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Politics | Politics

Giving Rational Ignorance a Bad Name

More evidence that the Biden Administration is largely staffed by morons and ignoramuses. A couple days ago I drew a contrast between the late UN Ambassador Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Biden’…

News | Antisemitism Watch

An Alarming Lesson in Anti-Jewish Resentment

When it comes to DEI programs and other race-focused bureaucracies, it can be easy to forget the underlying ideology and focus on the diversity offices and officers themselves. But in

Politics | Media Bias

Yikes! Sky News Anchor Dubs the Holocaust a 'Voluntary Relocation'

 This is truly unbelievable. A 'Sky News' anchor called the Holocaust an 'voluntary relocation'. What?

News | Antisemitism Watch

Labour MP Suspended for Claiming ‘Genocide’ in Gaza Should Be Honoured on Holocaust Memorial Day

A Labour Party MP has been suspended after she said the "genocide" in Gaza should be honoured during Holocaust Memorial Day.

Politics | Opinion

A hollow Holocaust Remembrance Day

Those who support a ceasefire to allow a genocidal antisemitic movement like Hamas to commit more slaughters of Jews shouldn’t pretend to mourn the Six Million.

News | News

'When infants are murdered - that's a Holocaust'

Ruth Haran, who survived both the Holocaust and the October 7th massacre, leads viewers on a chilling journey showing the similarities between the two.

Politics | Opinion

Stop exploiting the Holocaust as a weapon against Israel  

Since October, many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have distorted the memory of the Holocaust to wage political and economic war on Israel, thereby diminishing the scale and severity of the atrocities that were carried out by Nazi Germany.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

New Report Reveals Global Landscape Of Holocaust Survivors

According to the report, 48.7 percent of the total survivor population, totaling approximately 119,300 individuals, currently reside in Israel

News | Antisemitism Watch

'Hide Under the Bed': How Hamas Made a High Schooler's Holocaust Education Trip Unnecessary

Ola Metzger, 45, had planned to send her daughter on a Holocaust education trip to Poland. But on Oct. 7, days before the trip was to depart, a holocaust came to them.

News | Antisemitism Watch

The disturbing rebirth of Holocaust denial

Surveys suggest ever growing numbers of young people think the historical slaughter of six million Jews is a myth. This is deeply disturbing

Politics | Opinion

Shattering the Myth that Holocaust Denial is More Prevelant on the Right

 Is Holocaust denial a disease of the right or the left? The mainstream media would have you believe that denying the Holocaust is akin to white supremacy and, therefore, a problem of the extreme right.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

20% of Young Americans Think Holocaust Is a Myth

One in five young Americans say that the Holocaust is a myth, according to a poll released Thursday, and around 30 percent express anti-Semitic views.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Holocaust survivor's Beverly Hills home vandalized amid spike in reported antisemitism

An antisemitic message was sprayed on the back of a Holocaust survivor's apartment complex.

Politics | Opinion

We ask ourselves how ordinary Germans could stand idly by in the 1940s. Today, we must ask: How can so many stand idly by and applaud?

HOWARD JACOBSON: Sometimes it's the smaller acts of violence that tell you most about man's inhumanity to man. For many, many there is no such thing as an innocent Jew.

News | Antisemitism

Germany Earns The Ultimate Facepalm: Anne Frank Daycare Center To Be Renamed

 The explosion of overt antisemitism in recent weeks has been disturbing to see no matter where it takes place. We live in the United States, so we're most horrified about it here, but scenes from London, Australia, and elsewhere are equally concerning. This is not the way a society behaves ... at least if it wants to survive.

Politics | Opinion

Yad Vashem is wrong about Hamas and the Holocaust

The museum’s bizarre opposition to comparing the crimes of today’s Islamist killers to the Nazis is a betrayal of its mandate to preserve Jewish history.

News | News Items

Opinion | The Global War on the Jews

Anti-Semitism surges, even in the West, which shows why Israel exists.

News | News Items

Hamas Alone Holds the Keys to a Permanent Ceasefire

Hamas has guaranteed that innocent civilians will continue to die whether there is a ceasefire or not.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Chaya Raichik SLAMS CA Democrat for Openly Denying the Holocaust and Laughing About It

 It seems like we're writing the following statement more than even usual, and considering how awful people have turned out to be in the last several years, that's really saying something.

