Tag Archives: holocaust

Judy Glickman Lauder: Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — November 24, 2018 …  Ordinary people whose lives are transformed into unimaginable suffering and acts of incredible bravery—are the subject of Judy Glickman Lauder’s remarkable photographs. Beyond the Shadows illustrates the mass murder of Jews during the Holocaust, while addressing the narrative of how the citizens and leadership of… Read More »

Holocaust Center Yad Vashem Mourns Loss of French Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — July 5, 2018 … World-renowned filmmaker and director Claude Lanzmann passed away earlier today at the age of 92 in France. Lanzmann was born in Paris, France in 1925 to Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. His family went into hiding during World War II. He later joined… Read More »

Jeremy Issacharoff: Israel Thanks Germany For Taking Responsibility For Holocaust – Other Nations Must Follow

Israeli Ambassador to Germany Jeremy Issacharoff  Edited by Joel Leyden Israel News Agency The following is the text of a speech by Israeli Ambassador to Germany Jeremy Issacharoff to the German Foreign Ministry in honor of the opening of the Yad Vashem exhibit, Beyond Duty. Beyond Duty highlights diplomats who saved Jews during the Holocaust. Germany —… Read More »

Israel President Rivlin Addresses Poland, Anti-Semitism At Holocaust Remembrance

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Athens, Greece — January 29, 2018 … Israeli President Rivlin commented on Poland’s denial of its role in the Holocaust. Rivlin, who is visiting Greece, stated that in relation to the new Polish legislation that Poland’s  decision to place in prison those who speak of Poland’s complicity with Nazi… Read More »

Holocaust Remembrance Day Honored Online

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — January 26, 2018 … A valuable online resource which honors the memory of the 6 million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust can be found at: www.HolocaustRemembranceDay.org The domain directs to an interactive Facebook page which integrates the most valuable and respected Holocaust resources including Yad… Read More »

Yad Vashem To Sign Holocaust Educational Agreement With Serbia

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency / Jewish News Agency July 31, 2017 — Jerusalem, Israel … Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Education from Serbia today, codifying the working relationship that Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, shares with the Serbian government. The… Read More »

President Trump Visits Israel – Schedule, Events

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — May 19, 2017 … The carpets are red and vacuumed, 10,000 police have been issued riot gear and the champagne bottles are chillin in the King David Hotel’s kitchen. Following are the details for US President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel. Please note that if you are a… Read More »