Archive for: Jewish History

Canadian survivors return for anniversary of Auschwitz’s liberation

Canadian survivors return for anniversary of Auschwitz’s liberation

NEW YORK – A historic delegation of five Canadian survivors of Auschwitz were in Poland this week to participate in the Jan. 27 observance of the 70th anniversary...

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Anti-Semitism rises on US college campuses, report says

Anti-Semitism rises on US college campuses, report says

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) – The Israeli government on Sunday was presented with a report about global anti-Semitism showing that anti-Israel activity...

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History of Polish Jews museum opens in Warsaw

History of Polish Jews museum opens in Warsaw

Michele AlperinJNS.org Given that half of the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust came from Poland, many descendants of Polish Jews may be surprised to learn...

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Irish Holocaust memorial organization backtracks on guideline not to mention Israel

(JNS.org) – An Irish Holocaust memorial organization said that Israel will be mentioned at a Dublin commemoration ceremony in January in response to reports that...

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The hazards of jumping over the candles

The hazards of jumping over the candles

Jonathan MilevskySpecial to the Tribune For scholars, historians and writers, there are different ways to contextualize Chanukah. They can speak about the ongoing...

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