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Synagogue in Zhitomir reopens for 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

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 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

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

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 at Ukraine 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 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

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

Payments to survivors deported on 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

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 film spotlights 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 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 for Lodz 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 to become 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 honoring war criminals leaves Jews uneasy

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

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

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 blasts family over treatment of 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 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 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 synagogue hit for hosting fringe 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 criticized Holocaust revisionism

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

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 player finds body at 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

Yad Vashem honors Dutch man and daughter

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 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

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 to Elie Wiesel's in 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 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

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

Holocaust survivors to receive increased aid

After long negotiations with German government, Claims Conference secures large increase in aid to elderly Holocaust survivors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 11:34 AM

70 years since Polish Holocaust survivors massacre

Polish president leads memorial for post-Holocaust Kielce massacre, vows to fight 'even the most minor of acts of anti-Semitism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2016, 8:21 PM

In Romania, poignant memories of Elie Wiesel

Perhaps nowhere is Elie Wiesel's passing felt more poignantly than in his country of birth.Mihaela Rodina, 7/3/2016, 2:49 PM

‘Mein Kampf’ profits to aid Holocaust survivors

Publisher announces all US proceeds of Adolf Hitler’s manifesto will be donated to Holocaust survivors.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/30/2016, 11:03 AM

X-ray technology finds holocaust escape tunnel

New technology allows researchers to discover tunnel dug by prisoners in an attempt to escape the Nazis.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/29/2016, 10:49 AM

Man posed as Auschwitz survivor

Joseph Hirt, 91, has been doing the lecture circuit telling of his memories from the Holocaust; the problem is, he was never there.Nissan Tzur , 6/29/2016, 9:30 AM

Leading Polish politician honors synagogue victims

Jaroslaw Kaczynski stresses dangers of anti-Semitism, important of Poland-Israel ties, at Great Synagogue of Bialystok speech.JTA, 6/28/2016, 6:45 PM

Man admits he lied about being Auschwitz survivor

Joseph Hirt of Lancaster County admits he lied about being an Auschwitz survivor and apologizes.JTA, 6/27/2016, 5:37 AM

Disgraced mayor confronted over Hitler claims

Holocaust survivor: 'They do it whilst there are some survivors still around. What will they do when we’re all gone?'Matt Wanderman, 6/22/2016, 7:51 AM