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Polish Holocaust rescuers urge dialogue with Israel

Polish Holocaust rescuers urge dialogue with Israel

Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust call for dialogue between Poland and Israel amid row over Holocaust law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2018 03:46
Poland's opposition proposes amendment to Holocaust law

Poland's opposition proposes amendment to Holocaust law

Poland's main opposition party tables amendment to government's controversial Holocaust bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2018 05:13
Polish official: The prime minister said the truth

Polish official: The prime minister said the truth

Poland's Bronisław Wildstein says Polish PM didn't blame Jews for the Holocaust but did "speak the truth" and doesn't have to apologize.Ben Ariel, 19/02/2018 05:15
Arutz Sheva host receives France's highest honor

Arutz Sheva host receives France's highest honor

Veteran journalist and Arutz Sheva host Walter Bingham awarded the Legion d’Honneur for his role in the invasion of Normandy.Nitsan Keidar, 16/02/2018 03:06
Merkel won't comment on Polish law

Merkel won't comment on Polish law

German Chancellor declines to comment on Polish law imposing jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 11/02/2018 04:09
Tillerson 'disappointed' after Polish bill signed

Tillerson 'disappointed' after Polish bill signed

Secretary of State expresses concern that controversial Polish law "affects freedom of speech and academic inquiry".Elad Benari, 07/02/2018 02:05
Polish Senate approves controversial Holocaust bill

Polish Senate approves controversial Holocaust bill

Polish senators approve bill making it illegal to suggest Poland was responsible for Nazi atrocities. President must now sign it into law.Elad Benari, 01/02/2018 03:18
State Department urges Poland to re-evaluate Holocaust law

State Department urges Poland to re-evaluate Holocaust law

State Department spokeswoman says U.S. concerned about repercussions of proposed Polish law on Holocaust.Elad Benari, 01/02/2018 02:05
Polish President says country didn't take part in Holocaust

Polish President says country didn't take part in Holocaust

Poland's President: Individual Poles took actions against Jews but there was no institutionalized participation by Poland in the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 30/01/2018 03:36
Poland seeks to tamp down German war reparations row

Poland seeks to tamp down German war reparations row

Polish minister says country is 'looking for solutions,' says issue of reparations should not harm relationship with Germany.AFP, 17/01/2018 16:17
Japanese PM pays tribute to 'Japanese Schindler'

Japanese PM pays tribute to 'Japanese Schindler'

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits memorial to Chiune Sugihara, who saved 6,000 European Jews from the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2018 03:35
'Nazi toys' on sale at Amazon

'Nazi toys' on sale at Amazon

German citizen petitions Amazon.com to 'take action' against manufacturers of toy Nazi soldiers.Nissan Tzur, 13/12/2017 15:06
US aircraft carrier gets a Torah scroll

US aircraft carrier gets a Torah scroll

Son and grandson of World War II army veteran donate Torah scroll to Navy aircraft carrier in his honor.JTA, 30/11/2017 07:54
French Holocaust survivor donates $1 million to aid US veterans

French Holocaust survivor donates $1 million to aid US veterans

Survivor donates $1 million for US veterans to thank American troops for saving his life during World War II. 'Not too late to give back.'JTA, 28/11/2017 14:25
Former guard at Majdanek charged in Germany

Former guard at Majdanek charged in Germany

German prosecutors charge 96-year-old former SS guard at Majdanek with complicity in the murder of detainees.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 21/10/2017 00:01
Russia: Western Europe is guilty for the rise of Hitler

Russia: Western Europe is guilty for the rise of Hitler

Russian Foreign Ministry releases statement blaming Britain and France for signing the Munich Agreement - thus starting World War II.Nissan Tzur, 03/10/2017 15:00
Poland tasks lawmakers with estimating German war reparations

Poland tasks lawmakers with estimating German war reparations

Poland creates committee to investigate World War II reparations owed by Germany to Poland, does not set for results.AFP, 30/09/2017 20:02
German TV airs interviews with SS death squad soldiers

German TV airs interviews with SS death squad soldiers

Israeli Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff works with German TV to bring SS soldiers' to justice.JTA, 29/09/2017 14:56
Germany rejects Polish call for more WWII reparations

