Auschwitz Christmas ornaments put up for sale at Amazon

Christmas ornaments and bottle openers featuring images from Auschwitz now up for sale at online retail giant Amazon.com.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/1/2019, 7:18 PM

Germany's Angela Merkel to pay first visit to Auschwitz Friday

German chancellor set to make first visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on Friday, making her the third chancellor to do so.AFP, 11/29/2019, 2:50 PM

World leaders to mark Auschwitz liberation by visiting Jerusalem

Dozens of world leaders will visit Jerusalem to mark 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/23/2019, 9:43 PM

Angela Merkel to visit Auschwitz for first time

German Chancellor to visit infamous Nazi death camp for first time in her 14-year tenure on 75th anniversary of camp's liberation.Marcy Oster/JTA, 11/21/2019, 10:54 PM

Blogger apologizes for photo of rubber duck at Auschwitz

Travel blogger comes under fire after posting a photo on his Instagram account of a rubber duck on the iconic tracks outside Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2019, 3:06 AM

US Army commander suspended for 'Arbeit Macht Frei' memo

Commander of US Army recruiting company in Texas suspended after distributing memo using picture of entrance to Auschwitz.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/26/2019, 8:05 AM

Uruguay soccer player 'didn't intend' to harm Holocaust victims

Uruguayan soccer star apologizes over joyful birthday photo at Auschwitz.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 8/21/2019, 2:25 PM

Omar and Tlaib must be sure to investigate 'Auschwitz in Palestine'

The idea that there is “an Auschwitz in every city in Palestine” may puzzle some people, because every major Palestinian Arab city (and most minor ones, too) are under the exclusive rule of the PA, not Israel. Moshe Phillips, 8/6/2019, 6:44 PM

Abusing the term "Concentration Camp"

My grandparents were forcibly taken from their home, squeezed into cattle cars and ultimately placed in a concentration camp, where the Nazis hoped all would die. These concentration camps were meant to be their final destination on this earth. David Billet , 8/4/2019, 9:09 AM

Beloved 'Hoosier' Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at 85

Kor, a survivor of Dr. Mengele's inhumane experiments,, who preached forgiveness even to the Nazis, dies while leading trip to Auschwitz.Sara Rubenstein, 7/4/2019, 9:40 PM

Exhibit shows how faith helped Holocaust survivors

New exhibit with alternative approach to Holocaust remembrance opens at Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2019, 1:40 PM

Oldest Auschwitz survivor in France dies at 101

Henriette Cohen was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. She returned to France eight months later weighing 77 pounds.Sara Rubenstein, 6/28/2019, 2:38 PM

'Holocaust education should be mandatory for congressmen'

Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg invites Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to tour Auschwitz with him.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/21/2019, 2:58 PM

Auschwitz Museum protests camp photos on items sold online

Authorities at Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum protest to online vendor selling items bearing photos of the former Nazi death camp.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2019, 5:39 AM

Auschwitz survivor: 'It's vital for our future to know our past'

Watch: Arutz Sheva meets Canadian Holocaust survivor Nate Leipciger at the March of the Living.Yoni Kempinski, 5/3/2019, 1:29 PM

'The Kaliver Rebbe was the Rebbe of six million'

'There are six large lamps in his synagogue and underneath it says that six million Jews were murdered.'Dvir Amar, 5/3/2019, 9:21 AM

They called her from Auschwitz block she slept in

Yaffa Shaindy's two grandchildren went on a delegation of "Witnesses in uniform" of IDF officers to the death camps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2019, 10:57 PM

Senior Islamic leader to visit Auschwitz

Secretary general of the Muslim World League to visit Auschwitz with American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris in January.Marcy Oster/JTA, 5/1/2019, 5:27 PM

Survivor Ed Mosberg, 93, is braving cancer to march at Auschwitz

Mosberg, who survived 6 concentration camps, has traveled to Poland, as he as for the past 20 years, to participate in March of the Living.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/1/2019, 3:33 PM

Dutch Holocaust museum removes Auschwitz pics from exhibitions

Dutch national Holocaust museum leaves out "shocking" pictures taken at Auschwitz from exhibitions, overruling its own curators.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 4/22/2019, 4:50 PM

Attackers: We'll restart Auschwitz when we grow up

Jewish student in northern Italy attacked by teens vowing to burn all Jews in ovens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 3:21 PM

US citizen charged with theft of item from Auschwitz

37-year-old man charged with attempted theft of metal part of rail tracks where prisoners were unloaded.Ben Ariel, 4/1/2019, 6:35 AM

Likud to file complaint against Meretz over Auschwitz ad

Meretz under fire for ad calling for 'end to occupation' with Auschwitz in the background.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 6:53 PM

Auschwitz appears in Meretz video against 'the occupation'

Meretz party publishes Arabic-language video calling for 'an end to the occupation,' as a drawing of Auschwitz appears in the background.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 3/28/2019, 11:45 AM

Auschwitz wants visitors to stop doing tricks at camp entrance

Museum at site of Nazi death camp urges visitors not to do balancing tricks on rail tracks used to carry victims to Auschwitz.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/21/2019, 12:42 PM

Thousands march in Greece in memory of Holocaust victims

2,000 people hold silent march in Thessaloniki on anniversary of the departure of first train taking Jews to Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 6:40 AM

Pence accuses Iran of Nazi-like anti-Semitic hatred

US Vice President accuses Iran of anti-Semitism akin to the Nazis following his visit to Auschwitz.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/15/2019, 9:39 PM

Once there lived a man named Aizik Kanovich

The snowflake Rosette Kanovich melted in Auschwitz-Birkenau just short of her third birthday. Her beautiful mother Sara-Maita melted a little earlier, in one of the women’s barracks at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Sergey Kanovich, 1/27/2019, 6:02 PM