News | News Items

'At least 40 babies killed': Foreign reporters taken to massacre site in Kfar Aza | The Times of Israel

With terrorists' bodies still lying in the grass, international press witnesses firsthand the shocking aftermath of Hamas's slaughter of Israeli civilians

Politics | Opinion

IHRA and only IHRA

The Biden administration’s credibility in the fight against antisemitism is on the line.

News | News

Did the Mufti-Hitler photo row influence Netanyahu's plan to fire Yad Vashem head?

It is now believed  that the Netanyahu government has backed down from its plan to fire Dani Dayan, a political appointee head of Israel’s flagship Holocaust memorial museum at Yad Vashem, after an international outcry. Dani Dayan was the target of critic

Politics | Opinion

Palestine and the Holocaust: What If?

I was scanning the news (a common Jewish activity), when a recent article by Marwan Bishara in Al Jazeera (Aug 18, 2022) caught my eye. The article, titled “The Palestinian misuse, and Zionist abuse, of the Holocaust,” was written after Palestinian leader

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UNPACKED: Watch-Was American Industry Involved in the Holocaust?

UNPACKED: Watch-Was American Industry Involved in the Holocaust? Several well-established American companies aided Nazi Germany during the Holocaust, directly profiting from the atrocities perpetrated against the Jewish People. These include well-known bu

History | History

A Slaughter of Jews in Ukraine

Who perpetrated the Lviv pogrom of July 1941?

History | History

'Exodus' immigrant's diary shows hardships of post-Shoah refugees

Miriam Sternberg Wechsler was 19 when she boarded the ship alone.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

ZOA to Biden: Rescind ‘horrific, frightening’ Holocaust museum council appointments

Leaders of anti-Israel groups don’t belong at the helm of a museum whose founding principles call for “support for a Jewish homeland,” according to the Zionist Organization of America.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

ZOA to Biden: rescind ‘horrific, frightening’ Holocaust Museum council appointments

Leaders of anti-Israel groups don’t belong at the helm of a museum, whose founding principles call for “support for a Jewish homeland,” according to Zionist Organization of America.

News | News

Wikipedia disciplines editors in Holocaust distortion dispute but sidesteps debate over Polish complicity

The online encyclopedia didn’t take a position on the underlying dispute over Polish antisemitism and complicity with the Nazis, instead focused on whether editors adhered to the community's code of conduct.

News | Antisemitism Watch

The Shoah Was A Direct Result of Antisemitism, Not “Hate”

It is neither historically nor morally correct to relegate the extermination of the Jewish people to the status of just another story of “hate.”

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Anti-Israel Groups Push White House To Weaken Recognized Anti-Semitism Definition

Left-wing groups are reportedly lobbying the White House to water down its official definition of anti-Semitism, as the Biden administration prepares to release a major strategy report on combating anti-Jewish bigotry.

History | History

Shattering Another Excuse for FDR's Holocaust Apathy

Contemporary defenders of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Holocaust record argue that there was no point in bombing the railways to Auschwitz because the Germans sometimes were able to repair railway lines fairly quickly.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Does anime have a Nazi problem? Some Jewish fans think so.

A plot twist in the popular series "Attack on Titan" reignited longstanding debates about how Nazi characters and Holocaust-inspired storylines are portrayed in the Japanese genre.

History | History

Polish Responsibility for the Holocaust Was Not Minor

A New Read on Jewish Life

News | News

יוסף חדאד – Yoseph Haddad What does it look like when young Arab Israelis arrive for the first time in Auschwitz?

 Yoseph Haddad What does it look like when young Arab Israelis arrive for the first time in Auschwitz What does it look like when young Arab Israeli arrive for the first time in Auschwitz? On the occasion of Holocaust Day I invite everyone to watch the d

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Watch Rabbi Jonathan Sacks z”l – On The Holocaust

Watch Rabbi Jonathan Sacks z”l – On The Holocaust Rabbi Sacks on the Holocaust: A conversation with Karen Pollock of the Holocaust Educational Trust. Rabbi Sacks was in conversation with Karen Pollock MBE, chief executive of the Holocaust Educ

History | History

Escape From the Nazis - Against All Odds, a Treasure Survives - Chabad.org

On Kristallnacht, the family hid in their apartment with all the lights out and the windows shut. The children peered through the edges of the curtains and watched the Nazis storm into the small synagogue below their apartment and throw the Torah scrolls

News | News

‘Holocaust distortion is rising worldwide’

Yad Vashem chairman Dani Dayan sits down with JNS for an interview ahead of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day.

