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Kingsborough President Defends College Against Accusations Of Anti-Semitism

Kingsborough Community College President Farley Herzek waded into the discussion about anti-Semitic behavior on CUNY campuses while speaking Sunday at an event memorializing victims...

Shorefront JCC Celebrates Expanded Holocaust Survivor Services

Thanks to support from the City Council, the Shorefront Jewish Community Council has expanded its Holocaust Services Program for residents in Brighton Beach. The community...

Neighbors Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day With Two Local Events

Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, passed last week and was observed on Sunday with two local events remembering the victims of the Nazi atrocities. Ruth Lichtenstein,...

Stop Anti-Semitism Foundation Holds 2nd Annual Holocaust Memorial Event

The Stop Anti-Semitism Foundation (SASF) will convene its second annual Holocaust Remembrance Event at Holocaust Memorial Park, Sunday, April 19 at 12:00pm. Holocaust Memorial...

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz Invites Students In His District To Enter 2015...

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz is inviting students in grades three through 12, who live or go to school in the 45th Assembly District, to enter...

Brooklyn Public Library And Aquila Theater Company Present “YouStories Of Holocaust &...

The Aquila Theater Company and the Brooklyn Public Library are teaming up to stage dramatic readings of Sophocles’ “Philoctetes,” Euripides’ “Herakles,” Homer’s “Odyssey” and...

Assemblyman Looks To Ban Swastikas In The Sky After Weekend Beach...

A Queens assemblyman has asked the Department of Consumer Affairs to look into regulating swastikas and other offensive ads from taking to the skies...

Plane Flying Swastika Over Brighton Beach, Coney Island… Again

A fringe religious group that believes extraterrestrial scientists created life on Earth is today flying a large swastika banner over Brighton Beach and Coney Island, outraging...

Holocaust Survivors To Commemorate 70th Anniversary Of D-Day At Memorial Park...

The following is a flier from the Holocaust Memorial Committee:

Holocaust Survivors Speak Of Harrowing Adversity In Presentation To P.S. 52...

The following is an unaltered press release from the offices of Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein: Thanks to Assemblywoman Weinstein, Students at P.S. 52 learning about the...

Holocaust Survivor, College Professor, Speak At Temple Sholom Memorial Event

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day this weekend, Temple Shalom will welcome to speak a Holocaust survivor, and a professor of Holocaust studies, this Monday,...

New Group Hosts Diverse Holocaust Remembrance Day Event This Sunday In...

This Sunday, April 27, is Holocaust Remembrance Day and to commemorate the multi-ethnic and religious genocide the Stop Anti-Semitism Foundation is sponsoring Remembrance Day...

Cymbrowitz Honors Winners Of Annual Holocaust Arts Contest

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz spent this past Sunday with kids from across the community who wrote essays and poetry, did performances and created art to...

Hikind Says City Blocked His Bus Shelter Ads Calling For Deportation...

Assemblyman Dov Hikind claims that the Department of Transportation has blocked his attempt to put up advertisements calling for the deportation of a Queens...

Out Since Sandy, Holocaust Park’s Eternal Light Shines Again

The eternal light at the center of Holocaust Memorial Park was extinguished during Superstorm Sandy. Now, 17 months later, the light is shining again. News...