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My Grandfather came from Auschwitz to Israel & my promise to him

I promised my grandfather that we will DEFEND what he and all of our beloved Holocaust survivors fought for. We will NEVER GIVE UP, and we will NEVER LET GO. We are proud Jews with a strong moral army and we will keep my promise to him. Op-ed.

My Grandfather came from Auschwitz to Israel & my promise to him

Yom Hashoah 2024

Faith after Auschwitz

Rabbi Sacks responds to the devastation of the Holocaust and the oft-asked question: Where was G-d?

Faith after Auschwitz

Diaspora Minister to Arutz Sheva:

'In the summer of 1944 no one came to help'

Diaspora Minister Amichai Chikli denounces online anti-Zionism during his trip to Auschwitz with Elon Musk and senior European politicians.

'In the summer of 1944 no one came to help'

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Elon Musk visits Auschwitz-Birkenau

Musk is participating in the European Jewish Association conference in Krakow together with senior political figures from 25 European countries.

Elon Musk visits Auschwitz-Birkenau

Do not hold your breath: Red Cross and the hostages

The Red Cross indulged in Holocaust Denial while Jews were being gassed, so why should they care about Israeli hostages in Gaza? Op-ed.

Do not hold your breath: Red Cross and the hostages

Elon Musk gives tentative 'yes' to Auschwitz visit with EJA

'X' CEO meets Jewish leaders, agrees to European Jewish Association Chairman Rabbi Menachem Margolin's request to visit Nazi death camp.

Elon Musk gives tentative 'yes' to Auschwitz visit with EJA

An extended fast

Total devotion: An extended Yom Kippur fast in Auschwitz.

An extended fast

'Flight through Auschwitz'

German politician under fire for flyer published in high school

Bavaria deputy premier Hubert Aiwanger was accused of responsibility for parody flyer mocking the Holocaust.

German politician under fire for flyer published in high school

Former Trump adviser blames Jews for dying in Auschwitz

Michael Flynn comes under fire for blaming Jews for their deaths in Auschwitz during the Holocaust.

Former Trump adviser blames Jews for dying in Auschwitz

Triumph of the Spirit

Haredi women hope their virtual reality film can educate new audiences about the Holocaust. Review.

Triumph of the Spirit

Biden challenges FDR on not bombing Auschwitz

It’s not easy for a politician to criticize a popular ex-president from his own party. That's why it is significant. Op-ed.

Biden challenges FDR on not bombing Auschwitz

German students probed for making Nazi salutes at Auschwitz

Authorities open investigation after photo on social media appears to show German students visiting death camp making obscene gesture.

German students probed for making Nazi salutes at Auschwitz

Ice cream truck outside Auschwitz provokes criticism

'Everyone says in one voice that this is no place to sell ice cream.'

Ice cream truck outside Auschwitz provokes criticism

Op-Ed:

Shattering another excuse for FDR's Holocaust apathy

The Allies constantly bombed railway lines throughout Europe, despite the Germans repairing them, just not the ones to Auschwitz. Op-ed.

Shattering another excuse for FDR's Holocaust apathy

Rapper Meek Mill:

'I’ll spread the word about what I’ve seen at Auschwitz’

American rapper says after being part of March of the Living he intends to explain to the African American community about the Holocaust.

'I’ll spread the word about what I’ve seen at Auschwitz’

UK memorial to six unknown Holocaust victims unveiled

Holocaust memorial garden near London dedicated to six unknown Auschwitz victims finally laid to rest in Jewish cemetery.

UK memorial to six unknown Holocaust victims unveiled

Brock Pierce visits Auschwitz in tribute to survivor friend

American cryptocurrency entrepreneur describes visiting the former death camp as an emotional experience that was deeply unsettling.

Brock Pierce visits Auschwitz in tribute to survivor friend

Miss World 2021 participates in March of the Living

Polish model Karolina Bielawska visits Auschwitz for third time, calls for people to visit to remember what happened during Holocaust.

Miss World 2021 participates in March of the Living

Police at March of the Living:

‘The inhumanity of it all was a horrible feeling’

Officers from the Port Authority of NY/NJ and NJ State Police visit Auschwitz marking Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day.

‘The inhumanity of it all was a horrible feeling’

Auschwitz visitor causes outrage after posing for glamor shot

Photo of woman smiling while posing on tracks leading to death camp met with widespread condemnation of disrespectful behavior.

Auschwitz visitor causes outrage after posing for glamor shot

Arab delegation takes part in March of the Living in Poland

Sharaka delegation from Morocco, Bahrain, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Algeria, and Israel joins Holocast Remembrance Day event.

