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  Yad Vashem
Yad Vashem, the national Authority for the Remembrance of the Martyrs and Heroes of the Holocaust, was established in 1953 by act of the Knesset (Israel’s parliament) to commemorate the six million Jewish men, women and children murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators during the years 1933-1945.
The task of Yad Vashem is to perpetuate the memory and lessons of the Holocaust for future generations.
Central state ceremonies are held at Yad Vashem each year on Remembrance Day for the Martyrs and Heroes of the Holocaust, which is observed according to the Hebrew Calendar on the 27th day of Nisan, the anniversary of the start of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Revolt.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Holocaust/Vashem.html   (881 words)

 Yad Vashem The Holocaust Martyrs'and Heroes' Remembrance Authority
Yad Vashem The Holocaust Martyrs'and Heroes' Remembrance Authority
Containing the world’s largest repository of information on the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is a leader in Shoah education, commemoration, research and documentation.
The Middle East Conflict, Antisemitism and The Holocaust
www.yadvashem.org.il   (101 words)

 EJP | News | France | Yad Vashem gets international recognition
Avner Shalev, presidnet of Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.
Yad Vashem, which is dedicated to Holocaust education, commemoration, research and remembrance, is being internationally honoured this week.
Avner Shalev was appointed Chairman of Yad Vashem in 1993.
www.ejpress.org /article/21171   (384 words)

Yad Vashem was established in 1953 by the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) and was entrusted with the task of commemorating the six million murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators.
Yad Vashem’s Valley of Communities, which commemorates over 5,000 communities was a major endeavor made possible by support from the American Society.
This partnership with Yad Vashem encouraged and nurtured by Dr.Yitzhak Arad and Avner Shalev, Chairmen of the Yad Vashem Directorate, was forged with outstanding leaders in the Survivor community.
www.yadvashemusa.org /history.html   (834 words)

 Yad VaShem museum
Yad VaShem museum has established in Jerusalem in year 1953 about the memento of 6 million jews, which were killed in the concentration camps.
Yad VaShem is located in Jerusalem on the Mt. of Remembrance (Har Hazikaron) near Mt. Herzl and the Military Cemetery.
In the museum of Yad Vashem is largest and widest collection about Jew holocausts, which were killed in the nazis concentration camps during second world war.
koti.phnet.fi /petripaavola/Bible_YadVaShem.html   (238 words)

 Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum
The new Yad Vashem museum was opened to the public in 2005.
Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial museum and holocaust archive, is perpetuating the memory of holocaust victims and documenting the history of the Jewish people during the holocaust so that it will be remembered by future generations.
The Yad Vashem museum is situated on the green slopes of Har HaZikaron, the Memorial Mountain in Jerusalem.
www.tourism.gov.il /Tourism_Eng/Articles/Attractions/YadVashem.htm   (490 words)

 Vatican to skip Yad Vashem ceremony | Jerusalem Post
The caption, which first appeared when the new Holocaust museum was inaugurated at Yad Vashem in 2005, states that the pope maintained neutrality throughout the war and stayed silent even when news of the mass murder of Jews reached the Vatican.
Yad Vashem said this would mark the first time in which a foreign emissary deliberately skipped the ceremony.
Yad Vashem informed the Vatican representative that it would readily re-examine Pius XII's conduct during the Holocaust if the Vatican opened its World War II-era archives to the museum's research staff - which the Vatican never did - and said the caption accurately reflected history.
www.jpost.com /servlet/Satellite?cid=1176152780922&pagename=JPost/JPArticle/Printer   (880 words)

 Success Stories - Yad Vashem
Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority, was established in 1953 by an act of the Israeli Knesset.
Yad Vashem used advanced technological tools to collect and catalogue films of every type about the Holocaust.
The objective of the Center was to enable the viewing of tens of thousands of survivor testimonies from the Yad Vashem collection, and later also from the collection of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, established by Steven Spielberg.
www.matrix.co.il /Matrix/en-US/Contents/CaseStudies/YadVashem.htm   (865 words)

 Yad Vashem No Long on Israeli Official Itinerary for Visiting Dignitaries
Yad Vashem is not the only site affected.
The real emotional chord, though, was struck with Yad Vashem, whose Hebrew name, taken from the Old Testament book of Isaiah, is commonly translated as Everlasting Memorial.
Yad Vashem is "an identity card and gateway to Israel," said Shevah Weiss, Speaker of Parliament and a Polish-born survivor of the Holocaust.
www.writing.upenn.edu /~afilreis/Holocaust/yadvashem.html   (718 words)

