With the global coronavirus pandemic threatening populations around the world, Israelis found innovative ways to honor its aging population of survivors on the country’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day. By Associated Press Some Holocaust survivors say the current coronavirus isolation and sense of danger has triggered difficult memories linked with their wartime experiences. Others bristle at... Read more »
'We must remember each person as an individual who had a family, a profession and a community, to focus on the way they lived full lives, not just how they perished,' said the founder of the initiative.
Watch live as the President of the State of Israel and the Prime Minister, dignitaries, survivors, children of survivors and their families, together with the general public mark the start of Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day in Israel.
An annual Yom Hashoah event held in Martyr's Forest, will this year pay tribute to Rabbi Moshe Shimon Pessach, a rabbinic and communal leader in Greece whose efforts saved the Jewish community of Volos.