1 in 5 Germans think the Holocaust gets too much attention

Two new polls find large number of Germans believe legacy of the Holocaust is excessively emphasized today.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 1/26/2020, 10:56 PM

Dutch PM apologizes for treatment of Jews during the Holocaust

Prime Minister of The Netherlands apologizes for his country's having 'failed' Jews during the Holocaust.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/26/2020, 7:00 PM

Survey: 57% of French don't know how many Jews died in Holocaust

In the survey of French adults commissioned by Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, 30% put the figure at under 2 million.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/23/2020, 8:02 AM

Most US adults don't know 6 million Jews killed in Holocaust

Pew study finds half of US adults don't know basic facts about the Holocaust, including how Hitler came to power or number of Jewish victimsBen Sales/JTA, 1/22/2020, 6:41 PM

Rabbi Soloveitchik on evil and suffering

Jan 27 is actually liberation of Auschwitz Memorial Day, but this week world leaders are in Israel to commemorate the date.Rabbi Dr. Bernard H. Rosenberg, 1/22/2020, 12:00 PM

Historic anthology of statements from world leaders

50 leaders from United States and Europe to Australia pledge commitment to remember Holocaust and 'combat anti-Semitism'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 12:16 AM

'Safe Haven: Jewish refugees in the Philippines'

Philippine Embassy in Israel, in partnership with B'nai B'rith World Center to hold event on International Holocaust Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 4:53 PM

Exhibition upgrade at Berlin villa where Holocaust was planned

Building which hosted the 1942 Wannsee Conference, looks to increase awareness of how Holocaust was planned.AFP, 1/16/2020, 6:16 PM

World leaders' visit to Jerusalem poses security challenge

The forum marking 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz will be the third-largest gathering of world leaders in Israel.Sara Rubenstein, 1/16/2020, 5:36 PM

Polish President pulls out of Auschwitz event in Israel

Polish President Andrzej Duda refuses to attend event marking 75 years since liberation of Auschwitz if he is not allowed to speak.AFP, 1/7/2020, 8:45 PM

Unprecedented: Over 40 leaders to convene for Holocaust event

An unprecedented event in Israel: Over 40 leaders to convene at Yad Vashem for 5th World Holocaust Forum event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2020, 2:56 PM

Lithuania drafts bill exonerating itself from Holocaust crimes

Historian Efraim Zuroff slams bill as 'attempt to whitewash massive complicity' in murder of Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/4/2020, 7:13 PM

News fromn Berlin, Europe's antisemitism capital

The city where Hitler reigned unopposed is reverting to type and doing what comes naturally.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 12/20/2019, 11:15 AM

'A leading voice against intolerance, hate, and anti-Semitism'

Prince Charles scheduled to attend historic World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem along with around 40 world leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2019, 2:49 PM

Anne Frank’s friend tells how a German official saved her family

Anne Frank’s childhood friend tells the story of the German official who saved her family.Emily Burack, JTA, 12/17/2019, 8:19 AM

Krispy Kreme owner donates millions to atone for Nazi past

Reimann family announces donation to Holocaust survivors after investigation finds their Nazi ancestors used slave labor during WWII.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2019, 4:32 AM

German activist group sorry for using Holocaust victims’ ashes

Center for Political Beauty apologizes after using soil samples from locations of Nazi mass murder of Jews in protest installation.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/5/2019, 3:57 PM

Buenos Aires rededicates Holocaust Museum

Holocaust Museum of Buenos Aires rededicated following $4.5 million overhaul.JTA Staff, 12/3/2019, 8:46 AM

Bergen-Belsen rabbinical ledger will not be sold

Close to 85 rulings permitting Holocaust survivors to remarry provides first-hand record of destruction of European Jewry during Holocaust.Mordechai Sones, 12/2/2019, 10:17 PM

Chicago university drops faculty member over Holocaust question

National Louis University removes faculty member over marketing assignment which included question on whether Holocaust happened.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/1/2019, 8:44 PM

Bill aims to restore rights of Holocaust-era beneficiaries

House bill would help Holocaust survivors and families recover billions in insurance payments.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/27/2019, 8:05 AM

Environmentalists trivialize the Holocaust

Environmentalists have been minimizing, abusing, trivializing and even recruiting the Holocaust in their ideological agenda. Giulio Meotti, 11/26/2019, 11:36 PM

New play confronts Lithuanian complicity during Holocaust

Lithuanian state theater stages controversial play on Holocaust complicity.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/26/2019, 8:52 AM

World leaders to mark Auschwitz liberation by visiting Jerusalem

Dozens of world leaders will visit Jerusalem to mark 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/23/2019, 9:43 PM

Polish Minister "There are no good nations or bad nations"

Arutz Sheva speaks with Polish Minister of Agriculture in wake of tensions between Israel and Poland regarding Holocaust historyYoni Kempinski, Warsaw, 11/17/2019, 2:47 PM

Mass grave of Nazi victims discovered on Treblinka grounds

Bones of victims, clothing remnants and bullet shells from pistols and machine guns were found in the grave.Sara Rubenstein, 11/16/2019, 7:16 PM

In first, imam to attend Holocaust commemoration event in Sweden

Malmo imam confirms attendance at Kirstallnacht Holocaust commemoration event.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/9/2019, 9:34 PM

Survivor meets rescuer: 'They saved our lives'

Holocaust survivors from Israel reunite with their wartime from Greece.Yoni Kempinski, 11/4/2019, 12:06 AM

Watch: Rescuer meets survivors she helped save

Righteous among the Nations meets Jewish siblings she saved during the Holocaust and their 40 descendants.Yoni Kempinski, 11/3/2019, 9:15 PM

The picture of the Belzer Rebbe sent to the Nazi

A postcard of the Belzer Rebbe taken during WWII and sent to a Nazi was recently revealed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2019, 5:36 PM

