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Sweden: A commemorative project to restore the long-neglected graves of Holocaust victims who died soon after their liberation

A project is under way to restore the long-neglected graves of scores of Holocaust victims in Stockholm and to commemorate and identify those buried. The graves in question — whose markers are sunken into the soil and located in a … continue reading →

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2019: Photo essay of Shoah memorials that personalize those who were murdered

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, educational programs, and other initiatives. Monuments and memorials are also dedicated or … continue reading →

Poland: Mazel tov to Monika Krawczyk – the former CEO of FODZ is the first woman to be elected leader of Poland’s main Jewish umbrella organization

  Mazel tov to Monika Krawczyk, the longtime CEO of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland (FODZ), who  was elected this week as leader of Poland’s main Jewish umbrella organization, the Union of Jewish Religious Communities … continue reading →