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Auction of Nazi items in British Columbia, Canada has Jewish community concerned

Auction of Nazi items in British Columbia, Canada has Jewish community concerned

President of Jewish community in Okanagan region of British Columbia worried items will fall into hands of far right buyers.Dan Verbin, 09/09/2021 15:50
Australian auction house's sale of Nazi items called 'sickening'

Australian auction house's sale of Nazi items called 'sickening'

The upcoming sale will feature items with Nazi logos and a yellow star armband worn by Jews in a ghetto.Dan Verbin, 11/08/2021 16:55
17 items looted during Holocaust seized from NYC auction house

17 items looted during Holocaust seized from NYC auction house

Documents including 19th C funeral scrolls, manuscripts and community records will be returned to Eastern European Jewish communities.Dan Verbin, 23/07/2021 16:48
Montreal auction house sale of Nazi items criticized by Jewish community

Montreal auction house sale of Nazi items criticized by Jewish community

Community not satisfied by company's explanation that buyers are "military collections" buying "historical pieces."Dan Verbin, 19/07/2021 18:00
Discovered: Lubavitcher Rebbe’s and Rebbetzin’s wristwatches

Discovered: Lubavitcher Rebbe’s and Rebbetzin’s wristwatches

Watches owned by the last Lubavitcher Rebbe and his wife going up for auction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 07:44
ATIME Live Auction Drawing Tonight! Hosted By Naomi Nachman!

ATIME Live Auction Drawing Tonight! Hosted By Naomi Nachman!

Get ready for a live auction drawing show with ATIME, hosted by Naomi Nachman and entertainment by Malkie KnopflerSponsored Content, 12/05/2021 01:55
Letter detailing early visit to Holy Land surfaces in auction

Letter detailing early visit to Holy Land surfaces in auction

186-year-old letter detailing early American diplomatic visit to Holy Land surfaces in Jerusalem auction.Asaf Shalev, JTA, 08/05/2021 22:02
Oregon auction house removes Himmler’s purported dagger after Jewish groups complain

Oregon auction house removes Himmler’s purported dagger after Jewish groups complain

After Jewish groups complain, ceremonial dagger said to be owned by Nazi SS leader removed from Oregon auction.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 28/04/2021 13:55
Jews kicked out of Australian Hitler items auction

Jews kicked out of Australian Hitler items auction

Two Australian Jewish men who went to observe an auction of Hitler memorabilia were kicked out of the building by the auction company.Dan Verbin, 23/04/2021 02:49
Montreal auction house suspended over Nazi relics

Montreal auction house suspended over Nazi relics

Online auction platform suspends Montreal auction house, removes Holocaust and Nazi relics that were being sold in an auction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 05:34
Montreal auction house urged to remove Holocaust and Nazi relics

Montreal auction house urged to remove Holocaust and Nazi relics

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Montreal-based auction house to immediately remove Holocaust relics from its online auction.Ben Ariel, 10/03/2021 05:13
Brooklyn: Jewish document stolen during Holocaust dropped from auction

Brooklyn: Jewish document stolen during Holocaust dropped from auction

Auction of Romanian Jewish burial society records frozen amid claims documents were stolen during the Holocaust.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 18/02/2021 21:28
On sale: KGB espionage equipment

On sale: KGB espionage equipment

Ruptly reports on a Beverly Hill auction of nearly 500 rare devices used by Soviet spies collected by man once recruited by KGB.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 14:09
Items from 'The Pianist' to go up for auction in Poland

Items from 'The Pianist' to go up for auction in Poland

Polish auction house selling possessions of Holocaust survivor behind ‘The Pianist’ story.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 14/09/2020 09:32
Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring sells for $1.025 million in online fundraiser

Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring sells for $1.025 million in online fundraiser

Profits from sale goes to initiatives to feed the hungry during the coronavirus epidemic.Marcy Oster, JTA, 26/05/2020 08:09
'Immortal Piano' set for Israel auction

'Immortal Piano' set for Israel auction

Rare piano, which survived Holocaust, goes up for auction in Jerusalem.AFP, 02/03/2020 08:21
Auction featuring Marilyn Monroe's Jewish prayer books

Auction featuring Marilyn Monroe's Jewish prayer books

J. Greenstein & Co.’s Auction House to host bi-annual Judaica auction devoted solely to rare Jewish artifacts in December., 28/11/2019 14:45
'I felt that these items belong only to the Jewish people'

'I felt that these items belong only to the Jewish people'

Watch: Arutz Sheva speaks with Swiss-Lebanese businessman who purchased Hitler's belongings.Yoni Kempinski, 27/11/2019 00:08
Watch: Businessman who purchased Hitler's belongings honored

