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Dutch Jewish woman who saved hundreds of children during Holocaust honored

Dutch Jewish woman who saved hundreds of children during Holocaust honored

Daycare operator Henriëtte Pimentel posthumously honored with Jewish Rescuers Citation for saving children under her care from death camps.Dan Verbin, 26/07/2021 15:40
Tokyo game's show director fired over Holocaust joke

Tokyo game's show director fired over Holocaust joke

Director of the Opening Ceremonies committee was fired for controversial comments about the Holocaust made in 1998.i24NEWS, 25/07/2021 12:42
FM Lapid slams "unjust and damaging" Polish restitution law

FM Lapid slams "unjust and damaging" Polish restitution law

Lapid says Israel will "firmly defend the dignity of Holocaust victims, their memory and their rights" as Polish Senate approves bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2021 18:36
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
For Shabbat Nachamu: A world of comfort

For Shabbat Nachamu: A world of comfort

Hashem’s answer to the Third Reich will be a world where the evil doers of all sorts will not be participants.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 22/07/2021 08:59
Olympics official: 'Let’s play the genocide of the Jews'

Olympics official: 'Let’s play the genocide of the Jews'

Tokyo Olympics creative director fired over 1990s comedy skit mocking the Holocaust.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 22/07/2021 07:23
Pangs of real pain - Tisha B'Av

Pangs of real pain - Tisha B'Av

We are angry, with God, the enemy, ourselves. We are angry at two millennia of tragedy, at the Holocaust. But is anger our only option?Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 17/07/2021 22:10
Pres. Herzog: 'We must extend a hand to Israel's senior citizens'

Pres. Herzog: 'We must extend a hand to Israel's senior citizens'

President Isaac Herzog tours Jewish Agency’s Amigour Joseph Wilf Home for the Elderly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 13:01
Polish nationalists disrupt commemoration for Jewish pogrom victims

Polish nationalists disrupt commemoration for Jewish pogrom victims

'Ultra nationalists, neo-Nazis, are now tolerated by too many of our people in government,' Polish Chief Rabbi Schudrich says.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 15/07/2021 09:05
A bill mandating Holocaust education? Not so fast

A bill mandating Holocaust education? Not so fast

When Holocaust education meets critical race theory: A partisan history debate unfolds in Louisiana.Eleanor Stern, JTA, 08/07/2021 08:51
Holocaust survivor's daughter named US Ambassador to Germany

Holocaust survivor's daughter named US Ambassador to Germany

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann to return to the country her father fled from the Nazis - as the American Ambassador.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 20:26
Poland hopes Israel will change mind on restitution law

Poland hopes Israel will change mind on restitution law

Poland's Deputy Foreign Minister: Israel's criticism of restitution law is inappropriate, we hope they'll change their approach.Ben Ariel, 29/06/2021 04:56
Statue unveiled of Polish woman who saved Jewish children during WWII

Statue unveiled of Polish woman who saved Jewish children during WWII

Irene Sendler saved hundreds of Jewish children and others during the Holocaust.Dan Verbin, 28/06/2021 18:21
Polish parliament advances law against Holocaust survivors

Polish parliament advances law against Holocaust survivors

The lower house of Polish parliament has advanced a bill to prevent Holocaust survivors from claiming looted property.Shlomo Witty, 25/06/2021 15:22
US, Germany to cooperate on Holocaust education

US, Germany to cooperate on Holocaust education

Biden, Merkel Administrations sign letter of intent to share information and strategies on advancing Holocaust education.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 24/06/2021 18:34
'We will not abandon the Holocaust survivors'

'We will not abandon the Holocaust survivors'

Minister Avigdor Liberman and Minister Meirav Cohen discussed joint activities for Holocaust survivors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 06:36
Internationally recognized Holocaust scholar Richard L. Rubenstein dies at 97

Internationally recognized Holocaust scholar Richard L. Rubenstein dies at 97

Rubenstein was credited with being an influence on Holocaust scholarship as well as influencing the novel turned movie Sophie's Choice.Dan Verbin, 10/06/2021 15:49
Watch: Pope Francis kisses number on hand of Auschwitz survivor

Watch: Pope Francis kisses number on hand of Auschwitz survivor

Pope Francis filmed kissing the number tattooed to the forearm of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp inmate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 14:25
97-year old Holocaust survivor's TikTok videos mobbed with anti-Semitic hate

97-year old Holocaust survivor's TikTok videos mobbed with anti-Semitic hate

Lily Ebert's account used to answer questions about the Holocaust flooded with vile anti-Semitic and pro-Hitler comments.Dan Verbin, 24/05/2021 19:15
When the world turned its back on European Jewry

