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"We hope to show Israel, and the world, the absurd reality of using the memory of one genocide to justify another."

We, Jews Against Genocide, came to Yad Vashem, Israel’s memorial of the genocide committed against Jews, to honor the Palestinian children who are dying in a genocide committed by Jews.

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Is History Bound to Repeat Itself?

In January 1933, the world watched a maniac assume power in Germany.  At the time, there were roughly 9 million Jews living in Europe.  By 1945, Nazi Germany occupied almost every one of those European countries and 2/3 of European Jews were killed.  673 more words


Yad Vashem – יד ושם

Yad Vashem – (Hebrew: יד ושם – “monument and name”) is the most important memorial to the Victims of the Holocaust.

The authority for remembering the martyrs and heroes of the Holocaust is located on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.  171 more words

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A Tree Grows in Lublin, Remembering Jan Karski

by Joshua Muravchik
September 9, 2014

Remembering Jan Karski, the Pole who told FDR to his face about the Holocaust, and still wondered if he’d done enough. 351 more words


Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem, “a place and a name,” a reference to Isaiah 56:5, the Holocaust memorial of Jerusalem.

Here the 6 million are commemorated by the Israeli government. 18 more words


Taglit/Birthright Day 4, Part 1: Memorial Mountain

Today (technically yesterday) has been somewhat heavy, as expected.

First stop was the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial/museum, which I have wanted to visit for a long time. 1,054 more words


The Dream That Wasn't (Fiction)

“It was 1930 something, and I remember my shoes.“

They were solid black, heeled, wing-tip Mary Janes.  Despite my best efforts to polish the scuffs, those shoes showed their wear.   680 more words

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