Watch: Businessman who purchased Hitler's belongings honored

Conference of European Rabbis honors Swiss-Lebanese businessman who purchased Nazi leader's belongings at German auction.Yoni Kempinski, 26/11/2019 23:11
Hitler memorabilia auction rakes in thousands

Hitler memorabilia auction rakes in thousands

Auction of Nazi memorabilia brings in hundreds of thousands of euros amid German and international protest.Ben Ariel, 21/11/2019 04:36
'Nazi memorabilia should not be traded

'Nazi memorabilia should not be traded

European Jewish Association calls on Munich Auction house to cancel sale of items belonging to Hess, Goring, Himmler and Hitler himself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019 16:21
You can buy Marilyn Monroe’s menorah for $150,000

You can buy Marilyn Monroe’s menorah for $150,000

Marilyn Monroe converted to Judaism before her marriage to Arthur Miller. Now, her menorah is up for auction.Ben Sales, JTA, 02/11/2019 18:42
Auction of 11-year-old Holocaust victim’s letter stopped

Auction of 11-year-old Holocaust victim’s letter stopped

Israeli court blocks sale of letter written by an 11-year-old Polish girl who was killed in the Holocaust following a protest by family.Marcy Oster/JTA, 30/10/2019 18:50
Previously unknown manuscript to be auctioned off in Jerusalem

Previously unknown manuscript to be auctioned off in Jerusalem

Manuscript of disciple of Rabbi Elimelech of Lizhensk expected to sell for half a million dollars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2019 13:10
French billionaire who bought Sotheby's is a 'longtime admirer'

French billionaire who bought Sotheby's is a 'longtime admirer'

Patrick Drahi, who bought Sotheby's for $3.7b, admits to being a 'longtime client and lifetime admirer' of the auction house.Lucie Godeau, Julie Jammot/AFP, 18/06/2019 11:18
Einstein letter on Austria’s anti-Semitism up for auction

Einstein letter on Austria’s anti-Semitism up for auction

Handwritten letter by Albert Einstein expressing fictitious support for Austria's anti-Semitic policies to be auctioned in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 15/05/2019 02:32
Hitler's 'suicide note' going up for sale

Hitler's 'suicide note' going up for sale

Letter written by Hitler signaling his intention to remain - and die - in Berlin as Russians approached expected to fetch some $80,000.David Rosenberg, 24/04/2019 14:33
Schindler's personal possessions to be auctioned off

Schindler's personal possessions to be auctioned off

Boston-based auction house to put up several personal possessions of German industrialist who saved about 1,200 Jews during World War II.Ben Ariel, 28/02/2019 06:29
Paintings attributed to Hitler fail to sell at German auction

Paintings attributed to Hitler fail to sell at German auction

Five watercolors attributed to Nazi dictator do not sell in auction in Nuremberg, possibly over fears they could be fakes.Ben Ariel, 11/02/2019 06:22
Hank Greenberg’s bat is up for auction

Hank Greenberg’s bat is up for auction

Bat used by legendary Jewish baseball player currently selling for over $8,000.Marcy Oster, JTA, 30/01/2019 21:47
Rare Jamaican Jewish marriage contract to be sold at auction

Rare Jamaican Jewish marriage contract to be sold at auction

Jewish marriage contract from 1884 for couple married in Kingston, Jamaica will be auctioned as part of a sale of 'Important Judaica'.Marcy Oster - JTA, 18/12/2018 17:46
Frank Sinatra's kippa sells for nearly $10,000

Frank Sinatra's kippa sells for nearly $10,000

Specially-made Jewish head-covering embroidered with Frank Sinatra's name and which belonged to late singer sells for $9,375.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 11/12/2018 07:18
Einstein's 'God Letter' sold at auction

Einstein's 'God Letter' sold at auction

Handwritten letter by Albert Einstein on religion, his Jewish identity and his search for meaning in life sold for nearly $3 million.Ben Ariel, 06/12/2018 04:06
Marilyn Monroe's siddur up for auction

Marilyn Monroe's siddur up for auction

The actress underwent Reform conversion prior to her marriage to Jewish-American writer Arthur Miller.JTA, 16/10/2018 10:17
Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank’s home fetches $11,000

Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank’s home fetches $11,000

Auction house sells unopened letter to Otto Frank in 1942 for $11,000, does not disclose new owner's name.JTA, 22/09/2018 23:42
Handwritten letter from Freud goes up for auction

Handwritten letter from Freud goes up for auction

Los Angeles auction house places rare letter detailing Freud’s Jewish background up for auction.JTA, 29/08/2018 11:05
Watch owned by Jewish Titanic victim sold to collector

Watch owned by Jewish Titanic victim sold to collector

Titanic victim’s Hebrew-letter watch sells for $57,000.JTA, 27/08/2018 08:16
Titanic victim’s Hebrew letter watch being auctioned