When the world turned its back on European Jewry

In 1938, reps from 32 countries attended the Évian Conference to provide a solution to Jewish refugees from Germany. None was reached.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 13:54
Live: Celebrating Day of Liberation from Nazi Holocaust

Live: Celebrating Day of Liberation from Nazi Holocaust

Ceremony at Western Wall marks 76th anniversary of day Holocaust survivors were liberated from their Nazi captors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 17:59
Level-headed conversation with a Holocaust denying anti-Semite

Level-headed conversation with a Holocaust denying anti-Semite

Watch YouTuber Rudy Rochman debate neo-Nazi protesters disseminating anti-Semitic propaganda at last year's AIPAC conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 14:59
Dutch party equates COVID measures to Nazism on national Holocaust remembrance day

Dutch party equates COVID measures to Nazism on national Holocaust remembrance day

Forum for Democracy rebuked by Dutch Jews for banner comparing COVID restrictions to Holocaust ahead of national Holocaust Remembrance Day.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 04/05/2021 19:44
Task force demands changes to Holocaust standards in Florida

Task force demands changes to Holocaust standards in Florida

Dr. Laurie Cardoza-Moore: 'Bad Holocaust education will fuel the Jew-hatred of tomorrow.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 11:49
German city returns painting to heirs of Jewish businessman

German city returns painting to heirs of Jewish businessman

In precedent-setting case, German city to return painting to heirs of Jewish businessman who was once in concentration camp.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 01/05/2021 20:49
Wisconsin to require Holocaust education starting in 5th grade

Wisconsin to require Holocaust education starting in 5th grade

Wisconsin governor signs bill mandating students learn about Holocaust twice. 'Bill will affect generations of kids.'Ben Sales, JTA, 30/04/2021 07:36
Mandy Patinkin breaks down in tears when he learns that he lost family in the Holocaust

Mandy Patinkin breaks down in tears when he learns that he lost family in the Holocaust

'Homeland' and 'Princess Bride' actor Mandy Patinkin discovers he has family who were sent to Treblinka in WWII.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 27/04/2021 07:14
The story of the young boxer transported to Auschwitz & forced to fight for his survival

The story of the young boxer transported to Auschwitz & forced to fight for his survival

The story of Salamo Arouch, a young Jewish boxer from Greece, transported to Auschwitz, where he fought 200 matches to stay alive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 16:33
A 1998 Spielberg-produced Holocaust documentary will be streamed on Netflix

A 1998 Spielberg-produced Holocaust documentary will be streamed on Netflix

Oscar-winning documentary about Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust that was produced by Steven Spielberg will be available on Netflix.Shira Hanau, JTA, 26/04/2021 14:06
Did Great Britain enable the Holocaust? Dr. Mordechai Kedar weighs in

Did Great Britain enable the Holocaust? Dr. Mordechai Kedar weighs in

World renowned orientalist notes that the siege imposed by the British on the country's shores pushed Hitler to exterminate Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 11:35
Three generations of Holocaust survivors return to Judaism

Three generations of Holocaust survivors return to Judaism

After fleeing an abusive Muslim husband, a Jewish convert to Islam returned to her faith - along with her grandmother and children.Hezki Baruch, 13/04/2021 18:10
The importance of the Oporto Holocaust Museum

The importance of the Oporto Holocaust Museum

The phrase “Never again” cannot and must not be reduced to an epigraph. Opinion.Miriam Assor, 11/04/2021 10:55
Six cold, hard, dry facts

Six cold, hard, dry facts

We are overwhelmed with stories, memories, and tears during this period, but, we must not neglect the cold facts. Op-ed.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 11/04/2021 08:50
Survivor's testimony: We had a symbolic Seder as the street next to us went up in flames

Survivor's testimony: We had a symbolic Seder as the street next to us went up in flames

Watch the story of Halina Friedman, left for dead during a Nazi 'Aktion', one of the torch lighters at the 2021 Yom Hashoah ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 18:01
Symbolic Synagogue unveiled on site of Nazi Massacre

Symbolic Synagogue unveiled on site of Nazi Massacre

Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center unveils first Jewish prayer space at Babyn Yar, site of massacre of 33,771 Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 16:53
Holocaust survivor Sara Fishman: 'The note read that the smoke they saw was their parents'

Holocaust survivor Sara Fishman: 'The note read that the smoke they saw was their parents'

Watch: Sara Fishman, who lost most of her family in Auschwitz and is a torch lighter at the '21 Yom Hashoah ceremony, tells her story.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 14:25
Researchers: Holocaust survivors more likely to suffer heart disease, cancer

Researchers: Holocaust survivors more likely to suffer heart disease, cancer

Study offers basis for closely monitoring people who experienced trauma early in life & the impact it can have on long-term health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 11:14
The next Holocaust: Can it happen?

The next Holocaust: Can it happen?

