Poland approves holiday honoring Poles who saved Jews

Polish lawmakers approve national holiday honoring the Poles who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 3/15/2018, 6:37 AM

Polish Holocaust rescuers urge dialogue with Israel

Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust call for dialogue between Poland and Israel amid row over Holocaust law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2018, 3:46 AM

Poland's opposition proposes amendment to Holocaust law

Poland's main opposition party tables amendment to government's controversial Holocaust bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2018, 5:13 AM

Polish official: The prime minister said the truth

Poland's Bronisław Wildstein says Polish PM didn't blame Jews for the Holocaust but did "speak the truth" and doesn't have to apologize.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2018, 5:15 AM

Arutz Sheva host receives France's highest honor

Veteran journalist and Arutz Sheva host Walter Bingham awarded the Legion d’Honneur for his role in the invasion of Normandy.Nitsan Keidar, 2/16/2018, 3:06 AM

Merkel won't comment on Polish law

German Chancellor declines to comment on Polish law imposing jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2018, 4:09 AM

Tillerson 'disappointed' after Polish bill signed

Secretary of State expresses concern that controversial Polish law "affects freedom of speech and academic inquiry".Elad Benari, 2/7/2018, 2:05 AM

Polish Senate approves controversial Holocaust bill

Polish senators approve bill making it illegal to suggest Poland was responsible for Nazi atrocities. President must now sign it into law.Elad Benari, 2/1/2018, 3:18 AM

State Department urges Poland to re-evaluate Holocaust law

State Department spokeswoman says U.S. concerned about repercussions of proposed Polish law on Holocaust.Elad Benari, 2/1/2018, 2:05 AM

Polish President says country didn't take part in Holocaust

Poland's President: Individual Poles took actions against Jews but there was no institutionalized participation by Poland in the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 1/30/2018, 3:36 AM

Poland seeks to tamp down German war reparations row

Polish minister says country is 'looking for solutions,' says issue of reparations should not harm relationship with Germany.AFP, 1/17/2018, 4:17 PM

Japanese PM pays tribute to 'Japanese Schindler'

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits memorial to Chiune Sugihara, who saved 6,000 European Jews from the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2018, 3:35 AM

'Nazi toys' on sale at Amazon

German citizen petitions Amazon.com to 'take action' against manufacturers of toy Nazi soldiers.Nissan Tzur, 12/13/2017, 3:06 PM

US aircraft carrier gets a Torah scroll

Son and grandson of World War II army veteran donate Torah scroll to Navy aircraft carrier in his honor.JTA, 11/30/2017, 7:54 AM

French Holocaust survivor donates $1 million to aid US veterans

Survivor donates $1 million for US veterans to thank American troops for saving his life during World War II. 'Not too late to give back.'JTA, 11/28/2017, 2:25 PM

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

Russia: Western Europe is guilty for the rise of Hitler

Russian Foreign Ministry releases statement blaming Britain and France for signing the Munich Agreement - thus starting World War II.Nissan Tzur, 10/3/2017, 3:00 PM

Poland tasks lawmakers with estimating German war reparations

Poland creates committee to investigate World War II reparations owed by Germany to Poland, does not set for results.AFP, 9/30/2017, 8:02 PM

German TV airs interviews with SS death squad soldiers

Israeli Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff works with German TV to bring SS soldiers' to justice.JTA, 9/29/2017, 2:56 PM

Germany rejects Polish call for more WWII reparations

Agreement made in 1953 remains binding, German official says.AFP, 9/8/2017, 3:12 PM

World-famous monkey was nearly eliminated by the Nazis

How Curious George’s creators saved the beloved monkey from the Nazis.JTA, 8/12/2017, 8:58 PM

Unexploded WWII bomb found at nuclear power plant

Bomb squad called in after bomb dropped by US on Japan during WWII found on premises of Fukushima nuclear power plant.David Rosenberg, 8/11/2017, 2:49 PM

Documents on Nazi war criminals released to US museum

Argentina delivers thousands of WWII-era documents to US Holocaust museum.JTA, 7/31/2017, 12:00 PM

Netanyahu to mark 75th anniversary of roundup of French Jews

Netanyahu to visit Paris for the 75th anniversary of the Vel d'Hiv roundup.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 3:14 AM

AP refutes claims it helped Nazis

Associated Press publishes review concluding its staff did not help the Nazis or their cause during World War II.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2017, 2:05 AM

Why is New York City honoring a Nazi collaborator?

