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Jews outraged at plan to auction Nazi relics

Leading German Jewish group blasts planned auction of Nazi memorabilia, including Hermann Goering's underpants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2016, 9:31 PM

Michigan mandates Holocaust education

Michigan public schools must teach about genocide, including the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide, under a new law.JTA, 6/16/2016, 5:57 AM

$20 million gift revitalizes US Holocaust museum

US Holocaust Memorial Museum to use one of the largest gifts in its history to focus on technology, democracy.Ron Kampeas, 6/14/2016, 4:54 PM

6 million Mishnayot in memory of Holocaust victims

6,250,000 Mishnah books were used as part of a special school learning in memory of Holocaust victims and Allied army fighters.Yoni Kempinski, 6/13/2016, 11:41 AM

Modigliani owner denies canvas stolen by Nazis

Legal row ongoing as billionaire art dealer denies artwork was stolen from Jewish dealer by the Nazis during World War Two.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2016, 8:48 AM

Congress: Germany must up aid for Shoah victims

US House of Representatives overwhelmingly backs resolution calling on Germany to increase aid to Holocaust survivors.JTA, 6/9/2016, 12:44 PM

Auschwitz museum finds long-lost inmate belongings

16,000 items belonging to Jewish inmates at Nazi death camp had been stowed away and forgotten by communist authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2016, 10:29 PM

Swedish nun who saved Jews from Nazis made a saint

Mary Elizabeth Hesselblad rescued at least 12 Jews during the Holocaust, hiding them her convent in Rome.JTA, 6/6/2016, 7:31 AM

Swedish nun sainted for saving Jews

Mary Elizabeth Hesselblad, who saved between 12 and 60 Jews during Holocaust, receives beatification from Pope Francis.Matt Wanderman, 6/5/2016, 8:29 PM

'Comparing Israel to Nazis is anti-Semitic'

Body devoted to commemorating the Holocaust adopts a definition of anti-Semitism that includes some hate speech against Israel.JTA, 6/3/2016, 4:03 AM

Harry Wu, human rights fighter: A giant among men

Farewell tribute to a man with a crystal heart who died suddenly a month ago. Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 6/1/2016, 9:08 AM

Holocaust monuments vandalized in Poland, Italy

Far-right anti-Semites target memorial in Poland, while far-left vandals desecrate Holocaust memorial in Italy.JTA, 5/30/2016, 5:06 PM

Holocaust survivor sings anthem at Tigers game

89-year-old Hermina Hirsch fulfills lifelong dream, sings national anthem at Detroit Tigers-Tampa Bay Rays game.JTA, 5/24/2016, 6:14 AM

Amsterdam to pay Jews for Holocaust survivor taxes

Amsterdam will give Jewish community $11 million as compensation for taxes imposed on Holocaust survivors who returned home.JTA, 5/24/2016, 3:00 AM

Brazilian senators associate Holocaust with crisis

Two Brazilian senators compare the Holocaust to Brazil's political environment following President Rousseff's suspension.JTA, 5/20/2016, 6:31 AM

WWII vet reunited with survivor he liberated

Sid Shafner and Marcel Levy forged a close friendship after Shafner liberated Dachau concentration camp, but the two lost touch for decades.Ari Soffer, 5/18/2016, 10:41 AM

Antwerp demo over refusal to honor Shoah victims

Jews from Brussels mounted demonstration against Antwerp - and its local Jewish community - for vetoing cobblestone memorial.JTA, 5/12/2016, 6:35 PM

Romania facilitates restitution of survivors

Romania’s Parliament passes legislation prioritizing the processing of claims belonging to Holocaust survivors.JTA, 5/11/2016, 5:04 AM

Polish NY consulate picketed for 'Shoah whitewash'

200 demonstrators protest attempts by Polish government to 'deny Polish war crimes during the Holocaust.'JTA, 5/10/2016, 10:40 PM

Auschwitz survivor and NY Jewish leader dies at 92

Ernest (Ernie) Michel, who survived Auschwitz and a forced death march, dies at 92.JTA, 5/10/2016, 5:00 AM

Jewish high schoolers picket NY Polish consulate

200 demonstrators outside the Polish consulate in New York protest “attempts to deny Polish war crimes during the Holocaust.”JTA, 5/6/2016, 3:41 AM

Obama calls for solidarity with European Jews

In Yom Hashoah message, President Barack Obama calls for solidarity with Jews facing anti-Semitism.JTA, 5/6/2016, 2:07 AM

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