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News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Poland Asks Netflix to Make Changes to Documentary About Nazi Death Camp Guard

Convicted Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk leaves a courtroom in Munich after the verdict in his case, May 12, …

News | Antisemitism

Historian: New evidence shows FDR's bigotry derailed many Holocaust rescue plans

In his book about Franklin Roosevelt and the Holocaust, Rafael Medoff finds links between the US president's anti-Japanese stances and his policies against Jews fleeing Hitler

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

For pro-Palestinian activists on U.S. campuses, the Holocaust is cancelled

Denounce Zionism, or we'll downgrade the Holocaust: That's the message of the Benedictine College activists who tried to bully a Holocaust survivor into backing their campaign

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

‘Deeply sick’: SJP activist confronts Holocaust survivor about Israel’s ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Palestinians in ‘obscenely anti-Semitic’ exchange

Harold Kasimow is a Grinnell College professor emeritus of religious studies and a visiting scholar at Benedictine University. He is also a Holocaust survivor who doesn’t believe Israel should be wiped off the map. Which apparently makes him the perfect target for Benedictine’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP).

Politics | Opinion

Why Be Nice About the Horrors of the Holocaust? (Judean Rose)

Should we have been more understanding of a teacher who threatened her students with the gas chamber?

News | Jewish Community

A Young Girl's Yom Kippur Under Nazi Rule - Contemporary Voices

Slowly the shelter came to life. My mother got up and prepared breakfast—a few crackers with some jam we still had left. But neither my two sisters nor my mother touched the food . . .

News | Interesting Stories

As Holocaust awareness fades, a survivor shares his story - Los Angeles Times

Joseph Alexander, 96, a slight man with a Polish accent, wearing a Hawaiian shirt, spoke on a sunny Sunday to a rapt crowd of about 30 at the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

History | History

Holocaust survivor owes her life to a Nazi officer’s Great Dane

Nina Dinar, 93, has loved dogs since childhood and that saved her in a Nazi labor camp in Poland

Politics | Politics

Holocaust Encyclopedia - Antisemitism

The term antisemitism was coined only in the nineteenth century, but anti-Jewish hatred and Judeophobia (fear of Jews) date back to ancient times and have a variety of causes.

Politics | Politics

The Press in the Third Reich

Detailed guidelines stated what stories could or could not be reported and how to report the news.

News | News

Singer Pink Criticized Over Photo Showing Her Kids Running At Holocaust Memorial. Her Response Is Priceless.

Pink loves her two children and posting photos of them to Instagram, but sometimes when she does, she receives cruel and critical comments from people suggesting she is a bad parent.

Politics | Politics

Milano Comes Under Fire After Comparing Pence to Himmler

Actress Alyssa Milano came under fire on Sunday after comparing Vice President Mike Pence to the architect of the Holocaust, Heinrich Himmler, with side-by-side pictures on Twitter.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Holocaust Survivors Come Alive in this Magical Song

When holocaust survivors come together with their families the result is phenominal.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Florida Principal Declares: 'I can't say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event.'

A petition has been formed asking for the resignation of a Florida principal who wrote that he could not say the Holocaust was a “factual, historical event.”

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Principal Who Tried to Stay ‘Politically Neutral’ About Holocaust Is Removed

“I can’t say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event because I am not in a position to do so as a school district employee,” said the principal of a high school in Boca Raton, Fla.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Trauma Effects the Brain of Survivors and Their Offspring

The inhumanity and cruelty of the Holocaust can not be overstated, and a new European study reports that holocaust survivors have dealt with lifelong negative changes to their brain structures.

Politics | The "Squad"

AOC cites ‘concentration camp experts’ again to deflect from her own contributions to border crisis she once claimed ‘doesn’t exist’

Many Republicans have been sounding the alarm, only to be dismissed by Democrats and liberals as manufacturing a crisis for political reasons, while Democrat-championed policies have encouraged more illegal immigrants to cross our borders, resulting in more overcrowding, which has in turn resulted in more deplorable conditions in detention centers.

