And with many Jews fleeing today from France and elsewhere, the irrational European hatred of Jews is a modern occurrence as well.
First Ever Global Observance of the Rescue of European Jewry
Next Wednesday, May 21, there will be a gathering of Jewish Russian WWII veterans at the United Nations to announce the global Jewish observance of the rescue of the remaining European Jews in 1945.
Local Jewish veterans of the Soviet Red Army, representatives of the Israeli government and of local Jewish communities will convene at the U.N. to announce and commemorate the creation of a new Jewish holiday.
Israel’s UN Ambassador Ron Prosor, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Faina Kirschenbaum, the President of the American Forum of Russian Speaking Jewry, Dr. Igor Branovan, and hundreds of New York-area Red Army Jewish veterans will be wearing their World War II regalia will celebrate and officially announce the new Jewish observance.
Among the new holiday’s advocates will be Russian-Jewish leader German Zakharyaev.