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Posts Tagged: holocaust

February 9, 2017 3:35 am
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Report: Concern for Safety of Jewish Students Grows After Holocaust Denial Leaflets Appear on Campuses Across Britain

Concern for Jewish students in Britain is growing after leaflets calling the Holocaust the "greatest swindle of all time" were found on campuses across the country, the...

February 5, 2017 2:39 pm
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Long-Lost Recordings of Songs Sung by Jews in Nazi Concentration Camps Recovered in Archive After Going Missing for Decades

A long-lost wire spool -- containing recordings of German songs that Jewish prisoners in Nazi concentration camps were forced to sing, and Yiddish songs they...

February 5, 2017 11:54 am
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Efforts Underway to Protect Mass Jewish Graves in Ukraine From Robbers Seeking Gold Fillings, Skulls to Peddle in City Markets

More than seven decades after the Holocaust ended, as grave-robbers continue to desecrate mass burial sites of Jews in Ukraine to uncover gold fillings, jewelry and...

January 26, 2017 7:48 am
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Remembering the Holocaust, Once Again

The UN designated January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. That was the day, in 1945, when the Soviet army liberated Auschwitz, the infamous Nazi German death...

January 25, 2017 6:12 pm
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Thousands Post Remembrance Photos in What Organizer Calls ‘Largest Social Media Commemoration of Holocaust to Date’

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Friday, thousands of photos of people holding “We remember” or “I remember” signs have been broadcast on a...

January 25, 2017 6:07 am
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Remembering the Holocaust, Forgetting the Survivors

This January 27, nations around the world will mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the most horrific evil ever perpetrated upon humanity: the near destruction of Europe’s Jews. During a special...

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...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

Jewish Leaders Alarmed as Marine Le Pen Advances in French Presidential Election

JNS.org - Jewish leaders inside and outside France expressed alarm after far-right populist Marine...

World

Trump Pledges to ‘Confront Antisemitism’ in Holocaust Commemora...

President Donald Trump made a solemn pledge to "confront antisemitism" during a speech he gave on Wednesday commemorating the Holocaust. Speaking to...

Israel

European Governments Funding NGOs Linked to Bloodthirsty Terror Group PFLP,...

European governments are funding Palestinian civic organizations with clear ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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