They called her from Auschwitz block she slept in

Yaffa Shaindy's two grandchildren went on a delegation of "Witnesses in uniform" of IDF officers to the death camps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2019, 10:57 PM

Senior Islamic leader to visit Auschwitz

Secretary general of the Muslim World League to visit Auschwitz with American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris in January.Marcy Oster/JTA, 5/1/2019, 5:27 PM

Survivor Ed Mosberg, 93, is braving cancer to march at Auschwitz

Mosberg, who survived 6 concentration camps, has traveled to Poland, as he as for the past 20 years, to participate in March of the Living.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/1/2019, 3:33 PM

Dutch Holocaust museum removes Auschwitz pics from exhibitions

Dutch national Holocaust museum leaves out "shocking" pictures taken at Auschwitz from exhibitions, overruling its own curators.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 4/22/2019, 4:50 PM

Attackers: We'll restart Auschwitz when we grow up

Jewish student in northern Italy attacked by teens vowing to burn all Jews in ovens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 3:21 PM

US citizen charged with theft of item from Auschwitz

37-year-old man charged with attempted theft of metal part of rail tracks where prisoners were unloaded.Ben Ariel, 4/1/2019, 6:35 AM

Likud to file complaint against Meretz over Auschwitz ad

Meretz under fire for ad calling for 'end to occupation' with Auschwitz in the background.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 6:53 PM

Auschwitz appears in Meretz video against 'the occupation'

Meretz party publishes Arabic-language video calling for 'an end to the occupation,' as a drawing of Auschwitz appears in the background.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 3/28/2019, 11:45 AM

Auschwitz wants visitors to stop doing tricks at camp entrance

Museum at site of Nazi death camp urges visitors not to do balancing tricks on rail tracks used to carry victims to Auschwitz.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/21/2019, 12:42 PM

Thousands march in Greece in memory of Holocaust victims

2,000 people hold silent march in Thessaloniki on anniversary of the departure of first train taking Jews to Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 6:40 AM

Pence accuses Iran of Nazi-like anti-Semitic hatred

US Vice President accuses Iran of anti-Semitism akin to the Nazis following his visit to Auschwitz.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/15/2019, 9:39 PM

Once there lived a man named Aizik Kanovich

The snowflake Rosette Kanovich melted in Auschwitz-Birkenau just short of her third birthday. Her beautiful mother Sara-Maita melted a little earlier, in one of the women’s barracks at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Sergey Kanovich, 1/27/2019, 6:02 PM

Escape to freedom

Sometimes life gives you more than you think you can bear, but the human spirit can soar even when facing the evil Nazis. A champion sportswoman honors her murdered family by deciding to embrace life. Eve Glover, 1/16/2019, 8:13 AM

Teachers of Nazi salute students raise money for Auschwitz

Teachers at a school whose students made what appears to be a Nazi salute raise money for Auschwitz Memorial and Museum.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2019, 3:05 AM

Record number of people visit Auschwitz

2.15 million people visited Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in 2018, says Auschwitz museum.Elad Benari, 1/6/2019, 3:58 AM

When Jewish politics trumped Holocaust rescue

The sad story of how one man's unbridled pursuit of power stopped the protests that might have made FDR do something to help European Jewry.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 12/25/2018, 10:22 PM

Israeli basketball players greeted by Auschwitz sign

Players of Maccabi Tel Aviv encounter "Arbeit Machi Frei" sign at their hotel in Istanbul.Neri Weiss, 12/6/2018, 3:39 AM

Exclusive: Memories from a lifelong friendship with Elie Wiesel

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Ted Comet, close friend to Elie Wiesel: “At a time when we lack heroic models Elie Wiesel was a man who did not permit his experience in the hell of Auschwitz to leave him embittered,"Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 11/28/2018, 11:00 PM

Ukrainian programmers scrap game about Auschwitz

Developers cancel production following outcry over game allowing option to play as SS guard sending prisoners to the gas chambers.JTA, 11/1/2018, 11:58 AM

Israeli teen fined for urinating on Auschwitz memorial

19-year-old Israeli man who admitted to urinating on memorial at Nazi death camp fined $1,350 by Polish court.AFP, 10/16/2018, 2:28 PM

Chelsea to send racist fans on trips to Auschwitz

Chelsea Football Club considering sending racist supporters on trips to Nazi concentration camp instead of imposing banning orders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2018, 5:03 AM

3 Polish teens make Nazi salute at Auschwitz, post photo

Polish teens to be investigated after they make Nazi salute at entrance to Auschwitz-Birkenau, post photo on Instagram.JTA, 10/10/2018, 5:24 PM

German Foreign Minister visits Auschwitz

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visits azi-German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, "the most horrible place on earth."AFP, 8/20/2018, 4:54 PM

Romanian minister apologizes over Auschwitz gaffe

Romanian minister apologizes for comparing Auschwitz to African swine fever, says he has 'never offended anyone.'AFP, 7/26/2018, 9:49 PM

Survivor who escaped Auschwitz passes away

Herman Shine, believed to be one of the last survivors to have escaped Auschwitz, dies at 96.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 7/25/2018, 4:39 AM

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from concentration camp

30-year-old woman, 36-year-old man confess after being caught stealing bricks from Auschwitz concentration camp as 'souvenirs'.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 4:41 PM

French website removes ad for Auschwitz showerhead

Classified ads website in France removes ad marketing a secondhand showerhead as coming from Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/7/2018, 1:33 AM

Greg LeMond joins memorial bicycle tour from Auschwitz to Krakow

Fifth annual 'Ride of the Living' joined by 3-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond.JTA, 7/4/2018, 8:11 AM

