INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION AND DIGNITY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE CRIME OF GENOCIDE AND OF THE PREVENTION OF THIS CRIME In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established 9 December as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime.
December 9 is a day proclaimed by the United Nations as a memorial to all the victims of genocide of all peoples: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION OF VICTIMS OF GENOCIDE AND OF ITS PREVENTION. December 9 is the day that in 1945 the United Nations passed the U.N. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of
Professor Yair Auron, who is the Associate Director of the Institute on the Holocaust and Genocide in Jerusalem, has created and leads a project of a GARDEN OF THE RIGHTEOUS at Nave Shalom which is Israel’s only official Jewish-Palestinian cooperative settlement. The following article in Hebrew by Ruth Almog describes and reviews Professor Auron’s touching
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About the Circassians/Muslims אורון, יאיר (2016). הבנאליות של החמלה: על הצלת ילידים יהודים בכפר הצ’ירקסי-מוסלמי בסלניי שבקווקז ב-1942. תל אביב: רסלינג. About Charles Aznavour’s Family אורון, יאיר (2016) (מצילימ (צדיקים) ולוחמים: משפחת אזנבור ו “המודעה האדומה” בפריס הכבושה על-ידי הצבא הנאצי [Rescuers (Righteous) and Warriors: The Aznavour Family and the “Red Poster” in Occupied Paris by
Palestinian Authority’s President Abbas and Other Palestinian Leaders Joined Jewish Israelis in Memorable Planting of Olive Trees A noteworthy event where Israelis and Palestinians celebrated together took place on February 11, 2017 in Neveh Shalom, Israel, the only shared Jewish and Palestinian community in Israel. Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the PA, sent an olive
Alternative memorial in mixed Israeli village to commemorate rescuers in all genocides, including some Holocaust saviors never acknowledged by Yad Vashem. By Judy Maltz | Haaretz English Edition | Jul. 14, 2016 | NEVE SHALOM – A makeshift sign tacked onto an olive tree is for now the only clue to the grand plan in store
By Avraham Burg | Jun. 29, 2016 Haaretz English Edition With his usual capacity for describing horrors of genocide and acts of compassion, historian Yair Auron presents the unknown story of Circassians who in 1942 saved Jewish youngsters from slaughter. The world has all sorts of hunters. Some people hunt animals, others race after flash
אברהם בורג Haaretz Hebrew Edition May 20, 2016 Review of Auron, Yair. The Banality of Compassion: On the Rescuing of Jewish Children in the Circassian Muslim Village in 1942. Published in Tel Aviv. Riesling, 2016. (Hebrew) ספרו של יאיר אורון עוסק בסיפור לא ידוע ונוגע ללב על הכפר הצ׳רקסי־מוסלמי בסלניי שבקווקז, שהתגייס להציל ילדים יהודים יתומים
Charles Aznavour’s family hid Jews in their home during the German occupation of Paris in World War II, French-Armenian singer reveals in new book. By Avner Shapira May 08, 2016 Haaretz English Edition. Reprinted California Courier May 19, 2016. “I knew the chains/I knew the wound/I knew the hate/I knew the hurt/ the thirst and