By Timothy Langille The Soviet Red Army liberated the most notorious of the Nazi death camps, Auschwitz-Birkenau, on Jan. 27, 1945. This year, the United Nations and 39 countries will commemorate that date with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This date … [Read more...] about How Will Generations that Didn’t Experience the Holocaust Remember It?
By Karen L. Berman As the Jewish and global communities prepare to mark the United Nations-designated International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, there’s a foreboding sense of déjà vu in the continued persecution and hate which links the Nazi atrocities with con … [Read more...] about Holocaust Education must Lay the Foundation for a More Tolerant, Safer Future
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
By Cheryl Moore A few blocks from my home, eleven Jews were shot to death, but about what do I obsess when I think about the Tree of Life massacre? I worry about whether the victims had time to fear, to feel pain, to worry about each other, to understand what was … [Read more...] about Tree of Life To Auschwitz: I Finally Get It
USC Shoah Foundation and Genesis Philanthropy Group partner to create first Russian-language interactive biographies for award-winning ‘Dimensions in Testimony’ program Thanks to a new partnership between USC Shoah Foundation and Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG), the exp … [Read more...] about Survivors and Soldiers: Revolutionary Technology Preserves Living Testimony of Soviet Jewish Experience of Holocaust and WWII