Politics | POLITICS

Holocaust survivor: AOC 'should be removed from Congress'

93-year-old Holocaust survivor Ed Mosberg has no time for Rep. ­Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements last week, when she called the southern border’s migrant detention centers “concentration camps.”

Politics | Politics

Tapper Shreds AOC On Border Bill. AOC Doubles Down On Holocaust Rhetoric. | Daily Wire

CNN's Jake Tapper repeatedly called out socialist Rep.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Long Legacy of the Shoah in Scandinavia – Tablet Magazine

Within the Northern European countries that make up Scandinavia there has been a revival of active scholarship and popular interest into the treatment of Jews during World War II. The subject is very much alive in these countries and much more so than in

Politics | The "Squad"

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declines Auschwitz visit with Holocaust survivor - Diaspora - Jerusalem Post

Edward Mosberg told the congresswoman, "now is an opportunity that won’t repeat itself"

Politics | Politics

MENKEN: AOC Is Dividing Americans And Inciting Anti-Semitism

After Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) used “concentration camps” and “Never Again” together — a unique reference to the Nazi death camps — and then retweeted leftist Jews hoping to justify the linkage while she simultaneously denied that she ever connected them in the first instance, I honestly thought it couldn’t get worse.

News | NEWS

US Holocaust museum denounces AOC’s ‘concentration camp’ remarks

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum on Monday denounced “efforts to create analogies between the Holocaust and other events” – a reaction to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s equating border facilities for migrants to concentration camps.

News | Antisemitism Watch

The DC Holocaust Museum Has Now Weighed in on Ocasio-Cortez's Comments

We were all waiting for this one. While it was encouraging to see both Republican and Democratic lawmakers resoundingly reject Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) comparison between immigration detention centers and Holocaust concentration camps, now that the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has weighed in, we may finally be able to put an end to this mess.

News | Antisemitism Watch

WATCH: Holocaust Survivors To AOC: ‘You Are Insulting Every Victim Of The Holocaust’

Two Holocaust survivors slammed socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in a video filmed by Turning Point USA over Ocasio-Cortez's recent remarks about the Holocaust, saying that she was "insulting every victim of the Holocaust."

Politics | The "Squad"

Ocasio-Cortez Refuses To Apologize For ‘Concentration Camp’ Remarks, Spreads New Lie

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) refused to apologize on Friday for engaging in Holocaust trivialization this week when she falsely claimed that the U.S. government was operating concentration camps on the southern border.

Politics | Politics

Concentration Camps? Stop Hijacking Jewish History | The Jerusalem post

US media has now joined the debate about concentration camps.

News | Antisemitism

Yad Vashem to AOC: Learn about concentration camps | The Jerusalem post

“I will never apologize for calling these camps what they are,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on Wednesday. “If that makes you uncomfortable, fight the camps - not the nomenclature.”

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Wiesenthal Center Calls AOC’s Concentration Camp Remarks ‘Insult to Victims of the Shoah’

Politics | POLITICS

MENKEN: Why AOC's Death Camp Defenses Are Both Dishonest And Disgraceful

You can learn a lot about a politician from how he or she defends things said off-the-cuff.

Politics | The "Squad"

Multiple Prominent Jewish Groups Slam Ocasio-Cortez Over Holocaust Remarks | Daily Wire

Two prominent Jewish groups strongly condemned socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) recent comparison of concentration camps and the Holocaust to U.S. immigration policy on the southern border.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Americans Against Antisemitism produces handy comparison chart for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The lengths people will go to to protect our freshman class from their own words are astounding.

Politics | The "Squad"

Ocasio-Cortez Explodes After Cheney Correctly States Horrors Of Holocaust | Daily Wire

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) sought to deflect attention from her "concentration camp" remarks on Tuesday by feigning outrage at Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) after Cheney correctly stated the horrors of the Holocaust.

Politics | The "Squad"

Ocasio-Cortez Caught Lying While Defending Her ‘Concentration Camp’ Comments | Daily Wire

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) doubled down on her egregious comparison of the Trump administration's use of detention facilities on the southern border to concentration camps and the Holocaust.

