Polish Opposition: Don't Say 'Polish Death Camp'

Poland opposition's bill would impose prison sentences on those who say Nazi concentration camps were "Polish camps."Elad Benari, Canada, 1/10/2014, 10:10 PM

Turkish Students Found Guilty of Nazi Salute at Auschwitz

Pair of 22 year-old history students avoid jail, receive 6-month suspended sentence in second such incident in recent months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2013, 10:33 PM

UN Chief at Auschwitz: A Terrible Horror

"The United Nations is committed to the work of Holocaust remembrance and education," says Ban Ki-moon during visit to Auschwitz.Elad Benari, 11/19/2013, 3:43 AM

UN Chief to Visit Auschwitz

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is planning to be the first ever UN chief to visit the Auschwitz death camp in Poland.Elad Benari, 11/13/2013, 5:12 AM

Hungary Pledges Funds for Auschwitz Upkeep

Hungary pledges $160,000 towards the upkeep of the Auschwitz memorial, following criticism that it was stalling on funds.Elad Benari, 8/15/2013, 4:46 AM

Minister Falls Ill after Auschwitz Visit

Education minister was carried off prime minister's plane in a stretcher when it returned to Israel.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2013, 9:54 PM

Netanyahu to Inaugurate New Auschwitz Exhibition

PM Netanyahu will visit Poland on June 13 for the opening of a new exhibition at museum of former Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/4/2013, 1:15 AM

Min. Landau: Yes, They're Auschwitz Borders

Tourism Minister stands behind his statement opposing a return to pre-1967 lines.Mark Langfan, 5/30/2013, 7:27 PM

Newly Discovered Prisoner Journal Donated to Auschwitz

Auschwitz-Birkenau museum has acquired newly discovered journal written and illustrated by prisoners of Nazi German death camp. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/29/2013, 10:46 PM

Muslim Imams Pray for Holocaust Victims at Auschwitz

Muslim leaders from across the globe pray for the Holocaust dead, during a visit to the Auschwitz death camp.Elad Benari, 5/23/2013, 6:12 AM

US Imams to Visit Auschwitz

US envoys will join imams for a visit to Auschwitz, the State Department said Tuesday.Arutz Sheva tsaff, 5/22/2013, 9:48 AM

Airline Mulls Israel-Poland Link For Auschwitz School Trips

A low-cost European airline is looking to introduce flights between Israel and Poland to cater to Israeli schoolchildren visiting AuschwitzArutz Sheva staff, 5/21/2013, 9:54 PM

Muslim Clerics to Visit Auschwitz in Anti-Genocide Program

Muslim clerics to visit the former Nazi German Auschwitz death camp as part of a Holocaust awareness and anti-genocide program.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/19/2013, 9:57 PM

Drawings from Nazi Camp Displayed at Berlin Museum

Secret drawings and sketches that a Czech artist produced and kept hidden from his Nazi captors go on display at the Jewish Museum.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/18/2013, 2:01 AM

Germany Arrests Former Auschwitz Guard

Hans Lipschis, a 93-year-old alleged former guard at Auschwitz, arrested by Germany. He claims he was a cook.Elad Benari, 5/7/2013, 6:13 AM

Poland's 'Hidden Jews' Gather for a Special Shabbat

Dozens of "hidden Jews," Poles who have long-forgotten Jewish roots, gathered for a special Shabbat - at the gates of AuschwitzDavid Lev, 4/8/2013, 6:59 PM

PM Calls Hana, whose Israel ID Echoes Camp Number

Part of the number the Nazis tattooed on Hana's arm reappeared in her Israeli ID.Gil Ronen, 4/8/2013, 4:17 PM

Greek Jews Commemorate Anniversary of Deportation to Auschwitz

Thessaloniki commemorated the 70th anniversary of the first deportation of its Jews to Auschwitz., 3/17/2013, 6:20 AM

Only Surviving Synagogue Near Auschwitz on Verge of Collapse

A synagogue near the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz is on the verge of collapse, officials warned last week. Arutz Sheva staff, 2/18/2013, 5:22 PM

Detroit Auschwitz Sign An 'Intentional, Malicious Act' of Hatred

ADL expresses outrage over 'Arbeit Macht Frei' Auschwitz sign at Packard Plant in Detroit.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/7/2013, 11:11 PM

Hungarian 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

Jewish Groups Protest Weight-Loss Ad Featuring 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 Fulfill ‘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 Iranian 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

German Soccer Team's Visit to Auschwitz 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, Commemorates Six Million

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

Italian Daily: Holocaust "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 Exactly 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 -- Israeli Jails Worse than 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 Meir Sought Bombing of Auschwitz, New Research Shows

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

Thefts from Nazi Death Camps Continue

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 to the Jewish Nation

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

Memory of Holocaust Dying as Auschwitz Crumbles

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

Response to A‘jad’s Holocaust Denial: 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

Poles Mark 70th Anniversary of First-Ever Auschwitz Transport

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 to Lead March of the Living

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 Claims He Was 'Misquoted' on Holocaust

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

Netanyahu at Yad VaShem: Let’s See if World Deals with 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 To Discuss Holocaust with Cabinet

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

Foreign ‘Trophy Hunters’ Suspected in 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

Police Find Stolen Auschwitz Sign – Broken in Three 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