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Ideas must be debated, but not historical facts

Ideas must be debated, but not historical facts

A bogus claim that Holocaust studies must be balanced with revisionist lies is being used to discredit a law on critical race theory. Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 19/10/2021 09:28
'Teachers must be able to teach about the Holocaust freely'

'Teachers must be able to teach about the Holocaust freely'

Jewish skeptics of critical race theory say Texas Holocaust education incident does not deter them.Ben Sales, JTA, 17/10/2021 13:07
Sweden: 'Holocaust was a scam' projected onto synagogue

Sweden: 'Holocaust was a scam' projected onto synagogue

Police investigating after ‘Holocaust was a scam’ projected on Swedish synagogue during international anti-Semitism conference.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/10/2021 07:28
Texas teachers required to offer 'opposing' views on Holocaust

Texas teachers required to offer 'opposing' views on Holocaust

Texas official to teachers: State law requires teaching ‘opposing’ views on the Holocaust.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 15/10/2021 13:22
Spain to tell stories of Hungarian Jews saved by Spanish diplomat

Spain to tell stories of Hungarian Jews saved by Spanish diplomat

The Spanish gov is looking for family of Hungarian Jews who escaped capture by the Nazis with the aid of a Spanish diplomat for new project.Dan Verbin, Canada, 08/10/2021 22:55
Jewish anti-fascist film thought destroyed by Nazis restored after 80 years

Jewish anti-fascist film thought destroyed by Nazis restored after 80 years

1931's Europa had taken on a mythical status in the film world as an early avant-garde film that was supposedly destroyed by the Nazis.Dan Verbin, Canada, 08/10/2021 21:28
Spain seeking descendants of Jews saved by 'Spanish Schindler'

Spain seeking descendants of Jews saved by 'Spanish Schindler'

Spanish authorities seeking out descendants of Hungarian Jews saved by diplomat dubbed the 'Spanish Schindler'.Orge Castellano, JTA, 08/10/2021 09:51
Sewer hiding place of Jews during WWII unearthed in Lviv, Ukraine

Sewer hiding place of Jews during WWII unearthed in Lviv, Ukraine

Ukrainian historian unearths underground hiding place of Jews who dug their way out of the Lviv ghetto during the Holocaust.Dan Verbin, 07/10/2021 17:00
Pres. Herzog recites Yizkor memorial prayer at Babi Yar Massacre site

Pres. Herzog recites Yizkor memorial prayer at Babi Yar Massacre site

International ceremony held marking 80 years since the Babi Yar Massacre and inaugurating the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center in Kyiv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 01:07
New 45,000 square foot Holocaust museum to open in Montreal

New 45,000 square foot Holocaust museum to open in Montreal

Museum aims to become the main center in Canada for Holocaust study, commemoration and education.Dan Verbin, 06/10/2021 20:54
New Austrian exhibit opens at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

New Austrian exhibit opens at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

Exhibit revises original 1978 display to tell of the "involvement of Austrians as perpetrators and helpers in the crimes committed there."Dan Verbin, 04/10/2021 19:12
16-year old investigated over assault at Hamburg pro-Israel rally

16-year old investigated over assault at Hamburg pro-Israel rally

Teenage suspect who allegedly attacked 60-year old Jewish man in Hamburg playing role of anti-Jewish bully in new Holocaust movie.Dan Verbin, Canada, 01/10/2021 20:05
Italian prime minister visits Milan Holocaust memorial

Italian prime minister visits Milan Holocaust memorial

Milan Shoah Memorial "confronts us with our historical responsibilities, in a clear and unequivocal way," says Prime Minister Mario Draghi.Dan Verbin, Canada, 01/10/2021 19:11
This German lawyer is seeking justice for a perpetrator of the Babyn Yar massacre

This German lawyer is seeking justice for a perpetrator of the Babyn Yar massacre

80 years after Babyn Yar Holocaust massacre, a German lawyer seeks trial for last living alleged perpetrator.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 01/10/2021 08:31
Latvia to compensate Jews for property lost during the Holocaust

Latvia to compensate Jews for property lost during the Holocaust

Vote in principle in Latvia's parliament allocates 40 million euros over 10 years for property compensation.Dan Verbin, 30/09/2021 21:00
‘The Auschwitz Report’: New film follows real-life escapees who tried to warn the world

