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Posts Tagged: Nazi Germany

March 12, 2018 1:31 pm

80 Years On, Austria’s Jews Renew Demand for Holocaust Reparations

JNS.org - On the eve of the 80th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s annexation of Austria, or Anschluss, Holocaust survivors in Israel are calling on Vienna to provide...

February 23, 2018 12:51 pm

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, Swiss director Markus Imhoof returns...

February 8, 2018 11:04 am

Judge: New York’s Met Can Keep Picasso Sold During Nazi Flight

A US judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking the return by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan of a Pablo Picasso masterpiece that...

January 28, 2018 9:38 am

Israel Slams Polish Bill Banning Statements Implicating Poland in Holocaust

Israel called on Poland on Saturday to amend a bill approved this week by Polish lawmakers that would make it illegal to suggest Poland bore...

January 14, 2018 12:57 pm

Japan Prime Minister Abe Honors ‘Japanese Schindler’ Chiune Sugihara in Lithuania

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the former Japanese consulate in Lithuania on Sunday to commemorate a Japanese diplomat credited with saving an estimated 6,000...

December 4, 2017 11:43 am

Netanyahu: Iran, Like Nazi Germany, Has ‘Ruthless Commitment to Kill Jews’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised concerns over the threat posed against Israel by Iran while addressing the Saban Forum taking place in Washington, D.C. via satellite from...

May 19, 2017 2:39 pm

Responding to the European Crusade Against Jewish Ritual

It comes as no surprise to me that more European countries are trying to make life difficult for Jews in various ways. But, how should...

December 19, 2016 7:06 am

Wielding the Holocaust Stick

JNS.org - In late November, radical protesters in London attacked a Jewish communal building. As they wrestled with police at the gates, they screamed abuse about...

November 16, 2016 8:31 am

How Post-World War II Kismet Brought a German-Jewish Refugee Into the Arms of a US Army Veteran Who Fought Against the Nazis

A unique American love story captured ABC News audiences on Friday -- with the protagonists of the tale telling of the kismet that brought them together,...

June 27, 2016 12:09 pm

Israel’s Ben-Gurion University Receives Historic $400 Million Donation

JNS.org - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has received a $400 million donation, the largest donation ever made to any Israeli educational institution. The donation...

May 11, 2016 6:56 am

A Personal Take on Victory Day and Honoring Russian-Jewish WWII Veterans (VIDEO)

JNS.org - While Israel’s annual Holocaust commemoration day, Yom HaShoah, has now passed, another memorial day took place May 9. On what is known as "Victory Day," or simply as...

May 6, 2016 9:34 am

IDF General’s ‘Nazi Germany’ Comparison Draws Ire in Israeli Government

JNS.org - On Yom HaShoah in Israel on Thursday the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Yair Golan drew criticism from government...

April 19, 2016 2:56 pm

Sweden’s Housing Minister to Resign After Comparing Israel to Nazi Germany

JNS.org - Sweden’s housing minister, Mehmet Kaplan, will resign following remarks in which he compared Israel’s treatment of Palestinians to Nazi Germany’s treatment of Jews, Swedish...

April 8, 2016 7:36 am

Albert Einstein Blasted US for Not Doing Enough to Defeat Nazi Germany, 1942 Letter Reveals

In a private letter recently revealed to the public, renowned physicist Albert Einstein berated the United States for not doing enough to defeat Nazi Germany. "If Hitler were not a lunatic...


Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

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...


Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

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...


Trump Middle East Envoy: We Remain ‘Deeply Committed’ to Achiev...

The US remains “deeply committed to achieving an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement,” a top Trump administration official reiterated on Monday. “Past failures...


Farmers in Southern Israel Upset by ‘Kite Terror’ Phenomenon: &...

Farmers in southern Israel upset over the damage being done to their fields by “kite bombs” launched by Palestinian terrorists...

Middle East

Palestinian UN Aid Still $200 million Short After Trump Cuts

Emergency food aid for around a million Palestinians in Gaza may run out from June if the UN agency for Palestinian refugees cannot raise another $200 million following a cut-off...