Arab and Jewish contributions to WWII efforts in perspective

12,000 Palestinian Arabs and 30,000 Palestinian Jews volunteered for the British Army.Dr. Alex Grobman, 8/18/2019, 10:15 AM

Enlisting Arabs for the Nazi Cause

The mufti urged the Arabs to “Kill the Jews wherever you find them. This pleases God, history and religion."Dr. Alex Grobman, 8/16/2019, 10:02 AM

What we can't forget when we remember Anne Frank

The part of the story that Life Magazine left out in its glossy 96 page magazine on Anne Frank's life and legacy is how she could have been saved.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 6/14/2019, 12:01 PM

Polish anti-Semitism between the wars

Ethnic Poles loathed minorities as foreigners but singled out Jews for intense hatred. Paul Brykcznski’s revelatory book, Primed for Violence: Murder, Antisemitism and Democratic Politics in Interwar Poland shows how this determined Polish society. Janet Levy, 9/17/2018, 2:27 PM

The 20th century: What happened?

The world that began the 20th century had vanished completely by the middle of that century.Rabbi Berel Wein, 8/20/2018, 3:18 PM

Dutch Red Cross apologizes for failing Jews in WWII

Organization offers 'deep apologies' after being criticized by research institute for 'docilely following' Nazi instructions during WWII.AFP, 11/1/2017, 9:23 PM

Books stolen from WWII Polish Jews donated to foundation

Most books come from former collections of Jewish Theological Seminary of Fränkel Foundation in Wroclaw.JTA, 5/23/2017, 8:00 PM

WWII vet goes skydiving

A World War II veteran celebrates his 96th birthday by jumping from a plane., 5/9/2017, 2:33 PM

Will Raoul Wallenberg's fate finally become known?

New initiative launched to find out the truth about the brave Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jews in WWII.Rochel Sylvetsky, 3/8/2016, 8:43 PM

Anne Frank House Donates Copies of Diary to Japan

Anne Frank House donates to Japanese libraries following the vandalism of hundreds of copies of Frank's diary.Elad Benari and AFP, 3/9/2014, 4:32 AM

Greek Jewish Community Takes Germany to Court

Jews in Thessaloniki seeking the return of a ransom paid to Nazis to free thousands of slave laborers who were still sent to death camps.Elad Benari, 2/25/2014, 6:16 AM

One Word for Six Million Souls

Arutz Sheva radio host's poignant new book memorializing the 6 million Jewish Holocaust victims has caught international attention.Ben Bresky & Josh Hasten, 2/23/2014, 2:22 PM

Hungarian Jews Seek Return of Scrolls Looted During WWII

Hungarian Jewish leaders talking with Russia over the return of a collection of religious items looted by the Red Army.Elad Benari, 2/19/2014, 6:13 AM

Hungarian Jews Pull Out of Holocaust Memorial

Hungary's largest Jewish organization pulls out of Holocaust memorial year, says PM Orban is "ignoring" the sensitivities of survivors.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 4:12 AM

Croatia Opens Investigation Against Alleged Auschwitz Guard

Croatian prosecutors open a war crimes investigation against 90-year-old suspected of having been a guard in several Nazi camps.Elad Benari, 1/31/2014, 5:43 AM

Germany to Boost Efforts to Return Looted Art to Owners

Germany's culture minister says the country will add funding for efforts to return Nazi-looted art to their rightful owners.Elad Benari and AFP, 1/30/2014, 5:44 AM

In Holocaust 'America and US Jews Did Nothing'

After Bennett asks where US was in Holocaust during Auschwitz visit, Langfan cites Yad Vashem historical analysis to answer.Ari Yashar, 1/28/2014, 8:14 PM

UN Exhibit to Honor March of the Living

When You Listen to a Witness, You Become a Witness is new UN exhibition that will open next week.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2014, 10:46 PM

Hungarian Jews Threaten to Boycott Holocaust Memorial Events

Jewish leaders in Hungary the government is whitewashing the country's role in the deportation of Jews to Nazi camps.Elad Benari, 1/22/2014, 5:15 AM