Germany rejects Polish call for more WWII reparations

Agreement made in 1953 remains binding, German official says.AFP, 08/09/2017 15:12
World-famous monkey was nearly eliminated by the Nazis

World-famous monkey was nearly eliminated by the Nazis

How Curious George’s creators saved the beloved monkey from the Nazis.JTA, 12/08/2017 20:58
Unexploded WWII bomb found at nuclear power plant

Unexploded WWII bomb found at nuclear power plant

Bomb squad called in after bomb dropped by US on Japan during WWII found on premises of Fukushima nuclear power plant.David Rosenberg, 11/08/2017 14:49
Documents on Nazi war criminals released to US museum

Documents on Nazi war criminals released to US museum

Argentina delivers thousands of WWII-era documents to US Holocaust museum.JTA, 31/07/2017 12:00
Netanyahu to mark 75th anniversary of roundup of French Jews

Netanyahu to mark 75th anniversary of roundup of French Jews

Netanyahu to visit Paris for the 75th anniversary of the Vel d'Hiv roundup.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2017 03:14
AP refutes claims it helped Nazis

AP refutes claims it helped Nazis

Associated Press publishes review concluding its staff did not help the Nazis or their cause during World War II.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2017 02:05
Why is New York City honoring a Nazi collaborator?

Why is New York City honoring a Nazi collaborator?

Jewish groups up in arms over street marker on Broadway honoring French collaborator convicted of treason.Ben Shaul, 08/05/2017 13:05
Le Pen denies France rounded up Jews

Le Pen denies France rounded up Jews

Marine Le Pen denies French state was responsible for wartime round-up of Jews who were then sent to Nazi death camps.Ben Ariel, 10/04/2017 00:04
Hitler's Jewish landlord

Hitler's Jewish landlord

Prior to his rise to power, Hitler rented from a Jewish landlord, treating him 'courteously'.JTA, 09/04/2017 18:40
Soldier killed in World War II gets Star of David headstone

Soldier killed in World War II gets Star of David headstone

WWII airman gets Star of David on his headstone 75 years after being shot down.JTA, 06/03/2017 14:57
UK ends child refugee resettlement program

UK ends child refugee resettlement program

UK ends child refugee program proposed by Kindertransport passenger.JTA, 11/02/2017 18:47
Auschwitz museum appeals for personal SS documents

Auschwitz museum appeals for personal SS documents

Director of Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum appeals to Germans and Austrians to donate documents related to the SS staff of the camp.JTA, 19/01/2017 02:29
Club supporting German right-wing creates ad with WWII fighter

Club supporting German right-wing creates ad with WWII fighter

A club supporting Germany's Alternative for Deutschland party uses World War II resistance heroine to pump up support.JTA, 18/01/2017 04:58
Dutch rescuer of Jews during Holocaust dies at 96

Dutch rescuer of Jews during Holocaust dies at 96

Marion Pritchard, a Dutch social work student who rescued Jews during World War II, has died.JTA, 22/12/2016 03:26
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will return a Nazi-looted painting to the heirs of its original Jewish owner, completing a two-year process.Ben Ariel, 13/12/2016 03:38
House passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

House passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

Bill to facilitate the return of Nazi-looted artworks to their original owners passes U.S. House of Representatives.JTA, 09/12/2016 04:01
France returns painting to Jewish family who fled Nazis

France returns painting to Jewish family who fled Nazis

France returns a 16th-century painting to the grandchildren of a German-Jewish couple who fled the Nazis.JTA, 29/11/2016 05:01
Czech volleyball team named for Nazi poison

Czech volleyball team named for Nazi poison

Czech Jews protest the naming of a children’s volleyball team Cyklon B, after the poison that Nazis used to kill Jews.JTA, 07/10/2016 05:48
Trial of former SS medic opens after long delay

Trial of former SS medic opens after long delay

Trial of 95-year-old Hubert Zafke, who served at Auschwitz, opens in Germany amid health concerns.Ben Ariel, 13/09/2016 05:44
A meaningful week in September

A meaningful week in September

Jay Shapiro on how the world changed forever in September 1939.Jay Shapiro, 08/09/2016 13:31
EU allocates $1.5 million for Lodz museum

EU allocates $1.5 million for Lodz museum

European Union allocates $1.5 million for the expansion of the museum at the Radegast train station in Lodz.JTA, 30/08/2016 02:40
Poland signs law to prevent return of property

Poland signs law to prevent return of property

President Andrzej Duda has signed a law which would allow Warsaw to refuse property claims for confiscations made after World War II.Nissan Tzur, 18/08/2016 17:22
Former aide to top Nazi: Few would've taken stand

Former aide to top Nazi: Few would've taken stand

Joseph Goebbels' former personal secretary reveals what it was like working for Hitler's chief propagandist in a new film about her life.JTA, 17/08/2016 04:50
'Gold train' dig to separate fact from fiction?

