In remembering 94-year-old Simcha Rotem, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said, “Thank you for everything, Kazik. We promise to try every day to be deserving of the description ‘Human.’”
In commemoration of the liquidation of its ghetto in 1944, the Polish city of Łódź, its local Jewish community and the Jerusalem-based Shavei Israel, held a ceremony to mark the occasion.
‘We bow our heads low to their heroism, their bravery, their determination and courage,’ said Polish President Andrzej Duda
‘We can see that the public is very excited about these three exhibitions,’ says Yaron Zur, director of the museum’s Education and Guiding Center.
Ivanka’s visit to the memorial site was “very, very important…not only because she’s a Jew, because her grandparents-in-law are survivors of the Holocaust, but also as a human being it’s important.”
“Never before in Jewish Warsaw were there as many Hanukkah celebrations as in this year of the wall.”
Any illusions that some may have once had about the intentions of the Germans, or even their presumed humanity, had been upended by their tormentors’ brutishness and savagery.
Yesterday, I arrived in Warsaw, Poland for the “Tour of Remembrance” sponsored by Israel365.
British MP George Galloway, who is known for his hatred towards Israel and his backing of the Hamas terrorist group, recently compared living conditions in the Gaza Strip to the Warsaw Ghetto.