The changes were spurred by a high school student, the granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor from Libya.
It was sung in concentration camps, in forests before battles, in hiding spots amidst the rubble of bombed-out cities.
The survey also found that 41% of millennials believe that fewer than two million Jews were killed.
NASA astronaut Drew Feustel displayed a replica of a drawing titled “Moon Landscape” by Petr Ginz, a Czech teen who was killed at Auschwitz.
Americans have “a moral obligation to combat anti-Semitism, confront hate, and prevent genocide,” President Trump said in a Yom HaShoah proclamation.
The Holocaust ended less than a century ago — but if we’re not careful, the world will soon forget it ever happened.
Avner Shalev’s comment was in response to Saturday’s alleged chemical attack on the Syrian rebel-held town of Douma by President Assad’s regime.
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.