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Haaretz, By Ofer Aderet | Nov. 15, 2014 Rafael Reiss, one of seven parachutists sent into Nazi-occupied Europe in 1944, was executed and then largely forgotten. Seventy years after his death, his only daughter does not regret his anonymity Edna Reiss Leshem keeps the mementos from her father, Rafael Reiss, in a large wooden box [...]
By Haaretz | Nov. 13, 2014 The survey, which was conducted by the Warsaw University Center for Research on Prejudice, also found that 14 percent of the survey participants acknowledged that racist hate speech was common in Poland. Over half of Poland’s young people access anti-Semitic Internet sites that praise Hitler and Nazism, the Fox [...]
The New York Times, By DEBORAH E. LIPSTADT OCT. 31, 2014 In the wake of World War II, America recruited a few leading German scientists in order to advance our space and military programs and to keep these valuable assets from falling into Soviet hands. This is the broadly accepted script about Nazis in America. [...]
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.
I’m very glad and happy that I went on the March. I met and bonded with many new people and was able to experience the bad times and amazing ones with them, including the guides and leaders. I felt that I appreciated everything we saw.