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Newsmax: International Holocaust Remembrance Day Observed

International Holocaust Remembrance Day was recognized Friday with a pilgrimage to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in Oswiecim, Poland, and statements from President Donald...

The Huffington Post: Holocaust Memorial Day: Simon Schama Warns About ‘Tone Deafness’ Towards Donald Trump

Simon Schama has issued a stark warning about attitudes to the rise of Donald Trump on Holocaust Memorial Day saying nothing is being “renewed”...

Newsweek: Jewish Leaders Warn Against ‘Post-Truth’ Populism On Holocaust Memorial Day

Politicians urged to remember the rules-based international order set up after the horrors of World War II. European Jewish leaders have warned against the rise...

Newsweek: Holocaust Memorial Day: How Art Can Help Us Remember

Moshe Kantor, President of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation Artists use their inspiration to help us draw lessons for humanity from a terrible...

The Telegraph: Holocaust Memorial Day: Only Eternal Vigilance Can Prevent the Return to the Hatred of the 1930s

Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress The theme of this year’s United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial Day – How can life go on? –...

The Sofia Globe: On International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017, Bulgaria Honours Diplomats Who Saved Jews

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry said that on International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017, it was honouring the memory of diplomats who intervened to save Jews from...

Parliament To Mark The International Holocaust Remembrance Day

To mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 January), the European Parliament and the European Jewish Congress will hold a ceremony on Wednesday. EP...

Eureporter: Parliament To Mark The International #Holocaustremembrance Day

To mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 January), the European Parliament and the European Jewish Congress will hold a ceremony on Wednesday (25...

Daily Mail: Allowing Horrors of the Past to Fade into History Dooms Us to Make the Same Mistakes

Euro president warns of rising anti-Semitism as the world marks Holocaust Remembrance Day The president of the European Parliament has warned of rising anti-Semitism as...

Huffington Post: The Dramatic Decline of Europe’s Jewish Population Has Not Been Exaggerated

In 1939 there were an estimated 9.5 million Jews living in Europe. Today their numbers have diminished to roughly 1.4 million -- just 0.2...

The JC.com: European Jewish Leaders Push to Outlaw Antisemitism

European Jewish leaders have launched a campaign to create new continent-wide legislation that outlaws antisemitism. The European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR), a panel...

Huffingtonpost.com: Holocaust Denial Worries Historians And Religious Leaders As Survivors Dwindle

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we remember...

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Speech by the President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation Moshe Kantor at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Jerusalem

Your majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Your Excellencies, Distinguished guests, And dear Holocaust survivors,   I would like to begin by expressing my deepest gratitude to President Rivlin, who two years...

World Holocaust Forum President Dr. Moshe Kantor tells assembled world leaders that with current levels of emigration there could be no Jewish communities in...

(Jerusalem, Thursday, January 23, 2020) – President of the World Holocaust Forum and the European Jewish Congress Dr. Moshe Kantor told the almost fifty...

Address by President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier to the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

“Blessed be the Lord for enabling me to be here at this day.” “What a blessing, what a gift, it is for me to be...

Address by the President of the State of Isreal Reuven Rivlin to the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

“On 27 January 1945, the gates of hell were opened. Auschwitz, the greatest machine of human destruction history has ever known, was liberated. The...

Speech by President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum event at Yad Vashem

Mr President, Mr Prime Minister, colleagues, friends, ladies and gentlemen, Today we are brought together at the international forum to honour the victims of the Holocaust by a shared...