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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 >>>

Campus

"The Greatest Honor of My Life"

"The Greatest Honor of My Life"

At the end of the summer, Israel's government approved the appointment of Dani Dayan as the new Chairman of Yad Vashem. Dayan, 65, was born in Argentina to a family originating from Eastern Europe, and served most recently as Consul General of Israel in New York. In a special interview for Yad Vashem Jerusalem Magazine, Dayan outlined his initial feelings on this appointment, as well as his understanding... Read more

Collections

Vera Fürst's wristwatch, Yugoslavia

"Maybe You'll Need This Someday": Parting Gifts in the Shadow of Deportation

During the Holocaust period, those who were deported from their homes, escaped, or went into hiding often underwent heart-wrenching parting moments from parents, children, siblings, partners, relatives and friends. Most had no idea that this would be the last time they would see each other, that these would be the last words they exchanged, or that what their eyes beheld would be their last glimpse... Read more

Education

"Antisemitism? Doesn't Exist Here. Or Does It?"

"Antisemitism? Doesn't Exist Here. Or Does It?"

In countries that have witnessed increased antisemitic expressions in recent years, teachers have been looking for tools to engage students on the topic of antisemitism – past and present - in their classrooms. Yad Vashem has now developed new material on the issue for German schools.... Read more

New Online

"Remember Your New Names": Jews who Survived the Holocaust Using False Identities

"Remember Your New Names": Jews who Survived the Holocaust Using False Identities

A new online exhibition displays stories of Jews who survived under assumed identities all over Europe: In eastern Europe – Poland, Lithuania, Hungary and Ukraine; in central and western Europe – Germany, France and the Netherlands; and in southern Europe and the Balkans – Italy, Greece and Croatia. ... Read more

Remembrance

Keeping Memory Relevant: International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022

Keeping Memory Relevant: International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022

Chosen by the United Nations in 2005 to serve as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 27 January is the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp in 1945. As in years past, Yad Vashem actively marked the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust through a range of events, both in-person and online. ... 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

Research

Beyond the Main Perpetrators: Non-German Camps for Jews During the Holocaust

Beyond the Main Perpetrators: Non-German Camps for Jews During the Holocaust

The phenomenon of camps used by governments to forcibly incarcerate civilians – its own citizens, aliens or natives in occupied countries – did not begin with Nazi Germany; rather, it is a notable trend of modern centralized states that began to evolve at the end of the nineteenth century. The use of this tool of oppression and terror expanded and accelerated under the totalitarian states... Read more

Righteous Among the Nations

A Rare Courage and Concern: French Railroad Worker Who Rescued Jews from Deportation

A Rare Courage and Concern: French Railroad Worker Who Rescued Jews from Deportation

In September 1942, members of the local underground movement, including some 25 train workers, participated in a rescue process during which they saved dozens of Jews destined for deportation. Among the participants in the rescue attempt was Marcel Hoffman.... Read more