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Posts Tagged: holocaust

January 26, 2018 11:23 am

The Need for Post-Holocaust Studies

The memory and discussion of historical events usually fade away with the passing of time. This does not seem to be the case with the Holocaust,...

January 19, 2018 11:53 am

‘No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland’ Sears and Stuns as It Probes

"No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland," by Rick Halperin and Denise Gee; photographs by Sherry Aikman SMU Embrey Human Rights Program/Terrace Partners (October 2017). Hardcover (11.75”...

January 10, 2018 12:23 pm

Migrants Must Visit Nazi Concentration Camps, Germany’s Jewish Council Says

New migrants to Germany must visit Nazi concentration camp memorials to help tackle a perceived rise in antisemitism, Germany's Central Council of Jews said on...

January 4, 2018 2:22 pm

Aharon Appelfeld, Acclaimed Israeli Novelist and Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 85

Aharon Appelfeld, a prolific Israeli novelist and Holocaust survivor whose works examined the lost world of European Jews and the new lives they pursued in...

December 29, 2017 9:04 am

German Court Rules ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz,’ 96, Must Go to Jail

Germany's constitutional court has ruled that a 96-year-old German must go to jail over his role in mass murders committed at the Nazi death camp...

December 22, 2017 12:17 pm

Can We Use ‘Fake News’ to Advance a Cause?

I like the Hebrew term for the Christian festival coming up this week: Hag Hamolad, Festival of the Birth. A virgin birth, quite unbelievable. It is an...

December 22, 2017 12:17 pm

On the Trail of Japanese Holocaust-Era Hero Chiune Sugihara

A picturesque hilltop in the rustic countryside of central Japan’s Gifu Prefecture is the last place one might expect to hear Hebrew. But at the...

November 23, 2017 11:25 am

Thankful for Liberation From Nazis, French-Jewish Holocaust Survivor Donates $1 Million to Help US Military Veterans

A French-Jewish Holocaust survivor is donating $1 million to help US military veterans, the Sun-Sentinel reported on Wednesday. A ten-year-old Bernard Darty was hiding from the...

November 16, 2017 11:19 am

Two Ex-Nazi Camp Guards Charged in Germany Over Hundreds of Holocaust Deaths

German prosecutors investigating Nazi-era crimes said on Wednesday they had charged two former SS officers in their 90s with complicity in hundreds of murders at...

October 9, 2017 1:46 pm

Why They Keep Leaving Jews Out of the Holocaust

The Canadian government has announced that it will correct a memorial plaque at its new National Holocaust Monument, which spoke of the “millions of men,...

August 28, 2017 12:58 pm

At Yad Vashem, UN Chief Vows to Fight Antisemitism ‘in All Its Expressions’

Amid his first visit to Israel since taking office at the start of this year, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stopped on Monday at the Yad...

August 15, 2017 11:52 am

Boston Holocaust Memorial Vandalized for Second Time This Summer – The Boston-based New England Holocaust Memorial was vandalized on Monday for the second time this summer. A 17-year-old male reportedly threw a rock at one...

July 25, 2017 5:05 pm

Trump’s Jewish Son-in-Law and Senior Aide Kushner Recalls Gifts Received From Putin-Allied Russian Banker Connected to Family’s Eastern European Background

During a meeting with a Kremlin-linked banker last year, Jared Kushner -- President Donald Trump’s Jewish son-in-law and senior adviser -- received a pair of...

July 18, 2017 3:18 pm

British Royal Couple Visits Site of Former Concentration Camp in Poland, Meets With Holocaust Survivors

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate, visited the site of a former concentration camp in Poland on Tuesday and met with a group...


Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance...


Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...


After Death Threats, South African Model Pledges to ‘Re-Educate’...

A South African model who faced death threats after excoriating the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas for its abuses in the...


Trump’s Middle East Negotiations Team Meets With Israeli PM Ahead of ...

US President Donald Trump’s Middle East negotiations team -- led by senior White House adviser Jared Kushner -- met on...

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Turkey’s Erdogan, Presidential Rival Both Vow to Send Syrians Home

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival in Sunday's presidential election have both pledged to send millions of Syrian refugees home, responding to growing unease among voters about the...