Israel

Yad Vashem Exhibition: "I Left Everyone at Home"

In advance of Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, Yad Vashem has curated and uploaded a unique online exhibition featuring last letters sent by Jews from Nazi-occupied Europe in 1943....

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Holocaust Memory in the Israeli Defense Forces

On 9 April, in the week leading up to Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018, a daylong seminar was held at Yad Vashem for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). General Staff Forum, headed by IDF Chief of General...

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Yom HaShoah Commemorated in Israel

Yom Hashoah is Israel's official commemoration day for the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust.  Yom Hashoah was commemorated on 11-12 April in 2018. Yom Hashoah is officially known as ...

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Gil Shohat and Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra - IBA to Perform Lawrence Siegel’s “Kaddish - I am Here” at Yad Vashem in September

On September 8, 2011, a unique concert featuring the stirring words of Holocaust survivors, performed by the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra - IBA, soloists and choirs from Israel and the United States...

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Professor Dina Porat Appointed Chief Historian of Yad Vashem

Professor Dina Porat has been appointed Chief Historian of Yad Vashem and will assume her duties on October 1, 2011. Professor Porat was the ITF's Academic Advisor from 2005 to 2010. Professor...

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5th Seminar on the Fight Against Racism, Xenophobia and Antisemitism

The European Commission and Israel organized the 5th Seminar on the Fight Against Racism, Xenophobia and Antisemitism in Brussels on 26 October. The conference focused on four main topics:  racism...

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