Dutch trains to provide compensation for role in Holocaust

Netherland's state-owned railway says it is considering how to arrange personal compensation for its part in deporting Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2018, 4:06 PM

Anne Frank House unveils new audio tour, displays

King of the Netherlands in attendance as Anne Frank House unveils new audio tour and several new displays to its collection of exhibitions.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2018, 4:39 AM

'Relations between Israel and Denmark are getting stronger'

President Rivlin hosts event marking the 75th anniversary of the rescue of the Jews of Denmark. 'Most Danes saw Jews as equal citizens.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2018, 2:29 PM

UC Berkeley archive acquires work by photographer Roman Vishniac

Vishniac known as photographer of Jewish life in Eastern Europe before the Holocaust.JTA, 11/22/2018, 2:00 PM

'Righteous Among the Nations' nun dies at 110

Nun who hid Jews during the Holocaust lives to 110.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2018, 1:01 PM

Former British PM took in Jewish child before Holocaust

Clement Attlee, former British PM after World War Two, sponsored Jewish family to leave Germany, housed one of the children, report reveals.JTA, 11/21/2018, 11:01 PM

UNESCO and WJC launch website on Holocaust education

UN cultural agency teams up with World Jewish Congress to launch website dedicated to Holocaust education and memory.Ben Ariel, 11/20/2018, 5:37 AM

Holocaust researcher files libel lawsuit against Polish group

Canadian professor sues Polish League Against Defamation for accusing him of falsifying Poland's history with Holocaust research.JTA, 11/18/2018, 10:06 PM

Ecuador restores credentials to consul who saved Jews in WW2

Ecuador posthumously restores diplomatic credentials to Manuel Antonio Munoz Borrero, who was removed from position for saving 100 Jews.JTA, 11/14/2018, 8:27 PM

Kristallnacht and the Righteous Australian aboriginal William Cooper

A fitting and special example of the Righteous among the Nations, precisely because of where he came from, as well as his humble and simple life, despite which, he clearly understood right from wrong. Ron Jontof-Hutter, 11/10/2018, 7:49 PM

Watch: IDF troops march at European death camps

Special documentation from the 'Witnesses in Uniform' delegation at the Lopochowa Forest and Birkenau and Majdanek extermination camps.Yoni Kempinski, 11/9/2018, 9:23 AM

Lithuania defends Nazi collaborator accused of killing Jews

Defense comes in response to American activist’s lawsuit demanding removal of plaque in Vilnius honoring Jonas Noreika.JTA, 11/4/2018, 1:24 PM

Western suicide via anti-Semitism

Pittsburgh victims are another example of a chilling Judenhass. Innocent Jews were murdered, but will the West survive it? Giulio Meotti, 10/29/2018, 8:19 PM

Holocaust institute ends Poland trips over 'Holocaust Law'

After Poland passes Holocaust censorship law banning claims of Polish collaboration, institute moves study trips from Poland to Ukraine.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/25/2018, 6:10 PM

Expanded Holocaust memorial plaza dedicated in Philadelphia

First-ever Holocaust memorial in US unveils expansion.JTA, 10/24/2018, 7:59 AM

Father of Holocaust denial movement dead at 89

French academic Robert Faurisson, who helped build Holocaust-denial movement, dies at age 89.JTA, 10/23/2018, 7:40 AM

Israeli Police visit Nazi death camps

180 policemen and woman form Star of David at Treblinka death camp in Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2018, 9:56 PM

Dramatic rise in German citizenship applications by British Jews

The number of Britons who asked Germany for the citizenship robbed from their families by the Nazis rose to 1,667 last year.JTA, 10/19/2018, 4:35 PM

Family of Dutch diplomat punished for saving Jews gets apology

Dutch Foreign Ministry apologizes to family of Jan Zwartendijk, punished after saving thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.JTA, 10/19/2018, 11:46 AM

In Denmark, the world's only happy Holocaust commemoration event

In Denmark, Holocaust commemorations are joyful, celebrating the successful rescue of most of the country's Jews. But Danes are changing.JTA, 10/17/2018, 10:19 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

German volunteers 'bring a bit of good to the world'

This German group renovates Holocaust survivors’ homes in Israel for free.JTA, 10/13/2018, 8:37 PM

Dutch art museums holding 170 works possibly stolen from Jews

42 museums in the Netherlands in possession of 170 pieces of art likely stolen from Jews during the Holocaust.JTA, 10/12/2018, 2:31 PM

German President apologizes for the Holocaust

Frank-Walter Steinmeier apologizes for the Nazis' crimes during a visit to a concentration camp in Greece.Nissan Tzur, 10/12/2018, 4:07 AM

Holocaust survivor: I've had nightmares all my life

Danish Jews recall desperate escape from Nazis, 75 years on.AFP, 10/11/2018, 12:52 PM

For the first time: Special needs young adults visit Auschwitz

World Jewish Congress coordinates with local organizations to bring special needs young adults to Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018, 2:40 PM

Dutch diplomat punished for saving Jews, new book reveals

Book says Dutch Foreign Ministry reprimanded diplomat Jan Zwartendijk for working to save thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.JTA, 10/9/2018, 7:01 PM

Poland: Fragment of pre-war Torah scroll on display

Restored fragment of pre-war Torah scroll goes on display at site of Kielce pogrom in Poland.JTA, 10/8/2018, 2:19 PM

Holocaust survivor who served in US military dies at 83

Sidney Shachnow, Holocaust survivor who went on to command US forces in Berlin, dies at 83.JTA, 10/5/2018, 12:59 PM

Holocaust survivor who survived by hiding in a bunker dies at 91

Clara Kramer, who survived Holocaust hidden in an underground bunker, dies at 91.JTA, 9/27/2018, 3:15 PM