Escape to freedom

Sometimes life gives you more than you think you can bear, but the human spirit can soar even when facing the evil Nazis. A champion sportswoman honors her murdered family by deciding to embrace life. Eve Glover, 1/16/2019, 8:13 AM

Teachers of Nazi salute students raise money for Auschwitz

Teachers at a school whose students made what appears to be a Nazi salute raise money for Auschwitz Memorial and Museum.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2019, 3:05 AM

Record number of people visit Auschwitz

2.15 million people visited Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in 2018, says Auschwitz museum.Elad Benari, 1/6/2019, 3:58 AM

When Jewish politics trumped Holocaust rescue

The sad story of how one man's unbridled pursuit of power stopped the protests that might have made FDR do something to help European Jewry.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 12/25/2018, 10:22 PM

Israeli basketball players greeted by Auschwitz sign

Players of Maccabi Tel Aviv encounter "Arbeit Machi Frei" sign at their hotel in Istanbul.Neri Weiss, 12/6/2018, 3:39 AM

Exclusive: Memories from a lifelong friendship with Elie Wiesel

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ted Comet, close friend to Elie Wiesel: “At a time when we lack heroic models Elie Wiesel was a man who did not permit his experience in the hell of Auschwitz to leave him embittered,"Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 11/28/2018, 11:00 PM

Ukrainian programmers scrap game about Auschwitz

Developers cancel production following outcry over game allowing option to play as SS guard sending prisoners to the gas chambers.JTA, 11/1/2018, 11:58 AM

Israeli teen fined for urinating on Auschwitz memorial

19-year-old Israeli man who admitted to urinating on memorial at Nazi death camp fined $1,350 by Polish court.AFP, 10/16/2018, 2:28 PM

Chelsea to send racist fans on trips to Auschwitz

Chelsea Football Club considering sending racist supporters on trips to Nazi concentration camp instead of imposing banning orders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2018, 5:03 AM

3 Polish teens make Nazi salute at Auschwitz, post photo

Polish teens to be investigated after they make Nazi salute at entrance to Auschwitz-Birkenau, post photo on Instagram.JTA, 10/10/2018, 5:24 PM

German Foreign Minister visits Auschwitz

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visits azi-German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, "the most horrible place on earth."AFP, 8/20/2018, 4:54 PM

Romanian minister apologizes over Auschwitz gaffe

Romanian minister apologizes for comparing Auschwitz to African swine fever, says he has 'never offended anyone.'AFP, 7/26/2018, 9:49 PM

Survivor who escaped Auschwitz passes away

Herman Shine, believed to be one of the last survivors to have escaped Auschwitz, dies at 96.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 7/25/2018, 4:39 AM

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from concentration camp

30-year-old woman, 36-year-old man confess after being caught stealing bricks from Auschwitz concentration camp as 'souvenirs'.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 4:41 PM

French website removes ad for Auschwitz showerhead

Classified ads website in France removes ad marketing a secondhand showerhead as coming from Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/7/2018, 1:33 AM

Greg LeMond joins memorial bicycle tour from Auschwitz to Krakow

Fifth annual 'Ride of the Living' joined by 3-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond.JTA, 7/4/2018, 8:11 AM

Ex-CIA head compares U.S. immigration policies to Nazi Germany

Tweets Auschwitz picture with caption: 'Other governments have separated mothers and children.'JTA - Mordechai Sones, 6/17/2018, 3:11 PM

German rappers criticized for anti-Semitism visit Auschwitz

Two German rappers who created an uproar with anti-Semitic lyrics visit Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/9/2018, 1:29 AM

Israeli army cadet sparks controversy at Auschwitz

Soldier representing Israel in delegation to Auschwitz carries sign in Polish reading 'You're also responsible'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2018, 10:53 PM

Hateful campaign against Auschwitz-Birkenau museum

Polish ultra-nationalists attack staff of Auschwitz museum for 'acting against Poland's interests' in wake of Holocaust law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 4:53 PM

Israeli teen admits to defacing Auschwitz memorial

Israeli teenager admits to urinating on a memorial at the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau, will pay a fine.Ben Ariel, 5/8/2018, 5:46 AM

German rappers who mocked Auschwitz prisoners to visit Nazi camp

Rappers whose prize for song with anti-Semitic lyrics brought down music award agree to visit Auschwitz.JTA, 5/3/2018, 8:19 PM

'I'm here for my grandmother'

Granddaughter of Mireille Knoll, who was murdered in Paris last month, joins March of the Living as an IDF officer.Tzvi Lev, 4/12/2018, 8:00 PM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' dies before justice can be served

Oskar Groening dies before beginning prison sentence for role in murder of 300,000 Jews.Gary Willig, 3/12/2018, 9:14 PM

Vandals scrawl nationalistic slogans on Auschwitz guide's door

'Poland for Poles' and other nationalistic slogans scrawled on door of Italian guide at Auschwitz Museum.JTA, 3/5/2018, 10:09 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

Coco Schumann, jazz legend and survivor, dies at 93

He played at the entrance to Auschwitz, horror mingling with the music, later playing with Dietrich and Fitzgerald. The Jewish People lives.Rochel Sylvetsky, 2/2/2018, 10:22 AM

Organizers of stunt at Auschwitz sent to jail

Polish court jails organizers of a stunt that saw a dozen people take off their clothes and slaughter a lamb at Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2018, 6:36 AM

Poland: Two Belgians acquitted of Auschwitz theft

Polish court acquits two Belgians who were accused of stealing parts of an electric fence from Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/29/2017, 10:29 PM