‘The Auschwitz Report’: New film follows real-life escapees who tried to warn the world

‘The Auschwitz Report’ shines light on two Jews who escaped Auschwitz and recorded details of the death camp used for key report.Andrew Lapin, JTA, 26/09/2021 19:08
Lithuanian government urges local authorities to mark Jewish massacre sites

Lithuanian government urges local authorities to mark Jewish massacre sites

Parliamentary measure also asks municipalities to tend to Jewish cemeteries and name public spaces after righteous among the nations.Dan Verbin, 24/09/2021 17:19
The first national Holocaust monument in the Netherlands opens

The first national Holocaust monument in the Netherlands opens

Dutch King Willem-Alexander unveils memorial to victims of the Holocaust in the Netherlands - the first of its kind.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 19:42
Study finds most teachers in England lack basic knowledge to teach about the Holocaust

Study finds most teachers in England lack basic knowledge to teach about the Holocaust

Study finds alarming lack of knowledge about the Holocaust, even among teachers who teach the subject.Dan Verbin, 14/09/2021 17:54
97-year-old Auschwitz survivor's TikTok goes viral

97-year-old Auschwitz survivor's TikTok goes viral

Aged 97, Lily Ebert has become a star on TikTok while sharing her Holocaust experiences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 13:52
Bible hidden during Holocaust returned to Jewish family over 80 years later

Bible hidden during Holocaust returned to Jewish family over 80 years later

19th century illustrations in Bible offered clue to its origins, put researchers on four-year quest to find descendants of original owners.Dan Verbin, 25/08/2021 17:41
Simon Wiesenthal Prize honors individuals fighting anti-Semitism

Simon Wiesenthal Prize honors individuals fighting anti-Semitism

New prize, created by the Austrian parliament, will also be awarded for a commitment to Holocaust education.Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 18:05
Arizona governor signs bill mandating Holocaust education in schools

Arizona governor signs bill mandating Holocaust education in schools

Legislation will require students to be taught about the Holocaust at least two times between 7th and 12th grades.Dan Verbin, Canada, 20/08/2021 18:51
UK reality star apologizes for offensive Holocaust themed selfie

UK reality star apologizes for offensive Holocaust themed selfie

UK reality star slammed for posting selfie apparently referencing concentration camp uniform and a well known Holocaust novel.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 21:05
New Phoenix Holocaust education center to feature interactive holograms of survivors

New Phoenix Holocaust education center to feature interactive holograms of survivors

Center will use new technology allowing visitors to learn from and interact with the digital likeness of survivors.Dan Verbin, 17/08/2021 20:53
Polish court: Historians do not have to apologize for research into pogrom

Polish court: Historians do not have to apologize for research into pogrom

Polish appeals court overturns ruling requiring historians to apologize for their research into a Holocaust pogrom.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 16/08/2021 21:56
UK Jewish pensioner attacked outside London theater after watching Holocaust play

UK Jewish pensioner attacked outside London theater after watching Holocaust play

72-year old man was hit in the head and had his kippah knocked to the ground in what police are terming a "religiously aggravated assault."Dan Verbin, 16/08/2021 17:34
Belgium: Town to rename square honoring Nazi collaborators

Belgium: Town to rename square honoring Nazi collaborators

After controversy, Belgian town square to remove references to Latvian Nazi collaborators.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/08/2021 07:30
'The Holocaust didn't happen overnight, it happened in stages'

'The Holocaust didn't happen overnight, it happened in stages'

Holocaust survivor Vera Sharav speaks at demonstration in New York against vaccine mandates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 17:42
Germany: Anti-vaxxers charged with making light of Holocaust

Germany: Anti-vaxxers charged with making light of Holocaust

German man publishes Facebook post comparing Auschwitz to vaccines - and will stand trial for incitement and racism.Nitzan Keidar, 29/07/2021 16:02
UK approves plan for national Holocaust memorial

UK approves plan for national Holocaust memorial

New memorial will be located between the Houses of Parliament and will also feature an education center.Dan Verbin, 29/07/2021 14:53
Muslim author promotes Holocaust education in Islamic world

Muslim author promotes Holocaust education in Islamic world

Indian-British author Shaheen Chishti talks to Arutz Sheva about educating Muslims on the Holocaust and Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 27/07/2021 17:34
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