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The blessing for eating Chametz on Pesach

I always wondered what God was doing during the Seder at Bergen-Belsen when the Chief Rabbi of Rotterdam instructed Jews to eat chametz.

The blessing for eating Chametz on Pesach

One of Bergen-Belsen’s last liberators passes away

One of the last living liberators of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp has died at the age of 97.

One of Bergen-Belsen’s last liberators passes away

Denying Jewish Inheritance

I once met a survivor who said that whoever was in Bergen Belsen for 10 minutes, can justifiably say Hallel every day in Medinat Yisrael.

Denying Jewish Inheritance

Document allowing Holocaust survivors to remarry to be auctioned

Ledger which listed eye-witness accounts of deaths of Jews in Nazi camps to be auctioned. Ledger enabled spouses of those killed to remarry.

Document allowing Holocaust survivors to remarry to be auctioned

Queen Elizabeth Visits Nazi Death Camp

British Queen visits Bergen-Belsen in Germany, stopping to see memorial stone to Anne Frank 70 years after British liberation of camp.

Queen Elizabeth Visits Nazi Death Camp for the First Time

Queen Elizabeth Meets Survivors at Nazi Death Camp

70 years after British forces liberated it, British queen to visit Bergen-Belsen with her husband Prince Philip in state visit to Germany.

Queen Elizabeth to Meet Survivors at Nazi Death Camp

German Premier Thanks UK for Nazi Camp Liberation

President Joachim Gauck lauds British forces who liberated Nazi camp where Anne Frank perished, for 'restoring humanity'.

German President Thanks Britain for Bergen-Belsen Liberation

New Mass Grave Found at Bergen-Belsen

Dutch researchers say they found a new mass grave at former Nazi death camp based on testimony of Holocaust survivors.

New Mass Grave Found at Bergen-Belsen

Germany to Investigate Suspected Female Nazi Guard

German prosecutors investigating Hilde Michnia who is suspected of being a guard in Bergen-Belsen and Gross-Rosen.

Germany to Investigate Suspected Female Nazi Guard