The son of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel said that the United States had not learned the lessons of the Holocaust because it has turned away Syrian refugees.
Here is a brief look at some of the topics prominent writers and thought leaders are discussing related to Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is marked on April 24.
As remaining Holocaust survivors pass away, this White House’s utter disrespect towards the Jewish-focused ethnic cleansing that was the Holocaust becomes more powerful and more dangerous.
Though my Holocaust survivor parents and I lived in Brooklyn and then the Five Towns on Long Island, it often felt as if I was living in encapsulated mourning.
We allow our need for civility to dim the light we ought shine on injustice. But without the possibility of goodness, what use is a battle against tyranny?
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said that understanding Jewish history solely through the lens of the Holocaust could damage Israel’s relations with the world.
BERLIN — A new app to teach youth about the Holocaust will be a centerpiece of Switzerland’s chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. Switzerland took over the rotating chairmanship of the 31-member inter-governmental group on March 7 from Romania. The app, called Fliehen vor dem Holocaust, or Escaping the Holocaust, allows users to learn about the fate…
I am deeply disappointed by how few of my Republican colleagues have called the omission of Jews from a presidential statement about the Holocaust merely a “gaffe.”
(JTA) — The State Department crafted a statement for International Holocaust Remembrance Day that explicitly mentioned the Jewish victims of the Nazis, but President Donald Trump’s White House team reportedly blocked its release. An unnamed Trump official said the incident was purely the product of miscommunication, Politico reported Thursday. The State Department’s Office of the…
Additional information about the White House’s Holocaust Remembrance Day statement continues to dribble out more than a week after the message, which omitted any mention of the event’s Jewish victims, was delivered by President Donald Trump.