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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
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
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
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
Construction documented at mass Jewish grave in Lithuania

Construction documented at mass Jewish grave in Lithuania

Construction was documented near a mass grave of Jewish Lithuanian Holocaust victims on privately owned land.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 25/02/2021 22:37
Vandalization of Yerevan’s Holocaust memorial a telltale sign of Armenian antisemitism

Vandalization of Yerevan’s Holocaust memorial a telltale sign of Armenian antisemitism

Israel's official acknowledgment of Armenian antisemitism underscored a trend there that often flies under the radar. Op-ed.Paul Miller, 23/02/2021 13:00
Project to vaccinate all Holocaust survivors in Israel

Project to vaccinate all Holocaust survivors in Israel

Claims Conference teams up with United Hatzalah to ensure that all 11,000 homebound Holocaust survivors in Israel get COVID vaccines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2021 10:37
The greatest snob on earth, Adolph Ochs

The greatest snob on earth, Adolph Ochs

The personal and professional antisemitism of the NY Times owners in the early 20th century formed its stance today. Op-ed..L. Chaim Tenenbaum, 12/02/2021 15:00
The 800 Jewish Holocaust orphans of Selvino

The 800 Jewish Holocaust orphans of Selvino

On an abandoned estate in Italy, 800 traumatized orphaned Jewish children were treated from 1945-48 before going to Palestine. Film Review.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 11/02/2021 21:49
Actress fired for comparing US to Nazi Germany

Actress fired for comparing US to Nazi Germany

Post published by Mandelorian star compares feeling of being Republican actor in Hollywood to being Jew during Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/02/2021 13:34
World Jewish Congress dismayed at Polish court ruling against Holocaust historians

World Jewish Congress dismayed at Polish court ruling against Holocaust historians

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder says court ruling 'does not bode well for future of historical research in Poland.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 21:24
IBM and the Holocaust—20 years of corporate denial

IBM and the Holocaust—20 years of corporate denial

The evidence indelibly proves IBM was an indispensable partner in the greatest crime in history, the Holocaust. For the money. Op-ed.Edwin Black, 08/02/2021 07:56
Former secretary at Nazi death camp, 95, to stand trial for accessory to murder

Former secretary at Nazi death camp, 95, to stand trial for accessory to murder

95-year-old woman who served as secretary at Stutthof death camp in WWII has been charged in Germany in connection 10,000 deaths.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 08/02/2021 07:47
Germany names Dutch SS veterans receiving army stipends

Germany names Dutch SS veterans receiving army stipends

Germany gives Netherlands list of Dutch SS veterans who receive pensions for serving Hitler.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 04/02/2021 07:27
The Jews who fought back during the Holocaust

The Jews who fought back during the Holocaust

Our communal sense of history and peoplehood give us the strength to continue while our enemies fall by the wayside. Op-ed.Gabriel Groisman, 30/01/2021 18:29
Israeli Holocaust museum accused of showing artifacts illegally smuggled from Warsaw

Israeli Holocaust museum accused of showing artifacts illegally smuggled from Warsaw

City of Warsaw says sets of Holocaust-era tefillin at Shem Olam Holocaust museum were illegally smuggled out of Poland.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 26/01/2021 22:24
The Bielsker Sefer Torah: From a cobbler's bench in 1945 to an Israeli shul in 2013

The Bielsker Sefer Torah: From a cobbler's bench in 1945 to an Israeli shul in 2013

The story of the miraculous resilience, survival and renewal of a Sefer Torah found in Bielsk Podalski, Poland, after the Holocaust. Op-ed.LIla Lowell, 26/01/2021 21:30
European Jewish Congress calls on EU to prioritize vaccines for Holocaust survivors

European Jewish Congress calls on EU to prioritize vaccines for Holocaust survivors

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor calls on EU members to ensure Holocaust survivors have access to COVID vaccine as soon as possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 17:49
Secret bunker discovered in Warsaw Ghetto - 76 years later

Secret bunker discovered in Warsaw Ghetto - 76 years later

Dozens of pairs of tefillin found in buildings razed in Warsaw Ghetto are brought secretly to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 09:31
The Shoah's impact on survivor's post-war children

The Shoah's impact on survivor's post-war children

Prof. S. Juni, researcher of patterns among 2nd generation survivors: We often find it easier to treat survivors than their children. Op-edDr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 23/01/2021 19:11
Poland: Holocaust scholars sued for book on Polish collaborators

Poland: Holocaust scholars sued for book on Polish collaborators

Polish historians on trial for book claiming that Polish mayor who saved a Jewish woman also murdered 22 Jews during Holocaust.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/01/2021 11:50
US Army discharges officer who made Holocaust joke on TikTok

US Army discharges officer who made Holocaust joke on TikTok

2nd Lieutenant to be discharged from US Army over Holocaust joke posted to social media last year.Ben Sales, JTA, 18/01/2021 08:22
Tel Hashomer hospital apologizes to Holocaust survivors

Tel Hashomer hospital apologizes to Holocaust survivors

Hospital issues statement apologizing for an unfortunate choice of wording in a sign pertaining to Holocaust survivorsShlomo Witty, 07/01/2021 17:21
In Mount Zion there shall be refuge

In Mount Zion there shall be refuge

The US is on the brink of civil anarchy which could lead to civil war, and when Esau is battling Esau, it is no place for Jews to be.Op-ed.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 07/01/2021 07:30
For the 10th of Tevet: Children of Holocaust survivors save the world from COVID-19

For the 10th of Tevet: Children of Holocaust survivors save the world from COVID-19

Today is the 10th of Tevet, when Israel's Chief Rabbinate declared that Kaddish is said for Holocaust victims whose yahrzeit is unknown.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 25/12/2020 07:35
Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich seeks to prevent Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial over Jewish Graves

Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich seeks to prevent Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial over Jewish Graves

Famous refusenik: 'I only want to make sure that no construction is carried out over Jewish graves.'Tzvi Fishman, 13/12/2020 13:39
'Everybody did it' is a poor excuse for FDR's response to the Holocaust

'Everybody did it' is a poor excuse for FDR's response to the Holocaust

It changes nothinng to know that many Americans besides FDR knew, but did nothing, about the Holocaust. He was the president. Op-ed.Drs. R. Medoff and S.Norwood, 09/12/2020 01:00