'Don't teach preschoolers about the Holocaust'

Head of preschool teachers' association calls on preschool staff not to teach young children about Holocaust, to avoid unnecessary trauma.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2018, 11:17 AM

Report lashes France's failure to return looted Jewish art

'40 years of inaction,' 'lack of ambition' over thousands of artworks confiscated from Jews during Nazi occupation.AFP, 4/3/2018, 10:25 PM

Lithuanian bill would ban books critical of the country

Bill drafted following publication of book critical of Lithuania during Holocaust weighed after Poland adopts Holocaust censorship law.JTA, 4/3/2018, 2:20 PM

Music of Holocaust victims returns to former Nazi camp

Music composed by Jewish Holocaust victims at Westerbork in the Netherlands for Nazi oppressors played again at the camp.JTA, 4/2/2018, 8:31 PM

Buenos Aires presents exhibit on soccer during the Holocaust

An exhibit on soccer during the Holocaust is on display at one of Buenos Aires' biggest stadiums.JTA, 3/31/2018, 9:03 PM

Stirring meeting between Holocaust survivors and soldiers

Soldiers of Information Security Branch arrive at Palmach Museum and watch unique performance where actors are Holocaust survivors.Mordechai Sones, 3/28/2018, 11:27 AM

Holocaust studies made mandatory in Kentucky schools

Advocacy by Catholic middle school teacher helps convince Kentucky legislature to mandate teaching about the Holocaust in public schools.JTA, 3/27/2018, 11:50 AM

Dutch man who saved Jewish children during Holocaust dies at 107

Johan van Hulst, Dutch politician and seminary leader who saved hundreds of Jewish children, passes away.JTA, 3/26/2018, 8:26 PM

Poland observes new holiday to remember Poles who saved Jews

National Remembrance Day for Poles Who Saved Jews celebrated for first time.JTA, 3/25/2018, 7:49 PM

Polish AG: Holocaust censorship law is unconstitutional

Law banning discussion of Polish involvement in Holocaust violates the country's constitution, says Poland's Attorney General.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2018, 9:51 PM

Ukraine to commemorate synagogue destroyed by Nazis in Lviv

Local authorities in Lviv, Ukraine, design monument commemorating synagogue demolished by Nazis.JTA, 3/21/2018, 2:37 PM

Pre-Holocaust synagogue restored as educational center

After the Holocaust decimated its Jewish community, one Hungarian resort town opens restored synagogue as educational center.JTA, 3/21/2018, 7:49 AM

Polish PM's father: Jews moved to ghettos of their own accord

Former Polish senator Kornel Morawiecki claims Jews during the Holocaust moved to ghettos of their own accord to get away from non-Jews.Ben Ariel, 3/21/2018, 1:05 AM

Greeks delve back into Thessaloniki's Jewish heritage

Greece pushes Holocaust history, tourism, in hopes that younger generation will learn the dangers of racism, anti-Semitism.AFP, 3/19/2018, 3:53 PM

Poland forces Israeli delegation to cancel Holocaust speech

Polish authorities demand delegation led by Israeli mayor censor planned speech on Holocaust, force cancellation of event.David Rosenberg, 3/19/2018, 2:14 PM

Holocaust survivor: No one wanted to take the Jews back

Holocaust survivor Marko Feingold, 104, recalls the Anschluss, his time in concentration camps, and the post-war experience.AFP, 3/17/2018, 8:00 PM

Hundreds march with Nazi SS veterans in Latvia

Latvians march in remembrance of soldiers who fell in the service of the Nazi SS, claiming Latvian soldiers took no part in atrocities.JTA, 3/16/2018, 1:42 PM

Austrian chancellor decries anti-Semitism

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz acknowledges his country’s “shame” at its Holocaust legacy.JTA, 3/15/2018, 10:09 PM

Holocaust survivor who hid family letters from Nazis dies at 94

Holocaust survivor Sala Kirschner, whose letters hidden from the Nazis became a book, dies at 94.JTA, 3/15/2018, 7:33 AM

Poland approves holiday honoring Poles who saved Jews

Polish lawmakers approve national holiday honoring the Poles who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 3/15/2018, 6:37 AM

'Devil's Arithmetic' author pens new Holocaust novel

'Mapping the Bones' is a new Holocaust novel for teens from Jane Yolen, author of famous teen novel which inspired Showtime movie.JTA, 3/14/2018, 8:06 PM

Polish President refused call from Tillerson

Aides to Polish President Andrzej Duda confirm he refused a call from then-U.S. Secretary of State about controversial Holocaust law.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2018, 5:13 AM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' dies before justice can be served

Oskar Groening dies before beginning prison sentence for role in murder of 300,000 Jews.Gary Willig, 3/12/2018, 9:14 PM

Elderly Holocaust survivor celebrates bar mitzvah

Holocaust survivor, 83, has belated bar mitzvah to remember perished family.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2018, 12:07 AM

Polish senator calls for Israeli ambassador’s expulsion

Polish Senator Zaryn: Israeli ambassador should get the boot for saying anti-Semitism in Poland is on the rise.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2018, 10:51 PM

Polish FM admits tensions with U.S. over Holocaust law

Poland’s foreign minister acknowledges tensions in U.S.-Polish relationship over Holocaust law, denies Washington imposing sanctions.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/9/2018, 9:30 PM

Poland: President Duda apologizes to Jews for 1968 persecution

Polish President Duda apologizes for atrocities committed by previous generations, says his generation does not need to apologize.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2018, 3:15 PM

Poland's Holocaust censorship law goes into effect

Polish legislation banning phrase 'Polish death camps' or claiming Polish collusion during Holocaust goes into effect.David Rosenberg, 3/1/2018, 9:22 PM

