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Posts Tagged: holocaust

December 19, 2016 7:00 am

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

The Late Fritz Weaver, Star of Famed ‘Holocaust’ TV Miniseries, Said He ‘Became a Jew’ From the Experience -- 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

‘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

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

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries -- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

October 10, 2016 2:59 pm

Antisemitism Experts Disagree on Legitimacy of Holocaust-Aleppo Comparison During Second Presidential Debate

The Holocaust has frequently and rightly been invoked when subsequent genocides and mass killings are ignored, an antisemitism expert told The Algemeiner on Monday, the morning...

October 2, 2016 12:00 pm

Full Transcript of Bernard-Henri Lévy Address at Commemoration of Babi Yar Massacre in Kiev

  Below is the full transcript of remarks delivered by Bernard-Henri Lévy, special representative of French President François Hollande, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of...

October 1, 2016 12:23 pm

Jewish Leaders Condemn Philippine President’s Remarks on Holocaust - Global Jewish leaders are condemning Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who compared his effort to combat drug use to the Holocaust. “Hitler massacred three million...


Israel’s Leading Counter-Terrorism Expert on His ‘Art’ -- In 1996, when Boaz Ganor founded Israel’s International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT),...

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...


Trump Administration Considers Pulling Out of UN Human Rights Council, Sour...

The Trump administration is considering pulling the United States out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, a body that...


Netanyahu Calls Visit to Australia ‘Wonderful’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will take a circuitous route through South East Asia to dodge Indonesian airspace as he departs Australia for Israel. The Israeli PM and wife Sara Netanyahu...

Middle East

Iranian Navy Launches First Major Exercise Since Trump Inauguration

Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, state television reported. The TV report...