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The European Commission and Israel organized the 5th Seminar on the Fight Against Racism, Xenophobia and Antisemitism in Brussels on 26 October.


Professor Dina Porat has been appointed Chief Historian of Yad Vashem and will assume her duties on October 1, 2011.


On September 8, 2011, a unique concert featuring the stirring words of Holocaust survivors, performed by the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra - IBA, soloists and choirs from Israel and the United States, and conducted by Gil Shohat will take place at Yad Vashem.


The International Poster Competition is a joint project between Yad Vashem in cooperation with Memorial de la Shoah, France, and the European Shoah Legacy Institute, Czech Republic.


Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is Israel's official commemoration for the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust.  It will be held on 2 May this year.


Last month an agreement was signed between the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Authority and the archives of the Ukrainian KGB.


Earlier today, Robert Serry, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, led a delegation of heads and representatives of UN agencies to Yad Vashem to commemorate the International Day of Commemoration to honor the victims of the Holocaust.


When youngsters prefer to read only what their friends have written in their social networks and click "like"- how can we encourage them to learn about the Holocaust?


Op-Ed by Ambassador Jacob Rosen


A special seminar of decision makers and leaders in Lithuanian educational frameworks is now taking place at the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem.

Yad Vashem Hall of Names

Israel's Holocaust museum Yad Vashem says it has reached an agreement with Poland that gives it access to World War II-era documents in 34 provincial archives across the eastern European country.