Yad Vashem Statement About Appointment of Effi Eitam

The European Union for Progressive Judaism (EUPJ) joins the WUPJ, IRPJ, URJ, and all other Progressive Reform movements across the globe in expressing our opposition to the appointment of Brigadier General Effi Eitam (retired) to the position of Chair of the Executive of the Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum.

The appointment would go against the values of this institution, its important role in Israel and the world, and would be contrary to the central message at the heart of Holocaust memory and research into the worst disaster in the history of the Jewish people.

Read the full statement here.

Hall of Names, Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem
The Hall of Names is a memorial to the millions of Shoah victims.
These names also appear in the Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names on the Yad Vashem website.

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