German court drops case against former Nazi camp guard

Case against former Stutthof guard Johann Rehbogen dropped due to his health.Elad Benari, 4/4/2019, 4:13 AM

Trial of former Nazi guard likely won't be restarted

Trial of 95-year-old Johann Rehbogen, a former SS guard in Stutthof, was suspended in December due to health concerns.Elad Benari, 2/26/2019, 5:38 AM

Former Nazi guard dies after being deported from US

Former Nazi labor camp guard Jakiw Palij, who was deported from US to Germany in August, dies at 95.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2019, 4:36 AM

Former Majdanek guard 'too sick' to face trial

German court says it won't put on trial 97-year-old former guard at Majdanek death camp due to his health.Elad Benari, 12/21/2018, 5:09 AM

Trial of former Nazi guard collapses over his health

Judges end proceedings in trial of former SS guard at Stutthof due to questions about his health.Elad Benari, 12/14/2018, 5:22 AM

Former Nazi death camp guard charged with accessory to murder

German prosecutors charge 95-year-old with more than 36,000 counts of accessory to murder at the Mauthausen camp.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/23/2018, 9:14 PM

Former SS guard to stand trial over deaths at Stutthof

94-year-old to go on trial on charges of complicity in mass murders of several hundred prisoners at Stutthof concentration camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2018, 6:40 AM

Deportation of Nazi ignites partisan debate in US

Trump administration's announcement of deportation of SS guard from concentration camp sparks partisan fight.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 8/22/2018, 7:59 AM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' again asks for clemency

96-year-old former Auschwitz guard submits request for clemency in a bid to avoid serving his sentence for accessory to murder.Elad Benari, 3/2/2018, 6:42 AM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' asks for clemency to avoid jail

Former Auschwitz guard Oskar Groening launches bid for clemency in a final bid to avoid serving his sentence as an accessory to murder.Elad Benari, 1/16/2018, 5:33 AM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' must go to jail, judge rules

Germany's constitutional court rejects appeal of former SS guard Oskar Groening against his jail sentence.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/29/2017, 9:46 PM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' challenges jail sentence

Former SS guard Oskar Groening says imprisonment would violate his "right to life".Elad Benari, 12/20/2017, 4:45 AM

Former guard at Majdanek charged in Germany

German prosecutors charge 96-year-old former SS guard at Majdanek with complicity in the murder of detainees.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/21/2017, 12:01 AM

Tillerson urged to deport Nazi guard living in Queens

New York congressman writes Secretary of State, demanding he take action to deport 92-year-old Nazi death camp guard Jakiw Palij.Ben Ariel, 5/18/2017, 4:36 AM

Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals

Polish Jews outraged after director of Auschwitz Museum calls on Nazi guards to come forward with artifacts, promises confidentiality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 8:55 PM

Trial of former SS medic stalls again

German court again suspends the trial of 95-year-old Hubert Zafke, a former medical orderly at the Auschwitz death camp.Nissan Tzur, 9/20/2016, 5:12 AM

Trial of former SS medic opens after long delay

Trial of 95-year-old Hubert Zafke, who served at Auschwitz, opens in Germany amid health concerns.Ben Ariel, 9/13/2016, 5:44 AM

Forgiving the unforgivable

Only the victim can forgive and there is no cause for him to do so, even if he survives. Shifra Hoffman, 8/29/2016, 7:04 AM

Germany identifies eight Nazi war criminals

German investigators identify eight suspected Nazi war criminals who worked at the Stutthof concentration camp.Yedidya Ben Or, 8/10/2016, 3:14 AM

Germany drops investigation of former SS officer

German prosecutors drop investigation of former SS officer Wilhelm Kusterer, suspected of war crimes in Italy.Ben Ariel, 6/30/2016, 4:42 AM

93-year-old Auschwitz guard dies before trial

Former SS guard dies a week before he was scheduled to go on trial for his alleged role in the murder of more than 1,000 at Auschwitz.JTA, 4/8/2016, 5:31 AM

Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in Croatia

Jakob Denzinger, who was under investigation for his Nazi past, dies at 92 before being prosecuted.Ben Ariel, 2/14/2016, 6:36 AM

Court deems Auschwitz paramedic fit for trial

German court permits trial of 95-year-old accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 3,681 people at Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, 12/2/2015, 5:12 AM

German court: Former Auschwitz guard fit for trial

German court says 93-year-old former SS sergeant charged with accessory to murder at Auschwitz is fit for trial.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2015, 3:46 AM

Germany Charges Female Who Served at Auschwitz

91-year-old woman charged as an accessory to the murder of 260,000 people at Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, 9/22/2015, 5:46 AM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' Appeals Conviction

Defense team for Oskar Groening appeals his conviction of 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.Elad Benari, 7/21/2015, 6:45 AM

Prosecutors Seeking 3.5 Years for Groening

German prosecutors ask for 3½-year prison sentence for Oskar Groening, a former SS sergeant who served at Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2015, 4:46 AM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' Admits Guilt

Oskar Groening admits guilt for his role in the Holocaust, a day before closing arguments postponed due to his bad health.Ben Ariel, 7/3/2015, 2:46 AM

130 Ex-Nazis Given US Retirement Benefits

Social Security Administration reveals that $20.2 million was paid to ex-Nazi war criminals.Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2015, 12:28 PM

Session in Trial of Auschwitz Bookkeeper Canceled

This week's session in the trial of Oskar Groening called off due to his poor health.Ben Ariel, 5/21/2015, 5:30 AM

Poland to Publish List of Auschwitz Staff

Poland is preparing an extensive list of the personnel who served in Auschwitz, where more than 8,700 people are now believe to have worked.Nissan Tzur and Elad Benari, 5/20/2015, 2:16 AM

Germany Praised for Efforts to Charge Former Nazis

The Simon Wiesenthal Center touts Germany for most positive results in indicting Nazi war criminals from April 2014- May 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2015, 7:42 PM

Fifth-Most Wanted Nazi Criminal Dies a Free Man

Soren Kam, who was the fifth-most wanted war criminal on the Simon Wiesenthal Center list, dies at 93.Ben Ariel, 4/3/2015, 4:45 AM

Was There a Nazi Hideout in Argentina?

