“People point to my necklace and ask what it means, and I have a chance to tell my family story.”
“We take this opportunity to recall the Nazis’ systematic persecution and brutal murder of six million Jewish people,” Trump’s statement said.
The Holocaust is but just one appalling period in the blood-spattered history of European Jewry.
Each victim of the Nazis had a name, felt love, laughed and cried. So we must find some tangible ways to remember their individual humanity.
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.