News | News

The Problem With Ocasio-Cortez's Shameful Ignorance Of History

Nazi analogies, like the one Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently used, are embarrassingly ignorant and diminish the suffering of millions.

Politics | Politics

Absolutely DISGUSTING! AOC accusing Trump of running concentration camps SO vile we’re not sure where to begin (watch)

Welp, AOC really outdid herself this time, and not in a good way.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Hero of Jewish Uprising at Sobibor Death Camp Passes Away in Israel at Age 96 | Jewish & Israel News

An aging road sign on the perimeter of the Nazi death camp in Sobibor. Photo: Reuters / Kacper Pempel. The …

News | Antisemitism Watch

Episode in new Netflix series mocks diarist Anne Frank | JNS

“If you’re offended by anything you see tonight,” declares Jeff Ross, the host, who dons a yellow Star of David armband, “just do what FDR did—and look the other way.”

News | News

IDF soldiers join battle for Holocaust memory, dignity | The Times of Israel

For the first time tech soldiers take part in hackathon, joining entrepreneurs to help preserve memory and raise the quality of life of survivors; 'It is our duty,' says Major E

News | News

Israel Using Holocaust to 'Blackmail' Germany, Palestinians Claim in Response to Bundestag Condemnation of BDS

The German parliament building in Berlin. Photo: Reuters / Hannibal Hanschke. The Palestinian Authority (PA) has issued a furious rebuke …

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Polish Prime Minister: Reparations for Jewish Property Stolen During the Holocaust Would Be ‘Victory for Hitler’ | Jewis

The main gate at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. The Prime Minister of Poland has declared …

Music | Music

Gene Simmons visits White House and Pentagon, tells story of mother surviving Holocaust

He went on to discuss how his mother would cry when she saw the American flag and his gratitude for coming to America.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Rashida Tlaib’s Unbelievable Lies – Tablet Magazine

There’s always kind of a calming feeling I tell folks when I think of the Holocaust, and the tragedy of the Holocaust, and the fact that it was my ancestors — Palestinians — who lost their land and some lost their lives, their livelihood, their human dign

Politics | The "Squad"

Rashida Tlaib slammed by House GOP over statement that Holocaust gives her 'kind of a calming feeling'

House Republican leaders called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to "take action" against Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Sunday after Tlaib said that thinking about the Holocaust gave her "kind of a calming feeling."

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Prager: What have Jews learned from the Holocaust? Not much - Jerusalem Post

The fact is the most important task for any society is to devise ways to make people good.

Family & Parenting | Jewish People

The 92-Year-Old Woman Who Who Stole the Show at Israel's Independence Day Ceremony

Marie Nachmias went up on stage to light a torch for Israel Independence Day. She did not speak, did not quote anybody, but simply said a prayer.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Museum of Tolerance provides powerful lesson for youth hockey team

Members of the Jr Kings youth hockey team recently visited the Museum of Tolerance after members of the team were seen performing a Nazi salute and making anti-Semitic remarks in a video.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

On Yom Hashoah - look for YOUR name in the Yad Vashem database, and light a candle for you

To make the Shoah a little more real for you, look up your (Hebrew) name in the Yad Vashem database of Jews murdered in the Holocaust.

Science & Technology | Social Media

What If a Girl in the Holocaust Had Instagram? | Israellycool

Here in Israel, billboards have appeared on the Ayalon Highway advertising something called Eva Stories.The trailer has now just dropped on Instagram.

