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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


A Tale of Survival

When reading any memoir written by a Holocaust Survivor, we must be careful to never judge decisions made, as circumstances- horrible, unimaginable – cause one to make decisions which seem unreasonable to the outside observer. 106 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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Healing Begins with Painful Memories

While in Jerusalem we visited Yad Vashem (the Holocaust Museum).  It tells the powerful and tragic story of the lost of six million Jews during World War II.   355 more words

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