The Holocaust

We must not be indifferent to others suffering

By Ronnie Landau, May 3, 2014

Several years ago, I received a disturbing telephone call concerning my 14 year-old step-daughter. At the time she was spending several months in a children’s village in northern Israel. The caller, who was Israeli-born, informed me that his son was a participant in the same scheme.

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Lib Dems Palestine group says sorry over links to Holocaust denial website

By Marcus Dysch, May 1, 2014

The Liberal Democrat Friends of Palestine group has apologised after it repeatedly posted links to a website which promotes Zionist conspiracy theories and Holocaust denial.

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Spielberg genocide centre

By Tom Tugend, May 1, 2014

Filmmaker Steven Spielberg, founder of the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation, is setting up a Centre for Advanced Genocide Research at the university.

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David Cameron on the Holocaust forum: be part of it

By David Cameron, May 1, 2014

Monday’s Holocaust forum is about three things.

First, it’s about saying thank you to some inspirational people who have come to this country and given us so much.

I am awestruck by the bravery that Holocaust survivors show when they go into schools and colleges and teach our young people about what happened. Sometimes they give several talks in one day.

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David Cameron calls on all survivors to have their say in Monday’s Holocaust forum

By Marcus Dysch, May 1, 2014

David Cameron has urged every Holocaust survivor in Britain to take part in a special event on Monday aimed at mapping out the future of Shoah education.

And he wants JC readers to help those who cannot attend to make a contribution.

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JW3 marks Yom Hashoah

April 25, 2014

JW3, the Jewish community centre in Finchley Road north London, is marking Yom Hashoah this weekend with a series of events the centrepiece of which is After Images, a discussion between three daughters of Holocaust survivors -- Lisa Appignanesi, Aloma Halter and Anita Peleg --- each of whom has a new book out relating to Holocaust memory.

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'That Jew Died For You': Jews for Jesus video ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Sandy Rashty, April 25, 2014
A Jews for Jesus video has been condemned for drawing connections between the Holocaust, Jesus and punishment ahead of Holocaust Rememberance Day (Yom Hashoah) next week. The ‘That Jew Died For You’ video, which has had more than one million views on YouTube, opens with actors recreating scenes of Jews being deported to Auschwitz concentration camp in 1943.

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Rabbi condemns 'disgusting' Jews for Jesus Holocaust video

By Sandy Rashty, April 25, 2014

A UK Jewish leader has condemned a Jews for Jesus promotional video showing Jesus carrying a cross at the gates at Auschwitz.

Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, the senior rabbi for Reform Judaism, criticised the three-minute YouTube clip during a Radio 4 interview on Friday morning.

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Holograms? A teen’s idea for remembrance

By Charlotte Oliver, April 24, 2014

How will today’s younger generations keep the memory of the Holocaust alive in years to come?

That was the key question posed to more than 30 young people, aged between 16 and 25, who gathered at JW3 in London this week to discuss David Cameron’s Holocaust Commission.

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Fury over Hungary whitewash war statue

By Valentina Jovanovski , April 24, 2014

Protesters in Budapest are holding daily demonstrations to try to stop the construction of a controversial monument commemorating the victims of the German occupation, which they say is an attempt to whitewash Hungary’s role in the Holocaust.

Construction began on April 8, despite the government’s promise to postpone it until after Easter.

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