Netflix series highlights death-camp guard John Demjanjuk trial

Netflix to release latest show about Nazi death camp worker accused of being one of the worst, most merciless offenders of Holocaust.ILTV, 10/30/2019, 1:20 AM

Lithuania’s Holocaust record ‘open wound,’ Israeli envoy says

At genocide seminar for teachers, Israeli envoy tells history teachers in Vilnius that country's Holocaust record is an ‘open wound.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/29/2019, 3:02 PM

Ex-Nazi guard: I saw Jews being led to the gas chambers

Bruno Dey, 93, says: 'I heard screams and bangs on the door. I didn't know they were being gassed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2019, 9:32 PM

Maryland increases Holocaust education requirements

Maryland will strengthen requirements for Holocaust education in schools, state officials say.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/25/2019, 7:29 AM

"Anti-Semitic graffiti" at NY Holocaust memorial

Material and graffiti described as hateful and anti-Semitic discovered at Holocaust memorial in White Plains, NY on the eve of Yom Kippur.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/10/2019, 2:52 PM

October in Holocaust History

"Yad Vashem" presents a view of the main events that took place during the month of October in Holocaust history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2019, 11:03 AM

Rosh Hashanah Rescue 1943

In Denmark, planned arrests were set for Wednesday night, October 1-the first night of Rosh Hashanah. The Nazis assumed that the Jews would be in their homes that day celebrating the holiday. The Danes thought differently. Larry Domnitch, 9/29/2019, 11:59 AM

Remembering the forgotten

Meir Panim’s High Holiday campaign hopes to restore dignity to the many Holocaust survivors living in poverty.Israel 365, 9/26/2019, 10:57 AM

Restoring hope for Holocaust survivors

They’ve seen humanity at its worst; Meir Panim helps them experience it at its bestIsrael 365, 9/25/2019, 7:50 PM

Cousins separated during Holocaust reunited 75 years later

Emma Phippen's grandfather dropped a bombshell on his family 11 years ago when he told them he's a Jewish Holocaust survivor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 10:11 PM

Ukraine chief rabbi denies honoring alleged Nazi collaborators

Ukraine's Rabbi Bleich says he only attended ceremony for Jewish Holocaust victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/13/2019, 3:42 PM

Jewish Foundation for the Righteous honors Poles who saved Jews

US Jewish foundation honors Polish non-Jews who rescued Jews during the Holocaust at an event in Warsaw.Marcy Oster/JTA, 9/10/2019, 3:08 AM

Berendina Eman, rescuer of Jews during Holocaust, dies at 99

Dutch-American woman who helped save dozens of Jews during the Holocaust and survived a concentration camp passes away at her Michigan home.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/8/2019, 12:55 PM

Prosecutor: Anti-Semitic inscription 'not public hate speech'

Polish prosecutor closes case of anti-Semitic graffiti on demolished workshop.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/2/2019, 10:38 AM

Far-right surge rattles guardians of Nazi era remembrance

'Comments culminated in visitors questioning existence of gas chambers and mass murders in them,' Sachsenhausen director says.Deborah Cole, AFP, 8/26/2019, 2:33 PM

Anti-Semitic shirt on sale on Amazon

Shirts bearing iconic photographs of the Holocaust of a man being shot to death while perched over a mass grave are sold on Amazon UK.Sara Rubenstein, 8/24/2019, 11:36 PM

Education Min.: Nazis also persecuted North African Jews

Persecution of North African Jewry under Nazi occupation now part of Israeli schools’ mandatory curriculum.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/20/2019, 7:44 AM

London Mayor: 'Approve National Holocaust Memorial'

Sadiq Khan calls on the Westminister borough council to approve Holocaust memorial after thousands object.Nitzan Keidar, 8/17/2019, 11:46 PM

Holocaust of North African Jews in matriculation examination

Holocaust of North Africa Jews under Nazi occupation will be mandatory chapter in matriculation history exam.Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2019, 11:43 AM

"A terrible headache" - the Holocaust as seen by the New York Times

Rethinking The NY Times and the Holocaust. A surprising exchange between the writer and the editor of the NYTimes in 1994. Jack Engelhard, 8/12/2019, 3:00 PM

Woman who saved Jewish family from Holocaust dies at 102

Krystyna Danko, a Polish woman who saved her adoptive Jewish family from Holocaust dies at 102.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/10/2019, 9:16 PM

The Holocaust survivor's moving birthday request

To celebrate 104th birthday, Shoshana Ovitz asks her descendants to convene for prayer at Kotel. "Mengele took her mother before her eyes."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2019, 8:37 PM

Fort Ontario - Where the Holocaust came to America

Fort Ontario became the only shelter to house refugees in the US during the Second World War, the extent of FDR's help to the Jews. Less than 1000 people.Dr. Alex Grobman, 8/1/2019, 8:57 AM

'On Animals & People': The heroism of the Warsaw Zoo directors

A new documentary about the Polish couple who hid Jews in their home at the Warsaw Zoo under the Nazis' nose will be released soon.Nissan Tzur, 7/31/2019, 1:49 PM

New House bill would help care for Holocaust survivors

With 1/3 of Holocaust survivors in the US living at or below poverty line, bipartisan bill would increase federal support for survivors.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/31/2019, 10:32 AM

Disgraced German historian found dead at 31

German historian blogger Marie Sophie Hingst found dead 1 month after being stripped of award for faking family history in the HolocaustToby Axelrod/JTA, 7/30/2019, 5:48 PM

Senate legislation would help care for Holocaust survivors

Bipartisan bill introduced in Senate to prioritize health, nutrition services for Holocaust survivors so they can live in their own homes.Marcy Oster/JTA, 7/24/2019, 5:53 PM