News | News

92-Year-Old Ex-Nazi Guard Charged With 5,230 Counts Of Accessory To Murder

German prosecutors say they have charged a former Nazi concentration camp guard with 5,230 counts of accessory to murder. The 92-year-old suspect, whose name wasn’t released, is accused of assistin…

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Passover Seder to be held in Warsaw Ghetto for first time in 76 years | The Jerusalem post

Before the Holocaust, approximately one-third of Warsaw was Jewish.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Study Shows a Third of Americans Think Holocaust Murders Exaggerated

The “Hall of Names” commemorating victims of the Holocaust at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Photo: David Shankbone via Wikimedia Commons. …

Politics | Election: 2020

Beto O'Rourke Slammed For 'Willful Trivialization Of The Holocaust' In Attack On Trump | Daily Wire

Democrat Beto O'Rourke was slammed by America's oldest and largest pro-Israel organization for engaging in "willful trivialization of the Holocaust" in an attack he made on President Donald Trump.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Allies knew of Holocaust in 1942, 2 years before previously assumed, UN documents prove | The Times of Israel

UK, US, Russia were aware of millions killed by Nazis, new book says, shedding damning light on refusal to take in refugees or try to halt slaughter

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Top Democrat Tells Holocaust Survivors To Check Their Privilege

According to Rep. James Clyburn's logic, it's OK to hate Jews if you rank higher than them on the pyramid of victimhood.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Holocaust Denier David Irving Reportedly on New Speaking Tour of UK

Holocaust denier David Irving speaks to journalists in Warsaw during a 2010 visit to death camps and other World War …

History | History

‘The Invisibles’ Tells the Amazing Tale of Four Holocaust Survivors

A scene from “The Invisibles.” Photo: Courtesy of Greenwich Entertainment. When death knocked at her door, Hanni Weissenberg refused to …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Outrage ensues over sausage-museum, hotel and theater plans at site of Buchenwald

Rikola-Gunnar Luettgenau of the Buchenwald memorial foundation said this plan shows a “lack of sensitivity” and a “lack of historical awareness.”

News | News

Palestinian Writer on Holocaust Remembrance Day: Maybe It Happened, Maybe It Didn’t

The main gate at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. At the Palestinian news site Sama News …

News | The News

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, the evil of anti-Semitism lives on but must never be accepted | Fox News

Supporting anti-Semites is intolerable, yet even some Jews have done so over the years -- including some who supported Hitler,

News | News

Holocaust Knowledge Gap Is Global Crisis

A new study finds that almost half of Canadian adults (49%) could not identify a single Nazi camp or ghetto, while a majority (54%) of Canadian adults and more than 6-in-10 Canadians under thirty-five did not know that 6 million Jews were murdered during

News | News

Wiesenthal Center: Longer Life Expectancy Has Increased Chances Of Prosecuting Nazi War Criminals

The Wiesenthal Center explained in a statement that the extension of life expectancy in the Western world has increased chances of prosecuting Nazi war criminals.

News | The News

One in 20 British adults doesn’t believe Holocaust happened, poll finds

In UK survey to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, 12% of respondents maintain the scale of the genocide is inflated; Holocaust Memorial Day Trust laments 'shocking' results

Music | Music

Facebook teams up with Yad Vashem to commemorate Shoah victims online

New project lets online users be randomly matched to one of the 4,800,000 names recorded in Yad Vashem’s central database of Shoah victims.

History | History

Arabs are torch-bearers for Nazi anti-Semitism | JNS.org

The myth of the Arabs as innocent bystanders, who had no responsibility for the Holocaust—and indeed, paid the price for a European crime when Israel was established—is widely believed.

History | History

How a Holocaust survivor narrowly escaped the Nazis — twice | Fox News

At 5-foot-11, Dave Hersch weighed just 77 pounds. The 19-year-old from Dej, Hungary, had been whipped, starved and forced to move 50-pound rocks for a dozen hours per day, all at the hands of the Nazis.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The possibility of a new Holocaust with the reincarnation of antisemitism

The era of “never again” is ending in Western Europe, fading in North America and never penetrated the Middle East.

Music | Music

AXS TV: Geddy Lee of Rush talks about his family's Holocaust past

News | Jewish Community

Granddaughter of Holocaust Survivor Murdered in Paris: We Cannot Be Silent Anymore

Keren Brosh brought many in the crowd at The Algemeiner’s fifth annual “J100” Gala last Thursday in New York City...

