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Posts Tagged: holocaust

September 1, 2016 12:54 pm

Major Canadian-Jewish Organization Calls on York U to Discipline Staffer Who Called 9/11 a ‘Zionist Attack,’ Said Jews ‘Cut Deal With Hitler’ to Run Nazi Camps

Following the appearance on social media of antisemitic and anti-Zionist remarks by a York University staff member, an official from a major Canadian Jewish advocacy group told...

August 31, 2016 2:27 pm

New York Times Columnist Doubles Down on Controversial Anne Frank-Syrian Refugee Analogy

European Jews were exterminated by the Nazis during the Holocaust partly because of the prejudice of the US public, a prominent liberal pundit asserted on...

August 25, 2016 3:45 pm

Antisemitism Scholar: New Legislation Shows Poland Has Yet to Acknowledge Country’s Holocaust History (INTERVIEW)

There is no doubt that Poles have not come to terms with their country’s Holocaust history, a renowned antisemitism scholar told The Algemeiner on Thursday,...

August 22, 2016 3:14 pm

Renowned Israeli Holocaust Historian: ‘If I Were a British Jew, I’d Be Worried’

A world-renowned Israeli Holocaust historian admitted this weekend that were he a British Jew, he'd "be worried," The Times reported. Yehuda Bauer was responding to reports of...

August 18, 2016 2:44 pm

Secret Screening of Anne Frank Film Teaches Iranian Students, Professors About the Holocaust

A documentary film about the Holocaust was secretly screened at a theater in Iran, Deadline Hollywood reported on Wednesday. According to the report, the film --...

August 16, 2016 6:46 am

105-Year-Old Goebbels’ Stenographer Calls Her Work for Nazi Propaganda Mastermind ‘Just Another Job’

The 105-year-old former secretary and stenographer of Nazi propaganda mastermind Joseph Goebbels described her role promoting the evil regime's war machine as “just another job” in...

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...


Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...


Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’ - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...


Europe Police Reveal Which Nations ISIS Could Target Next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the US-led coalition fighting...


Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...