(JHE) — January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1945, is marked in many countries as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is an occasion for commemorative ceremonies, ...
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January 27, 2023: International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Shoah memorials that name names, and personalize those who were murdered
(JHE) — January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1945, is marked in many countries as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is an occasion for commemorative ceremonies,
Poland: Remants of a pre-WW2 Mikvah have been discovered in Oświęcim, the town in southern Poland where the Nazis built the Auschwitz death camp
Remnants of a pre-WW2 mikvah believed to date back to the 18th century have been found during the construction of a parking lot in Oświęcim, the town in southern Poland
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For the past seven years, the Hillel Jewish Students Cultural Center in Minsk has carried out a youth volunteer project to recover, maintain, and restore Jewish cemeteries in Belarus.
In this essay, Hillel Minsk director Alena Kuliounich describes the unique initiative, part of Hillel’s MEGA — Memory Education Generation Activity – project, implemented with the support of Genesis Philanthropy Group, Hillel International, Hillel CASE, Shalom Corps, and the US Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad.