Yom HaShoah 16 articles

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Yom HaShoah, the 27th of Nissan is set aside to remember the atrocities of the Holocaust

Iasi: A Stain on History, an Ache in My Heart
Iasi: A Stain on History, an Ache in My...
My late father (z”l) was a special man – scholarly, pious, wise. A man whose eyes spoke of understandings unfathomable to me when I was young and whose strength and full...
Apr 24, 2017
By Rabbi Eliyahu Safran
And God Said, “I Am Sorry”
And God Said, “I Am Sorry”
Every spring, a number of days of commemoration are observed. Yom HaShoah and Yom HaZikaron, established by the government of Israel, are days in which we honor the memory of the...
Apr 29, 2014
By Rabbi Ari Kahn
The Happy Survivor: What The Shoah Teaches Us About Human Nature
The Happy Survivor: What The Shoah Teaches Us About...
Having lived on three continents and spent over twenty years in school, I have attended many diverse classes and lectures on the Shoah. Yet, every time I was taught about this...
Apr 28, 2014
By Margareta Ackerman, PhD.
“I Saw Anne Frank Die”
“I Saw Anne Frank Die”
At the age of 100, remembering the horrors of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp BY IRMA SONNENBERG MENKEL As Printed in July 21, 1997 Edition of Newsweek© Magazine I TURNED 100 YEARS OLD...
Feb 4, 2012
By Irma Sonnenberg Menkel
Tisha B’Av Video 5771: Rabbi Weinreb
Tisha B’Av Video 5771: Rabbi Weinreb
The Holocaust was radically different than any tragedy before it. Does it warrant its own day of mourning or should it be mourned on Tisha B’Av?
Aug 10, 2011
By Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb
From Ruin to Renewal
From Ruin to Renewal
Sefirat HaOmer and the Four Days of Remembrance The period of time beginning the second night of Pesach and climaxing forty-nine full days later with the Festival of Shavuot can be...
Jun 26, 2006
By OU Staff

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