How Auschwitz evolved from a modern city to an extermination camp

After the war, the Nazis expected to convert the camp to the model city they had planned, but that future never materialized. Thus the name of Auschwitz became synonymous with the Holocaust.Dr. Alex Grobman, 1/22/2020, 12:59 PM

Diet Prada removes 'concentration camp' outfit

Spanish fashion house removes $1,840 outfit that looks like a concentration camp uniform.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/26/2019, 9:01 AM

Serbia to block construction on former concentration camps

Serbian Pres. promises to pass bill blocking construction at sites of former concentration camps, create Holocaust memorial center.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/3/2019, 7:46 AM

Jewish leader: Nazi camp memorials should offer Arabic tours

Central Council of Jews in Germany head: Memorials to Nazi concentration camps in should offer tours for the many Arabic speaking refugees.Toby Axelrod/JTA, 8/22/2019, 4:36 PM

ID Number 84803

Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik stressed that the Holocaust should be remembered on Tisha B'Av. A letter to Ela Goldberg, ID Number 84803. Prof. Itzhak D. Goldberg, MD FACR, 8/9/2019, 11:59 AM

Abusing the term "Concentration Camp"

My grandparents were forcibly taken from their home, squeezed into cattle cars and ultimately placed in a concentration camp, where the Nazis hoped all would die. These concentration camps were meant to be their final destination on this earth. David Billet , 8/4/2019, 9:09 AM

Yad Vashem offers to educate Ocasio-Cortez about Holocaust

Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem joins chorus of Jewish groups offering to educate AOC on what "concentration camps" really mean.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2019, 7:31 PM

Rabbis slam AOC for American concentration camps claim

Coalition of Orthodox rabbis castigate congresswoman who compared detention centers for illegal immigrants to Nazi concentration campsArutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 9:15 AM

Concentration camp photo misrepresented as Arab victims of Jews

PA TV misrepresents photo of concentration camp victims as Arabs, writes Jews burned Arabs in ovens.Mordechai Sones, 4/11/2018, 6:00 PM

Pope repeats concentration camps comparison

Pope Francis repeats assertion that some migrant holding centers in Europe are like concentration camps.Ben Ariel, 4/30/2017, 5:33 AM

Pope calls European refugee centers 'concentration camps'

American Jewish Committee criticizes Pope Francis for calling refugee and migrant centers in Europe “concentration camps.”JTA, 4/23/2017, 6:50 PM

Poland proposes: Jail users of Polish death camps

Polish government proposes bill that would make the use of terms like "Polish death camps" a crime punishable by jail time.Ben Ariel, 8/17/2016, 4:12 AM

Book Review: The Long Night, a journey through the Holocaust

Darkness fell on Ernst Bornstein's life but he lived to tell us about it. Review of a gripping, just translated Holocaust book that describes a young man's journey through seven death camps up to his liberation by US forces. Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/2/2016, 9:07 AM

Poland seeks punishment for 'Polish death camps'

Poland drawing up new regulations to punish use of the phrase “Polish death camps” in reference to Nazi concentration camps.Ben Ariel, 2/14/2016, 2:25 AM

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: I Feel Great Pride When I See the IDF

Menachem Sandovsky, a survivor from the Lodz Ghetto, relates his experiences guiding tours of the death camps in Arutz Sheva interview.Moshe Cohen, 4/28/2014, 9:37 PM

Italy's Former PM Angers Germans

Berlin outraged after Silvio Berlusconi says Germans denied the existence of Nazi concentration camps.Elad Benari, 4/28/2014, 6:12 AM

'Hitler Would Have Learned Oppression From Israel'

Senior PA official says on PA TV Adolf Hitler 'would have learned about extermination camps' from 'racist and fascist' Israel.Ari Yashar, 4/10/2014, 8:09 PM

The French Railway and the Jews 1943-44

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Bernard Emsellem, former French State Railway Executive: "In the armistice agreement of June 1940, the SNCF was placed at the entire disposal of the German army" - with tragic results.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 3/6/2014, 10:05 AM

Merkel's Dachau Visit Sparks Controversy

Holocaust survivors laud Angela Merkel as the first German leader to visit Dachau, but political opponents accuse her of "electioneering."Arutz Sheva, 8/20/2013, 2:34 PM

Merkel: First German Leader to Visit Dachau

Angela Merkel will be the first German official to visit Dachau concentration camp as a "signal of respect for the former detainees."Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/14/2013, 10:05 PM

Nazi War Criminal 'Dr. Death' Declared Dead

Nazi war criminal Aribert Heim, known as "Doctor Death", has officially been pronounced dead. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/23/2012, 10:24 AM

Australian Radio Host Apologizes for Hitler 'Joke'

Australian public broadcaster Tom Ballard apologized for a word association game in which he linked Hitler and a wind farm. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/13/2012, 8:45 AM

Wiesel Returns Hungarian Government Award

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel returns Hungarian government award after top officials in Budapest attend a ceremony for a Nazi sympathizer.Elad Benari, 6/19/2012, 4:46 AM