Nazis’ aerial photography helps map, preserve Jewish cemeteries

German government funding effort to use Nazi photographs to find, preserve Jewish cemeteries in Eastern Europe.JTA, 9/26/2018, 10:18 PM

German bookstore: 'Abortion will set you free'

Lawsuit filed against German bookstore for trivializing the Holocaust with ‘abortion will set you free’ display.JTA, 9/26/2018, 10:10 AM

Former SS guard to stand trial over deaths at Stutthof

94-year-old to go on trial on charges of complicity in mass murders of several hundred prisoners at Stutthof concentration camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2018, 6:40 AM

Pope Francis honors Holocaust victims in Lithuania

Catholic leader pays homage to victims of Holocaust during liquidation of Vilnius ghetto 75 years ago.AFP, 9/23/2018, 3:31 PM

Prince William unveils statue of spy who saved Jews in Holocaust

Britain’s Prince William unveils statue of Frank Foley, a British spy who helped save thousands of Jews from the Nazis during the Holocaust.JTA, 9/23/2018, 2:33 PM

Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank’s home fetches $11,000

Auction house sells unopened letter to Otto Frank in 1942 for $11,000, does not disclose new owner's name.JTA, 9/22/2018, 11:42 PM

78 years later, this bloodstained 'atara' tells its story

Bloodstained prayer shawl decoration found in Lodz Ghetto belonged to Jew murdered after Yom Kippur prayers in 1940.Ido Ben Porat, 9/21/2018, 10:30 AM

Holocaust films dominate foreign Oscar race

Best Foreign Language film Academy Award full of films about Holocaust, anti-Semitism,JTA, 9/20/2018, 8:17 PM

New book reveals depth of French collaboration with Nazis

'The State Against the Jews' reveals French authorities were willing collaborators in hunting down, deporting Jews to concentration camps.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2018, 9:00 PM

The day the rabbis marched in Washington right before Yom Kippur

They came in 1943 to plead for the rescue of Europe's Jews, when so many could still have been saved, but FDR left the White House by a back door and refused to meet with them. And millions more died.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 9/18/2018, 2:30 PM

Forged Holocaust-era visas discovered in Lithuania state archive

Son of Japanese Holocaust rescuer finds forged visas in Lithuanian archive.JTA, 9/15/2018, 8:17 PM

Yad Vashem questions honors for Poles as Holocaust-era rescuers

Holocaust museum uneasy with honors given to three Poles for claims of efforts to save Jews from Holocaust.JTA, 9/13/2018, 7:18 PM

A Museum of anti-Semitism in New York

'We, the Jewish people, as a minority need civility as a blanket to protect us from horrors.That civility is disappearing, especially due to internet.' Abe Foxman, former ADL director, speaks to Manfred Gerstenfeld and Rene van Praag.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 9/12/2018, 10:30 AM

Descendants of Warsaw's Jews may now be able to locate assets

A 1939 phone book could be the key to unlocking millions in Polish Holocaust restitution payments.JTA, 9/8/2018, 8:12 PM

Sweden to build Holocaust museum in Malmo

City hit by string of anti-Semitic incidents likely venue for planned Holocaust museum.JTA, 9/6/2018, 9:25 PM

'It can be done:' New details on the rescue of Denmark's Jews

On Rosh Hashana 1943 and for three weeks after it, the Danes proved it could be done, but America was not listening.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 9/6/2018, 8:15 PM

Right-wing Swedish officials caught making anti-Semitic comments

Regional leaders of right-wing Swedish Democrats party made anti-Semitic jokes on social media outlets, report reveals.JTA, 9/4/2018, 2:34 PM

German artist: Dutch city plagiarized Holocaust memorial idea

Dutch city accused of plagiarizing Holocaust memorial cobblestones idea, says he 'tried to prevent it.'JTA, 8/29/2018, 1:24 PM

Nazi hunter slams PM Netanyahu's praise of Lithuania

Dr. Efraim Zuroff says PM Netanyahu's comments show 'total moral failure,' says he 'obviously learned nothing' from Holocaust bill 'fiasco.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2018, 11:25 PM

PM in Vilnius: My grandfather was beaten and almost killed here

Netanyahu takes part in memorial ceremony at Ponar, where 70,000 Jews were murdered and shares little known family story.Guy Cohen, 8/24/2018, 6:45 PM

Holocaust memorials atop mass graves in Estonia vandalized

Memorials on Holocaust-era mass graves in Estonia torched, vandalized with swastikas.JTA, 8/24/2018, 2:57 PM

Ukraine monument to those who perished

Special ceremony in Nadvorna, Ukraine to dedicate monument to Jews murdered in Holocaust.Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 12:32 PM

Mayoral candidate: Questioning Holocaust isn't anti-Semitism

Self-proclaimed Holocaust revisionist running for Hilton Head mayor.JTA, 8/8/2018, 8:51 AM

Poland obtains WWII archive showing efforts to save Jews

Poland obtains archive that documents efforts by Polish diplomats to get Jews out of Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 8/8/2018, 6:45 AM

Textbook blaming Holocaust victims required reading

Book claiming Holocaust victims didn’t ‘tap into’ inner strength required reading at North Carolina University.JTA, 8/3/2018, 2:39 PM

‘War hero’ taught his soldiers how to kill Jews efficiently

Lithuanian national hero was ‘enthusiastic’ Jew killer, local Jews say.JTA, 8/3/2018, 2:22 PM

Exposé: How the Netherlands Red Cross failed the Jews

First ever interview in English with Holocaust researcher Regina Grüter, formerly of the Netherlands Red Cross, is a damning critique of the NRC and the Dutch government-in- exile in London.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 8/3/2018, 11:52 AM