Holocaust

Thousands rally in Milan in solidarity with Holocaust survivor under police escort

Thursday, November 14, 2019

About 5,000 people rallied under a pelting rain in front of the Holocaust Memorial of Milan on Monday night to express their solidarity with Auschwitz survivor and Senator for Life Liliana Segre. The event was titled “Milan does not hate.” In videos of the rally posted by Italian media, hundreds of colorful umbrellas can be … Read More

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

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