'Gold train' dig to separate fact from fiction?

Treasure hunters in Poland start digging for a hidden train long rumored to be filled with Nazi gold from the end of World War II.JTA, 17/08/2016 03:54
Polish president pens eulogy for survivor

Polish president pens eulogy for survivor

Polish president Andrzej Duda publishes long statement eulogizing a Holocaust survivor who escaped the Sobibor death camp.JTA, 16/08/2016 05:43
Dutch magnate blasts family over treatment of Jews

Dutch magnate blasts family over treatment of Jews

Dutch textile magnate says his predecessors "behaved in a heartless manner" during the Holocaust.HoJTA, 26/07/2016 03:35
Holocaust monuments vandalized in Germany, Belarus

Holocaust monuments vandalized in Germany, Belarus

World War II monuments in Germany and Belarus vandalized. No arrests have been made.JTA, 18/07/2016 04:19
Victims of Polish atrocity remembered

Victims of Polish atrocity remembered

150 people attend commemoration on the 75th anniversary of a massacre of hundreds of Polish Jews in Jedwabne.JTA, 11/07/2016 03:59
Unexploded WWII bomb found in German airport

Unexploded WWII bomb found in German airport

Danger lurking underground: 54 flights diverted after an American bomb from the war was unearthed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/05/2016 20:22
Jewelry found inside mug at Auschwitz Museum

Jewelry found inside mug at Auschwitz Museum

Curators at the Auschwitz museum find a gold ring and necklace inside an enamel mug on exhibit at the museum.Ben Ariel, 19/05/2016 04:13
Unexploded WWII bomb found under British HS

Unexploded WWII bomb found under British HS

1,000 households evacuated as sappers attempt to defuse the explosive.Tova Dvorin, 13/05/2016 14:59
Victory Day 2016 – As relevant today as it ever was

Victory Day 2016 – As relevant today as it ever was

The fact that 1.5 million Jews served in the allied armies and that 250,000 died in battle, is sometimes overlooked. Joshua Greenberg, 09/05/2016 10:49
Nazi-era Jewish remains laid to rest in Hungary

Nazi-era Jewish remains laid to rest in Hungary

Remains of Jews found in the Danube river buried in Budapest.Ben Ariel, Canada, 15/04/2016 21:38
Einstein blamed US for not stopping Nazis

Einstein blamed US for not stopping Nazis

US government of 1942 controlled by 'fascist financiers,' Einstein fumes in a never-before-seen letter.Arutz Sheva staff, 08/04/2016 12:52
93-year-old Auschwitz guard dies before trial

93-year-old Auschwitz guard dies before trial

Former SS guard dies a week before he was scheduled to go on trial for his alleged role in the murder of more than 1,000 at Auschwitz.JTA, 08/04/2016 05:31
Poland opens museum honoring those who saved Jews

Poland opens museum honoring those who saved Jews

Poland opens first museum in tribute to Poles who lost their lives helping Jews during World War II.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2016 05:46
Hungary: Anti-Semite's statue unveiling blocked

Hungary: Anti-Semite's statue unveiling blocked

Ceremony for statue of Gyorgy Donath, politician who helped Nazis promote anti-Jewish laws in Hungary, canceled due to protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2016 21:14
Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in Croatia

Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in Croatia

Jakob Denzinger, who was under investigation for his Nazi past, dies at 92 before being prosecuted.Ben Ariel, 14/02/2016 06:36
Poland seeks punishment for 'Polish death camps'

Poland seeks punishment for 'Polish death camps'

Poland drawing up new regulations to punish use of the phrase “Polish death camps” in reference to Nazi concentration camps.Ben Ariel, 14/02/2016 02:25