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‘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 discovers 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; lectured in schools for years

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

Head of Poland’s largest party honors synagogue burning 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

Pennsylvania 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

Survivor confronts former London mayor about his 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

Drug abuse, Holocaust figure in film on notorious Dutch lawyers

Max Moszkowicz survived Auschwitz and established a line of successful Jewish lawyers - but beneath the surface lurked many demons.Cnaan Liphshiz, 6/21/2016, 8:39 PM

Ex-SS guard, 94, convicted for complicity in Auschwitz murders

Reinhold Hanning jailed after trial in Germany; expressed regret to victims.Coralie Febrve, 6/17/2016, 4:14 PM

Jewish group 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 in high schools

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 helps revitalize 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 taken by Nazis from Jewish dealer

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 calls on Germany to up aid for Holocaust survivors

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 tracks down 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 during Holocaust

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, 31 states declare

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 national anthem at Detroit 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 Jewish community 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

2 Brazilian senators associate Holocaust with political crisis

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

Watch: WWII vet reunited with Holocaust 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

Jews protest Antwerp refusal to honor Holocaust victims

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

Romanian law facilitates restitution of Holocaust survivors

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

Activists picket Polish NY consulate over 'Holocaust 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 longtime 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 Polish consulate in NY

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

Smuggled out of 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

Study: 45,000 Holocaust 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 cited for Holocaust memorial role 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 Israeli Labor 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 Foreign Minister'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, author of best-selling Holocaust memoir, 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

How my grandmother's chutzpah helped rescue thousands 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

Congress asks Germany for more funding 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 - despite 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 at 94

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 nuclear program

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 for capital

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

Rio school named for Holocaust survivor who led Brazilian Jews

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

Tel Aviv school bans Holocaust trips for 'nationalist' influence

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 directive to assist Holocaust 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 a week 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 Nazi 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 compensation 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

The Netherlands restores 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