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Holocaust survivors reunite with rescuer at Yad Vashem

Monday, November 4, 2019

There was not a dry eye in sight as siblings Sarah Yanai and Yossi Mor embraced the woman who saved their lives in Greece during the Holocaust. On Sunday, Melpomeni Dina (née Gianopoulou) reunited with Yanai and Mor (whose family name had been Mordechai) in an emotional meeting when they introduced their rescuer, 92-year-old Dina, … Read More

ADL condemns Benedictine SJP member for urging Holocaust survivor to denounce Israel

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

(October 30, 2019 / Jewish Journal) Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt on Tuesday condemned a member of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Benedictine University for asking a Holocaust survivor last week to denounce the Israeli government’s “ethnic cleansing.” “To demand this elderly Holocaust survivor condemn Israel is outrageous & deeply offensive. Yet another … Read More

Romania set to open first Holocaust museum since end of Second World War

Monday, October 14, 2019

(October 11, 2019 / JNS) Romania will open its first national Holocaust museum more than seven decades since the end of World War II. The National Museum of Jewish History and the Holocaust in Romania will be in an 86,000-square-foot, eight-story building on the central Calea Victoriei avenue in Bucharest, reported Reuters. Romanian President Klaus … Read More

Pro-Israel Columbia student questions Malaysian premier about Holocaust denial

Friday, September 27, 2019

(September 26, 2019 / JNS) A member of the college campus group Students Supporting Israel confronted Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad during his controversial Columbia University speech on Wednesday about the leader questioning the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust. Mohamad, who was speaking as part of Columbia’s World Leaders Forum, was asked to … Read More