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Posts Tagged: Auschwitz

December 12, 2022 8:15 am

What I Saw as a Jewish Teen Visiting Poland

During Thanksgiving break, I had the privilege of taking a trip to Poland with my father. We visited Krakow, Warsaw, Lublin, and Łódź. As someone...

October 26, 2022 3:37 pm

Halina Silber, Holocaust Survivor Saved by Oskar Schindler, Dies at Age 93

Helen "Halina" Silber, who attributed surviving the Holocaust to being transferred from Auschwitz to an ammunition and enamelware factory owned by the German industrialist, Oskar...

September 30, 2022 11:15 am

Auschwitz Was Not Bombed Because the World Didn’t Care

On March 5, 1943, the British air force bombed and destroyed a Krupp facility that produced artillery detonators (fuses) in the city of Essen, Germany....

January 20, 2022 11:35 am

Why We Must Remember the Holocaust Correctly

Three words loom large in our Holocaust remembrance: Arbeit macht frei, usually translated as "work will make you free." Ironically, they had little to do with the...

December 19, 2021 9:38 am

Israel ‘Bombs Auschwitz’ - It has often been said that if only the State of Israel had existed in the 1940s, it could have bombed Auschwitz, interrupting...

June 22, 2021 4:37 pm

In Rare Footage, Israeli Astronaut and War Hero Ilan Ramon Shares Motivation as Son of Auschwitz Survivor

Ilan Ramon — who became the first Israeli astronaut and served a fighter pilot in the Israel Air Force during the 1981 raid on the...

June 7, 2021 11:29 am

David Dushman, Last Surviving Auschwitz Liberator, Dies Aged 98

i24 News - David Dushman, the last surviving soldier who took part in the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in 1945, has...

May 4, 2021 4:10 pm

Children of Polish WW2 Hero Capt. Witold Pilecki Condemn Appointment of Hardline Nationalist to Auschwitz Museum Council

The son and granddaughters of one of Poland's legendary World War II resistance heroes have joined a searing attack on the Polish government's recent decision...

April 16, 2021 11:56 am

Appointment of Hardline Nationalist to Auschwitz Museum Council Intensifies Fears Over Polish Government’s Holocaust Commemoration Policies

The appointment of a hardline nationalist politician to the Polish government's advisory council for the Auschwitz concentration camp triggered the resignations of three experts on...

January 11, 2021 12:54 pm

Capitol Hill Rioter Who Wore ‘Camp Auschwitz’ Shirt Identified as Virginia ‘Extremist’

The Capitol Hill insurgent whose "Camp Auschwitz" sweatshirt became one of the most viewed images of last Wednesday's storming of the US legislature has been...

November 3, 2020 3:38 pm

Auschwitz Survivor Who Helped Convict SS War Criminal in German Court Dies at Age 95

A survivor of the Auschwitz death camp who assisted a German court in convicting an SS war criminal passed away on Tuesday in Chemnitz --...

July 5, 2020 10:09 pm

Auschwitz Memorial and Museum Weighs in on Controversy Over Tearing Down Statues

The Memorial and Museum at Auschwitz-Birkenau, which maintains the remains of the death camp where a million Jews were murdered during the Holocaust, weighed in...

April 30, 2020 6:02 pm

Henri Kichka, 94, Belgian Holocaust Survivor

Henri Kichka, one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors from Belgium, died April 25 from the coronavirus. On Facebook, his son Michel, a noted cartoonist, said...

February 5, 2020 8:13 am

Arab Recognition of the Holocaust

Muslim World Society chairman Saudi Sheik Muhammad Issa visited Auschwitz on January 23 with a delegation of leading Muslim clerics. One of the most prominent was Lebanese...


US and Israel Discussing Netanyahu Visit, No Invitation Yet – Source

The United States and Israel are discussing a planned visit to Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but no invitation has been extended yet, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Any such invitation could give the embattled Israeli leader a boost...


Israel’s Netanyahu Upbeat on Reform Compromise After Biden Reproach

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced confidence on Wednesday that he would find compromise with the political opposition over his judicial overhaul after the contested reforms drew a strong reproach from US President Joe Biden. Israel "can't continue down this road," Biden told...

Middle East

Gulf States Call on US to Condemn Smotrich’s Comments on Palestinians

i24 News - The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) announced Sunday that it had written a letter to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to condemn Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich’s...

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