History | History

When Jews caught “Syndrome K,” the Nazis wanted NOTHING to do with them

Jewish lives were saved in World War II due to a brilliant plan by Professor Giovanni Borremeo. "The lessons of my experience were that we have to act not for the sake of self-interest, but for principles." - Dr. Adriano Ossicini, inventor of Sy

History | History

Ukrainian city remembers Jews on Holocaust anniversary

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian city of Lviv, once a major center of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, commemorated on Sunday the 75th anniversary of the annihilation of the city's Jewish population by Nazi Germany and honored those working today to pre

Politics | Politics

Facebook sorry for removing Anne Frank Center holocaust victims image - Business Insider

Facebook apologises to the Anne Frank Center for removing an article it posted which featured an image of naked child holocaust victims. Facebook said it was...

History | History

VR Tech Is Playing A Key Role In Holocaust Education And Awareness | Social Awareness

Israeli initiatives are harnessing advanced technologies to capture the stories of survivors for Holocaust remembrance.

News | News

Nazi labor camp guard caught by ICE, deported to Germany, completing 'difficult task,' Grenell says

The last known Nazi collaborator living in the United States -- a 95-year-old former camp guard who played an indispensable role in the murders of thousands of Jews -- was deported to Germany from his New York City home early Tuesday morning, completing w

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Holocaust Survivor Leads Panel Discussion at Comic-Con About Art During World War II

A survivor of three Nazi concentration camps led a panel discussion about art and the Holocaust on Thursday at the Comic-Con International...

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Facebook’s Zuckerberg says he won’t remove Holocaust denial posts

Founder of social media giant says those denying Holocaust may be doing so unintentionally and should not be removed, drawing condemnation from ADL; later clarifies remarks

News | News

How the U.S. pressured Poland into softening its law on Holocaust speech

Trump and Polish president Duda did not meet once during the Polish leader’s five-day visit to the United States last month, while Trump did meet with the president of Uzbekistan at the White House.

Politics | Opinion

Rampant Holocaust denial in the Arab world

The problem is in the hearts and minds of Arab youth.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Steven Spielberg urges mandatory Holocaust education

Director, actors, recall filming ‘Schindler’s List’ at special 25th anniversary screening

News | News

One-Third of Americans Don't Believe 6 Million Jews Were Murdered During the Holocaust

Seventy percent of Americans believe people care less about the Holocaust than they used to.

History | History

Holocaust Denial on PA TV - Palestinian Writer Hani Abu Zeid: The Jews Colluded with Hitler in the "False Holocaust

MEMRI bridges the language gap which exists between the West and the Middle East, providing timely translations of Arabic, Persian, Urdu-Pashtu, and Turkish media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and

News | Human Interest Stories

NEVER AGAIN? On Yom Hashoah, Poll Shows Two Thirds Of Millennials Don't Know What Auschwitz Was

According to a new survey released on Thursday by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, fully 41 percent of Americans don’t know what Auschwitz was, including two-thirds of Mil

History | History

Rivlin to Polish President: Poles Helped Nazis Exterminate Jews

Pres. Rivlin told his Polish counterpart Andrjez Duda that while some Poles helped save Holocaust Jews, others participated in their extermination.

News | News

Israeli Entrepreneurs To Host Hackathon For Benefit Of Holocaust Survivors | News Flash

The initiative by TLV Starters aims to harness the 'power of the Startup Nation' to create feasible solutions for improving the lives of survivors, and combating Holocaust denial.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The brutal killing of a Holocaust survivor raises anti-Semitism fears in France

French authorities are investigating whether the victim was targeted because of her religion.

News | The News

Guns could have saved Jews from holocaust, Alaska congressman says | The News Tribune

Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, argued at a recent Juneau conference that Jews could have averted the Holocaust if they’d been armed.

News | Interesting Links

CNN’s Camerota confronts Holocaust denier running for Congress in heated interview | TheHill

CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on Thursday confronted the Holocaust denier who is the sole GOP candidate running for an Illinois House seat.

News | News

Polish government cancels scheduled Bennett visit over Holocaust remarks - International news - Jerusalem Post

“The blood of Polish Jews cries from the ground, and no law will silence it. The Government of Poland cancelled my visit, because I mentioned the crimes of its people. I am honored.”

