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Happy Pesach! The Aladdin Project wishes the Jewish people everywhere in the world a happy Pesach. Hag Sameach!

Happy Nowruz!

Symbol of rebirth and renewal, this festival announces the new year and the arrival of Spring. Celebrated mainly in Iran, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, India, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan, Nowruz is a three milennia ancestral festival. In 2010, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution recognizing March 21 as "International Nowruz Day". We extend our best wishes to all those celebrating Nowruz, and especially to the Iranians.

Antony Blinken takes the helm of American diplomacy

Antony Blinken was sworn in as the new Secretary of State of the United States by Vice-President Kamala Harris, following his confirmation by the Senate. On his first full day in office, the new chief of American diplomacy sent a message to mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Antony Blinken has reiterated the importance of the experience of his late stepfather, Samuel Pisar, a survivor of Auschwitz and other Nazi death camps, on his own view of the world and how the lessons of history should guide decision makers. Blinken has been a longtime supporter of the Aladdin Project and our efforts to build intercultural rapprochement and dialogue based on the lessons of the Holocaust. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2PRBwh1cfg

Facebook will ban Holocaust denial posts under hate speech policy

CNN Business- Facebook is expanding its hate speech policy to include content that "denies or distorts the Holocaust," a major shift for the platform, which has repeatedly come under fire for its inaction on hateful and false information.