With a new Holocaust museum, the Netherlands faces its past

Three faces stare blankly from sepia-toned passport photos, haphazardly pasted onto a card to an unknown recipient. They are probably two parents and their son, but we’ll never know for sure. Under their pictures are the handwritten words: “Don’t forget us!”

Thessaloniki’s long-overdue Holocaust memorial park gets green light

The memorial prayer (Askava) and the laying of wreaths at the annual event commemorating the National Day of Remembrance of the Greek Jewish Martyrs and Heroes of the Holocaust on January 28 was among the last to be held on the pavement of Nikis Avenue, in central Thessaloniki. Eleftherias Square will […]

Greek President marks Holocaust remembrance day

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Saturday observed International Holocaust Remembrance Day, describing the genocide of European Jews during World War II as “an atrocious crime that has left an indelible mark on world history.”

Almost 80 years after the Holocaust, 245,000 Jewish survivors are still alive

Almost 80 years after the Holocaust, about 245,000 Jewish survivors are still living across more than 90 countries, a new report has revealed. Nearly half of them, or 49%, are living in Israel; 18% are in Western Europe, 16% in the United States, and 12% in countries of the former Soviet Union. Some 300 survivors live in Greece.