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Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik stressed that the Holocaust should be remembered on Tisha B'Av. A letter to Ela Goldberg, ID Number 84803.

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Two mass graves of over 8,000 Nazi victims found in Poland

Mass graves containing ashes of thousands of murdered Soldau concentration camp inmates found in Polish forest.

Two mass graves of over 8,000 Nazi victims found in Poland

'No justification' for not allowing minorities to take off on religious holidays

Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt responds to decision to sentence elderly Nazi, throws support behind Norway Jews.

'No justification' for not allowing minorities to mark holidays

Painting looted by Nazis returned to 101-year old Dutch woman

Ex-Dutch resistance fighter, who thought she would never see 17th century Netscher painting again, reunited with it after 78 years..

Painting looted by Nazis returned to 101-year old Dutch woman

Before WWII, Jewish mobsters kept Nazis at bay in the US — with their fists

Michael Benson pens new book: “Gangsters Vs. Nazis: How Jewish Mobsters Battled Nazis in Wartime America.”

Jewish mobsters kept Nazis at bay in the US — with their fists

UK uni to investigate prof who claimed many Nazis were Zionists

Academic claims during talk that ‘many Nazis called themselves Zionists’ and also attacks IHRA definition of antisemitism.

UK uni to investigate prof who claimed many Nazis were Zionistsplayer

Groom who held Nazi wedding: 'Hitler rescued his country from famine'

Mexican couple hosted a Nazi-themed wedding — their second ceremony on Hitler’s anniversary.

'Hitler rescued his country from famine'

SCOTUS sides with heirs of impressionist painting looted by Nazis

After trying to regain Pissarro painting for eight decades, family is closer than ever with Supreme Court ruling in their favor.

SCOTUS sides with heirs of impressionist painting looted by Nazis

NYC still honoring 2 French Nazi collaborators in Canyon of Heroes

New York City removed statues of former US presidents, but left plaques honoring two French Nazi collaborators in its Canyon of Heroes. Why?

NYC still honoring 2 French Nazi collaborators

Buchenwald death camp observes 77-year anniversary since liberation

German Jewish community president Josef Schuster uses event to speak out for Holocaust survivors who have had to flee Ukraine.

Buchenwald death camp marks 77-year anniversary since liberation

Celebrated Glasgow museum's reopening marred in claims of Nazi looted art

The Burrell Collection's reopening comes as the origins of some its collection as art looted by the Nazis comes into question.

Glasgow museum's reopening marred in claims of Nazi looted art

Switzerland to create memorial to victims of Nazism

The Swiss government has approved the creation of a memorial for the victims of Nazism.

Switzerland to create memorial to victims of Nazism

Belgian museum returns looted painting to Jewish family

Painting returned after 71 years to heirs of Jewish couple who fled Germany and Belgium at the onset of World War II.

Belgian museum returns looted painting to Jewish family

UK talk radio station blasted for call supporting Whoopi Goldberg's Holocaust remarks

UK talk radio station LBC is under fire after it allowed a five-minute call by a man who made offensive comments about Judaism and Zionism.

UK radio station blasted for call supporting Whoopi Goldberg

Canadian politician apologizes for supporting Nazi officer

B'nai Brith Canada says apology of NDP candidate Steve Parish does not go far enough.

Canadian politician apologizes for supporting Nazi

How do we know there were 6 million Jews murdered by the Nazis?

A historian provides a review of how researchers and historians achieved conclusions on the number of Jewish victims of the Nazis. Op-ed.

How do we know there were 6 million Jews murdered by the Nazis?

US Supreme Court to rule on 19th century painting seized from Jewish woman by Nazis

The Supreme Court is set to decide the fate of a 19th century painting seized from a Jewish woman by the Nazis.

US SC to rule on painting seized from Jewish woman by Nazis

Boston professor under fire for classroom Nazi salute

Emerson College prof allegedly made the gesture during what he said was a parody of the Nazis while speaking about a German photographer.

Boston professor under fire for classroom Nazi salute

Capitol rioter compares her to treatment to that of ‘Jews in Germany’

Texas real estate agent and social media personality claims she is being persecuted "just like they did that to the Jews in Germany."

