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Generations of Atonement

in Holocaust

An excellent article by Julia Indichova on remorse, mourning, and suffering, via Tablet Magazine: For my mother, a Holocaust survivor, Yom Kippur was wrapped up in remorse, mourning, and suffering. I’ve spent a lifetime rethinking what atonement means to me. Source: Generations of Atonement – Tablet Magazine

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Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom Ha-Shoah)

in Holocaust/Jewish Holidays

It has been over 60 years since the Holocaust and on Yom Hashoah we remember the 6 million Jews who were systematically murdered simply for being Jewish. This year, the Yom Hashoah will be on May 1, 2008. Excerpted from JewishVirtualLibrary: The full name of the day commemorating the victims of the Holocaust is “Yom…

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German Children Tired of Holocaust

in Germany/Holocaust/Holocaust Denial

According to Jerusalem Post, the head of the German delegation to an international organization of Holocaust education and remembrance said that German youth are experiencing “Holocaust fatigue”. No doubt. Here is a picture of six-year old Anna and three-year Jon Klein, the children of Aladar Klein who never got the chance to know what “Holocaust…

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Holocaust Museum to Honor Helena Bonham Carter’s Grandfather for Saving Jews

in Germany/Holocaust

Interesting side note. The Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem will honor the grandfather of actress Helena Bonham Carter this week for his efforts that helped save thousands of Jews from Nazi persecution during World War II, The Observer reported on Sunday. Eduardo Propper de Callejon, Bonham Carter’s maternal grandfather, will be named by Yad…

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Reuters Mistake Triggers Israel “Holocaust” Libel

in Holocaust/Holocaust Denial/Media Bias

Via National Review: A Reuters mistranslation of remarks by Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai this morning has triggered an international news libel against Israel. Among the news outlets jumping on the bandwagon are those that have previously been accused of deliberately attempting to stir up anti-Semitism through false and inflammatory coverage of Israel. They…

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