News | News

Israel: Remembrance Day for the Holocaust Approaches this Evening

Israel: Remembrance Day for the Holocaust Approaches this Evening As Remembrance Day for the Holocaust approaches, it is important to remember the special place that Israel holds in the hearts of Jews worldwide. Israel is not only a nation-state for the J

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Israel Capitulates to Poland’s Demands to Expose Jewish Children to Holocaust Denial

This is the second attempt of a Netanyahu government to help erase Poland’s participation in the mass murder of Jews.

News | News

Ben Ferencz, last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor, passes away at 103

Ferencz, a Jew who grew up in New York, was able to present the entirety of his case in just two court sessions. All defendants were found guilty.

History | History

Misconceptions about Warsaw Ghetto Uprising abound, says historian Zachary Mazur

Ahead of a lecture commemorating the 80th anniversary of the uprising, Mazur told JNS that “there is plenty of ignorance” about the uprising and its context.

Politics | Leftist Lies

Kayleigh McEnany DROPS Hakeem Jeffries for gross, blatant lie about Republicans and the Holocaust

And the media won't call Hakeem out ...

Politics | Media Bias

Wikipedia Editors Deliberately Distorted Holocaust Articles

For over a decade, a group of nefarious editors has been distorting Holocaust entries.

Politics | Opinion

How Can Jews Support Ukraine After the Holocaust?

An exchange between Bernard-Henri Lévy and Natan Sharansky, from the recent Tablet event in partnership with the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine

Books | Books

Remembering Marc Chagall and the Righteous Rescuers of the Holocaust

“In the Garden of the Righteous” by Richard Hurowitz (Harper, 2023) “In the Garden of the Righteous” chronicles extraordinary acts …

News | Antisemitism Watch

American Bar Association removes reference to IHRA in resolution

This revision of the resolution is a result of a major campaign waged by extremist anti-Israel groups, incl. Human Rights Watch (HRW), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) and others.

Politics | Media Bias

Noam Blum buries the Courier Journal for their ridiculous Holocaust Remembrance Day article

A Courier Journal opinion piece said 'Jews do not have a monopoly on persecution and atrocities' in an article about Holocaust Remembrance Day.

News | News

Almost A Quarter of Dutch Millennials Believe Holocaust is Myth: New Survey Elicits Shock In Netherlands

A street in Amsterdam, Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Dutch Justice Minister Dilan Yeşilgöz led a chorus of outrage Wednesday over a …

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AJC survey: Half of Americans don’t know how many Jews died in the Holocaust

Those with more years of school tend to know more about the Shoah.

News | Iran

80 years later the echo of Wannsee persists

Today's Iranian regime is pursuing the project begun by Hitler, declaring plans to wipe Israel off the map and even adopting the phrase 'the final solution'

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

In memory of World War II veteran Lester Tanner: 'We are all Jewish'

World War II veteran Lester Tanner passed away last week at age 99 — and during his funeral, an American flag was given to his family in his honor. Here's his story.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Holocaust memorial: Welsh government minister excludes Jews from vigil invitation

Julie Morgan MS refused to apologise after sending vigil invitation for 'gypsy, Roma and traveller' victims, but no mention of Jews

History | History

New exhibit on DP camps showcases ‘extraordinary energy’ of the Jewish people

“You see this extraordinary power of their will to live, to create a future for their children and themselves that is connected to their heritage to their traditions,” said Jonathan Brent, YIVO CEO and executive director, of the exhibit at United Nations

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Where’s the outrage over Biden comparing illegal immigrants to Holocaust victims?

Millions of economic migrants crossing the U.S. southern border want a better life. But most are neither refugees nor analogous to Jews fleeing Nazi slaughter.

Politics | POLITICS

Biden Makes More of a Mess, Compares Illegal Aliens to Holocaust Victims

Biden lies his head off about the GOP and needs Kamala to help him respond...

News | NEWS

Whoopi Goldberg renews incendiary assertion that Holocaust wasn't about race

In interview, 'The View' host labels Holocaust 'white on white violence,' echoing remarks made in January that led to her two-week suspension from US talk show

History | History

The whole truth about Ukraine’s past matters

Kyiv is right to ask that Stalin’s terror famine be recognized as genocide. But it should be equally honest about those who collaborated with Hitler.

