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A Special Treat on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

I spent quiet contemplative moments during International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday.  However, in the midst of my day, I took time out to watch the presentation ceremony of Righteous Among the Nations recipients at the Israeli Embassy in Washington DC.   648 more words


Remembering 6 Million Jews (Part 4)

Welcome back friends!  Yesterday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day and we have spent the past few days preparing for and commemorating that day.

On Sunday, we… 122 more words


A Tour of Yad Vashem

The Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Museum looks like a long pod. Visitors begin the journey at one end — pre-Hitler — then work their way to the other end — 592 more words

The President's Day

President Barack Obama speaks at the Righteous Among the Nations Award Ceremony, organised for the first time in the U.S. by Yad Vashem, at the Embassy of Israel in Washington… 7 more words

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Yad Vashem 

Yad Vashem is Israel’s official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.

This leading picture above I captured as I exited the Yad Vashem in August of 2014 while visiting Israel. 306 more words

Don't Stand By

What makes someone give a damn when it’s not their turn to give a damn? Giving a damn when it’s not their job, or when it’s a stranger who needs help rather than a friend or a neighbour, someone to whom they owe nothing? 1,628 more words


International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, honoring the 6 million Jews murdered in the Holocaust.

To put things into perspective, imagine if 2/3 of all Americans were targeted and murdered simply because they are American.   229 more words