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The trap of travesty: The Shoah as show business

Life was not beautiful, nor amusing, nor did the victims dance, during the darkness of the Holocaust. Dr. Inna Rogatchi, Monday, 7:36 AM

Russian 'Holocaust on ice' routine causes uproar

Social media outraged after Putin spokesman's wife appears on reality show dancing while dressed as a concentration camp prisoner.Ben Ariel, Monday, 4:14 AM

Israel opposes use of term 'Polish Death Camps'

Israel and Poland released a joint statement opposing the use of the term 'Polish death camps' to describe Nazi concentration camps.Gary Willig, 11/23/2016, 7:29 PM

Nearly 1,000 Jews gather in Ukrainian city of Lviv

Nearly 1,000 people attend Jewish gathering in western Ukrainian city which honors alleged Holocaust era war criminals.JTA, 11/8/2016, 5:00 AM

Israeli woman crowned 'Miss Holocaust Survivor'

Russian-born Israeli who was 2 days old when World War II broke out crowned Miss Holocaust Survivor.JTA, 11/1/2016, 5:28 AM

Pro-Israel Asian organization supports survivors and lost tribes

Shalom Israel Asia Pacific held its annual event for the benefit of Holocaust survivors and members of Bnei Menashe. We spoke with founder.Yoni Kempinski, 10/26/2016, 2:32 AM

French town commemorates Alfred Dreyfus

Persecuted Jewish officer honored with a statue. Dutch town honors Holocaust survivor and writer Jules Schelvis with a street sign.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2016, 12:12 PM

Watch: emotional meeting of childhood friends separated by Shoah

Two childhood friends who had not seen each other since the Holocaust finally meet in an emotional reunion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2016, 10:24 AM

Ukraine to open its first holocaust memorial

Prime Minister of Ukraine has made a major announcement that could change the course of history education in the eastern European country.ILTV, 10/14/2016, 2:44 AM

Synagogue in Zhitomir, Ukraine, reopens for the holidays

The building is the only remaining synagogue of the 54 that were there before the holocaust.Haim Lev, 10/9/2016, 9:42 AM

Holocaust survivor likens treatment of farm animals to Shoah

Holocaust survivor Alex Hershaft says there are striking similarities between the Nazi horrors and the way society treats farm animals.Josefin Dolsten, 10/7/2016, 2:56 AM

Writer Elena Ferrante is daughter of Holocaust survivor

Mysterious best-selling Italian author identified as the daughter of a German-born Holocaust survivor.JTA, 10/6/2016, 5:30 AM

Rivlin stokes Ukrainian debate over Holocaust complicity

President Reuven Rivlin's accusations of Ukrainian Holocaust complicity cause uproar among Ukrainian nationalists.JTA, 9/29/2016, 3:41 PM

Ukraine marks 75 years since Babi Yar mass slaughter of Jews

Ukrainians have been wrestling with their countrymen's role in collaborating with the Nazis ever since.Dmitry Zaks-AFP, 9/29/2016, 7:12 AM

Jewish 'Avengers' of Nazis leader dies at 91

Joseph Harmatz, Holocaust survivor who led a group of Jews seeking to kill Germans in revenge for the Holocaust, has died.JTA, 9/28/2016, 2:27 AM

Rivlin addresses Ukraine Parliament 75 years after Babi Yar

President Rivlin: 'We must not play a part in the sin of forgetting or denial. Leaders who support anti-Semitic ideas won't be welcomed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2016, 7:35 PM

House introduces anti-Nazi bill

Bill to facilitate the return of Nazi-looted artworks to their original owners or heirs introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.JTA, 9/27/2016, 5:56 AM

Holocaust victims included in Belarus-US pact

Belarus and the US sign an agreement to preserve and protect the cultural properties of all ethnic groups, including Holocaust victims.JTA, 9/23/2016, 6:15 AM

Hundreds protest vandalism of Budapest Holocaust memorial

Hundreds protest in downtown Budapest against a vandalism attack on a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust in Hungary.JTA, 9/21/2016, 4:53 AM

Rivlin meets daughter of Mayor who saved Jews in the Holocaust

President Rivlin meets the daughter of Greek Mayor who saved the entire local Jewish community of island of Zakynthos during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 7:15 PM

Compensation for Holocaust survivors shipped via French trains

Payments have started issuing from a compensation fund for Holocaust survivors deported to Nazi camps via the French rail system.JTA, 9/16/2016, 11:54 AM

The stones of Moletai: A lesson on the Shoah in Lithuania

The bitter truth exposed: the annihilation of Lithuanian Jewry was committed largely and enthusiastically by the local police, known as white-band Lithuanian police, under the supervision and command of the Nazis. A memorial march Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 9/14/2016, 11:59 PM

German judge evades punishment for helping survivors

German judge who landed in legal trouble after helping Holocaust survivors apply for ghetto pensions settles the case out of court.JTA, 9/14/2016, 4:49 AM

New Ken Burns film spotlights little-known Holocaust rescuers

“Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War” takes a look at American Christian couple who smuggled hundreds of Jews to safety.Ben Sales, 9/9/2016, 2:54 AM

German judge helps survivors apply for ghetto pensions

Jewish leaders rallying to the aid of a German judge facing punishment for helping Holocaust survivors apply for ghetto pensions.JTA, 9/8/2016, 5:55 AM

Lithuanian towns mark Holocaust massacres of Jews

Lithuanian president leads ceremony marking 1941 slaughter of Jewish community.JTA, 8/30/2016, 5:22 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

'Dutch Jewish community is unsustainable'

Dutch Jewish leaders claim the future of Jewish life in the Netherlands is grim.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2016, 6:44 PM

