish State begin to rapidly escalate. Survivors’ stories are not just reminders of evil actions, but serve as protection from evil ideas. Like the sun’s solar winds beating …

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What’s with the Holocaust Denial?

A few days ago  I received in my mail subscriptions, once again,  links to items from Muslim and Arabs countries with Holocaust Denial. I fail to understand why they have a need to deny, and/or claim, it to be exaggerated, to be quite honest with you.  Denial.?  Surely there is …

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A Badge of Shame .

Over a decade ago, I went to Poland with my oldest daughter. I had hoped to support her as she learned. I didn’t need to learn anything because I had read EVERYTHING, knew EVERYTHING…and quickly learned that for all I had read, for all that I had learned, I knew …

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The Holocaust was an Arab story too.

On the day that the world commemorated the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, the UK liberal newspaper The Guardian declared in an editorial : “The Arabs, meanwhile, cannot be blamed for feeling that Europe’s blood debt to the Jews was paid with what they see as …

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Never again?

Israel Advocacy Update. Written by Emily Gian. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. All four of my grandparents were Holocaust survivors.  I heard snippets of their stories my whole life but it was always difficult for me to truly imagine how it all began, how it continued, and …

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The Story of a Shoe in Maidanek.

  What can you learn from a shoe? As I stood in the Maidanek death camp recently, I tried to understand, tried to envision, tried to learn about a woman who died more than sixty years ago. I know almost nothing about her, other than the fact that she came …

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Genocide of the Pontian Greeks & its Jewish Connection.

Genocide of the Pontian Greeks? Well may you ask “What this is doing here? ” Pontus (“sea” in Greek),is an historical Greek designation for a region on the southern coast of the Black Sea, located in modern-day northeastern Anatolia, Turkey. The name was applied to the coastal region and its …

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Riga Ghetto Museum

Submitted and written by Cory McLeod of the Riga Ghetto Museum. This powerful online experience was launched for Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day in partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation. Latvia’s Riga Ghetto Museum has created a new website that lets people anywhere in the world literally walk through …

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Abbas Plays More Games with Holocaust Statement

  One of the top headlines of the day is,   “Abbas Calls Holocaust ‘Most Heinous Crime’.”   How touching, if only it were true. He actually said in Arabic it was the “ugliest crime,” which was later translated to English as “heinous.” Still, it sounds very compassionate until you …

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Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day

NEVER AGAIN! There are no words necessary here. It is indescribable. This is unedited footage of British troops entering unnamed concentration camps in Germany at the end of the  Second World War. Truly shocking and horrific footage showing results of the Holocaust.   YouTube recommends “Adult viewing only”     …

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Archaeologists Find Treblinka Gas Chambers

The first-ever archaeological excavations at the Nazi death camp Treblinka in Poland have revealed new mass graves, as well as the first physical evidence that this camp held gas chambers. The camp had been bulldozed in 1943. To cover their tracks, the Nazis went so far as to plant crops …

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“Memory of the Camps”

I hope that people who deny the Holocaust ever happened watch this and then give their opinion. As a side note, my late father-in-law was in the British Regiment of the Coldstream Guards, who were the first people into Bergen-Belsen to liberate it. It left an indelible stain on his …

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Israel Omitted From A Map

It’s this one: Can you guess why? It’s because this is a map, by the Open Doors organisation, showing the 50 countries around the world in which it is hardest to be a Christian. (Article by Katherine Burgess here) Here’s more, in graphic form: Did you notice what came in …

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The Obama-PLO Assault on Israeli Sovereignty

The tidbit below was written by Caroline Glick and published in the Jerusalem Post: Netanyahu reportedly agreed to release terrorists from prison because Kerry told him that he had to make a big concession: either release murderers or effectively surrender Israel’s national rights to Judea and Samaria and Jerusalem by abrogating Jewish …

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