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Netanyahu bares his tragic ties to the Holocaust

At Knesset ceremony, Netanyahu reads a poem by his father-in-law and recalls all of his family who perished at the hands of the Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 3:29 PM

'One Yad Vashem is enough'

PM Binyamin Netanyahu meets with Holocaust survivors before memorial ceremony. 'Our strength is your strength.'Arutz Sheva staff, 5/3/2016, 10:57 PM

Ghetto photos turn out to be famous US family

Photos from Lithuanian ghetto turn out to be family of America's most prominent Yiddish scholars.Uriel Heilman, 5/3/2016, 10:34 PM

Lithuanian Holocaust monument vandalized

Holocaust memorial monument desecrated, smashed on anniversary of Adolf Hitler's birthday, in apparent neo-Nazi attack.JTA, 5/3/2016, 5:14 PM

45,000 Shoah survivors live in poverty in Israel

Grim statistics also reveal 50% suffer from bad health, loneliness. Former MK: Government must make a master plan.Tova Dvorin, 5/3/2016, 3:56 PM

Ohio Jewish leader dies at 68

Joyce Garver Keller who helped establish a state Holocaust memorial in Ohio, dies at 68.JTA, 5/3/2016, 6:06 AM

Holocaust commemoration begins at home

After Dutch woman discovered that Holocaust victims used to live in what is now her home, she thought about them constantly.Cnaan Liphshiz, 5/2/2016, 11:56 PM

50 Holocaust survivors have a delayed Bar Mitzvah

In a moving ceremony at the Kotel, 50 survivors denied their Bar or Bat Mitzvah by Nazis finally get the opportunity to do so.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 6:18 PM

Poland: Town square named after MK's family

MK Hilik Bar's family was murdered in the Holocaust - but the town where they once lived has chosen to preserve their memories.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/2/2016, 12:56 PM

US Holocaust Museum calls out Iran FM's lies

US Holocaust Memorial Museum refuted claim by Iranian Foreign Minister that competition mocking the Holocaust nothing to do with his gov't.JTA, 5/1/2016, 4:41 PM

Martin Gray, Holocaust memoirist, dies at 93

Polish-born Holocaust survivor whose memoir 'For Those I Love' became best-seller, TV miniseries, found dead in his pool.JTA, 4/26/2016, 10:52 AM

Grandmother's chutzpah helped rescue 1000s of Jews

Dutch Jewish woman refused to be put off by ambassador, ultimately leading to thousands of Jews escaping Holocaust.Alyza D. Lewin, 4/26/2016, 8:13 AM

US to Germany: More funds for Holocaust survivors

US Congress calls on German government to provide additional aid to aging Holocaust survivors.JTA, 4/26/2016, 7:15 AM

Survivor loses lawsuit on 'Polish' death camps

Polish court dismisses case by Auschwitz survivor against German broadcaster that called Nazi camps 'Polish.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2016, 9:17 PM

The book that kept them together in the Holocaust

Hiding in wartime Europe just under the nose of the Nazi army, a Jewish couple found a unique way of keeping in touch.Cnaan Liphshiz, 4/25/2016, 8:27 PM

German Jew-turned US spy against the Nazis, dies

Frederick Mayer, who fled Nazi Germany, risked his life posing as a German officer after parachuting back seven years later.JTA, 4/24/2016, 9:57 AM

Iranian FM uses Holocaust to justify nukes

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif uses the phrase "never again" in justifying his country’s nuclear program.Ben Ariel, 4/21/2016, 1:16 AM

Florida governor signs off on Holocaust memorial

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill to create a Holocaust memorial in Tallahassee.JTA, 4/20/2016, 6:02 AM

Rio public school named for Holocaust survivor

Brazilian public school named after iconic Brazilian-Jewish leaders Aleksander Henryk Laks.JTA, 4/18/2016, 2:17 PM

Why did a Tel Aviv school ban Holocaust trips?

