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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 »