Jewish population in Israel grew tenfold since establishment • 43% of the world’s Jews live in Israel today, compared to just 6% in 1948.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon emphasized the country’s duties to maintain 'high moral standards' and Justice Minister Shaked says 'Europe does not manage to shake off the ghosts of the past.'
As reports of anti-Semitic remarks by European politicians take center stage, a report by Tel Aviv University's Kantor Center sees a drop in violence against Jews, citing a far-right focus against the Continent's migrant influx.
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.
Ephraim Apter, who later fought in a number of Israel's wars and became a rich businessman, doesn't know if he could have done what the Bonczaks did.
Newly translated letters showcase the emotions one Italian Jew experienced in a Trieste jail before being transported to Auschwitz in 1944. Seven decades on, his son still can’t read them without bursting into tears.
In Wiesel’s uncensored Hebrew 'Night' manuscript, unveiled here for the first time, the author expresses desire to take revenge on the Hungarians, lashes out at fellow Jews and describes sexual scenes from the train to Auschwitz.
In 1973, Aliza Kashi was banned by the then-monopolistic local media. From her L.A. home, the 80-year-old yearns for the country that rejected her.
Savorai helped blow up a bridge on the “Night of the Bridges” and was a rifleman in the War of Independence. In 1953, she and Har-Zion were the first Israelis to see Jordan’s red-rock city.
Descendents of German-Jewish politician Ludwig Marum say Nazis stole Birds' Head Passover prayer book after murdering him in 1934.