Politics | Other Politics

Holocaust denier is sole GOP contender in Illinois race for Congress | TheHill

A Holocaust denier is currently the only candidate on the ballot in the GOP primary for Illinois's third congressional district, according to

Sports | Cycling

The incredible story of Italian cyclist Gino Bartali, who risked his life to rescue Jews during the Holocaust

The legendary three-time winner of the Giro d'Italia eluded Nazis by smuggling false documents in the frame of his bike during training runs.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew | The Times of Israel

Eliahu Pietruszka believed his brother, who escaped Warsaw ghetto, had died in a Russian labor camp, but, generations later, a Yad Vashem genealogy project led to incredible news

History | History

Auschwitz-Birkenau: 4 out of 10 German students don′t know what it was | News | DW | 28.09.2017

Just 47 percent of 14- to 16-year-olds in Germany know that Auschwitz-Birkenau was a Nazi death camp, a survey shows. Its authors cite fewer history lessons as a reason.

History | History

Reconstructed Auschwitz prisoner text details ′unimaginable′ suffering | Germany | DW | 09.10.2017

A newly reconstructed document written in 1944 by a Greek Jewish prisoner at Auschwitz tells of misery "the human mind can not imagine." The text was discovered buried in the ground at the Nazi extermination camp.

History | History

Abba Kovner and Resistance in the Vilna Ghetto

Abba Kovner led resistance fighters in both the Vilna Ghetto and in the Rudninkai Forest against the murderous Nazi enemy during the Holocaust

History | History

In film, survivor searches for US soldier who liberated him at Dachau | The Times of Israel

New documentary centers on Steve Ross, who was 'transformed' as a boy by an act of kindness in the concentration camp

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

What the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive wants the world to know

At 97, Ben Ferencz is the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive and he has a far-reaching message for today’s world

Miscellaneous | OTHER STUFF

NBA Great Ray Allen Is on a Mission to Educate Everybody About the Holocaust

Ray Allen at the entrance of Auschwitz. (Image by Elan Kawesch) Last December, retired NBA champion Ray Allen was named a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council by then-President Barack Obama. Allen said he was honored to be named to the o

Politics | PC Culture

New York Times Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day by Defending Iran and Smearing Israel | Jewish & Israel News Algemein

The New York Times marked Holocaust Remembrance Day with an editorial condemning what it called the American government’s “ominous tendency to demonize...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

You must remember this: Sultan Mohammed V protected the Jews of Casablanca

With anti-Semitism and Islamophobia on the rise, we should remember the enlightened example of the young Moroccan Sultan Mohammed V.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Honor a Holocaust Victim by Tattooing Her Number?

My teenage daughter would like to honor my mother by getting a tattoo of her Auschwitz number. We are quite divided on this issue. Can you please help?

History | History

New documents reveal Allies knew of Holocaust years before previously assumed - Diaspora - Jerusalem Post

Despite the knowledge, the Allies did little to help stop the massacre at the hands of the Nazi regime.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Passed over by Nazis and Communists, remnants of Ukraine's last shtetl prepare to celebrate | The Times of Israel

Numbering just 50 today, the Jews of Bershad have managed to protect their 200-year-old clay synagogue through successive despotic regimes

History | History

The Holocaust's Great Escape | History | Smithsonian

A remarkable discovery in Lithuania brings a legendary tale of survival back to life

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The White House Holocaust Horror

The White House's depraved logic for omitting the Jews from their Holocaust remembrance statement.

Politics | Politics

Musings and Meditations: Offending The Jews Via Overly PC Statements: Trump Doubles Down On Holocaust Remembrance Day

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

My Parents’ Mixed Messages on the Holocaust

My mother and father survived with two different views of the world. Which one is right?

News | News

My last Sabbath with Elie Wiesel, a giant of our era - NY Daily News

I was in North Carolina last week when Elisha Wiesel informed me that his father’s health had taken an irreversible turn for the worse.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Elie Wiesel dies at 87; Nobel Peace Prize laureate and renowned Holocaust survivor

Elie Wiesel, the Nazi concentration camp survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner and author whose seminal work “Night” is regarded as one of the most powerful achievements in Holocaust literature, has died, Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial said.