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Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority was established by the Knesset in 1953.
Yad Vashem has recently launched its Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names onto the internet and an 11th Hour International Campaign is underway to collect nearly 3 million missing names.
Yad Vashem is currently completing a 10-year campus and program development initiative that will culminate in the opening of the new Holocaust History Museum in 2005.
www.adl.org /PresRele/Education_01/4642_01.htm   (725 words)

 YAD VASHEM - Holocaust Memorial Reflects City's Visual Harmony
The candelabra is the symbol of Yad Vashem, and it is lit every year on Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day.
Among the most moving sculptures at Yad Vashem is Bernie Fink's Memorial to Jewish Soldiers, six giant boulders lined up so their inner edges form a Star of David; shooting up through the centre of the star-shaped space is a long, pointed sword.
The designers of Yad Vashem, which was established by an act of the Knesset in 1953, have been wise.
www.cdn-friends-icej.ca /antiholo/yadvashem.html   (1299 words)

 YouTube - YadVashem's Channel
Containing the world's largest repository of information on the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is a leader in Holocaust education, commemoration, research and documentation.
Yad Vashem has special meaning for visitors from all walks of life, from all corners of the world.
Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev Speaks at Ceremony in Spain
www.youtube.com /user/YadVashem   (189 words)

 Yad Vashem and Pius XII
Jacobone is quoted as saying that "Israel's attitude toward the figure of Pius XII shows a willingness not to recognise the role of the Church, attested by numerous historical documents." "Even documents recently found confirm Pius XII's interest to safeguard Jews, many of whom were saved after they were sheltered in churches," he added.
Defenders of Yad Vasham accuse the Vatican of engaging in historical revisionism, while defenders of the Vatican charge the museum with a lack of historical objectivity.
Archbishop Antonio Franco, the Vatican’s ambassador to Israel, has made the unprecedented announcement that he will boycott the April 16 memorial events at Yad Vashem, Israel’s national memorial to the Holocaust, in protest of a photo caption in an exhibit that seemingly charges Pope Pius XII with failing to save Jews during the Holocaust.
www.bc.edu /research/cjl/meta-elements/texts/cjrelations/topics/yadvashem_pius12.htm   (1141 words)

 REVIEW - Yad Vashem The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority
Yad Vashem, a 45-acre memorial to the Holocaust located outside of Jerusalem, is Israel's tribute to the millions who perished in the Shoah or Holocaust.
Although much information has been made available on the electronic version of Yad Vashem, some items such as the library catalog are not available via the Web site.
Also available on the Web site are selections from Yad Vashem's historical and art museums, memorials, monuments, and research and educational opportunities.
www.bowdoin.edu /~samato/IRA/reviews/issues/julaug01/yad.html   (445 words)

 Israel Holocaust Museum Yad Vashem
The answer I just received from Estee Yaari, a spokesperson of Yad Vashem (the Hebrew name of the museum), was that this was a new museum which was ten years in the making and was now going to replace the old.
The New Museum is Yad Vashem's main platform for imparting the legacy of the Shoah to visitors.
In keeping with Israel Yad Vashem's new conception of stressing the individual at the center of the story, the Hall of Names has been reconstituted and moved into the new Museum.
www.israelnewsagency.com /yadvashemholocaustisraelnew88480313.html   (2513 words)

 EJP | News | Western Europe | Yad Vashem hails new lists database
Avner Shalev, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Directorate, said: “An integrated search of this new Shoah Related Lists Database and the Central Database of Shoah Victims Names, which Yad Vashem uploaded to its website last year, can now shed further light on the fate of individual people during the Shoah.
Most of the lists in the Database are to be found in the Yad Vashem Archives and some 10% are located in the archive of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.
The USHMM is also uploading the lists database, while on Yad Vashem’s website, one is also able to see scanned images of most of the lists.
www.ejpress.org /article/10100   (295 words)

Unlike other holocaust museums and memorials, I have visited in Germany, Poland, former Yugoslavia, and the United States, the Yad Vashem Museum in Israel takes an unashamedly narrow approach on (1) the victimization of Jews and (2) the centrality of the Holocaust in the process of the state building of Israel in the 20th Century.
By intentionally connecting the memory of the building of Israel to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem Museum in Israel has created a key means of interpreting modern Israel and the reason for its being.
Sadly, Yad Vashem Museum has not taken time nor opportunity to point out how the cement barriers of the modern Israeli system and its walls are mirrored so clearly in the unadorned concrete of its own main triangular structure.

