I am haunted by the story of Moishe the Beadle. Elie Wiesel opens his unbearably painful Holocaust memoir, Night, with the story of this kind and deeply humane man. Moishe the Beadle was the young Wiesel's dedicated teacher.
A new app will allow users to read stories from people who were caught up in the Holocaust - "70 Voices: Victims, Perpetrators and Bystanders" will be available to download for free on both Apple and Android phones on Monday morning, ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27.
The app, created by the Holocaust Educational Trust, will feature a new story every day for 70 days.
Leaders of the Irish Jewish community have welcomed news that the Israeli ambassador will, for the first time, speak about links between the Shoah and Israel at Ireland’s national Holocaust Memorial Day next month.