Tag Archive for Holocaust Memorial Day

PA newspaper publishes call for murder of world leader at Yad Vashem

As dozens of world leaders arrive in Jerusalem for the 5th Int’l Holocaust Forum, 150 Holocaust scholars from around the world protest the Palestinian Authority’s solicitation to have one of the leaders killed during the Holocaust memorial at Yad Vashem.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


One hundred and fifty Holocaust scholars from around the world have signed a statement protesting the Palestinian Authority’s publication of a threat to murder participants in a ceremony next week at Yad Vashem.

“For the PA to publish this horrific threat in its official newspaper is nothing less than incitement to murder,” said Dr. Rafael Medoff, director of the David S. Continue Reading »

Germany’s Choice: Foreign Minister meets anti-Israel NGOs, not Netanyahu

After consultations with his gov’t, having traveled to Israel to participate in Holocaust Memorial Day, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel chose to meet with two blatantly anti-Israel NGOs over a meeting with Israel’s elected Prime Minister.

By Tsvi Sadan


German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel made a choice during his visit to Israel. He chosen to meet with two subversive NGOs rather than sit with Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Gabriel’s choice would be akin to a visit to Germany by Israel’s Foreign Minister during which he met with German NGOs investigating German soldiers for war crimes in Afghanistan rather than meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Continue Reading »

Nation-Wide Memorial Siren too Controversial on Temple Mount

Israel Police tried to remove the Jews from the Temple Mount before the siren sounded.

Muslim Waqf members were upset to see Jewish visitors paying their respect by simply standing in place.

By Maayana Miskin



Several Jews who visited the Temple Mount on Monday, Holocaust Memorial Day, say police officers at the holy site tried to get them to leave before the memorial siren sounded at 10 a.m. Police were apparently afraid of how Muslims at the site would react to the sight of Jews standing for the siren, they said.

The Temple Mount, Judaism's holiest site for well over 3,000 years.

The Temple Mount, Judaism’s holiest site for well over 3,000 years.

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