News | News

Jonathan Feldstein – Israel: Christians and Jews Unite to Bless and Comfort Holocaust Survivors

Jonathan Feldstein – Israel: Christians and Jews Unite to Bless and Comfort Holocaust Survivors The timing may be coincidental but there are no coincidences.  This week, two parallel, complementary organizations – one run by an Orthodox Israeli A

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

The Fatal Hike That Became a Nazi Propaganda Coup

In 1936, a school group from south London went on a hike in the Black Forest. Despite the heroic rescue attempts of German villagers, five boys died. Over eighty years on, locals are still asking how it happened.

History | HISTORY

PBS Holocaust documentary perpetuates well-worn myths to glorify FDR, says historian

Streaming this week, historian Rafael Medoff says 'The U.S. and the Holocaust' misrepresents President Roosevelt’s actions leading up to and during the genocide

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Historian: Ken Burns Holocaust Documentary on PBS Whitewashes FDR

Holocaust scholar Rafael Medoff says Ken Burns's new documentary, "The U.S. and the Holocaust," whitewashes FDR's record on saving Jews.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

No, Anne Frank did not have ‘white privilege’

Critical Race Theory cannot cope with the Holocaust so it pretends those killed were oppressors

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Mass grave holding ashes of 8,000 Nazi victims discovered in Polish forest

  Special investigators in Poland say they have found two mass graves containing the ashes of at least 8,000 Poles

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

Shocking Holocaust denial: Twitter debates whether Anne Frank had 'white privilege'

  Anne Frank trended on Twitter over the weekend, but not because of her world-famous diary, writing talent, or death

History | History

The New York Times’ ‘Nazi Correspondent’ - Tablet Magazine

As Adolf Hitler rose to power in Germany and then embarked on his program of world conquest and mass extermination, The New York Times’ Berlin bureau chief was busy slanting the news in his favor

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Global Jewish Population Not Yet Recovered From WWII, According to Israeli Data

Thousands of runners take part in the 2018 Jerusalem Marathon on March 9, 2018. Photo: Yonatan Sindel / Flash90. JNS.org …

News | NEWS

‘Glory to the Heroes’: Warsaw Marks 79th Anniversary of Jewish Fighters’ Ghetto Uprising

Monument to the Ghetto Heroes in Warsaw, Poland on 7 February 2022 Photo: Mateusz Wlodarczyk/NurPhoto via Reuters The 79th anniversary …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

96-year-old Holocaust survivor killed in Russian shelling of Kharkiv

Boris Romantschenko, who was not Jewish, survived four concentration camps including Bergen-Belsen and Buchenwald

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Thanks, Whoopi! Why Holocaust Education Is mostly counter-productive

Shoah education proposes that Jews are easiest to murder without payback, and it makes Jewish youngsters want to escape that fate. Op-ed.

History | History

How the Science of Racism Led to the Holocaust - The war against the divine image in man

Can the world survive on ethics devised by human reason? Well, we tried. It’s called the 20th century.

News | News

Whoopi Goldberg Suspended By ABC’s ‘The View’ for Holocaust Comments – The Hollywood Reporter

Whoopi Goldberg has been suspended by ABC's 'The View' for comments she made about the Holocaust.

News | NEWS

88-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Challenges ‘The View’ After Whoopi’s Comments: Put Me On The Show

On Monday evening, prompted by ABC’s “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg making harshly insensitive comments about the Holocaust in which she insisted, “It’s not about race. It’s not about race. … It’s about man’s inhumanity to man. That’s what it’s about. … These are two white groups of people,” an 88-year-old Holocaust survivor tweeted a message to “The View” challenging them to have her on the show.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Whoopi Goldberg: 'The Holocaust Isn’t About Race'

Whoopi Golberg told her co-hosts Monday on ABC's "The View" that "the Holocaust isn't about race" while discussing a Tennessee school district removing Art Spiegelman's graphic novel Maus from their curriculum. | Clips

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

'Shema Yisrael' pendants discovered in Sobibor Excavations

The pendants were uncovered in areas where victims were forced to undress before being herded into the gas chambers and near one of the mass graves.