Ex-CIA head compares U.S. immigration policies to Nazi Germany

Tweets Auschwitz picture with caption: 'Other governments have separated mothers and children.'JTA - Mordechai Sones, 6/17/2018, 3:11 PM

German rappers criticized for anti-Semitism visit Auschwitz

Two German rappers who created an uproar with anti-Semitic lyrics visit Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/9/2018, 1:29 AM

Israeli army cadet sparks controversy at Auschwitz

Soldier representing Israel in delegation to Auschwitz carries sign in Polish reading 'You're also responsible'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2018, 10:53 PM

Hateful campaign against Auschwitz-Birkenau museum

Polish ultra-nationalists attack staff of Auschwitz museum for 'acting against Poland's interests' in wake of Holocaust law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 4:53 PM

Israeli teen admits to defacing Auschwitz memorial

Israeli teenager admits to urinating on a memorial at the site of Auschwitz-Birkenau, will pay a fine.Ben Ariel, 5/8/2018, 5:46 AM

German rappers who mocked Auschwitz prisoners to visit Nazi camp

Rappers whose prize for song with anti-Semitic lyrics brought down music award agree to visit Auschwitz.JTA, 5/3/2018, 8:19 PM

'I'm here for my grandmother'

Granddaughter of Mireille Knoll, who was murdered in Paris last month, joins March of the Living as an IDF officer.Tzvi Lev, 4/12/2018, 8:00 PM

'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

Vandals scrawl nationalistic slogans on Auschwitz guide's door

'Poland for Poles' and other nationalistic slogans scrawled on door of Italian guide at Auschwitz Museum.JTA, 3/5/2018, 10:09 AM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' again asks for clemency

96-year-old former Auschwitz guard submits request for clemency in a bid to avoid serving his sentence for accessory to murder.Elad Benari, 3/2/2018, 6:42 AM

Coco Schumann, jazz legend and survivor, dies at 93

He played at the entrance to Auschwitz, horror mingling with the music, later playing with Dietrich and Fitzgerald. The Jewish People lives.Rochel Sylvetsky, 2/2/2018, 10:22 AM

Organizers of stunt at Auschwitz sent to jail

Polish court jails organizers of a stunt that saw a dozen people take off their clothes and slaughter a lamb at Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2018, 6:36 AM

Poland: Two Belgians acquitted of Auschwitz theft

Polish court acquits two Belgians who were accused of stealing parts of an electric fence from Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/29/2017, 10:29 PM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' challenges jail sentence

Former SS guard Oskar Groening says imprisonment would violate his "right to life".Elad Benari, 12/20/2017, 4:45 AM

Survivor who escaped Auschwitz dies at 98

Kazimierz Piechowski, who was part of a daring escape from Auschwitz, passes away in the port city of Gdansk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2017, 4:00 AM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' fit to serve sentence, court rules

German regional appeals court rules that 96-year-old former Auschwitz guard is fit to serve 4-year prison sentence.JTA, 11/29/2017, 7:44 PM

Holocaust survivor who cut hair in Chicago till he was 97, dies

A life-saving choice: Benjamin Scheinkopf's father insists he be a cobbler, but Ben and his brother choose to cut hair, saving their lives.JTA, 11/24/2017, 2:32 PM

'My father's last message'

Matan Rochlitz, New York Times video interview with Holocaust survivor, learns how her father left a final message for her decades later.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2017, 10:22 PM

Swiss lawmaker resigns after comparing pigs to Auschwitz victims

Swiss Green Party lawmaker Jonas Fricker resigns, apologizes after saying Auschwitz victims more likely to survive than pigs.JTA, 10/2/2017, 8:33 PM

Did Israeli students vandalize Nazi concentration camps?

Students from Israeli school allegedly spray-paint messages on walls of 2 Nazi death camps, including Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2017, 9:34 PM

German court drops case against 96-year-old Auschwitz medic

Auschwitz medic charged with participation in murder of 3,600 people found unfit to stand trial due to dementia.JTA, 9/12/2017, 3:18 PM

German prosecutors drop case against former Auschwitz medic, 96

Prosecutors say elderly Auschwitz medic unfit to stand trial for accessory to more than 3,600 murders.JTA, 8/31/2017, 6:33 PM

Poland fires tourism boss over remark on Auschwitz

Head of Poland's national tourism organization fired for saying he wants to remove Auschwitz from tours for foreign journalists.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2017, 4:04 AM

Comparing IDF recruitment to Auschwitz: Not criminal

State Prosecutor says no incitement investigation into booklet telling haredi students IDF recruitment office is like Nazi death camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2017, 8:16 PM

Polish TV parodies ‘Work sets you free’ sign at Auschwitz

Outcry follows graphic saying 'Reparations set you free' with story on Polish lawmakers' campaign to have Germany pay WW2 reparations.JTA, 8/15/2017, 8:28 PM

'Nothing really prepares you for visiting Auschwitz'

Former NBA star Ray Allen writes moving account of his Auschwitz visit.JTA, 8/14/2017, 7:26 AM

Auschwitz museum announces first traveling exhibit of artifacts

More than 600 artifacts from notorious Nazi death camp to be brought to 14 European and American cities this year.JTA, 7/26/2017, 10:36 PM

Student art project containing relics from Auschwitz to be shown

College decides to exhibit art project after student clarifies items were taken from outside Nazi death camp and not from inside the camp.JTA, 7/23/2017, 7:23 PM

Israeli woman removes Auschwitz relics to use for art project

Israeli college removes art exhibition after creator revealed to have stolen materials for project from Auschwitz.JTA, 7/19/2017, 5:35 PM