Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Yom HaShoah: Each Year Israel stops for one day to remember the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust


PM at Holocaust Remembrance ceremony: 'Incitement preceded annihilation'

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎2 hours ago‎
For the first time in years Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address at Yad Vashem to start Holocaust Remembrance Day did not focus on Iran and its nuclear program. Rather, the core message of his speech Wednesday evening was the danger of the ...

PM lambastes modern anti-Semitism as Israel remembers Holocaust

The Times of Israel - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, as Israel marks the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day on May 4, 2016. (Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90) ...

Netanyahu Likens Contemporary anti-Semites to 'Nazis Who Slandered Jews Before Destroying Them'

Haaretz - ‎2 hours ago‎
Before destroying the Jews, the Nazis slandered them, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday night at the opening ceremony of Israel's Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. "Nazi propaganda ...

Netanyahu decries anti-Israel propaganda in the West

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced Wednesday what he called "poisonous" anti-Israeli propaganda in the West which he compared to Nazism, in remarks on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day. "What led to the Holocaust is the incitement to ...

Netanyahu vows: There will not be a second Holocaust

Israel Hayom - ‎11 hours ago‎
On Wednesday, the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, there will be a state memorial ceremony at Warsaw Ghetto Square at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem. President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...

Netanyahu warns of anti-Semitism at Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony

i24news - ‎1 hour ago‎
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reflected on the roots of the Holocaust, suggesting that the underlying causes are as relevant as ever. "What paved the way for the Holocaust?" he asked. "What greased the wheels of the Nazi murder machine?

President Rivlin to survivors at Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony: We have not done enough

Ynetnews - ‎3 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated: "It is our duty to allow you, all the survivors, to continue to live your life in comfort and dignity. Mr. President, you're right - over the years we have not done enough. But in recent years we have added ...

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israel's needy survivors still suffer

USA TODAY - ‎5 hours ago‎
And Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with a group of survivors on Wednesday. But that is not enough for activists who are prodding Israel to remember that 45,000 Holocaust survivors such as Hershkowitz are living below the country's poverty line ...

Reuven Rivlin Calls for 'Soul-Searching' Over Treatment of Holocaust Survivors in Israel

Forward - ‎3 hours ago‎
Speaking at the ceremony, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on those listening to fight against anti-Semitism and lies about Israel. “Fight against the propaganda against Israel on social networks,” Netanyahu said, adding that another ...

Israel marks annual Holocaust remembrance day

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is attending the main ceremony at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. On Thursday, Israelis will come to a mournful, two-minute standstill to remember the dead. A siren will sound, pedestrians will stop ...

Israel marks Holocaust memorial day

Xinhua - ‎3 hours ago‎
The ceremony, attended by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, begun with the national flag lowered to half-mast. "Anti-Semitism and the persecution of the Jews are not a fad, it is a difficult chronic disease," said ...

The Holocaust: A tool for abuse and distortion

Arutz Sheva - ‎7 hours ago‎
The German town of Bayreuth gave a tolerance award to the American Civil Rights group Code Pink, members of which had compared Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Hitler. Furthermore members of that group had participated in a conference ...

Center Field: Mad CoW Jews enable today's trendiest hatred- Anti-Semitism

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Theirs is not the usual criticism of Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, or the settlements – which is increasingly mainstreamed in Jewish discourse. This is the novelist Michael Chabon labeling the West Bank mess “the most grievous injustice I ...

Yom HaShoah: Each Year Israel stops for one day to remember the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust

European Jewish Press - ‎7 hours ago‎
Israel's President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will both speak at the ceremony, where Holocaust survivors will light six torches as part of the memorial service. A memorial ceremony titled "Every Person Has a Name" will take ...

Struggle to maintain human spirit to be theme of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver remarks, while Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, chairman of the Yad Vashem Council, a former chief rabbi and a survivor himself, will kindle the Memorial Torch. The current chief rabbis, ...

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