Holocaust Remembrance Day 2009

Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yad Vashem (the Holocaust martyrs’ and heroes’ remembrance authority in Israel) uploaded new material to their website. A special new mini-site, including online exhibits, photos, video clips and educational material explore this year’s theme, Children in the Holocaust.

Maccabiah (18) Chai

The 18th Maccabiah games will take place on July 12-23 , 2009. The 18th Maccabiah is going to be the largest Maccabiah ever. About 5,000 Jewish athletes are supposed to arrive from abroad and they will join to 2,000 Israeli athletes, which will make the Maccabiah the world’s third largest sporting event after the Olympic… Continue reading Maccabiah (18) Chai

Jewish Social Action Month

Jewish Social Action Month (JSAM) is an initiative of KolDor, a global network of young Jewish activists operating around the world, the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel and socialaction.com to promote both social action and Jewish Peoplehood. In just three years since its launch, JSAM has evoked a remarkable response. Political support has… Continue reading Jewish Social Action Month

Holocaust Memorial Day

Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day of 2008, 63 years after the end of WW2, Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority, uploaded some 130,000 of its photo archives to yadvashem.org. The photographs come from a variety of sources, including official archives, private collections, museums and various historic collections.The images include photographs taken in the… Continue reading Holocaust Memorial Day