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Posts Tagged: holocaust

August 8, 2016 7:03 am

Tisha B’Av in the Warsaw Ghetto, 1942

Before the Germans captured the city of Warsaw in the 1939 Blitzkrieg, there were 360,000 Jews in the Polish capital. Its Jews were forced into...

August 5, 2016 2:52 am

The New York Times’ Post-Holocaust Holocaust Obsession Comes at a Price

The New York Times is struggling to this day to try to make up for what its executive editor, Max Frankel, called its “staggering, staining failure”...

August 2, 2016 7:50 am

In Newly Uncovered Diaries, Notorious Nazi Himmler Recounts Nearly Fainting When Brains of Murdered Jew Splattered on His Coat

In a series of recently recovered diaries, notorious Nazi officer Heinrich Himmler recounted nearly fainting when the brains of a Jew shot to death splattered...

July 27, 2016 12:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Prominent American Rabbi Calls On Pope Francis to Remove Catholic Church From World’s ‘Largest Jewish Cemetery’ in Auschwitz-Birkenau

A prominent American rabbi is urging the Pope to remove a Catholic church from the site of the “largest Jewish cemetery in the world,” The Algemeiner has learned....

July 21, 2016 12:30 pm

Jewish Leader Slams Polish Officials for Casting Doubt on Polish, Nazi Murder of Jews in WWII

The head of a major international Jewish organization condemned officials in Poland Wednesday for questioning Polish and Nazi involvement in the murder of Jews during...

July 8, 2016 4:02 am

Canadian Supreme Court Rules Member of Famous Nazi Death Squad May Retain Citizenship, Live Out Rest of Life in Country

Despite efforts by the Canadian government, a member of Adolf Hitler’s notorious Einsatzkommando 10a unit will not be stripped of his citizenship following a Supreme...

June 16, 2016 3:32 pm

Renowned Historian Deborah Lipstadt Notes Release of Hollywood Movie About Her Legal Battle Against Holocaust Denial Comes at Fragile Moment for Jews (INTERVIEW)

Preeminent American historian Dr. Deborah Lipstadt -- whose historic legal battle against Holocaust denial is depicted in an upcoming Hollywood movie -- told The Algemeiner on Thursday...

June 9, 2016 4:21 am

Thousands of Personal Belongings of Jews Slaughtered in Auschwitz Recovered in ‘Historic’ Find

More than 16,000 lost items belonging to Jewish inmates at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and death camp were recently recovered in a "historic" find, the Auschwitz Museum in...

June 7, 2016 5:08 pm

Actress Helen Mirren Advocates for Holocaust Victims Before Congress; Highlights ‘Moral Imperative’ to Ensure Return of Nazi Looted Art to Rightful Owners (VIDEO)

Iconic actress and Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren declared before Congress on Tuesday that there is a “moral imperative” to ensure the return of Nazi...

June 3, 2016 3:25 am

How Dangerous Times Can Help Us Lead Better Lives

On May 10, 1940, the Nazis invaded Holland. Just four days later, the Dutch army surrendered, and three days after that, the entire country was...

May 31, 2016 1:18 pm

At UN Summit, Israel Ambassador, World Jewish Leader Slam ‘Infected’ International Body for Backing BDS

Decades after the Holocaust, the United Nations is acting to deny the right of self-determination to the Jewish people through its support of the Boycott, Divestment...

May 16, 2016 7:13 am

How Do We Remember to ‘Never Forget?’ (VIDEO) - Never forget. It’s a phrase that has become synonymous with the Holocaust. It’s a phrase that promotes solidarity, in an attempt to prevent history from repeating...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Host Jokes About Jewish Supporters of Catholic Charities at Al Smith Gala W...

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may have stolen the show at Thursday night’s Al Smith Dinner in New...


Report: Presence of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Eastern Mediterranean Will ...

The impending arrival of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the...

Middle East

Turkey Increases Offensive Against Kurds in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...