Holocaust Collections and Connections

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-A project sets its goal to collect 1.5 million crayons to commemorate the 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust. (St. Louis Jewish Light)

-And a 12 year old seeks to collect 6 million pennies. (Forward)

-Was Raoul Wallenberg connected, directly or indirectly, to a super-secret US intelligence agency known as “the Pondâ€?? (The Jerusalem Post)

-A new exhibit at Yad Vashem seeks to change the way Holocaust survivors are seen in Israel: Not as “as poor and but as “a true part of the fabric of Israel.� (The Jerusalem Post)

-Religious Council head’ of Rosh Ha’ayin in central Israel, Rabbi Hanania Tsfar says that standing at attention while the siren is sounded “is worthless,� and has also asked Yad Labanim not to lay wreaths on gravesites and memorials, since it is considered “gentile practice.� (Ynet)

Posted on April 29, 2008

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