Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Jewish state remains "steadfast" in preventing Iranian aggression amid ongoing threats.
"This was state-sponsored extermination of human beings", Bartlett said.
The Rev. Patrick Desbois, who teaches at Georgetown University, spoke Monday at Tulsa's 21st annual Yom HaShoah/Interfaith Holocaust Commemoration, held for the first time at the VanTrease Performing Arts Center of Tulsa on the Community College Southeast Campus.
She is their closest link, and now, the answer to a growing concern.
"Somebody has to survive", she remembered her father telling her.
She wrote a book about her experience, "A Hidden Child in Greece - Rescue in the Holocaust".
In addition to connecting families torn apart by the Holocaust, the International Tracing Service "can provide official documentation necessary for compensation programs", noted Anthony, who passed out the forms required to gain information through the International Tracing Service Archive. But it's not her story. According to Yad Vashem, fewer than 80,000 Holocaust survivors are still alive in Israel. One more moved in on April 4 and three died between February 15 and March 19, according to Michelle Bernstein, Weinberg's community outreach liaison.
Once the ambassadors see the crematoria at Auschwitz and speak to Holocaust survivors, "they will realize that you can not make comparisons" between Israel's policies toward the Palestinians and the Holocaust, Danon said, referring to remarks by some governments hostile to Israel. Their words are included in the service through readings and song.
This free public program includes popcorn and is held in partnership with the Arts Council of Dickinson County.
Attendees will read the names of Holocaust victims as candles are lit in their memories. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, when the imprisoned Polish Jews mounted a courageous and extraordinary act of armed resistance against their Nazi guards. More than 250 died at the hands of the Nazis.
It shows that the Jewish people fought back and still exist despite the Nazi's efforts.
"We are urging them to tell and record their stories because many are old and are passing away", Hoffman said. And today on Instagram, Gadot issued a tribute to all those affected by the Holocaust, including her late grandfather Abraham Weiss.
Roberta Clark, executive director of the Jewish Federation, thanked Desbois for his presentation and said, "We are so grateful to have you in Oklahoma and especially grateful for the sacred work you do for all of us", she said.