High school principle complains remembrance trips to concentration camps encourage students to be too pro-Israel.JTA, 4/13/2016, 11:48 AM

Elder care bill includes to assist survivors

New provision in bill funding assistance for the elderly directs the federal government to assist Holocaust survivors.JTA, 4/11/2016, 3:58 AM

93-year-old Auschwitz guard dies before trial

Former SS guard dies a week before he was scheduled to go on trial for his alleged role in the murder of more than 1,000 at Auschwitz.JTA, 4/8/2016, 5:31 AM

Holocaust survivor describes hellish life in camps

92-year-old Holocaust survivor participates in Reddit session, details his harrowing near-death to liberation story.JTA, 4/8/2016, 4:58 AM

British fund rejected 75% of Holocaust survivors

Only one in four Jewish victims of the Nazis who applied for compensation from a British fund were paid, new documents show.JTA, 4/6/2016, 12:57 AM

Associated Press collaborated with Nazi regime

Explosive revelations show how AP cooperated with Nazis in return for access to Germany; agency scrambles to respond.Ari Soffer, 3/30/2016, 3:47 PM

Late justice for Serbia's Jewish Holocaust victims

Serbia becomes first to return to remaining Jewish community the property that belonged to Jews murdered in the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2016, 7:50 AM

Dutch gov't renews payments to Holocaust survivors

Dutch reverse decision denying Holocaust compensation payments to Israeli citizens following personal intervention by MK Gafni.David Rosenberg, 3/28/2016, 7:18 PM

Germany censures judge for helping survivors

German judge on trial for revealing that his colleagues frequently prevent Holocaust survivors from receiving compensation.Shimon Cohen, 3/28/2016, 8:34 AM

Anne Frank-themed 'escape room' criticized

The Anne Frank Foundation blasts Dutch company for creating a bunker resembling the Frank family's wartime hideout, ‘tacky and offensive’.Shoshana Miskin, 3/21/2016, 10:26 AM

Israeli Holocaust survivor is world's oldest man

Guinness World Records recognizes Yisrael Kristal, who survived both world wars and Auschwitz as the oldest man in the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2016, 3:50 PM

Rivlin thanks Romania for its Holocaust education

President Reuven Rivlin hosts state dinner in honor of visiting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2016, 2:13 AM

Human remains found in Nazi concentration camp

Maintenance workers at Plaszow concentration camp uncover buried human bones. Police investigating incident.Nissan Tzur, 3/2/2016, 8:19 PM

'Germany covering its slipshod job on Holocaust'

After hearing is suspended for ill ex-SS Auschwitz medic, his lawyer takes state to task for not bringing 'those responsible' to justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/29/2016, 4:56 PM

Exclusive interview: 'Journey with an Enemy' on the Lithuanian Shoah

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ruta Vanagaite on her new book, My people; Journey with an enemy: "Older people have apparently found the book quite offensive; it is incredibly painful for them to face their past." Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 2/21/2016, 3:01 PM

Last survivor of Treblinka revolt passes away

Samuel Willenberg, last survivor of the Treblinka revolt in 1943, passed away on Friday at the age of 93.Orly Harari, 2/20/2016, 7:20 PM

Shaked: Haaretz cheapening memory of Holocaust

After Haaretz article compares Bennett to Nazis, Justice Minister slams paper's incitement and cheapening of the Holocaust.David Rosenberg, 2/18/2016, 2:40 PM

Introducing Holocaust testimony: The app

HP and Yad Vashem are teaming up to create an app that will provide easy global access to all of the documents in the Yad Vashem archives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 9:29 AM

Jewish historian in Austrian jail despite evidence

In a bizarre and troubling case, Stephan Templ was jailed over a claim to property looted during the Holocaust. Will new findings free him?Gil Ronen, 2/16/2016, 8:28 PM

Will Poland revoke award from Jewish Historian?

