Israel, Jewish Communities, Madrid, Shoa

The end of Embassy”, the confectionery in Madrid that saved 30,000 Jews in IIWW

The depressive Madrid of the first 40 was also a Madrid of secrets and intrigues, spies with monocle and clandestine activities. Under its privileged geographical situation, holding the interests of Nazis and allies, stories of alternative diplomacy are hidden; Double side of the exclusive Embassy. This confectionery of the Paseo de la Castellana, which brought… Continue reading The end of Embassy”, the confectionery in Madrid that saved 30,000 Jews in IIWW

Antisemitism, Shoa

Yad VaShem asks to Amazon to stop selling Shoa denial books

http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2017/03/01/actualidad/1488355586_309627.html The Jewish Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem, Yad Vashem, embarks again on a battle against the Holocaust deniers. On this occasion Robert Rozett, the director of his library - the one who owns the most complete collection of the world on everything published about the genocide committed by the Nazis - has written to the… Continue reading Yad VaShem asks to Amazon to stop selling Shoa denial books

Antisemitism, Shoa, USA

Apologizes from the Central Michigan University for nazis valentine´s card

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/02/09/a-hitler-valentines-day-card-was-handed-out-on-campus-university-officials-want-to-know-why/?utm_term=.e2d4989fd602

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Segovia and the Holcaust Day

Candles, white roses, poems and songs have reminded one of the most frightening times in European history in Segovia today and have served as a tribute to the more than 15 million victims of Nazism in an event celebrated on the occasion of the European Day of The Holocaust Memorial. The event was attended by… Continue reading Segovia and the Holcaust Day

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David Hatchwell:”Anti-Semitism springs in Spain from a radical left wing”

David Hatchwell, president of the Jewish community in Madrid delivered a hard-hitting, direct speech, which left the representatives of the municipal executive behind. David Hatchwell, president of the Jewish community in Madrid: "Authorities, dear friends, Nobel laureate Eliezer Wiesel, in his work Night, tried to explain the extent of the annihilating zeal of the Nazi… Continue reading David Hatchwell:”Anti-Semitism springs in Spain from a radical left wing”

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Ceuta(Spain) and the Shoah Remembrance

Ángel Sanz Briz, Chiune Sugihara, Irena Sendler, Giorgio Perlasca, Aristides de Sousa Mendes and Gino Bartali. Names that, a priori, are not too well known but had a huge impact for the millions of Jews who were persecuted during World War II. That is why last Friday Jan 27th on the International Day of Victims of the… Continue reading Ceuta(Spain) and the Shoah Remembrance

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Asturias(Spain) remembers the Shoa

Candles and a concert to inaugurate in the Campo San Francisco the monument to the Jewish victims, next Sunday The Jewish Community of the Principality of Asturias will inaugurate next Sunday at noon a new monument in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, after having to remove the one that was in the Winter… Continue reading Asturias(Spain) remembers the Shoa

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Bulgaria and the Shoa in the Sephardic Museum of Toledo(Spain)

The Sephardic Museum of Toledo hosts until next Monday, January 30, the documentary exhibition "The power of civil society during the Holocaust: the case of Bulgaria 1940-1944", an exhibition that was created on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Salvation of the Bulgarian Jews during World War II and was first presented in… Continue reading Bulgaria and the Shoa in the Sephardic Museum of Toledo(Spain)

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Segovia remembers the victims of the holocaust

On January 27th, the United Nations General Assembly designated the International Day of Remembrance in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust and the Prevention of Crimes against Humanity and by the European Union as the European Day of Holocaust Remembrance . On this date the commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp… Continue reading Segovia remembers the victims of the holocaust