On August 1, 1944, Anne Frank wrote the final entry in her diary. This year, the mournful Jewish holy day of Tisha B'Av falls on this same day.
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On VE Day, people of faith gathered in a Ukrainian forest to memorialize the 1,000 Jewish children from the city of Uman who were killed by the Nazis 75 years ago.
Today, on Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, Israeli families of soldiers who died in combat share with Ynet News reporters both the immense loss and pain they still feel today, and the inspiration and pride they have for these fallen heroes.
Each day Olga, 63, feels blessed to have a job she loves – caring for the elderly as a Fellowship-supported Hesed homecare worker. While it is never easy to work with those who are often suffering with illness and loneliness, and dealing with the symptoms of aging, she likes the challenge of trying to connect with her patients in a meaningful way.
Since 1954, specialists at Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial, have been working to track all the 6 million Holocaust victims and their stories. They reach out to the Jewish community, survivors, or family members of the victims to add to their ever growing collection of photos and stories – as displayed in the Hall of Names – so that no one will be forgotten. As Holocaust survivors continue to pass away, they are working harder than ever to identify the remaining victims.