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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
Child of the Holocaust, Surviving Every Day

Child of the Holocaust, Surviving Every Day

Rabbi Joseph Polak was three years old when the Holocaust ended. His survival story is still unfolding.Judy Simon, 25/12/2020 13:05
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
Should Diaspora Jews be concerned?

Should Diaspora Jews be concerned?

Are Holocaust stories a warning that Diaspora Jews need to recognize the signs?Israel News Talk Radio, 24/12/2020 02:13
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
Two forgotten heroes: Peter Bergson and Ben Hecht, 1943

Two forgotten heroes: Peter Bergson and Ben Hecht, 1943

The unlikely duo tried desperately-and creatively-to get FDR and influential US Jews to help save European Jewry, but to no avail. Op-ed.Steve Frank, 25/11/2020 23:00
New synagogue will open on Nazi killing grounds of Babyn Yar in Ukraine

New synagogue will open on Nazi killing grounds of Babyn Yar in Ukraine

Synagogue to open on site where 30,000 Jews were murdered during the Holocaust in park in Ukrainian capital.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/11/2020 07:58
When Time Stopped: A story of Holocaust historical detection

When Time Stopped: A story of Holocaust historical detection

So great was the crime of the Shoah that many Jews lapsed into silence. A piercing review of a daughter's search for her father's past.Dr.Norman Simms, 15/11/2020 23:00
Watch: Former Islamist radical befriends Holocaust survivor

Watch: Former Islamist radical befriends Holocaust survivor

Former Islamist on Holocaust survivor friend: 'He's seen first-hand what happens when the Jewish people are weak and don't have a home.'i24NEWS, 08/11/2020 16:53
Crossing a red line, Biden-Harris uses Hitler footage in campaign ad

Crossing a red line, Biden-Harris uses Hitler footage in campaign ad

In an offensive ad, Joe Biden has broken a basic rule of American politics. Op-ed.Jeff Dunetz, 31/10/2020 23:59
'No more excuses - expel Nazi war criminal from Canada'

'No more excuses - expel Nazi war criminal from Canada'

B'nai Brith demands Canadian government deport Nazi SS death squad member.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2020 10:20
Dutch Protestant Church to admit it failed Jews in WWII

Dutch Protestant Church to admit it failed Jews in WWII

Protestant Church of the Netherlands set to admit it turned a blind eye to anti-Semitism during World War II.AFP, 23/10/2020 07:41
German Business Club Awards 1st Langfan Award to Jurgen Harder

German Business Club Awards 1st Langfan Award to Jurgen Harder

Nu. #A3317 Branko Lustig was 12 years old when he arrived in Auschwitz. Many of his family members perished here.Baruch Gordon, 14/10/2020 20:46
British politician gets death threats over his support for London Holocaust memorial

British politician gets death threats over his support for London Holocaust memorial

British state secretary Robert Jenrick protected by counter-terror police over support for building of Holocaust memorial in London.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 14/10/2020 17:51
UK magazine fires diversity editor over her Holocaust jokes

UK magazine fires diversity editor over her Holocaust jokes

European fashion magazine's diversity editor fired for criticizing Holocaust remembrance, making Auschwitz jokes.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 14/10/2020 08:32
Blogger hired to promote diversity at European mag says sorry for Holocaust joke tweets

Blogger hired to promote diversity at European mag says sorry for Holocaust joke tweets

Blogger and model newly hired to promote diversity at large European fashion magazine apologizes for making Holocaust jokes on Twitter.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/10/2020 11:51
Note found in child’s shoe at Auschwitz leads to discovery of his father’s suitcase

Note found in child’s shoe at Auschwitz leads to discovery of his father’s suitcase

Researchers find suitcase which likely belonged to father of child who died in Auschwitz based on inscription found in child's shoe.Marcy Oster/JTA, 07/10/2020 18:22
UAE, Israel ministers in historic first meeting at Holocaust Memorial

UAE, Israel ministers in historic first meeting at Holocaust Memorial

Gabi Ashkenazi, UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, and German FM Heiko Maas meet at Berlin Holocaust Memorial.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2020 15:50
New Holocaust center in Ukraine memorializes Babyn Yar massacre

New Holocaust center in Ukraine memorializes Babyn Yar massacre

'People need a place to remember one of the greatest tragedies of the 20th century,' says Ukrainian president at opening of memorial center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2020 12:01
Dutch city honors rapper who called the Holocaust a ‘cover-up for dumb sheep’

Dutch city honors rapper who called the Holocaust a ‘cover-up for dumb sheep’

Mayor of Dutch city of Haarlem says rapper 'deserves a second chance' after calling Holocaust 'a joke' and a 'cover up for dumb sheep'.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 25/09/2020 09:42
How is COVID-19 affecting Holocaust survivors?

How is COVID-19 affecting Holocaust survivors?

