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Holocaust Experts Work To Preserve WWII-Era Items

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 11.14.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — With survivors dying in growing numbers and their live testimonies soon to be a thing of the past, Holocaust commemoration efforts ...

Ayelet Waldman's New Book Is More Than a Holocaust Novel

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

It would be a mistake to call Love and Treasure a Holocaust novel, although it is that, too. More than anything, this is a tale of hope and the unbreakable spirit of a people, the transformative power of love and the miracle of the birth of Eretz Israel.

When Rockets Fall in Israel

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 09.21.2014 | World
Stephen D. Smith

Hamas is fighting an enemy that does not exist. They have destroyed the opportunity of a generation of Gazans to grow up without war. They have crushed their own people's progress, their education, their achievements and their chance for dignified road to statehood.

The 28 Lessons You Learn On Birthright

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 08.07.2014 | College

Who would’ve thought that sleeping in the desert, riding camels, and eating an unlimited supply of hummus would make for the perfect week-and-a-half...

Yad Vashem's Children's Memorial

Rick Steves | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

It's hard to really imagine the extermination of six million people. And it's hard to imagine that roughly a quarter of these people, slaughtered like...

Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial: An Unforgettable Experience

Rick Steves | Posted 07.07.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Recently, for the first time, Israel's population has passed 6 million. That's significant because it's greater than the number of Jews killed in the ...

'Hitler, Thank You For The Holocaust': Israel Arrests 3 In Memorial Vandalism

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

Jerusalem -- Israeli police have arrested three ultra-Orthodox Jewish suspects in connection with hate graffiti sprayed at the national Holocaust memo...

Lost Cousins Unite Through Holocaust Database

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 01.17.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — For five long years during World War II, Nahum Korenblum never left the side of his younger brother Yaakov as the two fled the Nazi ...

Jerusalem: The Pope in Search of Christians

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Before arriving in the region, the Vatican billed the visit as spiritual rather than political. In fact, from day one his trip was mired with political controversies.

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) Marked In Israel And Around The World (PHOTOS)

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel came to a standstill for two mournful minutes on Tuesday as air-raid sirens pierced the air in memory of the 6 million Jews murdered by the Naz...

Obama, America, and Yad Vashem

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Feldman

McCain has begun to carry on the tradition of using the Holocaust to promote fear that Bush exploited with aplomb. In so doing, McCain has signaled what kind of American he is.

Obama In Ramallah

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jan McGirk

We drove around the West Bank searching for Obama supporters, but even at venues with names in English, such as the Stars & Bucks cafe or Supermarket Baghdad, there were no Gobama banners to be seen.

Read Obama's Comments In The Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Visitors' Book

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Wednesday, Barack Obama visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Israel. Here's what he wrote in the visitors' book: ...