Titanic victim’s Hebrew letter watch being auctioned

Pocket watch featuring Hebrew letters, image of Moses holding Ten Commandments, goes up for auction.JTA, 25/08/2018 22:29
Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank’s father in 1942 to be sold

Unopened letter sent to Anne Frank’s father in 1942 to be sold

Unopened letter discovered among deceased stamp collector's belongings to be auctioned off.JTA, 18/08/2018 21:33
Einstein letter on rise of Nazis sold at auction

Einstein letter on rise of Nazis sold at auction

Letter written by Albert Einstein on the day he renounced his German citizenship sold at auction house in Los Angeles.JTA, 04/07/2018 23:43
Einstein letters being auctioned

Einstein letters being auctioned

Letter written by famed physician on the day he renounced his German citizenship one of five being sold at auction in LA.Ben Ariel, 27/06/2018 05:38
Eleanor Roosevelt letter defending Israel up for auction

Eleanor Roosevelt letter defending Israel up for auction

1957 letter written by former first lady in which she defends Israel’s actions in Suez Crisis up for auction. Bidding starts at $22,500.JTA, 30/05/2018 21:07
German composer's anti-Semitic letter sold for $42,000

German composer's anti-Semitic letter sold for $42,000

Anti-Semitic letter written by German composer Richard Wagner sold at auction house in Israel.Ben Ariel, 26/04/2018 04:13
Einstein's violin sold at New York auction

Einstein's violin sold at New York auction

Violin once owned by legendary physicist sold for $516,500 at Bonhams auction house.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/03/2018 03:45
Einstein letter sold for $100,000 at Jerusalem auction

Einstein letter sold for $100,000 at Jerusalem auction

Letter penned by legendary physicist discussing one of his groundbreaking theories sells in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2018 04:05
Haredi yeshiva secretary: Israel is the beginning of redemption

Haredi yeshiva secretary: Israel is the beginning of redemption

Letter from Ponevezh Yeshiva secretary calling Israel's independence 'beginning of Israel's rebirth declaration in its land' up for sale.Mordechai Sones, 01/01/2018 17:27
Nazi-Zionist cooperation medal offered at auction

Nazi-Zionist cooperation medal offered at auction

Items from Holocaust period to be sold at special auction on eve of Tenth of Tevet fast.Mordechai Sones, 26/12/2017 19:34
Einstein letters sell at Jerusalem auction

Einstein letters sell at Jerusalem auction

Letters written by Albert Einstein about God, Israel and physics fetch nearly $210,000 at a Jerusalem auction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2017 03:44
Tiroche Auction House - Revolutionizing how Israeli art is sold.

Tiroche Auction House - Revolutionizing how Israeli art is sold.

Amitai Hazan tells of the auction house that is revolutionizing trade in Israeli and Jewish art.Mordechai Sones, 09/05/2017 13:53
Hitler's phone sold for $243,000

Hitler's phone sold for $243,000

Nazi leader's personal telephone sold at auction in Maryland for $243,000.Ben Ariel, 20/02/2017 03:44
Autographed Larry King suspenders to be auctioned

Autographed Larry King suspenders to be auctioned

A pair of suspenders signed by Larry King will be auctioned off to benefit the American Jewish Historical Society.JTA, 30/11/2016 05:11
Baseball signed by World War II spy sells for over $17,000

Baseball signed by World War II spy sells for over $17,000

One of only two baseballs known to be signed by Moe Berg, a former major league catcher who served as a U.S. spy, sells for $17,029.JTA, 15/11/2016 06:19
Kneeling Hitler statue sold for whopping $17.2 mil

Kneeling Hitler statue sold for whopping $17.2 mil

A controversial statue of Hitler on his knees was auctioned by Christie's in New York on Sunday for $17.2 million.Shoshana Miskin, 09/05/2016 12:20
Anne Frank's copy of 'Grimm's Fairy Tales' sold

Anne Frank's copy of 'Grimm's Fairy Tales' sold

Boston museum acquires Anne Frank's personal copy of "Grimm's Fairy Tales" for $50,000 at auction.JTA, 09/05/2016 03:04
Einstein blamed US for not stopping Nazis

Einstein blamed US for not stopping Nazis

US government of 1942 controlled by 'fascist financiers,' Einstein fumes in a never-before-seen letter.Arutz Sheva staff, 08/04/2016 12:52
Hitler's copy of 'Mein Kampf' sold for $20,655

Hitler's copy of 'Mein Kampf' sold for $20,655

A copy of Hitler's book owned by the Nazi leader himself sold in an auction in United States.Arutz Sheva North America, 18/03/2016 23:02
500-year-old Talmud sells for $9.3 million

500-year-old Talmud sells for $9.3 million

Sothebys auction sees rare Babylonian Talmud sold at global record price for Judaica, after being held at Westminster Abbey for centuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2015 07:21