The only real way to survive and live in safety is to move, and Israel is the only home for the Jewish People, and the safest place to be.Israel News Talk Radio, 08/04/2021 05:09
Holocaust truths left out of the history texts

Holocaust truths left out of the history texts

The story school history books leave out tells how the US and Hitler cooperated in the crimes committed against the Jewish people. Op-ed.Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg  , 08/04/2021 04:00
Two vital lessons from the Holocaust

Two vital lessons from the Holocaust

Make sure you learn the lessons from the Holocaust in this article and do whatever you can to make sure they won’t be repeated. Op-ed.Shmuel Sackett, 07/04/2021 23:05
Holocaust survivor: 'Medical mandates today are a major step backward toward genocide'

Holocaust survivor: 'Medical mandates today are a major step backward toward genocide'

Vera Sharav, founder of the Alliance for Human Research Protection, speaks to German Corona Committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 22:57
Artist Yishai Jusidman presents for the first time in Israel

Artist Yishai Jusidman presents for the first time in Israel

The color is linked to the pesticide employed in the Nazi gas chambers, visible to this day in the gas chambers used by the Nazi's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 14:26
Tribute broadcast to Holocaust survivors by the Massuah Institute

Tribute broadcast to Holocaust survivors by the Massuah Institute

Massuah CEO: "We are at an historic crossroads where we are saying goodbye to the last survivors".Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 11:50
Terezin ghetto and concentration camp falling 'deeper into ruin'

Terezin ghetto and concentration camp falling 'deeper into ruin'

With Theresienstadt ghetto and concentration camp falling apart, scholars worry that evidence of the Holocaust in danger of disappearing.Dan Verbin, 07/04/2021 01:19
JRoots event set to host over 50 organizations during Holocaust Remembrance Day

JRoots event set to host over 50 organizations during Holocaust Remembrance Day

The event will include a full program of survivor testimonies, movies, educator sessions and more.Akiva Spiegelman, 06/04/2021 13:43
Together, Against Forgetting: Our 6 Million to light a candle for every name

Together, Against Forgetting: Our 6 Million to light a candle for every name

Our 6 Million and Adopt-A-Safta non-profits set to commemorate the memory of those lost during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff , 06/04/2021 11:24
Holocaust survivors pen letter to members of Canadian party

Holocaust survivors pen letter to members of Canadian party

In a letter, Holocaust survivors express support for IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 11:09
This chef, born next to a matzah factory, is delivering meals to Holocaust survivors

This chef, born next to a matzah factory, is delivering meals to Holocaust survivors

'A Holocaust survivor who’s 90 years old, who’s taking care of them?' asks chef David Tefy. 'I have to do something.'Shira Hanau, JTA, 06/04/2021 07:23
Swastikas drawn on late Florida Holocaust survivor's car on Pesach eve

Swastikas drawn on late Florida Holocaust survivor's car on Pesach eve

Florida Jews "horrified" to find swastikas drawn on a Cadillac inherited from their diseased family member, who was a Holocaust survivor.Dan Verbin, 31/03/2021 16:34
Eldest 'Righteous Among Nations' passes away

Eldest 'Righteous Among Nations' passes away

Anna Kozminska, the oldest Righteous Among the Nations passed away last week at the age of 101.Nissan Tzur, 30/03/2021 16:34
Were Palestinian Arabs kicked out by 'European colonialists?'

Were Palestinian Arabs kicked out by 'European colonialists?'

How did hundreds of Arabs - and Jews become displaced in the Middle East and who is telling the truth?Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2021 14:33
Germany funds vaccination drive for Holocaust survivors

Germany funds vaccination drive for Holocaust survivors

German government to pay $13.5 million to have Holocaust survivors around the world vaccinated against COVID.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 24/03/2021 07:11
Nazis' secret files: 'They were recording their good work'

Nazis' secret files: 'They were recording their good work'

A 60 Minutes documentary exposes the secret files of the Nazi regime, which documented not only victims, but details like head lice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2021 20:51
Reclaiming Holocaust victim's property, one man makes a discovery

Reclaiming Holocaust victim's property, one man makes a discovery

Menachem Kaiser thought he knew his family’s Holocaust history. Then he met Nazi treasure hunters.Emily Burack, JTA, 15/03/2021 07:41
Let's play Holocaust!

Let's play Holocaust!

Someone’s gotta say it. Few ever do. And really, in all fairness, only a Jew with Judaic credentials like mine can write this. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 13/03/2021 21:57
Norwegian city relents: Holocaust survivors can move to Jewish nursing home

Norwegian city relents: Holocaust survivors can move to Jewish nursing home

Skien municipality backtracks following outcry, will allow 2 Holocaust survivors to move to Norway's only Jewish nursing home.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 11/03/2021 18:50
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