Polish Opposition: Don't Say 'Polish Death Camp'

Poland opposition's bill would impose prison sentences on those who say Nazi concentration camps were "Polish camps."Elad Benari, Canada, 1/10/2014, 10:10 PM

New German Law Would Make Ease Return of Looted Art to Owners

German state Bavaria drafting a law to ease the return of Nazi-looted art to its rightful owners.Elad Benari, 1/8/2014, 3:16 AM

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Strips Nazi Officials of Honors

Famed Vienna Philharmonic quietly strips six former senior Nazi officials of honors awarded them.Elad Benari, 12/22/2013, 5:01 AM

Israel Asks Germany to Keep Stolen Art in Jewish Hands

Deputy FM Elkin urges Germany to give any Jewish-owned art from Munich trove to Jewish or Israeli museums if heirs are not found.Elad Benari, 12/3/2013, 5:13 AM

UN Chief at Auschwitz: A Terrible Horror

"The United Nations is committed to the work of Holocaust remembrance and education," says Ban Ki-moon during visit to Auschwitz.Elad Benari, 11/19/2013, 3:43 AM

Germany to Speed Up Search for Owners of Looted Art

Amid pressure, the German government will speed up research into the rightful ownership of artworks looted by the Nazis.Elad Benari, 11/12/2013, 6:44 AM

Germany: Some of Looted Art Trove May be Returned to Munich Man

Some paintings in an art trove looted by the Nazis may be returned to the Munich man in whose apartment they were discovered.Elad Benari and AFP, 11/11/2013, 6:42 AM

Experts: It Won't be Easy to Track Owners of Looted Art

Identifying the rightful owners of a vast trove of art looted by the Nazis will be an enormous task, say experts.Elad Benari, 11/7/2013, 6:43 AM

Statue of Hungary's Hitler Ally Causes Protests

Demonstrators stage rival rallies in Budapest, where a bust of Miklos Horthy, an ally of Adolf Hitler, was unveiled.Elad Benari, 11/4/2013, 6:16 AM

Germany Finds 1,500 Paintings Stolen by Nazis

Nearly 1,500 priceless paintings that were stolen by the Nazis have been discovered in a flat in Munich.Elad Benari, 11/4/2013, 4:12 AM

Peres Thanks Denmark for Saving Jews During WWII

President Shimon Peres hosts Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, who is on his first visit to Israel.Elad Benari, 10/31/2013, 5:44 AM

Body of Nazi War Criminal Disappeared, Says Lawyer

Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke's family has lost track of his body, claims lawyer Paolo Giachini.Elad Benari, 10/18/2013, 4:45 AM

Nazi War Criminal's Funeral Interrupted Amid Protests

The funeral of Erich Priebke in a town near Rome was interrupted as hundreds of angry people protested against it.Elad Benari, 10/16/2013, 1:13 AM

Hungary's Deputy PM: We Turned Our Backs on Jews

Hungary must acknowledge its role during the Holocaust, the country's deputy prime minister says.Elad Benari, 10/2/2013, 6:16 AM

German Town to Strip Hitler of Honorary Citizenship

68 years after his death, the German town of Goslar plans to strip the Nazi leader of his honorary citizenship.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 4:45 AM

Schindler's Rare Blueprints Sold for $63,426

Blueprints for an expansion of Oskar Schindler's Poland factory were sold at an online auction, along with other documents.Elad Benari, 8/16/2013, 5:44 AM

Hungary Pledges Funds for Auschwitz Upkeep

Hungary pledges $160,000 towards the upkeep of the Auschwitz memorial, following criticism that it was stalling on funds.Elad Benari, 8/15/2013, 4:46 AM

Rare Schindler Documents Up for Online Auction

Rare documents that fill in some major gaps in the story of Holocaust hero Oskar Schindler have gone up for auction online.Elad Benari, 8/8/2013, 5:17 AM

Rome: Scuffles Outside Home of Nazi War Criminal

Scuffles erupted outside the Rome home of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke, as he celebrated his 100th birthday.Elad Benari, 7/30/2013, 2:16 AM

