2014 Calendar of Holocaust Remembrance Events

The 2014 observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust is centred around the theme “Journeys through the Holocaust”. This theme recalls the various journeys taken during this dark period, from deportation to incarceration to freedom, and how this experience transformed the lives of those who endured it. These are stories of pain and suffering, yet ultimately also of triumph and renewal, serving as a guiding force for future generations. … [Read more...]

January 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 27 January, is an international memorial day for the victims of the Holocaust, the genocide that resulted in the annihilation of 6 million Jews, 2 million Gypsies (Roma and Sinti), 15,000 homosexual people and millions of others by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 60/7 on 1 November 2005 during the 42nd plenary session. The resolution came after a special session was held … [Read more...]

Debbie Keil-Leavitt – Is There More to My Path in Life than My Sun Sign?

  Is There More to My Path in Life than My Sun Sign?   Were you shaken by the recent announcement by an astronomer that your sun sign is probably incorrect? This isn’t “news”—Western astrologers are well aware of the issue, and also have a valid basis for the zodiac we use. Don’t worry, and trust your sun sign as you know it.      Then again, the astronomer who caused the “viral” web reaction was only wrong about the knowledge of astrologers, not the glory of looking at the sky and the … [Read more...]

ANNE FRANK – A Tribute

Anne Frank Annelies Marie "Anne" Frank ( 12 June 1929 – early March 1945) is one of the most renowned and most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Acknowledged for the quality of her writing, her diary has become one of the world's most widely read books, and has been the basis for several plays and films. "So much has happened, it's as if the whole world has suddenly turned upside-down...When I write, I can shake off all my cares." -an excerpt from Anne Frank's diary … [Read more...]

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