The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC) has launched a traveling art exhibition which commemorates the victims of the Babyn Yar massacre in Ukraine during September 1941, one of the largest mass-killings of Jewish people by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust. The … [Read more...] about Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Centre Launches London Exhibition in Call for Greater Recognition of One of The Holocaust’s Largest Massacres
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Nearly 75 years after tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews were shot at the banks of the River Danube in Budapest in 1944, ZAKA Search and Rescue divers are about to begin searching the river in an attempt to retrieve their bones for a full Jewish burial. This, after three years … [Read more...] about ZAKA Divers to Retrieve Bones of Holocaust Victims from Danube
Nearly 1,000 Jewish teenagers, educators, and USY staff and alumni recently came together in Orlando, FL for USY's 68th International Convention. The largest annual gathering of Conservative and Masorti Jewish teens, the convention brought together young adults from across … [Read more...] about Teens from Around the World Gather for USY’s 68th International Convention
The U.K.'s Institute for Jewish Policy Research has released Academic achievement and engagement in Jewish life: first signs of a brain drain? *** JPR has been conducting research on Jews in Britain for many years, allowing us to explore trends in Jewish life over time. … [Read more...] about Academic Achievement and Engagement in Jewish Life: First Signs of a Brain Drain?
According to the Jewish Agency, more than 29,600* people immigrated to Israel during 2018, compared with 28,220 in 2017, a 5-percent increase year over year. The country with the largest number of olim in 2018 was Russia, with approximately 10,500 immigrants, representing a … [Read more...] about Aliyah rose 5% during 2018, including 45% increase from Russia