Jewish groups up in arms over street marker on Broadway honoring French collaborator convicted of treason.Ben Shaul, 5/8/2017, 1:05 PM

Le Pen denies France rounded up Jews

Marine Le Pen denies French state was responsible for wartime round-up of Jews who were then sent to Nazi death camps.Ben Ariel, 4/10/2017, 12:04 AM

Hitler's Jewish landlord

Prior to his rise to power, Hitler rented from a Jewish landlord, treating him 'courteously'.JTA, 4/9/2017, 6:40 PM

Soldier killed in World War II gets Star of David headstone

WWII airman gets Star of David on his headstone 75 years after being shot down.JTA, 3/6/2017, 2:57 PM

UK ends child refugee resettlement program

UK ends child refugee program proposed by Kindertransport passenger.JTA, 2/11/2017, 6:47 PM

Auschwitz museum appeals for personal SS documents

Director of Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum appeals to Germans and Austrians to donate documents related to the SS staff of the camp.JTA, 1/19/2017, 2:29 AM

Club supporting German right-wing creates ad with WWII fighter

A club supporting Germany's Alternative for Deutschland party uses World War II resistance heroine to pump up support.JTA, 1/18/2017, 4:58 AM

Dutch rescuer of Jews during Holocaust dies at 96

Marion Pritchard, a Dutch social work student who rescued Jews during World War II, has died.JTA, 12/22/2016, 3:26 AM

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will return a Nazi-looted painting to the heirs of its original Jewish owner, completing a two-year process.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2016, 3:38 AM

House passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

Bill to facilitate the return of Nazi-looted artworks to their original owners passes U.S. House of Representatives.JTA, 12/9/2016, 4:01 AM

France returns painting to Jewish family who fled Nazis

France returns a 16th-century painting to the grandchildren of a German-Jewish couple who fled the Nazis.JTA, 11/29/2016, 5:01 AM

Czech Jews slam volleyball team named for poison used by Nazis

Czech Jews protest the naming of a children’s volleyball team Cyklon B, after the poison that Nazis used to kill Jews.JTA, 10/7/2016, 5:48 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

A meaningful week in September

Jay Shapiro on how the world changed forever in September 1939.Jay Shapiro, 9/8/2016, 1:31 PM

EU allocates $1.5 million to expand Lodz train station museum

European Union allocates $1.5 million for the expansion of the museum at the Radegast train station in Lodz.JTA, 8/30/2016, 2:40 AM

Poland signs law to prevent return of post-WWII property

President Andrzej Duda has signed a law which would allow Warsaw to refuse property claims for confiscations made after World War II.Nissan Tzur, 8/18/2016, 5:22 PM

Former aide to top Nazi opens up, says few would've taken stand

Joseph Goebbels' former personal secretary reveals what it was like working for Hitler's chief propagandist in a new film about her life.JTA, 8/17/2016, 4:50 AM

Nazi 'gold train' dig in Poland may separate fact from fiction

Treasure hunters in Poland start digging for a hidden train long rumored to be filled with Nazi gold from the end of World War II.JTA, 8/17/2016, 3:54 AM

Polish president pens passionate eulogy for Holocaust survivor

Polish president Andrzej Duda publishes long statement eulogizing a Holocaust survivor who escaped the Sobibor death camp.JTA, 8/16/2016, 5:43 AM

Dutch magnate: Family 'heartless' in treatment of Nazi-era Jews

Dutch textile magnate says his predecessors "behaved in a heartless manner" during the Holocaust.HoJTA, 7/26/2016, 3:35 AM

Holocaust monuments vandalized in Germany, Belarus

World War II monuments in Germany and Belarus vandalized. No arrests have been made.JTA, 7/18/2016, 4:19 AM

Victims of Polish atrocity remembered

150 people attend commemoration on the 75th anniversary of a massacre of hundreds of Polish Jews in Jedwabne.JTA, 7/11/2016, 3:59 AM

Unexploded WWII bomb found in German airport

Danger lurking underground: 54 flights diverted after an American bomb from the war was unearthed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2016, 8:22 PM

Jewelry found inside mug on exhibit at Auschwitz Museum

Curators at the Auschwitz museum find a gold ring and necklace inside an enamel mug on exhibit at the museum.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2016, 4:13 AM

Unexploded WWII bomb found under British high school

1,000 households evacuated as sappers attempt to defuse the explosive.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2016, 2:59 PM

Victory Day 2016 – As relevant today as it ever was

The fact that 1.5 million Jews served in the allied armies and that 250,000 died in battle, is sometimes overlooked. Joshua Greenberg, 5/9/2016, 10:49 AM

Nazi-era Jewish remains laid to rest in Hungary

Remains of Jews found in the Danube river buried in Budapest.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/15/2016, 9:38 PM

Revealed: Einstein blamed US for not stopping Nazis

US government of 1942 controlled by 'fascist financiers,' Einstein fumes in a never-before-seen letter.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/8/2016, 12:52 PM

93-year-old Auschwitz guard dies a week 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

Poland opens museum honoring those who saved Jews during WWII

Poland opens first museum in tribute to Poles who lost their lives helping Jews during World War II.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2016, 5:46 AM

Hungary protesters block unveiling of statue for anti-Semite

Ceremony for statue of Gyorgy Donath, politician who helped Nazis promote anti-Jewish laws in Hungary, canceled due to protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2016, 9:14 PM

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