Schindler's factory could be turned into Holocaust memorial

A factory in the Czech Republic once used by Oskar Schindler could be made into a Holocaust memorial after it was bought a Czech foundation.Nissan Tzur, 8/17/2016, 5:16 AM

Ukraine's honoring of war criminals leaves Jews uneasy, divided

Veneration of pro-Nazi collaborators raises concerns among Ukrainian Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, 8/16/2016, 9:51 PM

Watch: A survivor's forgiveness

How a Holocaust survivor reacted when he met his best friend - who was responsible for the deaths of his wife and child.Rachel Kaplan, 8/12/2016, 8:59 AM

Germany mulls trying 8 concentration camp workers

German authorities identify four men, four women who helped operate Nazi concentration camp from 1942 to 1945.JTA, 8/10/2016, 10:30 PM

Report: Traveling zoo set up on Holocaust site in Ukraine

City in northwestern Ukraine authorizes the placing of a traveling zoo on the mass grave of thousands of Jewish Holocaust victims.JTA, 8/9/2016, 5:47 AM

Holocaust hero Wallenberg executed by Soviets, diaries show

KGB chief's journal reveals fate of Swedish diplomat instrumental in saving thousands of Jews from Holocaust.JTA, 8/8/2016, 1:35 PM

Holocaust hero passes away at 90

Phillip Bialowitz, survived the Sobibor death camp rebellion, then dedicated his life to a promise he made to the rebel leaders.Jonny Daniels, 8/8/2016, 9:37 AM

'Lithuania - One big mass murder site'

ILTV speaks with Holocaust expert Efraim Zuroff, who has co-authored a book on the mass murder of Jews in Lithuanian during World War IIILTV, 8/4/2016, 9:53 AM

Real-life 'Pianist' family wins defamation appeal

The family of the late Jewish-Polish protagonist of the film "The Pianist" wins appeal against defamation of their father.AFP, 8/1/2016, 2:46 PM

Polish court upholds controversial restitution law

Court in Poland rejects motion to scrap a law that critics say is preventing restitution of property that belonged to Jewish families.JTA, 7/28/2016, 4:32 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

700 march for Warsaw ghetto doctors, nurses

Marchers hang ribbons with the names of the dead to honor the medical personnel of the Warsaw ghetto.JTA, 7/25/2016, 4:53 PM

Holocaust survivors from Florida perform in former ghetto

Musical duo of Holocaust survivors from Florida return to their native Poland to perform there for the first time.JTA, 7/25/2016, 5:38 AM

Amsterdam rejects restitution, settles with survivors for $11M

City rejects calls to give direct restitution to Holocaust survivors taxed while held in concentration camps, pays Jewish groups $11M.JTA, 7/24/2016, 7:38 AM

Paris Grand Synagogue slammed for hosting far-right historian

Historian justified Vichy France's collaboration with Nazi Germany, handing over of thousands of Jews for extermination.JTA, 7/24/2016, 7:23 AM

Polish officials under fire for revisionism of Holocaust history

Jewish groups up in arms over controversial comments by leading Polish officials regarding the country's role during the Holocaust.JTA, 7/21/2016, 5:20 PM

Alabama councilwoman threatened over Holocaust comments

Councilwoman in Birmingham says a gun-wielding Jewish man threatened to harm her for opposing city funding of a Holocaust memorial.JTA, 7/19/2016, 6:07 AM

Pokemon Go player finds body behind Holocaust memorial

New Hampshire youth playing Pokemon Go discovers dead body in stream near Holocaust memorial.JTA, 7/17/2016, 8:43 PM

Binyamina Rebbe laid to rest in Har Hamenuchot

The late hassidic rebbe and Holocaust survivor made all Jews feel welcome in his home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 12:35 AM

Dutch man and daugther who hid Jews during Holocaust honored

Yad Vashem posthumously honors Jan Willem Kamphuis and his daughter Klazenia Kamphuis-Vink from Holland who hid Jews from the Nazis.Ido Ben Porat, 7/13/2016, 12:45 AM

75 years after pogrom, Poland wrestles with complicity

Polish politicians and academics wrestle with legacy of complicity in Holocaust atrocities exemplified in story of Jedwabne pogrom.Cnaan Liphshiz, 7/12/2016, 9:27 PM

After Elie Wiesel, can anyone unite American Jews?

Following Elie Wiesel's, is the American Jewish community too divided to unite under any one person’s moral voice?Ben Sales, 7/12/2016, 12:53 AM

Locals absent at ceremony marking Polish atrocity

Event commemorating 340 Jews burned alive by anti-Semitic Poles underlines Poland's complicated relationship with its past.Cnaan Liphshiz, 7/11/2016, 10:35 PM

Watch: Canadian PM's tearful trip to Auschwitz memorial

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the site of the Nazi death camp on Sunday, accompanied with one of the few inmates to survive.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2016, 4:50 PM

Oregon Jewish Museum gets permanent home

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education will have a new and permanent home next year.JTA, 7/11/2016, 5:56 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

Hundreds pay tribute in Elie Wiesel's native Romania

Nobel laureate was instrumental in getting Romania to face up to its dark past.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 8:01 PM

7 Elie Wiesel books that show the range of his influence

World-renowned Holocaust survivor, human rights activist best known for his memoirs - but his memory lives on in dozens of other works too.Gabe Friedman, 7/7/2016, 7:17 PM

Belarusian Nobel laureate: Poles persecuted Jews in Holocaust

Svetlana Alexievich defies Polish crack-downs on suggestions that Polish people were involved in attacking Jews.JTA, 7/7/2016, 12:47 PM