I waited 65 years to give her a kiss.

#nationalsiblingday ♥️ After decades of believing that most of her immediate family had perished in the Holocaust, Hilda Shlick (née Glasberg) was reunited with her brother Simon Glasberg in 2006. The family was separated when the Nazis invaded their hometown of Chernowitz, Romania in 1941. Hilda and her older sister […]

Yad Vashem’s Young Leadership Takes Holocaust Education to a New Audience

Click here to read: Yad Vashem’s Young Leadership Takes Holocaust Education to a New Audience by Cindy Grosz The Young Leadership Associates Chairpersons are Rachel Shnay and Josh Gelnick. Many young “celebrity bloggers” like Humans Of Judaism and Jewish Chick attended. Reality star, best-selling author and Jewish activist, Siggy Flicker, was […]

Yaakov Weksler: At 35 He Discovered He is Jewish, Today He Celebrates His Bar Mitzvah

Last week, Yaakov Weksler (b. 1943) had his Bar Mitzvah in the Yad Vashem Synagogue. A former Polish Catholic priest, Yaakov (formerly Romuald Waszkinel) discovered at age 35 that he was in fact the son of Jews killed in the Holocaust. In the hopes of saving their infant son’s life, […]

Andy Cohen visits Yad Vashem: World Holocaust Center, Jerusalem for the first time and his message is powerful.

Andy Cohen visits Yad Vashem: World Holocaust Center, Jerusalem for the first time and his message is powerful. “This is my first visit to Yad Vashem… It was absolutely incredible, unforgettable and very emotional, I’m completely overwhelmed. Even if you think you know, there are points of entry that will […]

YAD VASHEM: The World Holocaust Remembrance Center

Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, is the ultimate source for Holocaust education, documentation and research. From the Mount of Remembrance in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem‘s integrated approach incorporates meaningful educational initiatives, groundbreaking research and inspirational exhibits. Its use of innovative technological platforms maximizes accessibility to the vast information in […]

“Walking slowly towards the end of the long, central hallway of the Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum I felt a sense of urgency.”

“After all this destruction my mind and heart decided I needed an answer before I could move on with my day, my trip, and my life. I tuned in more carefully to what the tour guide was saying. Every word she carefully articulated registered with me. I could feel her passion […]