Argentine archaeologist discovers what he says may have been a hideout for Nazis, located near the border with Paraguay.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2015, 1:13 AM

Germany Charges Former Auschwitz Guard

German court charges 93-year-old with 170,000 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served as an SS guard at Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2015, 2:13 AM

Germany to Investigate Suspected Female Nazi Guard

German prosecutors investigating Hilde Michnia who is suspected of being a guard in Bergen-Belsen and Gross-Rosen.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2015, 12:13 AM

Obama Signs Law Stripping Nazis of Social Benefits

President Obama signs into law a measure that bars suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving Social Security.Ben Ariel, 12/19/2014, 1:13 AM

House Passes Bill Denying Benefits to Nazis

By a vote of 420-0, House passes bill that closes loopholes that allowed Nazi war criminals to collect social benefits.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2014, 3:43 AM

New Bill Will End Social Security for Nazis

Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Leonard Lance to introduce legislation that will end federal benefits for suspected Nazi war criminals.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2014, 3:46 AM

'Nazis Shouldn't Receive Social Security'

White House responds to revelation that suspected Nazis continued to receive benefits even after leaving the country.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2014, 4:42 AM

U.S. Paid Nazis Even After they Left

Due to a legal loophole, dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals collected Social Security payments after being forced out of the U.S.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2014, 6:13 AM

Alleged U.S. Nazi Dies Before Extradition

Johann Breyer, an 89-year-old alleged Nazi war criminal dies just hours before court approves his extradition to Germany.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2014, 3:15 AM

'Last Nazi' on US Soil Arrested

Johann Breyer faces extradition to Germany in what could be the last legal battle against an accused Nazi on US soil.Arutz Sheva, 6/19/2014, 8:55 AM

Suspected Nazi Arrested in Philadelphia

Following a German warrant, 89-year-old man arrested on charges of aiding and abetting the killing of Jews in Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2014, 2:16 AM

Germany Investigating 20 Former Guards at Majdanek

Around 20 former guards at Majdanek could face charges in Germany, as it continues its crackdown on Nazi war criminals.Elad Benari, 5/22/2014, 5:42 AM

WJC Praises Germany's Crackdown on War Criminals

"The prosecution of those who participated in terrible crimes sends a clear message that justice must be done," says Ronald Lauder.Elad Benari, 3/19/2014, 2:45 AM

Germany Cracks Down on Nazi War Criminals

90-year old female 'fanatic' Auschwitz guard who beat and confined prisoners part of series of arrests, after legal precedent opens trials.Ari Yashar, 3/18/2014, 3:35 PM

Suspected Nazi War Criminal Ruled Unfit for Trial

94-year-old Hans Lipschis, suspected of being an SS guard at Auschwitz, deemed unfit for trial by German court.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/28/2014, 10:30 PM

Croatia Investigates Alleged Nazi Guard

Croatian prosecutors open a war crimes investigation against 90-year-old suspected of having been a guard in several Nazi camps.Elad Benari, 1/31/2014, 5:43 AM

Nazi Not Tried After Determined 'Unfit for Trial'

Hans Lipschis, 93, released by German courts Friday after being diagnosed with early stages of dementia.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2013, 9:48 PM

Gestapo Chief 'Buried in Jewish Cemetery'

German Resistance Memorial Center finds documents showing Heinrich Mueller was buried in a mass grave.Gil Ronen, 10/31/2013, 4:52 PM

Saga Over Nazi War Criminal Comes to an End

Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke will be buried in a secret location in Italy or Germany, says his lawyer.Elad Benari, 10/20/2013, 4:02 AM

Body of Nazi War Criminal Disappeared

Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke's family has lost track of his body, claims lawyer Paolo Giachini.Elad Benari, 10/18/2013, 4:45 AM

Back to Germany for Dead Nazi War Criminal

After funeral is disrupted in Italy, unrepentant Nazi's body will be flown to Germany.Adam Ross & Elad Benari, 10/16/2013, 3:15 PM

Nazi War Criminal's Funeral Interrupted

The funeral of Erich Priebke in a town near Rome was interrupted as hundreds of angry people protested against it.Elad Benari, 10/16/2013, 1:13 AM

Death of Nazi War Criminal Sparks Burial Debate

The death in Rome of a Nazi war criminal has sparked a furor after the Vatican banned a church funeral and Argentina refused the body.Elad Benari, 10/15/2013, 4:12 AM

Argentina Refuses to Bury Nazi Priebke

Memorial service for Nazi criminal Erich Priebke to be held in Italy though he wanted to be buried in Argentina.Gil Ronen, 10/12/2013, 8:49 PM