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Holocaust survivor Hannah Goslar Pick, a close friend of Amsterdam’s Anne Frank, told us “we have to try and live in peace together”, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel

NEVER FORGET…

That admonition was brought home in a most personal way when we had the opportunity to sit spellbound in the Education Center at Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Jerusalem, Israel, and listen to the amazing personal life story of a Holocaust survivor.  2,423 more words

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Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, Jerusalem, Israel

One of our most moving experiences during our visit to Jerusalem was a return visit to Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center.  We toured most of the complex, including the Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations (where there is a tree planted to honor Oscar Schindler, among many other gentiles who helped save Jews during the Holocaust), the Hall of Remembrance, the Children’s Memorial, the Holocaust History Museum, and the Education Center where we met with a Holocaust survivor who told our small group of eight her life story . 324 more words

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BBC current affairs revisits antisemitism and anti-Zionism – part one

Readers may recall that earlier this year, as antisemitism scandals plagued the UK Labour Party, the BBC produced a distinctly unhelpful backgrounder titled “What’s the difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism? 1,146 more words

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Mordecai's Story

Mordecai is a Holocaust survivor. His story, like most other survivors’ stories, is dramatic and helps us understand just how brutal times were for the Jewish people in the Holocaust. 76 more words

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Educating Young Israelis and Others about the Holocaust

History tells us that the Holocaust ended with the liberation of Jews from death camps, ghettos and Nazi occupation in 1945.  Over 70 years later, we are left with only about 100,000 survivors.   382 more words

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If not Us, then Who?

As we wrap up a very fruitful Christian Leadership Seminar, I am left with greater resolve than ever before to refuse to be silent, and to exhort others to understand the importance of God’s chosen land and God’s chosen people to our own lives as Christians. 400 more words

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