Record number of people visited Auschwitz in 2019

A record 2.3 million visitors toured former Nazi death camp last year, an increase of 170,000 from 2018.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2020, 3:09 AM

Merkel: I bow my head before the victims of the Shoah

German Chancellor expresses "deep shame" at what happened in Auschwitz and Birkenau as she visits the former Nazi death camp.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/6/2019, 9:18 PM

Museum to display shofar from Auschwitz

NYC's Museum of Jewish Heritage reveals never-seen shofar from Auschwitz as part of exhibition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 12:24 PM

Is World War II history still relevant?

There are five enduring lessons of this defining period in modern history. Translation of an article written at the request of the Rzeczpospolita, one of Poland’s two leading newspapers. David Harris, 9/7/2019, 11:10 PM

US Vice President to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau

Mike Pence will visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp together with Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday.Nissan Tzur, 2/12/2019, 2:41 AM

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

Indictment for Auschwitz guard who aided murder of 13,000 Jews

Suspect's defense based on purported ignorance of background, aims, and details of killings.Mordechai Sones, 4/16/2018, 7:50 PM

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

American teen sentenced over Auschwitz vandalism

Polish court gives suspended one-year sentence to 17-year-old American for scratching his name into the barracks at Nazi death camp.Ben Ariel, 12/5/2017, 5:39 AM

Madrid opens first global roving Auschwitz exhibit

Roving exhibition displays hundreds of objects from Auschwitz.AFP, 11/30/2017, 9:48 AM

Nazi hunter given highest honor by Auschwitz memorial

Serge Klarsfeld, who located top Nazi after WWII and compiled names of children deported to death camps, given 'Light of Memory' award.JTA, 5/16/2017, 9:23 AM

Arutz Sheva at March of the Living 2017

Arutz Sheva summarizes the March of the Living with participants in the march, 4/25/2017, 3:40 PM

11 arrested for desecrating Auschwitz

Polish police detain 11 men and women who slaughtered a sheep and took their clothes off at Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/24/2017, 8:51 PM

At Auschwitz, a Jewish journalist confronts his anti-Polish bias

JTA writer with impressions from five-day journalists' seminar to Auschwitz.Cnaan Liphshiz, 1/26/2017, 1:33 AM

Pope walks alone through Auschwitz

Pope Francis visits former Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, meets survivors.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/30/2016, 2:02 AM

"The Ghetto Swinger": A Berlin jazz legend remembers

The recently published, never-before translated book by "Coco" Schumann traces his journey from Berlin's pre-war nightlife to a band in Auschwitz and back to Berlin - and doesn't miss a beat. Rochel Sylvetsky, 3/16/2016, 11:41 PM

Germany in last push to bring Nazi guards to justice

Germany attempts to bring guards to justice before they die; three concentration camp guards in their 90s to stand trial.Nisan Tzur, 2/7/2016, 11:39 AM

Type B Holocaust Denial is the One to Watch

First they dwarf the Holocaust to a run-of-the mill crime; then they pair Israel and "blameless" Palestinians with Nazis and really blameless Jews. Steve Apfel, 6/30/2015, 10:51 PM

Auschwitz, 'The Center of All Evil'

Visitors on March of the Living learn about 'the biggest killing of humanity that ever happened,' and learn 'nothing prepares you.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 10:07 PM

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

The Simpsons Go To... Auschwitz?

Alexsander Palombo draws multiple panels of the cartoon family in concentration camp to spread awareness about Holocaust education.Tova Dvorin, 1/25/2015, 3:37 PM

Putin Won't Go to Auschwitz for 70th Anniversary of Liberation

Event commemorating 70 years since the Red Army liberated the death camp to conspicuously lack Putin, who allegedly wasn't invited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2015, 1:22 PM

Vatican Pledges 100K Euros To Auschwitz Museum

Donation to help upkeep for death camp's preservation - and save the Vatican's image.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2014, 7:03 PM

Jews Fined for Singing 'Ani Maamin' at Auschwitz

Guards at memorial site shouted at a Bnei Akiva group from Australia and South Africa, fined them $350Gil Ronen, 8/3/2014, 4:24 PM

Auschwitz Poster Pulled from Major US Retailers

Poster showing 'Arbeit Macht Frei' sign pulled from big-box stores in the US. But why was it being sold at all?Tova Dvorin, 7/8/2014, 8:34 AM

German Teacher Caught Trying to Steal Relics from Auschwitz

German teacher attempts to steal victims' items from Auschwitz-Birkenau museum in latest case of death camp-linked theft.AFP, 7/2/2014, 9:36 PM

'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

Auschwitz Museum Hit By Theft, Vandalism

Museum officials left scrambling to cope with visitors scrawling their names, taking 'souvenirs' from death camp.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 4:15 PM

Israeli Police Officers to Mark Yom Hashoah in Europe

185 Israeli police officers visiting the concentration camps in Europe and will also participate in the March of the Living.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/25/2014, 8:36 PM

MK Shaken by Holocaust Memories, Modern Anti-Semitism

MK ‘chilled’ by Auschwitz visit, and disturbed at reports of growing anti-Semitism. He describes ‘real revenge’ on Jews’ enemies.Maayana Miskin, 1/29/2014, 2:14 AM

Again: Turkish Students Arrested for Nazi Salutes at Auschwitz

Second incident in three months sees Turkish students arrested - this time under infamous sign at the entrance to notorious Nazi camp.Ari Soffer, 12/9/2013, 6:14 PM

Historic Gathering in Auschwitz to Combat Anti-Semitism

The objective of the mission is two-fold: to not just remember the Holocaust, but to make sure it never happens again.Arutz Sheva, 9/30/2013, 5:57 PM

Netanyahu's Not Alone on Auschwitz Lessons

Injecting the Holocaust into Israeli strategic calculations - should Netanyahu do so or not?Dr. Rafael Medoff, 6/16/2013, 9:18 AM

Netanyahu at Auschwitz: This Won't Happen Again

Netanyahu opens a new Holocaust exhibition at the site of the Auschwitz death camp.Arutz Sheva, 6/13/2013, 5:07 PM

Ohdruf, a Labor Camp near Weimar

Just one of so, so many.Leslie Stonebraker , 4/7/2013, 7:15 AM

Jews, Leave Eurauschwitz Now!

Never before has knowledge of the Holocaust been disseminated all over the West as it is today. Yet never before has the anti-Jewish venom and the Nazi style monsterization of Israelis spread like a virus as it is today. Giulio Meotti, 10/10/2012, 3:25 PM