Polish sock brand sparks uproar with "Adolf Hitler" footwear

Socks bearing likeness of the dictator draw anger from Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum; sock company renames product "Patrick" to avoid backlash.Tzvi Lev, 3/1/2018, 8:53 PM

Alaska congressman: Guns could have saved Jews during Holocaust

'How many Jews were put in the ovens because they were unarmed?'JTA, 2/28/2018, 10:57 PM

Polish delegation to visit Israel, discuss Holocaust law

High-level Polish government delegation to travel to Israel and discuss Poland’s controversial Holocaust law.Ben Ariel, 2/28/2018, 6:15 AM

Polish Holocaust rescuers urge dialogue with Israel

Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust call for dialogue between Poland and Israel amid row over Holocaust law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2018, 3:46 AM

Polish minister: ‘Polocaust’ museum will not be built

‘Polocaust’ museum would create tension between Poles and Jews, Polish government minister says.JTA, 2/26/2018, 4:51 PM

Poland, Holocaust distortion and the new law

Most Polish underground organizations believed that post-Hitler Poland would be a country without Jews and those who remained alive would have to leave Poland after the war.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 2/25/2018, 8:19 AM

Poland suspends senator for posting footage from Nazi propaganda

Polish senator is suspended for klezmer-themed video of Nazi violence to Jews.JTA, 2/23/2018, 2:34 PM

Time for a ‘Polocaust’ museum, says Polish minister

Poland's Dep. Culture Minister says Poland needs to tell the story of the 'Polocaust' - or Polish suffering during the HolocaustJTA, 2/22/2018, 9:55 PM

Poland 'won't prosecute' violators of new Holocaust law

Polish Holocaust law will not lead to criminal charges, government minister says.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2018, 4:04 PM

Video protesting Polish law pulled from YouTube

Ruderman Family Foundation removes from YouTube video which sparked outrage in Poland due to its use of the term "Polish Holocaust".Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2018, 4:45 AM

'Stumbling stone' Holocaust memorial stolen in northwest Italy

Holocaust memorial in Italy is stolen one month after its placement.JTA, 2/21/2018, 2:22 PM

Poland's opposition proposes amendment to Holocaust law

Poland's main opposition party tables amendment to government's controversial Holocaust bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2018, 5:13 AM

Polish official: The prime minister said the truth

Poland's Bronisław Wildstein says Polish PM didn't blame Jews for the Holocaust but did "speak the truth" and doesn't have to apologize.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2018, 5:15 AM

Polish PM's 'Jewish perpetrators' comments are 'a new low'

Israeli President blasts Polish PM over 'Jewish perpetrators' Holocaust remark, says Israel 'will stop Iran's race to the nuclear bomb.'David Rosenberg, 2/18/2018, 10:54 PM

Polish government defends 'Jewish perpetrators' comment

Government claims Polish PM's claim of 'Jewish perpetrators' during the Holocaust was 'sincere call for dialogue' on Holocaust.JTA, 2/18/2018, 9:58 PM

Amid backlash, Netanyahu speaks with Polish PM

'I told him there’s no basis for this comparison, between the act of Poles and the acts of Jews during the Holocaust.'Tzvi Lev, 2/18/2018, 5:48 PM

Israel nixes Poland trip following 'Jewish perpetrators' claim

After Polish PM claims 'Jewish perpetrators' also responsible for Holocaust, Israel cancels planned trips for National Service volunteers.Nitsan Keidar, 2/18/2018, 5:34 PM

'Most Polish collaborators acted out of greed or pure hate'

Poles helped Nazis out of greed or pure hate, Jews helped Nazis to save their lives or others' lives, 'From the Depths' chairman says.Jonny Daniels, 2/17/2018, 10:18 PM

PM Netanyahu: Polish PM's words are 'outrageous'

MKs from Israel's right, left condemn Polish PM Morawiecki's claim that Holocaust included 'Jewish perpetrators.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2018, 9:33 PM

Polish PM claims there were 'Jewish perpetrators' in Holocaust

Polish PM 'defends' Holocaust bill by claiming there were 'Jewish perpetrators' in Holocaust, says law won't see blaming Poles as criminal.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2018, 7:07 PM

Ukrainian monument to Jewish Holocaust victims vandalized

Swastika, SS symbols painted on monument honoring Jews killed in Ukraine during the HolocaustJTA, 2/15/2018, 7:47 PM

New exhibit to highlight lives of Holocaust refugees in Shanghai

Orthodox Jews in WWII Shanghai: New exhibit reveals stories of rescue, refuge, and rebirth during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2018, 5:04 PM

France returns paintings to heirs of Jews who fled Nazis

French government transfers 16th century paintings to descendants of Jews forced to flee Europe in World War II.JTA, 2/13/2018, 10:54 PM

Polish official: Jews ashamed of passivity during Holocaust

Advisor to Polish president claims Israeli opposition to Holocaust censorship law due to 'feelings of shame at Jewish passivity.'JTA, 2/11/2018, 9:29 PM

Merkel won't comment on Polish law

German Chancellor declines to comment on Polish law imposing jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2018, 4:09 AM

This Holocaust survivor visits Auschwitz with Israeli students

Eva Lavi, the youngest Schindler's list survivor is still telling her story.JTA, 2/10/2018, 9:23 PM

Rivlin praises plans for memorial to honor Babi Yar victims

Israeli President Rivlin meets the Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center delegation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2018, 7:09 PM

March of the Living will proceed despite Poland's Holocaust law

'Now, as much as ever, we believe our mission is of the utmost importance.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2018, 2:18 PM

Polish president to sign Holocaust bill

Polish president says he will sign bill forbidding linking Poland to crimes of Holocaust, but will refer it for judicial review.JTA, 2/6/2018, 1:57 PM