Responding to Israeli Labor Party's Herzog invitation, Corbyn says schedule full, will send another party official instead; Labour's pro-Israel caucus says visit should have been a priority for Corbyn.
A teddy bear accompanied Fred Lessing in his wanderings from one hiding place to another during World War II and became a symbol after being loaned to Yad Vashem. Now the subject of a children’s book, Lessing reveals how he was persuaded to let someone else tell his story.
Israeli research institute says effort to forbid claims that Poles collaborated during Holocaust ‘makes Poland part of the anti-liberal movement picking up speed worldwide.’
Tech-crazed, smartphone-addicted Israelis hunt for monsters across the Holy Land, while the army enlists them to help preparedness in case of attack.
With his usual capacity for describing horrors of genocide and acts of compassion, historian Yair Auron presents the unknown story of Circassians who in 1942 saved Jewish youngsters from slaughter.
The famed rescuer of Jews had a wife, mistress and two children out of wedlock. Therein lie clues over whether Yad Vashem or the heir to his wife should own Schindler’s list.
The demand to study the Shoah only as a part of genocide studies is a recipe for shutting down open discussion the way it exists at Yad Vashem.
Jose Arturo Castellanos saved at least 25,000 from the Nazis during World War II by issuing them false identity papers.
Yad Vashem’s new online database details how the Nazis brought Jews to the camps. Among the stories to be found there: the train that conveyed the Freud sisters to Treblinka.