News | Interesting Stories

Israel: Dug by Jews, tunnel from Nazi era found in Lithuania

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a Lithuanian forest, an international research team has pinpointed the location of a legendary tunnel that Jewish prisoners secretly dug out with spoons to try to escape their Nazi captors during World War II, the Israel Antiquities

Politics | Politics

Court convicts Auschwitz guard, 94, as accessory to murder

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant was found guilty Friday of 170,000 counts of accessory to murder and sentenced to five years in prison for serving as an Auschwitz guard, in a verdict that survivors from the Nazi death camp hailed as a long overdue victor

History | History

The Holocaust Without Jews – Attempts to de-legitimize Israel by universalizing the specific suffering of Jews in the Shoah

On Thursday, Israel will mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah. As has been the custom for over six decades, a 2-minute air raid siren will be blared across the entire country and citizens from all walks of life will interrupt their daily routines f

News | Interesting Stories

The Holocaust Just Got More Shocking - The New York Times

The Germans had vastly more work camps and ghettos than anyone knew.

News | NEWS

Auschwitz survivor is world's oldest man, Guinness says - CNN.com

A 112 year-old Israeli man, who is an Auschwitz survivor, has become the world's oldest living man, the Guinness World Records organization said Friday.

Politics | Politics

Death of last Treblinka survivor points to post-witness era

The death of 93-year-old Holocaust survivor Samuel Willenberg marks the passing of the last link to the notorious death camp of Treblinka, perhaps the most vivid example of Nazi Germany's attempt to destroy ...

History | History

The BBC Flew A Drone Over Auschwitz. What They Caught On Film Sent Chills Down My Spine | Greenville Gazette

Recently, a drone flown by the BBC was flown over the remains of Auschwitz. This was one of the most infamous concentration camps from WWII and the release of the footage is timely, as the

History | History

Giving Jews Memory

Giving closure to restless, murdered Jews who did not get a burial place, Catholic priest, Father Patrick Desbois heals old wounds by documenting the truth.

News | News

SS 'accountant of Auschwitz' going on trial in Germany | The Times of Israel

Oskar Groening, 93, recalls the 'atrocities,' admits feeling they were 'necessary,' and now faces 300,000 counts of accessory to murder

History | History

Recalling the liberation of Bergen-Belsen - www.jewishaz.com: World

On April 15, 1945, the British Second Army entered Bergen-Belsen. One week later, prisoners in the concentration camp beat Rachel Genuth (my mother) until she lost consciousness. The 15-year-old had managed throughout the war to evade punishment at the ha

Politics | Media Bias

On Holocaust Memorial Day, BBC Asks 'Is it Time to Lay Holocaust to Rest?

On Int'l Holocaust Memorial Day BBC Tweet suggests it's time to forget the Holocaust; 'BBC has no moral compass regarding Jews or Israel.'

History | History

Haunting then and now pictures of the town next to Auschwitz

The harrowing moment the Jewish residents of Polish town Oswiecim, renamed Auschwitz by the Nazis, were rounded up in the high street was caught on camera.

Politics | Malfeasance

Obama Leaves Holocaust Memorial Off His Schedule

Yesterday, President Obama was in India and took the time to toss rose petals on a monument memorializing Mahatma Gandhi. 

Politics | Politics

The White House Needs a Refresher Course on World War II History

Read into this what you will, but President Obama is building an impressive list of gaffes and protocol lapses related to Poland, World War II, and the Holocaust. During his campaign, Obama mixed up which concentration camp his uncle had liberated: it was

News | NEWS

Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories | World news | The Guardian

Tuesday 27 January is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. Six survivors, some of whom will be returning to the site for the last time, tell Kate Connolly their stories

Politics | Politics

On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Holocaust survivors and world leaders are preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Soviet Red Army, but Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be among those present.

