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Posts Tagged: holocaust

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...

June 10, 2017 9:06 am
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Nikki Haley at Yad Vashem: We Must Always Choose a Side

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley visited Yad Vashem on Friday, during the third and final day of her Israel visit. Haley toured the vast...

June 7, 2017 2:02 pm
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‘Never Again’ — Forgotten Within 22 Years

Like other teenagers during May-June 1967, I was bopping to the hits of the time. While The Tremeloes sang “Silence is Golden,” with Sandie Shaw’s...

June 6, 2017 3:55 pm
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Rare Collection of Nazi Propaganda Posters to Be Restored, Displayed at St. Olaf College

A rare collection of Nazi propaganda posters that was forgotten for decades will now be restored, housed for research and displayed at Minnesota's St. Olaf College, the Star Tribune...

June 5, 2017 5:36 pm
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To Honor Elie Wiesel’s First Yahrzeit, Israel Should Bomb Syria’s Crematoria

This month, on the 26th of Sivan, we will mark the first yahrzeit of Elie Wiesel. Almost no one in my life has touched and inspired...

May 12, 2017 4:43 pm
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Top Jewish Human Rights Group Slams Russian FM’s Spokesperson Over Reported Holocaust Reference

A reference made by a Russian official to the Holocaust on Thursday has been condemned by a leading US-based Jewish human rights group. In response to...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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