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Mourners attend the funeral of brothers Yosef David Elhadar and Moshe Mordechai Elhadar, two victims of the stampede in Meron during the celebration of Lag B'Omer, May 2, 2021. Photo by David Cohen/Flash90.

The names and faces of those who lost their lives at Mount Meron

Some of the people killed in the stampede at Lag B’Omer celebrations on Mount Meron were laid to rest on Saturday night, with the Abu Kabir Institute of Forensic Medicine having identified the 45 bodies by...
Moroccan Jewish immigrants landing at the Haifa port in 1954. Photo by Fritz Cohen/GPO.

Moroccan Israelis petition government to recognize 1948 riots in Oujda, Jerada as terrorism

Descendants of families murdered in the 1948 riots in the northeastern Moroccan towns of Oujda and Jerada are set to ask the Israeli government to recognize those killed in the events as victims of...
“The Israel Bible: Scroll of Esther,” published in honor of slain Israeli Esther Horgen. Credit: Courtesy.

Ahead of Purim, ‘Israel Bible’ publishes special scroll in honor of Esther Horgen

The Israel Bible has published a new edition of the Scroll of Esther in honor of Esther Horgen, the 52-year-old mother of six murdered on Dec. 21 by a Palestinian terrorist near her Tal Menashe home. The release...
American business magnate Sheldon Adelson attends an American Independence Day celebration at Avenue in Airport City, on July 3, 2018. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90

Israeli, American Jews hold online memorial for Sheldon Adelson post-shiva

Members of the worldwide Jewish community joined for a memorial event on Thursday marking the end of the shiva week for Sheldon Adelson, together with the Israeli-American Council (IAC). The online tribute, in partnership with more than 30...
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) addresses the Women's March on NYC 2019. Credit: Flickr.

Ocasio-Cortez withdraws from event to commemorate Yitzhak Rabin

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has withdrawn from being a speaker at an upcoming Americans for Peace Now (APN) event memorializing Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli prime minister who was assassinated by a Jewish extremist almost...
A a mosaic stands at the entrance to a rest area and memorial site honoring Dvir Sorek, killed in a terror attack on Aug. 7, 2019. Credit: Courtesy of Ohr Torah Stone.

Outdoor rest area honors memory of Dvir Sorek, killed in 2019 terror attack

Nine months after a terrorist murdered Dvir Sorek, high school students from Ohr Torah Stone institutions dedicated an outdoor rest area in his memory at the site of the attack. Sorek, a student at Ohr...
The main gate of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Credit: Angelo Celedon via Wikimedia Commons.

Amazon removes ornaments showing images of Auschwitz

Amazon has removed Christmas ornaments, a bottle opener and a mouse pad that showed images of the Auschwitz concentration camps amid a backlash from the memorial that manages the site where the Nazis killed...
Attendees at a ceremony marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, hosted by Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael National Fund (KKL-JNF), Jewish National Fund-USA and the U.S. embassy in Israel. Credit: JNF.

Ceremony at Living Memorial site in Jerusalem pays tribute to 9/11 victims

An annual ceremony was held at the 9/11 Living Memorial site in Jerusalem on Tuesday night to honor victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. The “Tribute in Light” event included...
Albert Agarunov. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Monument honors Jewish national hero of Azerbaijan

A monument commemorating the Jewish national hero Albert Agarunov has been erected in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku. It’s expected to open on the street named after the icon in the near future, reported Trend on Tuesday. Agarunov was...
Jewish cemetery in Krakow, Poland. Photo by Yossi Zeliger/Flash90.

Krakow street to be named after rabbi and 300 orphans murdered in the Holocaust

The city council in Krakow, Poland, has announced that a municipal street will be named next month after Rabbi David Alter Kurzmann, a caretaker of the Krakow ghetto orphanage. During the liquidation of the orphanage...