Moshe Ridler, “the grandfather of the kibbutz,” and his caretaker were murdered in their home on a kibbutz in southern Israel.
The antisemitism spreading across the world seems eerily similar to the hatred of the Nazi rallies of pre-war Germany. In this context, the October 7 massacre became the Kristallnacht of our era.
Never Again is hard to implement if we are not focusing on how it happened in the first place. (Even if it was not the first time.)
It was also revealed that the pope had a Nazi dagger adorned with a swastika in his personal chambers.
“Anyone who thinks, writes down and spreads such thoughts must not bear any political responsibility in Germany,” declared Saskia Esken, chair of the center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD). But not everyone would agree.
The House and Senate bills recognize 60 diplomats who risked their careers and often their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.
For one day each year, the entire Israel focuses its attention on the six million Jews who were brutally murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators.
The event was opened by the Israeli Ambassador to Portugal Dor Shapira who spoke with the children.
Forty-two Shoah survivors lead the March from Auschwitz to Birkenau.
Museums, archives of testimonies and educational efforts preserved the survivors’ legacy. Still, that won’t counter contemporary antisemitic hatred and disinformation.