Capitol rioter claims she's being treated like 'Jews in Germany'

UK government closing compensation fund for victims of Nazis

Fund launched two decades ago to compensate victims of the Nazis who had assets confiscated by the British government is set to close.

UK government closing compensation fund for victims of Nazis

Greek Jewish community praises return of its pre-war archives

Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece thanks Russia for returning the archives of the Greek Jewish community stolen by the Nazis.

Greek Jewish community praises return of its pre-war archives

Prayer books belonging to Jews murdered in the Holocaust found in Germany

Pieces of wood and paper fragments inscribed with Hebrew letters were unearthed during road work in Zuelpich, Germany.

Holocaust victims' prayer books found in Germany

Swiss Jews accuse private art collection of Nazi-era origins

Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities denounces private art collection for allegedly containing pieces stolen from Jews by the Nazis.

Swiss Jews accuse private art collection of Nazi-era origins

Russia agrees to return pre-WWII Greek Jewish archives

Russia has agreed to return to Greece the pre-World War II archives of the Jewish communities stolen by the Nazis.

Russia agrees to return pre-WWII Greek Jewish archives

Former Nazi guard claims he was merely a farmhand working nearby

101-year-old accused of being guard at Sachsenhausen concentration camp says he was a laborer at a factory and farm, not an SS watchman.

Former Nazi guard claims he was merely a farmhand working nearby

Van Gogh painting stolen from Rothschild by Nazis sells for $35.9 million, breaking record

Painting stolen from Jewish owner by Nazis during the Holocaust sells for $36 million.

Van Gogh painting stolen from Rothschild by Nazis sells for $36m

November 9, 1938: This is the night the Holocaust began

Beginning with Kristallnacht, the Nazis engaged in a genocide of Jews. Its only purpose was to wipe them off the face of the Earth. Op-ed.

November 9, 1938: This is the night the Holocaust began

At least 9 former Nazis died in the U.S. while awaiting deportation

Congressional Democrats probing why Nazi war criminals living in the US were not deported.

9 former Nazis died in the U.S. while awaiting deportation

German MP warns echoes of Nazis are in Chinese anti-Taiwanpropaganda

Frank Müller-Rosentritt reacts to Chinese state media calling for 'final solution' to Taiwan issue, says reminiscent of Nazi Final Solution.

German MP warns echoes of Nazis are in Chinese propaganda

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.

Spanish project looking for Hungarian Jews saved by diplomat

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.

Jewish film thought destroyed by Nazis restored after 80 years

Fate of painting looted by Nazis from Jewish owner to be decided by US Supreme Court

Family has spent 15 years trying to recover 1897 Pissarro impressionist painting that eventually landed in a Spanish museum.

Fate of painting looted by Nazis to be decided by Supreme Court

Torah scroll stolen by the Nazis is returned to Prague

Torah scroll the Nazis stole for their post-Holocaust ‘Jewish museum’ returns to service in Prague.

Torah scroll stolen by the Nazis is returned to Prague

A good look at Poland

Scholars work to understand the role Poland played in the Holocaust, but its role before the Nazis and in the present is clear. Op-ed..

A good look at Poland

Men who dressed like Nazis in Dutch town apologize

Ten men apologize after carrying out mock arrest of man wearing yellow star as part of rally against COVID-19 measures.

Men who dressed like Nazis in Dutch town apologize

Dutch youths dress as Nazis in protest against COVID rules

Ten people dressed as Nazis stage mock execution of Jew in protest against coronavirus restrictions in the Netherlands.

Dutch youths dress as Nazis in protest against COVID rules

German synagogue destroyed by Nazi restored with virtual reality technology

Virtual reality reconstruction of Great Synagogue in Erfurt allows users with VR glasses and hand controllers to experience the synagogue.

German synagogue destroyed by Nazi restored with virtual reality

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.

Bible hidden during Holocaust returned to Jewish family

Potsdam, Germany opens first synagogue in over 80 years

Potsdam has opened its first synagogue since the Holocaust along with a new Jewish scholarship center.

Potsdam, Germany opens first synagogue in over 80 years

Canadian Jewish org calls for removal of statues linked to Nazi war crimes

Friends Of Simon Wiesenthal Center again calls for two Edmonton monuments to be taken down after graffiti highlighted their Nazi-links.

Canadian Jewish org calls for removal of statues linked to Nazis