Bar-Ilan University study finds that the pandemic can echo past adversities and trigger amplified psychological reactions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2020 12:38
Study: Just 37% of Americans know 6 million Jews died in the Holocaust

Study: Just 37% of Americans know 6 million Jews died in the Holocaust

Study: More than one in 10 Americans under 40 thinks Jews caused the Holocaust.Ben Sales, JTA, 16/09/2020 10:53
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
Activist who protested glorification of Holocaust collaborators to be deported

Activist who protested glorification of Holocaust collaborators to be deported

Lithuanian police holding activist who protested glorification of alleged Holocaust perpetrators.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 02/09/2020 08:00
New report shows Vatican urged pope not to protest Nazi deportations of Italy's Jews

New report shows Vatican urged pope not to protest Nazi deportations of Italy's Jews

Vatican hid Holocaust orphans from their families and urged Pope Pius XII not to protest deportations.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 29/08/2020 21:15
New Jewish museum will have exhibit dedicated to Frank family and German Jewish culture

New Jewish museum will have exhibit dedicated to Frank family and German Jewish culture

Frankfurt’s new $58 million Jewish museum reclaims Anne Frank’s forgotten roots in the city.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 26/08/2020 08:36
First ever deployment of Israeli fighter jets in Germany

First ever deployment of Israeli fighter jets in Germany

Deployment began with joint German-Israeli flyover above Dachau concentration camp.Y Rabinovitz, 18/08/2020 22:20
Judge backs Florida principal who told parent he had to be neutral on Holocaust

Judge backs Florida principal who told parent he had to be neutral on Holocaust

Florida high school principal who said that Holocaust can't be taught as a 'historical event' should not have been fired, judge rules.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/08/2020 14:58
Dozens of Jewish headstones discovered under Polish town’s market square

Dozens of Jewish headstones discovered under Polish town’s market square

In town near Warsaw, construction work leads to discovery of Jewish headstones.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/08/2020 10:02
Website selling Holocaust-themed face masks announces closure

Website selling Holocaust-themed face masks announces closure

HolocaustFaceMasks.com stops selling the masks and plans to shut down.Ben Sales, JTA, 12/08/2020 08:11
Germany: Holocaust memorial now commemorates family of Israeli ambassador's wife

Germany: Holocaust memorial now commemorates family of Israeli ambassador's wife

‘Stumbling stone’ memorials in Germany remember the family of Israeli ambassador’s wife.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 11/08/2020 08:07
Delaware to require teaching of the Holocaust and genocide

Delaware to require teaching of the Holocaust and genocide

Public middle and high schools schools in Delaware to be required to teach about the Holocaust starting in 2021.Marcy Oster, JTA, 07/08/2020 07:12
'Dangerous' Amazon mini-series about Nazi hunters renewed for second season

'Dangerous' Amazon mini-series about Nazi hunters renewed for second season

Amazon renews ‘Hunters,’ Al Pacino’s Nazi-hunting drama, for second season.Marcy Oster, JTA, 05/08/2020 07:30
Who would sell Holocaust-themed face masks? This guy.

Who would sell Holocaust-themed face masks? This guy.

Owner of website selling Holocaust masks wants to warn of risks of following 'innocent orders and rules,' Jews 'trivialize' the Holocaust.Ben Sales, JTA, 31/07/2020 15:23
The deafening silence of liberal Jewish leadership in the face of BLM anitsemitism

The deafening silence of liberal Jewish leadership in the face of BLM anitsemitism

Liberal Jewish leadership has its head firmly planted in the sand, just where it was during the rise of Hitler. Op-ed.Rabbi Bernard Rosenberg, 29/07/2020 09:06
Remains of 286 Jewish Holocaust victims uncovered in 2 basements in Ukraine

Remains of 286 Jewish Holocaust victims uncovered in 2 basements in Ukraine

Remains of 286 Jews murdered in the Holocaust - mostly women and children - found in two basements in Ukraine.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/07/2020 08:39
Betraying Jewish history by watering down the Holocaust

Betraying Jewish history by watering down the Holocaust

Unless the Holocaust is seen as it really was, the attempt to exterminate an entire people, it can be turned against the Jews. Op-ed.Melanie Phllips, 23/07/2020 22:01
New Hampshire lawmakers send bill requiring Holocaust education to governor

New Hampshire lawmakers send bill requiring Holocaust education to governor

'Need for Holocaust and genocide education in our schools could not be more urgent,' ADL director says.Penny Schwartz, JTA, 03/07/2020 08:08
Hashem - I don't understand, but let us make  up

Hashem - I don't understand, but let us make up

The Holocaust is inexplicable to man, as is the Red Heifer. The question mark is the essence of Jewish faith.Rabbi Ronen Neuwirth, 01/07/2020 15:34
Texas: Harris County  prosecutor resigns after sharing political Facebook post

Texas: Harris County prosecutor resigns after sharing political Facebook post

Texas prosecutor resigns over sharing Facebook post comparing Black Lives Matter to the Nazis.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/07/2020 08:48
Lithuanian nationalist accused of murdering Jews touted as hero

Lithuanian nationalist accused of murdering Jews touted as hero

In Lithuania, lawmakers want to dedicate 2021 to honoring an alleged perpetrator of Holocaust pogrom.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 30/06/2020 08:37
Austria breaks ground for new Holocaust memorial

Austria breaks ground for new Holocaust memorial

The new memorial is being erected in Vienna's central Ostarrichi Park.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2020 06:23
At a German train station, a unique memorial is dedicated to Jews deported to their death

At a German train station, a unique memorial is dedicated to Jews deported to their death

Germany train station unveils unique memorial to Jews deported by train to their deaths during the Holocaust.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 22/06/2020 07:28
New Holocaust memorial includes information about deportations and youth education project

New Holocaust memorial includes information about deportations and youth education project

At a German train station, a unique memorial is dedicated to Jews deported to their death.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 19/06/2020 10:47
Dutch woman who saved hundreds of children dies at 96

Dutch woman who saved hundreds of children dies at 96

Dutch-Jewish WWII hero Betty Goudsmit-Oudkerk, who saved hundreds of children, dies at 96.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/06/2020 14:40