News | NEWS

Holocaust survivor ADOPTS the grandson of Nazi commandant Rudolf Hoess seventy years after he murdered her parents and s

Eva Mozes Kor, 80, who lives in Indiana in the US, has found the compassion to forgive her Nazi tormentors - and has even unofficially adopted the grandson of Auschwitz commander Rudolf Hoess.

News | Interesting Stories

He Saved 669 Children During The Holocaust… And He Doesn’t Know They’re Sitting Next To Him.

Sir Nicholas Winton is a humanitarian who organized a rescue operation that saved the lives of 669 Jewish Czechoslovakia children from Nazi death camps, and brought them to the safety of Great Britain between the years 1938-1939.

History | History

Auschwitz prisoner No. A7733 finally finds his family - Israel Jewish Scene, Ynetnews

Jewish Scene: Menachem Bodner, a twin survivor of the Mengele experiments, lost his entire family when he was just a little boy. He is still searching for his twin brother, but recently found his first cousins in California thanks to a persistent genealo

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Iron gate bearing Nazis' 'Work sets you free' slogan stolen from former Dachau concentration camp in Germany

Security guards at the site, near Munich, discovered that the gate, measuring 75 by 37 inches and bearing the words 'Arbeit macht frei' was missing yesterday morning.

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What happened to Anne Frank after the Secret Annex? | The Times of Israel

70 years after their capture, the Frank girls' last seven months in camps is well documented, but still rarely discussed

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20 Photos That Change The Holocaust Narrative | Pop Chassid

It's time that we looked at the Holocaust differently. Here are twenty pictures to help us do just that.

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Why the Holocaust Occurred in Germany, and Why So Few Resisted (REVIEW) | Jewish

It’s hard to make a new contribution to the field of Holocaust studies,  but German historian Götz Aly accomplishes just that in Why the Germans, Why the Jews? His premise is that the origins of the Holocaust were rooted in the specific anti-Semitism

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Anne Frank arrested 70 years ago today: Read her last diary extract

Anne Frank, the young Jewish diarist celebrated for her courage and resilience while confined to a secret annex during the Second World War, was arrested 70 years ago today.

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EXCLUSIVE: Holocaust denied by students in Rialto school assignment

Dozens of Rialto eighth-graders questioned whether the Holocaust occurred in essays written for an in-class assignment this spring.

Rialto Unified School District administrators, besieged by criticism after the assignment became public in May, claimed at the time that none of the students who completed the assignment questioned or denied the Holocaust, but a survey of the students’ work by this news organization found numerous examples of students expressing doubt or flatly denying that the Holocaust occurred.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Walmart Apologizes for Decorative Poster of Nazis' Dachau Camp

Walmart and other retailers pulled a poster of Nazi Germany's Dachau concentration camp intended for home decoration.

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Ohio's newly dedicated Holocaust memorial seen as remembrance for victims, sign of hope for future

The monument remembers the millions who died in the Holocaust -- 6 million Jews and millions of people from other groups, including the mentally ill, homosexuals, gypsies, developmentally disabled and political dissidents.

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Onetime Auschwitz Guard Arrested In Philadelphia On German Warrant

Johann Breyer, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1952, is being sought by German authorities in connection with the deaths of 216,000 Jews at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp during World War II.

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Palestinian professor pressured to resign after taking students to Auschwitz

Mohammed Dajani resigned amid row highlighting darkest taboos of conflict with Israel and each side's sense of victimhood in Holocaust and Nakba

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‘Juden Raus’: Nazi-era anti-Semitic board game where you deport the Jews

  Who would have guessed that the Holocaust wouldn’t make for a perfectly peachy board game for the little German children of the Third Reich? As it turns out, getting rid of all the Jews just isn’t that much fun. (Of course, given sound

Politics | Politics

Kitty Werthman Speech 2010 - How a Democracy beset by creeping Socialism became NAZI Germany

The gradual creeping of Socialism transformed a Democracy of mostly-Catholic good people into the dictatorship of Hilter's NAZI Germany. Little changes here ...

Music | Music

Wu-Tang Remedy Never Again

Song for the innocent victims of the second world war for the jews who died in that time