American-Polish professor Jan Tomasz may lose state honor for arguing Poles were complicit in Nazi war crimes.Shoshana Miskin, 2/14/2016, 10:28 PM

Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in Croatia

Jakob Denzinger, who was under investigation for his Nazi past, dies at 92 before being prosecuted.Ben Ariel, 2/14/2016, 6:36 AM

Austrian official oks calling survivors a 'plague'

Prosecutor's office in Graz drops Holocaust denial case against far-right author, says Nazi camp inmates 'engaged in crime' after release.Cynthia Blank, 2/11/2016, 2:14 PM

'There are still men with blood on their hands'

Germany begins trial Thursday against former Auschwitz guard, 94, accused of watching over selections for the gas chamber.Coralie Febvre, 2/11/2016, 7:16 AM

Anne Frank's 'uncensored diary' to hit theaters

Arutz Sheva gets an inside look into upcoming play 'Anne,' and the 'taboos' it challenges.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 2/10/2016, 4:23 PM

Two SS men on trial over Auschwitz killings

Holocaust survivors, Jewish leaders insist Nazi SS guards' old age should not prevent their prosecution; 'age has no bearing.'Coralie Febvre, 2/9/2016, 11:27 AM

Auschwitz baby says last survivors must speak out

Angela Orosz, who was born in the Nazi death camp, testifies against former Auschwitz guard; 'we cannot forgive in the name of 6 million.'Hui Min Neo, 2/9/2016, 10:36 AM

Holocaust author Leesha Rose passes away

Author Leesha Rose, known for her book The Tulips are Red, passes away in Jerusalem.Hillel Fendel, 2/9/2016, 1:13 AM

Holocaust survivors sue Hungary

14 Holocaust survivors sue the Hungarian government and a train company for complicity with the Nazi regime in the US.Raphael Poch, 2/4/2016, 8:13 AM

Anne Frank's stepsister likens Trump to Hitler

In op-ed, Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss says Trump anti-Muslim rhetoric reminiscent of Hitler's 'inciting racism' against Jews.Cynthia Blank, 1/28/2016, 12:48 PM

US rapper denies holocaust, says the earth is flat

B.o.B follows string of bizarre tweets claiming earth is flat - and a spat with an astrophysicist - with a song denying the holocaust.Ari Soffer, 1/26/2016, 9:53 PM

Holocaust art exhibit comes to Germany

Angela Merkel says show featuring 100 works of 50 Jewish artists during Holocaust are crucial to educating younger generations.Deborah Cole, 1/25/2016, 7:55 PM

British MPs call for better Holocaust education

A cross-party committee has warned the British government that too few history teachers are being trained to teach lessons of the HolocaustShoshana Miskin, 1/24/2016, 5:36 PM

WWII concentration camp to become spa-resort

Island of Mamula in Montenegro, a concentration camp under Mussolini, granted tender to become a hotel and spa resort.Raphael Poch, 1/21/2016, 9:49 AM

Survivor donates 'freedom shoes' to Auschwitz

90-year-old Israeli survivor donates miniature shoes that helped her live through the Holocaust to the museum at Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2016, 5:13 AM

Hungarian faces jail for Facebook Holocaust denial

38-year-old charged with public denial of genocide in anti-Semitic rant, could face 400 days in jail or hefty fine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2016, 6:43 PM

Auschwitz saw record visitors in 2015

70 years after Nazi death camp liberated by Soviet soldiers, a record 1.72 people visited site in which a million European Jews were killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2016, 9:58 PM

Copyright fight over Anne Frank's diary

Anne Frank Foundation threatens legal action against French MP and academic over online publication of diaryShoshana Miskin, 1/3/2016, 9:04 PM

Ukraine MP who saluted Hitler is on Israel c'tee

Artyom Vitko, who is on a committee to improve Ukraine-Israel ties, sang pro-Hitler songs days after Ukraine apologized for Holocaust role.Gil Ronen, 12/29/2015, 7:08 PM