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Holocaust Denier Ordered to Visit Auschwitz

Court orders first Hungarian convicted under a Holocaust denial law to visit Auschwitz or Yad Vashem.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/1/2013, 10:37 PM

Russia Unveils New Exhibition at Auschwitz

Russia unveils an exhibition honoring its soldiers at the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum, on the anniversary of the camp's liberation.Elad Benari, 1/28/2013, 5:16 AM

Auschwitz Records 1.43 Million Visitors in 2012

The Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp memorial and museum registered 1.43 million visitors in 2012, a record number in its 65-year history. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/8/2013, 8:31 PM

The Auschwitz Boxer – A Surviving Holocaust Story

A Holocaust survivor recalls “Prisoner 77,” who boxed his way into survival at the notorious Auschwitz death camp. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2012, 7:36 AM

Oldest Known Auschwitz Survivor Dies

Antoni Dobrowolski, the oldest known survivor of Auschwitz, passed away on Sunday at age 108David Lev, 10/22/2012, 10:53 PM

Video: Google Makes History Come Alive on the Web

Google launched a new online archive of landmark 20th century events and personalities, highlighting a number of key Jewish themes. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/11/2012, 5:25 PM

Jews Denounce Ad Mocking Holocaust Victims

An Estonian newspaper has published an ad for weight-loss pills depicting emaciated Jews in a Nazi death camp. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/10/2012, 3:53 PM

Italian Man Steals Barbed Wire from Auschwitz

66-year-old Italian man arrested after being caught with a piece of barbed wire he stole from the Auschwitz concentration camp.Elad Benari, 8/13/2012, 3:11 AM

Israel Police and ‘Unwritten Will’ in Auschwitz

Hundreds of officers visit the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps in uniform. ‘Fulfilling our slain brothers’ last command.’Maayana Miskin, 8/13/2012, 12:10 AM

ADL Slams Comparison of Exile Camp to Auschwitz

Lawmakers accused US, Iraqi leaders of being responsible for atrocious conditions of Iranian exiles, with one making comparison to AuschwitzRachel Hirshfeld , 8/5/2012, 4:09 PM

Hamas Outraged Over PA Official's Auschwitz Visit

A visit to Auschwitz by an advisor to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has sparked outrage among Hamas terrorists.Elad Benari, 8/2/2012, 4:14 AM

Last Survivor of 1942 Auschwitz Escape Passes Away

August Kowalczyk, the last remaining survivor from a group of prisoners who escaped Auschwitz in 1942, passes away at 90.Elad Benari, 7/31/2012, 6:13 AM

Australia Donates $500,000 to Auschwitz Fund

The Australian government donated $500,000 to the Auschwitz-Birkenau preservation fund. Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/27/2012, 1:53 PM

UK Newspaper Tracks Down No.1 'Most Wanted' Nazi

A British newspaper says it has tracked down the world's Number 1 'Most Wanted' Nazi war criminal.Chana Ya'ar, 7/15/2012, 10:04 AM

Soccer Team's Auschwitz Visit Sparks Controversy

Prominent German Jewish leader criticizes a visit by members of the German national soccer team to the Auschwitz death camp. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/5/2012, 10:00 PM

German Soccer Delegation to Visit Auschwitz

German soccer players and officials will visit Auschwitz-Birkenau, after an exhibition game against Israel before the European Championship.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/30/2012, 4:35 PM

Chinese Premier Visits Auschwitz

The Chinese Premier placed a floral wreath in China's national colors at the foot of the "wall of death,” to commemorate the six million.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/29/2012, 10:22 AM

Chinese Premier Visits Auschwitz Death Camp

China's prime minister pays homage to the victims of the Nazi Auschwitz death camp.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/28/2012, 12:07 AM

Shoah Called "The Greatest Lie of Modern Times"

Robert Faurisson sparks an uproar with a blatantly anti-Semitic article in an Italian gov't funded newspaper.Giulio Meotti, 3/2/2012, 1:14 AM

Auschwitz Survivor Dies 67 Years after Liberation

Kazimierz Smolen, a 91-year-old Auschwitz survivor, dies 67 years to the day the camp was liberated. Elad Benari, Canada, 1/27/2012, 10:41 PM

Dubai Pulls ‘Insane’ Ad Exploiting Holocaust

A Dubai fitness center pulls an ad that featured train tracks to the Auschwitz death camp and the slogan, “Kiss your calories goodbye.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/8/2012, 12:55 PM

Video: PA Incitement on Israel and Auschwitz

A Palestinian Authority deputy minister alleges that Israeli prison conditions for Arabs are worse than those in Auschwitz. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 10/11/2011, 8:35 AM

Golda Sought Bombing of Auschwitz

Golda Meir was one of Jewish leaders who tried to persuade US government to bomb the camp in 1944; told of "sea of blood and corpses." Dr. Rafael Medoff, 9/3/2011, 10:21 PM

More Thefts from Death Camps

A spate of thefts from Nazi death camps the past two years continues, and this time the culprits are none other than Israelis. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/26/2011, 12:14 PM

Stolen Auschwitz Sign Restored

The "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign which was stolen from Auschwitz and broken into three pieces,has been restored almost to its previous condition.Elad Benari, 5/19/2011, 5:13 AM

Project HEART Returns a Necklace

Project HEART, whose mission is to restore assets to Holocaust victims, reports first success just in time for Yom Hashoah.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 5/3/2011, 5:15 AM

Remains of Auschwitz Crumbling

The Auschwitz museum is dying along with Holocaust survivors as officials scramble to raise funds so future generations will not forget.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/7/2011, 11:14 AM

Imams’ Tears at Auschwitz

A group of American Muslim leaders made a first-of-its-kind visit to Nazi concentration camps this week, prompting tears from at least one of them.Hillel Fendel, 8/12/2010, 11:57 AM

First Auschwitz Train Reenacted

Auschwitz survivors re-enacted the route of the first-ever transport of prisoners to the death camp yesterday, on its 70th anniversary.Hillel Fendel, 6/16/2010, 2:19 PM

Rabbi Lau, Sharansky Head March

Students from over 30 nations and thousands of others will take part in next week's March of the Living in Poland, led by Sharansky and Rabbi Lau.Hillel Fendel, 4/4/2010, 10:49 AM

Polish Bishop 'Misquoted'?

A Polish bishop claims he was misquoted by an Italian Catholic website that said he believes the Holocaust was a Jewish invention.Hana Levi Julian, 1/27/2010, 11:48 AM

'We'll See if World Stops Evil’

“We shall see if the world deals with evil before it spreads,” Netanyahu said at the opening of the Auschwitz blueprint exhibit Monday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/25/2010, 3:14 PM

Rabbi Lau at Cabinet Meeting

Rabbi Lau will participate in the weekly cabinet meeting to discuss International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Malkah Fleisher, 1/23/2010, 9:08 PM

Swedes Behind Auschwitz Theft

Foreign trophy hunters,” possibly from Sweden, are suspected as being behind the theft of the infamous “Work Will Make You Free” sign at Auschwitz.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/23/2009, 1:09 PM

Holocaust Sign Found in Pieces

Polish police recovered an infamous sign stolen from the site of Auschwitz and arrested five alleged thieves. The sign was broken in three pieces.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/21/2009, 7:46 AM