Slovakia Postpones Trial of Most Wanted Nazi

A Slovak court postponed a hearing into war crimes against 98-year-old Laszlo Csatary when he failed to appear.Elad Benari, 7/12/2013, 4:42 AM

American Mennonite Honored as Righteous Among Nations

American Mennonite who helped save Jewish children while in France during the Holocaust to be named Righteous Among the Nations.Rina Tzvi , 7/9/2013, 7:19 PM

Hungary Signs New Holocaust Survivor Reparation Deal

Hungary announces deal with US-based Holocaust restitution organization on reparations for Hungarian Holocaust survivors.Rina Tzvi , 7/7/2013, 12:01 AM

Latvian WWII Memorial 'Absolutely Disgusting Insult'

Simon Wiesenthal Centre condemns plans by Latvian nationalists to mark World War II event that led to the massacre of Jewish population.Rina Tzvi , 7/3/2013, 6:53 PM

New Book Finds Ties Between Nazis and Hollywood

Hollywood's major studios not only accepted Nazi censorship, but collaborated with Hitler, finds new book.Elad Benari, 7/1/2013, 4:45 AM

Holocaust 'Hero' Turns Out to be Nazi Collaborator

Giovanni Palatucci, known as "Italy's Oskar Schindler", was in fact a Nazi collaborator, new research shows.Elad Benari, 6/21/2013, 6:15 AM

Jewish Group Calls on US to Probe Suspected Nazi in Minnesota

Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on US to investigate Minnesota resident suspected of being Nazi SS commandant who concealed wartime record.Rina Tzvi , 6/16/2013, 11:51 AM

Nazi Commander Found Living in the United States

A top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit has been living in Minnesota since shortly after World War II.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/14/2013, 9:52 PM

Righteous Gentile Honored Following Work of Kansas Teens

Warsaw walkway has been named in honor of Polish woman who saved 2,5000 Jewish children during Holocaust, following work of Kansas teens. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/28/2013, 6:42 PM

Drawings from Nazi Camp Displayed at Berlin Museum

Secret drawings and sketches that a Czech artist produced and kept hidden from his Nazi captors go on display at the Jewish Museum.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/18/2013, 2:01 AM

German Director Slams Cancellation of His Wagner Opera

The German theater director, whose controversial staging of a Richard Wagner opera was cancelled, says he was censored.Elad Benari, 5/14/2013, 6:29 AM

Germany Arrests Former Auschwitz Guard

Hans Lipschis, a 93-year-old alleged former guard at Auschwitz, arrested by Germany. He claims he was a cook.Elad Benari, 5/7/2013, 6:13 AM

US Holocaust Memorial Reunites Survivors, Veterans

Holocaust survivors and US soldiers who liberated Nazi death camps came together Monday in what could be last commemoration of its kind.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/30/2013, 2:06 PM

Slovakia Paves the Way for Extradition of Hungarian Nazi

A Slovak court has paved the way for the extradition of Laszlo Csatary from Hungary to Slovakia.Elad Benari, 4/26/2013, 2:16 AM

Poland: Hundreds Gather to Mark 70 Years Since Ghetto Uprising

Hundreds of people, including Holocaust survivors, gathered as Poland marked the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/19/2013, 11:14 PM

Poland's Jews Mark 70th Anniversary of Ghetto Uprising

Around 100 people gathered at Warsaw's synagogue to pay tribute to the Jews who took part in the Warsaw ghetto uprising.Elad Benari, 4/19/2013, 6:15 AM

France: Stolen WWII Art Returned to Jewish Owners

Six paintings that fell into the hands of the Nazis after their Jewish owner was forced to sell have been returned to his grandson.Elad Benari, 3/20/2013, 4:43 AM

Greek Jews Commemorate Anniversary of Deportation to Auschwitz

Thessaloniki commemorated the 70th anniversary of the first deportation of its Jews to Auschwitz., 3/17/2013, 6:20 AM

Historians: Former Vienna Philharmonic Chief was SS Member

A former head of Vienna's Philharmonic Orchestra was a member of Nazi Germany's SS, historians say.Elad Benari, 3/11/2013, 6:43 AM