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Right-wing German politician slams Berlin Holocaust memorial

Bjoern Hoecke, a right-wing German politician, called the Berlin Holocaust memorial a 'monument of shame in the heart of the capital'.AFP, Wednesday, 7:03 PM

'Obama was the biggest liar in the world'

Head of Holocaust education institute says today's youth is just as ready to learn about the Shoah as ever, blasts Obama's Israel policies.Eliran Aharon, Tuesday, 10:42 PM

Germany to fund Holocaust museum in Thessaloniki

Jewish community in Greece's second city gets the go-ahead to build a Holocaust museum, funded in part by Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:39 AM

Foreign Ministry welcomes Torah scroll from Bucharest

Foreign Ministry synagogue holds traditional ceremony welcoming Torah scroll from Bucharest.Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2017, 1:05 PM

Researchers find jewelry, hair pins in Sobibór death camp

Researchers find jewelry, hair pins beneath floorboards in Sobibór death camp.Uzi Baruch, 1/15/2017, 10:11 AM

Holocaust Jews: Murdered precisely because they were sinless

What Yediot Acharonot's first editor Ezriel Carlebach wrote about the Jewish victims of the Holocaust in 1942.Hillel Fendel, 1/8/2017, 7:01 PM

Today: The Fast of the Tenth of Tevet

The fast mourning the siege of Jerusalem in Temple times is also the day kaddish is said for Holocaust victims whose yahrzeit is unknown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 9:22 AM

Norway public broadcaster apologizes for spoofing Holocaust

Norway’s public broadcaster apologizes for referencing Holocaust in a satirical cartoon about the financial situation of university studentsJTA, 12/29/2016, 4:39 PM

Dutch rescuer of Jews during Holocaust dies at 96

Marion Pritchard, a Dutch social work student who rescued Jews during World War II, has died.JTA, 12/22/2016, 3:26 AM

University student union votes for Holocaust education

The student union board at Ryerson University approves Holocaust Education Week resolution after anti-Israel students stage walkout.JTA, 12/21/2016, 8:28 PM

Cousins who thought family died in Holocaust united in Israel

First cousins who thought entire family died in Holocaust meet thanks to Yad Vashem testimony.JTA, 12/14/2016, 9:48 AM

Pre-WW2 film which foresaw expulsion of Jews to be restored

Segments of pre-World War II Austrian film that foresaw the expulsion of Jews will be restored thanks to crowd-funding campaign.JTA, 12/12/2016, 5:41 PM

Siemens finances publication of Jewish slave laborer’s memoir

The German corporation Siemens has financed the publication of the memoir of a former Jewish slave laborer who worked for the company.JTA, 12/12/2016, 5:17 PM

$3.5 million raised for Spielberg’s Shoah Foundation

A gala for director Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation raised $3.5 milliomJTA, 12/11/2016, 3:31 PM

The need for 'Post-Holocaust Studies'

A renowned scholar of anti-Semitism advocates the establishment of a new discipline: Post-Holocaust Studies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2016, 2:17 PM

Latvian president admits local complicity in Nazi atrocities

Latvian president Raimonds Vejonis attended a memorial ceremony at a Holocaust mass murder site near Riga and admitted local complicity.Yoel Domb, 12/1/2016, 12:41 PM

Obama taps 5 to serve on Holocaust memorial board

President Obama appoints five people to serve on the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, including its current chairman.JTA, 12/1/2016, 4:37 AM

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, 11/28/2016, 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, 11/28/2016, 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