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24 Sep 2015
Haaretz, September 24, 2015 On September 24, 1940, the notorious “Jud Süss,” the most insidious of Nazi anti-Jewish propaganda films, [...]
19 Sep 2015
Haaretz, by Ofer Aderet, September 19, 2015 The name Szymon Drenger, a leader of an underground group during World War [...]
9 Sep 2015
New York Times, by Laurel Leff, September 9, 2015 To the Editor: Having researched the unsuccessful struggle of the world [...]
Since 1955, Yad Vashem has worked to fulfill its mandate to preserve the memory of the six million Jews who were murdered in the Holocaust by collecting their names, the ultimate representation of a person’s identity. Millions of victims remain unidentified. Yad Vashem urgently calls upon Jewish communities to recover their names through a worldwide Names Recovery Project. Unless we assume collective responsibility for completing this vital mission, some of them may be lost forever. This is a race against time, before those who remember them are no longer with us.
For more information visit Yad Vahem's Remembrance Page.
Being in Majdanek left a lasting impression on me. I will never forget how I felt seeing the dome with the ashes and the gas chambers and crematoria. Also, being in towns with the synagogues either destroyed or preserved was very moving for me because it allowed me to imagine the vibrant Jewish life that had existed and had since vanished.