Yom Hashoah
Zikaron BaSalon

We Remember and Never Forget In preparation for Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Jewish Cultural Coordinators of OTS’s Yachad-Jewish Identity Program organized “Zikaron BaSalon” (literally, “Remembrance in the Living Room”) meetings in private homes and community centers throughout Israel, giving youth and adults an opportunity to hear firsthand testimony from Holocaust survivors and engaging them in …

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New school in Dortmund

German city of Dortmund to get first Jewish school since 1942 The Jewish community in Dortmund today numbers some 3,000 people, about the same as in 1938. By JERUSALEM POST STAFF   |  APRIL 20, 2020    The new school in Dortmund, Germany   On the eve of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Jewish community of Dortmund, …

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Israelis embark upon a period of National days after Pesach, beginning with Holocaust Remembrance Day and continuing with Memorial Day and Independence Day one week later. The transition from somber days of personal bereavement and national mourning to the unbridled celebration of Yom Haatzmaut creates an intense, emotionally charged mood throughout the entire country. The 32 Yachad …

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“Transmitting the Lessons of the Holocaust to the Next Generation “

How might we transmit the lessons of the Holocaust to the next generation? Rabbi David Stav, Co-Chancellor of Ohr Torah Stone, offers insights for Yom Hashoah / Holocaust Remembrance Day 5776 / 2016.