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TWO weeks after lighting a candle at Yom Hashoah, 100-year-old Lena Goldstein died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday night.
EACH year more than 10,000 people from around the world descend on Auschwitz to take part in March of the Living (MOTL). Coinciding with Yom Hashoah last week, together they took the three-kilometre walk to Birkenau – a silent tribute to all victims of the Holocaust.
MILLIONS of people have been flocking to Instagram, transfixed by the story of a Jewish teenager … during the Holocaust.
ONE year after commencing his directorship of the Australian War Memorial, Dr Brendan Nelson had one of the most meaningful experiences of his life.
WITH Pesach almost over, the community now turns to preparing for the highs and lows of the three "Yoms".
THIS year's theme for the Sydney Yom Hashoah commemoration is "Memorials and Memories". How do we keep history alive in our communities? asks Danny Hochberg.
AN injection of youth participation, a distinguished keynote speaker in Dr Brendan Nelson, and free events in three parts of Sydney that share the theme of Memorials and Memories will make for a powerful and diverse Yom Hashoah commemoration program commencing later this month.
I SOMETIMES wonder what would happen if I walked down any street in our capital cities and did an impromptu quiz with passers-by on their knowledge of the Holocaust, writes Dvir Abramovich.
Unlocking a family secret that was buried generations ago sent Kurt Brown on an unexpected journey. Sophie Deutsch reports.
Today is International Women's Day. Rebecca Davis and Sophie Deutsch celebrate a few remarkable women of the community.