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According to the Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance (Yad Vashem) Law, 5713/1953, its cask is to commemorate the Holocaust, but also "to bring home its lesson to the people." But then, it all depends on just what "the lesson" is taken to be.
The Yad Vashem management decided to forbid him to sit on the institution's grounds, and after seven days he gave up.
If "the lesson of the Holocaust" that Yad Vashem is supposed to "bring home to the people" amounts to nothing more than Jewish statism, that does explain the complete silence it has maintained in the face of genocide in the Balkans.
www.croatianhistory.net /etf/is5.html   (689 words)

 Newsvine - yad-vashem
Thousands of trees line Yad Vashem's Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations, honoring the people who saved Jews during World War II.
Yad VaShem created a website in Farsi one year ago, shortly after Iran hosted a conference of Holocaust deniers.
The Vatican ambassador to the Holy Land said Thursday that he would not attend the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day state ceremony at Yad Vashem because of a caption at the Holocaust Museum that referred to Pope Pius XII's controversial role during World War Two.
www.newsvine.com /yad-vashem   (358 words)

 In Clear Sight of Yad Vashem -- RighteousJews.org
Jews of conscience were of course pleased to see Jewish suffering again at the centre of the discourse but also happy to extend their narrative of suffering to include Palestinians.
First, by all accounts, and according to any version of the events, what was done to the Jews of Europe took place a long distance from Yad Vashem, while what was done to the Palestinian people took place right there at the village of Deir Yassin and right there throughout the whole of Palestine.
And one final difference: If the living evidence for the veracity of the Holocaust narrative is a safe, secure and empowered Jewish people, at home wherever they may be, the living evidence for the veracity of Deir Yassin and the Nakba is a Palestinian people dispossessed and exiled and longing to go home.
www.righteousjews.org /article24.html   (640 words)

 Kamat Research Database - Yad Vashem - A Novel by Nemichandra
"Yad Veshem" is a monument in Jerusalem to the memory of the six million Jews who were the victims of Nazism.
Her novel "Yad Vashem" is about a Jewish girl growing up in old Bangalore in a Hindu family.
It is her search for her lost family in later years, which takes her through Germany, America and ultimately lands her at Israel, in the middle of the Israel-Palestine conflict.
www.kamat.com /database/articles/yad_vashem.htm   (1425 words)

 World War 2 Panorama: Yad Vashem - Landmarks of WWII in Fullscreen 360 QTVR panorama
The Avenue and Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations honor the non-Jews who acted according to the most noble principles of humanity and risked their lives to help Jews during the Holocaust.
Plaques adjacent to each tree give the names of those being honored along with their country of residence during the war.
A further 18,000 names of non-Jews recognized to date by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations, are engraved on walls according to country, in the Garden of the Righteous Among the Nations.
ww2panorama.org /panoramas/yad-vashem   (585 words)

 Yad Vashem Council Chair slams settlers for abusing Palestinians - Haaretz - Israel News
The head of the council of the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial on Saturday assailed Jewish settlers who harass Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron, saying the abuse recalled the anti-Semitism of pre-World War Two Europe.
yad vashem chairman slams settlers for abusing palestinians
Yad Vashem chairman Yosef Lapid HAS DISGRACED HIS POSITION
www.haaretz.com /hasen/spages/815603.html   (829 words)

 Comité Français pour Yad Vashem
A cette occasion, YAD VASHEM en partenariat avec l'APAC (Association pour la Promotion de l'Art Cantorial et des Jeunes Talents),propose à un nombre limité de personnalités d'horizons divers, un voyage d'exception.
Créé en 1953 par une loi du Parlement israélien, l’Institut Yad Vashem de Jérusalem fut nommé par référence à ce texte d’Isaïe.
Situé sur la colline du Souvenir, dans les hauteurs de la ville, Yad Vashem est à la fois un lieu de Mémoire, de Recherche, d’Enseignement et un complexe muséologique exceptionnel.
www.yadvashem-france.org   (303 words)

 ravelogue: Yad Vashem
Being a historically inclined thinker, this was an especially useful and exciting time for me. The scholars were outstanding and, despite their erudition, quite capable of making dense material accessible and entertaining.
In addition to its world-class museum, Yad Vashem has comprehensive archives, the largest Holocaust library in the world, and a stunning array of memorial sites on the premises.
Today scholar Inbal Kvity-Ben Dov at Yad Vashem bravely admitted what no other native I’ve met has yet acknowledged—that some Israeli Jews are not especially tolerant of other races, beliefs or religions.
www.monroecc.edu /depts/holocaust/leuzzi.htm   (1779 words)

 Yad Vashem - Mahalo
Yad Vashem is Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust.
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