Knesset holds ‘Every Person Has a Name’ Holocaust remembrance ceremony

May 3, 2019 by  
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The annual “Every Person Has a Name” ceremony was held at the Knesset on Thursday, the Knesset members reading off the names of Jews who perished at the hands of the Nazis during the Holocaust. Read more

Remembering Hungary’s Jews on Yom Hashoah

May 2, 2019 by  
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The focus of Wellington’s Yom Hashoah observance on 1 May was the sad fate of Hungarian Jewry 75 years ago when hundreds of thousands were deported to their death in Auschwitz-Birkenau between May and July 1944. Read more

Sydney commemorates Yom Hashoah

April 30, 2019 by  
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This year’s theme for the Sydney Yom Hashoah Commemoration was “Memorials and Memories”. How do we keep history alive in our communities? Read more

New Zealand MP addresses Yom Hashoah commemoration event

April 19, 2018 by  
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New Zealand MP Michael Wood, Under Secretary to the Minister of Ethnic Communities addressed the audience at this year’s Yom Hashoah commemoration event. Read more

It’s a matter of timing…writes Michael Kuttner

April 23, 2015 by  
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Life is full of surprises but some things are predictable and their timing can often determine whether the outcome is a success or a disaster. Read more

A Yom Hashoah message in music from Miriam Waks

April 17, 2015 by  
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To mark the beginning of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) and it is with great pride that I share with you two previously unreleased pieces with which to mark the occasion. Read more

Holocaust survivors in Israel observe Yom Hashoah

April 17, 2015 by  
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Thousands of Holocaust survivors have observed Yom HaShoah—Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day—at ceremonies held today (Thursday, April 16) in the 57 residential facilities operated by The Jewish Agency for Israel’s sheltered housing subsidiary, Amigour.  Read more

Yom Hashoah in Sydney

April 16, 2015 by  
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Over 1200 people packed Sydney’s City Recital Hall to commemorate the passing of 70 years since the end of WWII and the liberation from the Nazi concentration camps. Read more

Yom Hashoah at Yad Vashem

April 16, 2015 by  
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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin spoke at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on Yom Hashoah. Read more

Faces of the future sing of shadows of the past

April 29, 2014 by  
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An audience of over 900 sat enraptured in the auditorium of Sydney’s Moriah College as a choir of 48 schoolchildren sang songs of the past to commemorate Yom HaShoah…remembering the Holocaust. Read more

Smaller numbers but the feeling is the same

April 11, 2013 by  
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From the huge crowds attending Yom Hashoah functions in Melbourne and Sydney, J-Wire takes you to the tiny Jewish community in Hamilton, New Zealand. Read more

Yom Hashoah Message from the PM

April 4, 2013 by  
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has sent a message to the community to mark Yom Hashoah. Read more