Arab delegation takes part in March of the Living in Poland

Op-ed:

Passover 5783, a time to heal

It’s time…O Israel…it’s time to heal, and let it be now, around the Seder table.  Op-ed.

Passover 5783, a time to heal

Lyon, France approves funding for Holocaust memorial

Holocaust monument will open in 2025 to coincide with 80th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz.

Lyon, France approves funding for Holocaust memorial

Greece commemorates 80th anniversary of Auschwitz deportations

Some 46,000 Thessaloniki Jews were transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau between March and August 1943.

Greece commemorates 80th anniversary of Auschwitz deportations

German Jewish soccer star murdered in Auschwitz honored

UK ceremony led by Chief Rabbi Mirvis commemorates Julius Hirsch and other Jewish soccer players killed in Auschwitz.

German Jewish soccer star murdered in Auschwitz honored

8,000 pairs of crumbling children’s shoes at Auschwitz saved

Joint venture between Israeli foundation and Auschwitz charities raises $530,000 to restore deteriorating shoes on view at death camp.

8,000 pairs of crumbling children’s shoes at Auschwitz saved

US Second Gentleman:

'I feel a deep connection to those who perished in Auschwitz'

Doug Emhoff says his visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau is an important part of his work combating antisemitism.

'I feel a deep connection to those who perished in Auschwitz'

Op-ed:

Mar-a-Lago is not on the way to Auschwitz

it should be possible to discuss even the most sensitive issues without resorting to absurd and insulting historical comparisons. Op-ed.

Mar-a-Lago is not on the way to Auschwitz

Thessaloniki Holocaust mural vandalized with Nazi symbols

Mural commemorating deportation of Jews to Auschwitz defaced with Nazi symbols, in latest incident targeting city's Jewish community.

Thessaloniki Holocaust mural vandalized with Nazi symbols

Watch: Jerusalem mall offers virtual tour of Auschwitz

High-tech project allows mostly-haredi public to virtually visit one of the Holocaust's most notorious death machines.

Watch: Jerusalem mall offers virtual tour of Auschwitz

The Schlesinger Diaries - new and troubling revelations

The diaries are a gift that keeps on giving for historians on many topics. This is the account of a troubling one about lies and truth.Op-ed

The Schlesinger Diaries - new and troubling revelations

EU Parliament President:

'We're not doing enough to fight antisemitism'

President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola, other EU officials visit Auschwitz in delegation to fight antismitism.

'We're not doing enough to fight antisemitism'

Arnold Schwarzenegger visits Auschwitz: 'I'll be back'

Actor criticized for leaving message in Auschwitz guestbook that was described as 'frivolous and tacky.'

Arnold Schwarzenegger visits Auschwitz: 'I'll be back'

From SOUL to SOLE:

Urgent preservation of the children’s shoes at Auschwitz

More than 8,000 shoes stored at the camp found to be rapidly disintegrating with the passage of time.

Urgent preservation of the children’s shoes at Auschwitz

Effort underway to preserve children’s shoes at Auschwitz

Project launched to save thousands of tiny shoes belonging to children murdered in Auschwitz.

Effort underway to preserve children’s shoes at Auschwitz

Chief of Staff:

'Those who lie about Holocaust can't be allowed lethal weapons'

IDF Chief of Staff visits Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp. 'Any person who lies about the Holocaust will continue to lie.'

'Those who lie about Holocaust can't be allowed lethal weapons'

Pollard's fiancée in video:

How my grandfather captured the Commandant of Auschwitz

Rivka Abrahams-Donin, the new fiancée of Jonathan Pollard, explains how her grandfather Karl Abrahams captured the infamous Rudolf Höss.

How my grandfather captured the Commandant of Auschwitz

The JTA and the bombing of Auschwitz

In July 1944 the JTA ran a dispatch from London reporting that recent escapees from Auschwitz were urging it be bombed. FDR said no. Op-ed.

The JTA and the bombing of Auschwitz

Infamous California neo-Nazi arrested in Poland

Leader of hate group Goyim Defense League arrested for offensive photo taken outside front gate of Auschwitz.

Infamous California neo-Nazi arrested in Poland

Has Wolf Blitzer’s father pulled the rug from under Ken Burns?

Wolf Blitzer's father and the bombing of Auschwitz. Op-ed.

Has Wolf Blitzer’s father pulled the rug from under Ken Burns?

