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Featured Articles from the Yad Vashem Magazine

On this section, you will find a selection of articles that originally appeared in the "Yad Vashem Jerusalem" magazine. To read any edition in its entirety, please click here >>>


"Torchbearers" Martin and Ilana Moshal Endow the Moshal Shoah Legacy Campus

"Torchbearers" Martin and Ilana Moshal Endow the Moshal Shoah Legacy Campus

Renowned philanthropists Martin and Ilana Moshal recently endowed the Moshal Shoah Legacy Campus at Yad Vashem, as well as the Archival Repository in the David and Fela Shapell Family Collections Center, where all of Yad Vashem's original archival documents will be preserved for eternity.... Read more


From the film Drawers of Memory, directed by Boris Maftsir

Narratives and Myths

A nine-part documentary series focuses on the Holocaust in the territories of the Former Soviet Union.... Read more


View of a street with wooden houses in prewar Bialystok, 1939. Courtesy: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C., photograph no. 48323

The Massacre in Bialystok

A new teaching unit developed by the International School for Holocaust Studies looks at the massacre in Bialystok, focusing on the reactions by individuals, including the perpetrators.... Read more

New Online

Menachem-Mendel Bernstein of Ylakiai, Lithuania, sent to his sister Ida Lev (née Bernstein) in Tel Aviv. On the back of the photo, he wrote in Hebrew: “An everlasting memento from your dear brother Mendel Bernstein, 20 May 1935.” Yad Vashem Archives

"Something Terrible is Going On"

A new online exhibition presents stories of Jewish families and their fate in the wake of "Operation Barbarossa" in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, eastern Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Romania and Yugoslavia.... Read more


A Special Opportunity to Remember

A Special Opportunity to Remember

The Yad Vashem Twinning program was developed by Yad Vashem to instill the memory of Holocaust victims among Jewish youth in Israel and around the world. The young adults take part in the program within the framework of the symbolic stage of leaving childhood behind and becoming an adult – when they celebrate their Bar/Bat Mitzvah.... Read more

Rescue by Jews

Jews in the Tuvia Bielski family camp in the Naliboki Forest, May 1944. Yad Vashem Archives

"For the Sake of My People"

On 17 December 2020, the last day of the festival of Chanukah that marks the miraculous victory of the small Jewish stronghold in the Land of Israel against their mighty Greek occupiers, Yad Vashem held a special online symposium dedicated to Jewish Rescue during the Holocaust.... Read more


The cover of the picture book illustrated by Hilde Koch Neuberger in the Gurs internment camp, 1941. Yad Vashem Artifacts Collection

Tracing the Fate of Hilde Koch

Like previous volumes, the new volume of Yad Vashem Studies (49:1) covers a range of academic research on Holocaust-related topics. In one particularly fascinating account, Dr. Edel Sheridan-Quantz investigated the fate of Hilde Koch, a German children's book illustrator, during the Shoah.
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Righteous Among the Nations

Raisa Agranovich with her mother before WWII. Yad Vashem Archives

Saved from a Killing Pit

Pavel Natarov, a Ukrainian policeman during the Holocaust, was recently recognized as Righteous Among the Nations for saving a young Jewish girl who survived a mass murder of the Jews in her hometown.... Read more