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Posts Tagged: holocaust

January 4, 2018 2:22 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Boston Holocaust Memorial Vandalized for Second Time This Summer

JNS.org – 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
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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
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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...

July 7, 2017 12:59 pm
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Yes, Trump Should Have Visited Warsaw’s Holocaust Memorial, but He Remains a Great Friend of Israel

WARSAW, POLAND — For the past 10 days, my family and I have visited the horrible killing fields of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Lodz ghetto, Tykocin and...

July 5, 2017 12:55 pm
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Polish, Croatian Teachers Selected as Fellows in Holocaust Education Program

Four teachers from Poland and Croatia were among the participants in a selective Holocaust education fellowship that took place late last month at New York's Columbia...

June 25, 2017 12:27 pm
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It’s Time to Talk About Yves Engler

Yves Engler is an author and former student activist whose writing frequently appears on Rabble, The Huffington Post and Counterpunch. A darling of the far-left, Engler...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Knox College in Turmoil as Professor Says ‘Jews Act Like Nazis,’...

A professor at Knox College in Illinois has been accused of antisemitism for a history of online posts targeting Jews...

Israel

Former Head of IDF Intelligence: This Will Be Israel’s Most Dangerous...

The former chief of Israel Defense Forces intelligence believes the upcoming month of May could be the most dangerous Israel...

Middle East

As US, North Korea Plan to Meet, Iran Warns Against Trump Deals

A US push to change the Iran nuclear deal was sending a "very dangerous message" that countries should never negotiate with Washington, Iran's foreign minister warned as US and North Korean leaders prepare...

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