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Posts Tagged: holocaust

January 23, 2017 8:00 am
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Have We Learned the Lessons — and Causes — of the Holocaust?

This coming Friday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is often assumed that the Holocaust was caused by a long-lasting antisemitic infrastructure in Germany and on the...

January 12, 2017 3:34 pm
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Medical Students at University of São Paulo Using Remains of ‘Angel of Death’ Josef Mengele to Match Forensics, Historical Data

A Brazilian pathologist is now using the bones of infamous Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, known by the Auschwitz inmates he tortured as the “Angel of...

December 19, 2016 2:28 pm
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Cousins Torn Apart by the Holocaust Meet for the First Time at Yad Vashem

JNS.org -- When Fania Bilkay and her son, Evgeni, stepped up to her desk, Sima Velkovich was winding down an ordinary work day in the...

December 19, 2016 7:00 am
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Life After Birkenau

The Jewish community of Antwerp, Belgium is unique in that it is the most predominantly Orthodox, Hasidic and Yiddish-speaking community in Europe. It is also...

December 6, 2016 2:37 pm
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The Late Fritz Weaver, Star of Famed ‘Holocaust’ TV Miniseries, Said He ‘Became a Jew’ From the Experience

JNS.org -- A recently deceased actor who starred in a widely viewed 1970's television drama about the Holocaust used to say that his role in the show...

December 2, 2016 5:56 am
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‘Blatant Antisemitism’ Behind Boycott by Anti-Israel Campus Groups of Vote on Holocaust Education Week at Ryerson U, Jewish Students Say

A staged walkout on Tuesday during a session to discuss instituting "Holocaust Education Week" at Ryerson University in Toronto was an act of blatant antisemitism and “one...

November 28, 2016 3:04 pm
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Tennessee Students’ Calls to ‘Annihilate Jewish, Zionist Dogs’ Uncovered by Covert Campus Watchdog

Students at two Tennessee colleges have issued calls on social media to annihilate Jewish and Zionist “dogs,” a covert campus watchdog group revealed to The Algemeiner this...

November 28, 2016 10:58 am
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Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner of war during World War II. Captured during the Battle of the...

November 15, 2016 7:03 am
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Is Poland Normalizing Auschwitz?

What is life like in a town that's associated with the biggest crime in history, but that's also a thriving city where people go about their daily lives? The town...

November 10, 2016 6:36 pm
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German Police Open Investigation After Neo-Nazi Group Publishes Addresses of Berlin Jewish Institutions on Facebook on Kristallnacht Anniversary

German police have opened an investigation after a neo-Nazi group published online the addresses of dozens of Berlin Jewish institutions -- including schools, stores, restaurants...

November 9, 2016 8:54 am
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Generations Unite to Remember the Shoah

I am an octogenarian and one of the few who has both witnessed the tragedies and become engaged directly in the triumphs of the Jewish...

November 1, 2016 2:55 pm
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Head of Raoul Wallenberg Center: Official Declaration of Disappeared Swedish Diplomat’s Death Must Not Obscure Real Fate of Holocaust Hero

The announcement that Sweden’s tax authority has formally pronounced Raoul Wallenberg dead “should not obscure the main issue that his family has been pursuing for...

October 26, 2016 2:46 pm
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Jewish U of Virginia Students ‘Horrified’ by Nazi-Style Graffiti Sprayed on Wall of Popular Housing Complex

Jewish students at the University of Virginia (UVA) expressed shock over the appearance of Nazi-style graffiti on the wall of a popular apartment complex over the...

October 11, 2016 1:59 pm
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Plan to Turn Schindler Factory Into Museum Reportedly Hits Snags Over Finances, Local Opposition

A plan to turn the deserted factory of famed German industrialist Oskar Schindler, who protected Jews from extermination during the Holocaust, into a museum is in jeopardy,...

Culture

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Israeli Star of Netflix Terrorist Drama to Appear at New York Synagogue

Lior Raz stars as Doron in "Fauda," and is also the creator of the groundbreaking...

Features

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

BDS Movement Suffers Setbacks in Israel and Around the World

JNS.org - Last week, Israel's Knesset passed landmark legislation attacking the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The new law represents just...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: China Should Stay Out of Peacemaking, Focus on ...

While Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a two-state solution “as soon as possible” during his meeting in Beijing this...

Israel

18 Palestinian Terror Suspects Arrested in Connection With Suspicious Whats...

JNS.org - Israeli police arrested 18 Palestinian terror suspects this week in connection with their membership in a suspicious chat group...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Killed American Teen in Israel Sentenced to 4 Lif...

JNS.org - Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life...

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