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New NY Holocaust legislation bolsters education, looted art and reparations issues

Museums to be required to tell visitors what works may have been stolen by the Nazis from Jewish owners under new law.

NY Holocaust bill bolsters education, looted art and reparations

Spanish Jewish leader calls for increasing Holocaust education to combat antisemitism

Isaac Benzaquén says that the Holocaust must not be forgotten because “unfortunately history repeats itself.”

Spanish Jewish leader calls for increasing Holocaust education

Remembering Neal Adams, a comic book legend who championed Holocaust awareness

Comic artist Neal Adams, who revolutionized Batman and other iconic comic book characters for both the DC and Marvel brands, dies at 80.

The comic book legend who championed Holocaust awareness

Iranian official: Jews are lying about the Holocaust

Head of a regime-affiliated think-tank says that anything the Jews say is likely to be a lie because they've 'always been known as liars.'

Iranian official: Jews are lying about the Holocaust player

Anna Suzette Pfeiffer: 'I am a descendant of nazis, now volunteering in Israel'

Anna Suzette Pfeiffer is a young German with Nazi ancestors making up for the past by volunteering at an Israeli rehabilitation village.

'I am a descendant of nazis, now volunteering in Israel'player

Twisting the Holocaust to fit a narrative

Sadly, there are those who exploit, distort —or even doubt atrocities taking place now—in order to advance narrow partisan agendas. Op-ed.

Twisting the Holocaust to fit a narrative

Israeli-Arab Israel advocate censored by YouTube

Online Israel advocate Yoseph Haddad has been removed from Instagram and now faces age restrictions from YouTube, but refuses to give up.

Israeli-Arab Israel advocate censored by YouTube

EU Jewish leader to politicians: Anti-Semitism an urgent problem, can no longer be ignored

Rabbi Menachem Margolin, Chairman of EJA, speaks to Arutz Sheva about combating anti-Semitism and Holocaust education in Europe.

EU Jewish leader to politicians: Anti-Semitism cannot be ignoredplayer

Massachusetts Senate passes Holocaust and genocide education bill

The bill is in response to worry from lawmakers, amid an increase in anti-Semitism, that students were lacking Holocaust education.

Massachusetts Senate passes Holocaust education bill

Swedish teacher guide: Find evidence that the Holocaust did not happen

Swedish Jewish community blasts teacher guide advising students to look for evidence and defend viewpoint that Holocaust did not occur.

Swedish teacher guide: Debate whether the Holocaust happened

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.

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

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.

Italian prime minister visits Milan Holocaust memorial

Montreal anti-vaxxer won't wear yellow star anymore. Here's why.

An anti-vaxxer in Montreal said he would stop wearing a yellow star. He still thinks vaccine mandates are like the Holocaust.

Montreal anti-vaxxer won't wear yellow star anymore. Here's why.

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.

Arizona governor signs Holocaust education bill

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.

New Phoenix Holocaust museum to feature holograms of survivors

Polish Dep. Foreign Minister answers Lapid: There is no reason to talk this way

Poland's deputy foreign minister says that his country is worried that Israel's negative reaction to a new Polish law will only intensify.

Polish Dep. Foreign Minister: No reason to talk this wayplayer

Social media companies say they ban Holocaust denial. Are they also blocking education?

Social media companies say they ban Holocaust denial. But is that ban also blocking Holocaust education?

Are social media outlets blocking Holocaust education?

The future of Holocaust remembrance

This is not just about the history of the Jews. This is about the history of the world and is at risk of being forgotten. Op-ed.

The future of Holocaust remembrance

'Our own flesh and blood'-the overwhelming tragedy of the Shoah

We ourselves were murdered with the 6 million. The deaths of the Holocaust confront us in such monstrous proportions that we are overwhelmed

'Our own flesh and blood'-the overwhelming tragedy of the Shoah

Yad Vashem: Polish court's Holocaust ruling a substantive blow to academic freedom

Israeli Holocaust museum calls court condemnation of Holocaust scholars "unacceptable."

Yad Vashem: Polish court ruling a blow to academic freedom

Are there now memory communities in Holocaust discourse?

The controversy around Yad Vashem’s directorate chairman suggests that Holocaust discourse is deteriorating into polemical argument. Op-ed.

Are there now memory communities in Holocaust discourse?

Sweden allocates $1.1 million to start work on its first Holocaust museum

Swedish Culture Ministry to fund collecting documents and interviewing Holocaust survivors to make up Holocaust museum’s exhibits.

Sweden allocates $1.1 million for its first Holocaust museum

Lithuanian nationalist accused of murdering Jews touted as hero

In Lithuania, lawmakers want to dedicate 2021 to honoring an alleged perpetrator of Holocaust pogrom.

Lithuanian accused of torturing Jews touted as hero

The Israeli Instagram-based feature commemorating the Holocaust, wins the 'Internet Oscar'

Instagram story animating biography of 13-year-old girl who was murdered in Auschwitz wins Webby Award for 'Best Use of Stories.'

'Eva’s story' wins the 'Internet Oscar'player

Holocaust questions and answers

Holocaust questions and answers

Defining the Holocaust for future generations: Not just Genocide

Defining the Holocaust for future generations: Not just Genocide

Pomp and circumstance

Pomp and circumstance

Holocaust abuse

Holocaust abuse

Call to countries: Don't shake off the past

Ministers from 34 countries gather to ratify their commitment to fight against historical revisionism and growing anti-Semitism.

Call to countries: Don't shake off the past

The unknown story of the man who foiled Nazi plans, saving thousands

The unknown story of the man who foiled Nazi plans, saving thousands

The Mufti’s meeting with Hitler in Berlin

The Mufti’s meeting with Hitler in Berlin

New Oregon law makes Holocaust education mandatory

Law inspired by teen's friendship with 92-year-old Holocaust survivor mandates Holocaust education for all public school students.

New Oregon law makes Holocaust education mandatory

An open letter to AOC: Camps, cages and a bissele Yiddish

An open letter to AOC: Camps, cages and a bissele Yiddish

Jewish survival after the Holocaust

Jewish survival after the Holocaust

A ballad in the key of 4G

A ballad in the key of 4G

Rescuing Jews, despite FDR

Rescuing Jews, despite FDR

'Our mission in Poland will never end'

Polish Ambassador to Israel delivers message in Hebrew on Holocaust Remembrance Day asking if 'memory' is enough.

'Our mission in Poland will never end'

Canadians don’t know basic Holocaust facts, survey finds

Half of Canadians cannot name a single Nazi concentration camp, according to new study.

Canadians don’t know basic Holocaust facts, survey finds

Rio mayor raises Holocaust awareness

Marcelo Crivella, mayor of Rio de Janeiro, gathers entire staff for #WeRemember photo in global movement to raise Holocaust awareness.

Rio mayor raises Holocaust awareness

Preserving stories of Holocaust survivors

A recent survey found that “many adults lack basic knowledge” of the Holocaust. How can the world keep remembering?

Preserving stories of Holocaust survivors