New cookbook showcases Auschwitz survivors' recipes and stories

Food was a comfort for Auschwitz survivors. A new cookbook showcases their recipes — and resilience.

New cookbook showcases Auschwitz survivors' recipes and stories

Danish Holocaust educator Arlette Andersen dies at 98

Auschwitz survivor spent three decades speaking about her experience in lectures across Denmark.

Danish Holocaust educator Arlette Andersen dies at 98

At Auschwitz:

Catholic cardinal pays homage to Jewish nun murdered by Nazis

Canadian cardinal with Jewish ancestry honors Jewish-born nun and saint who was murdered at Auschwitz.

Catholic cardinal pays homage to Jewish nun murdered by Nazis

The last of Rome’s Jews who survived the Holocaust dies at 98

Donato Di Veroli, the last living member of Rome’s Jewish community who survived the Holocaust, has died at 98.

The last of Rome’s Jews who survived the Holocaust dies at 98

Arnold Schwarzenegger to visit Auschwitz

The former California governor will visit Auschwitz in September with the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation.

Arnold Schwarzenegger to visit Auschwitz

Jerusalem Mayor:

'We marched from Auschwitz to Jerusalem'

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion addresses March of the Living at Auschwitz, recalls the members of his family who were murdered by the Nazis.

'We marched from Auschwitz to Jerusalem'

360 degrees in Auschwitz: A virtual visit to the death camp

Miriam Cohen, from the 'Victory of the Spirit' project, talks about how the virtual tour of Auschwitz came to be. 'It was a miracle.'

360 degrees in Auschwitz: A virtual visit to the death camp

I am not in Auschwitz

Our world is filled with prophets of doom, and they are especially to be found in the Jewish world, but we must look at all the good Op-ed.

I am not in Auschwitz

Arab-Israeli delegation to hold memorial ceremony at Auschwitz

Delegation of Israeli Arabs leaves for Poland, where participants will learn about the Holocaust and hold a memorial ceremony at Auschwitz.

Arab-Israeli delegation to hold memorial ceremony at Auschwitz

UAE to join March of the Living

For the first time ever, the United Arab Emirates will send representatives to join the March of the Living.

UAE to join March of the Living

Upcoming Animated Film:

Keira Knightley to voice Jewish painter who died in Auschwitz

'Pirates of the Caribbean' actress stars in upcoming animated film on German-Jewish painter and Holocaust victim Charlotte Salomon.

Keira Knightley to voice Jewish painter who died in Auschwitz

Op-Ed:

The Tuskegee Airmen and the bombing of Auschwitz

The history of the all-black Tuskegee pilots unit is connected to the controversy over Roosevelt's refusal to bomb Auschwitz. Op-ed.

The Tuskegee Airmen and the bombing of Auschwitz

Tourist detained for giving Nazi salute at Auschwitz

29-year-old Dutch tourist detained in Poland for giving Nazi salute at site of former Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.

Tourist detained for giving Nazi salute at Auschwitz

Ernst Verduin, one of the last Dutch Auschwitz survivors, dies

Ernst Verduin, one of the last Dutch Auschwitz survivors, lectured and spoke to your people about his experience in the Holocaust.

Ernst Verduin, one of the last Dutch Auschwitz survivors, dies

Synagogue restored a mile from Auschwitz recalls Jewish life

Just 1 synagogue still exists in Oswiecim, Poland, where once there were 20.

Synagogue restored a mile from Auschwitz recalls Jewish life

European Politicians visit Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp

Arutz Sheva spoke with parlimantarians and leaders as they visited Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of the EJA conference in Poland.

European Politicians visit Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp

New Austrian exhibit opens at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

Exhibit revises original 1978 display to tell of the "involvement of Austrians as perpetrators and helpers in the crimes committed there."

New Austrian exhibit opens at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

Candidate drops out of Canadian election over Holocaust tweet

NPD candidate for Nova Scotia riding apologizes for allegedly tweeting in 2019: ”Was Auschwitz a real place?”

Candidate drops out of Canadian election over Holocaust tweet

Greek Jews concerned over appointment of new health minister

Greek Jewish community demanding apology for politician's 2009 defense of man who said that Auschwitz should be re-opened in the future.

Greek Jews concerned over appointment of new health minister

Unstoppable: The story of Siggi Wilzig: A Must Read book

Siggi Wilzig, a Holocaust survivor, lived through concentration camps Auschwitz and Mauthausen, and went on to build a business empire.Op-ed

Unstoppable: The story of Siggi Wilzig: A Must Read book