History | HISTORY

Wannsee Conference: The most shameful document of modern history

The Wannsee Conference of January 20, 1942, was not about consumer trends, projected profits or shareholder value, it was about life and death. Specifically, systematic death.

News | News

‘Nothing Compares to This’: Survivors Denounce Online ‘Trivialization’ of Holocaust Found in Study

Dutch vaccine refusal activists are seen wearing images and clothing associated with the Nazi Holocaust at a demonstration. Photo: CIDI. …

History | History

20 years before the Holocaust, pogroms killed 100,000 Jews - then were forgotten

'In the Midst of Civilized Europe' by Jeffrey Veidlinger revisits the brutal violence in 1918-1921 that portended a genocide of Europe's Jews, and was soon overshadowed by it

News | News

Over Half of UK Population Doesn’t Know Six Million Jews Were Killed in Holocaust, Study Shows

The arrival of Jewish refugee children in London, Feb. 1939. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A new survey found disturbing levels of …

News | Jewish Community

Last Remaining Footage of Polish Jewish Community Before Holocaust Premieres as Movie at Venice Film Festival

Townspeople of the predominantly Jewish village of Nasielsk, Poland in 1938 as seen in Bianca Stigter’s “Three Minutes – A …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Last Known Survivor of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Leon Kopelman, Dies at 97

A Polish soldier lays a wreath during the commemoration of the 78th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, amid the …

News | News

Hat Shop Apologizes For Selling Yellow 'Not Vaccinated' Stars

A shop owner in Nashville is apologizing after outrage over the store selling "not vaccinated" yellow star fashioned after the insignia Jews were forced to wear

News | News

PODCAST: Antisemitism in the US Is Reaching Dangerous Levels

The best prediction of where we are going as a society is based on accurate, fact-based, and sometimes disturbing history. Shockingly, the American Left is marching down a road Germany did in the 1930s. But will We the People have time to stop it...

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UNPACKED: Watch How a Group of Housewives Beat the Nazis

UNPACKED: Watch How a Group of Housewives Beat the Nazis In July of 1938 32 countries and 24 NGOs attended the Évian Conference, convened by Franklin D. Roosevelt to solve the pressing problem of Jewish refugees. Over the course of the nine-day conferenc

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Speaking of Holocaust comparisons, here’s a flashback thread of Dems and the media comparing the Trump administration to Nazi Germany

Holocaust comparisons weren't off the table during the Trump administration.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

AOC's and Her 'Squad's' Love Fest With Hamas Gives the Head of Simon Wiesenthal Center a Shocking Case of Deja Vu

The bombs between Israel and the Hamas terror group overseeing Gaza are quieted for the moment, but the rhetorical bomb-throwing is still going, especially in Washington, D.C....

News | News

UNPACKED: Watch Magnum Opus of a Monster: Faces of the Holocaust.

UNPACKED: Watch Magnum Opus of a Monster: Faces of the Holocaust. Maria Mandl, an art and music aficionado, was one of the highest ranking female SS officers of the Nazi party. Known as “The Beast”, Mandl was ultimately held responsible for the death

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

High School English Teacher Downplays Holocaust

A North Carolina teacher’s lesson on slavery included a discussion question that downplayed the Holocaust and likened 19th-century Americans to Nazis.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The First Lesson of the Holocaust: The Jewish People Will Never Allow Anyone to Do This to Us Again

Iran parades missiles with the words: “Israel must be wiped off the map.” - The First Lesson of the Holocaust: The Jewish People Will Never Allow Anyone to Do This to Us Again

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Rav Itzchak Marmorstein: What would Rav Kook say about the holocaust?

Rav Itzchak Marmorstein: What would Rav Kook say about the holocaust? “The shofar of the impure animal is transformed into the shofar of Messiach. Amalek…Hitler and their ilk are awakening redemption.” -Rav Kook-Rosh HaShana, 1933 It is Yom HaZicar

News | NEWS

‘Poland Cannot Hide The Truth:’ Anger Among Jewish Leaders as Warsaw Court Orders Holocaust Scholars to Apologize for Alleged Libel

Spectators attend a commemorative ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War Two in Warsaw, Poland …

History | History

The Jews who fought back during the Holocaust

Our communal sense of history and peoplehood give us the strength to continue while our enemies fall by the wayside. Op-ed.

History | History

Medicine's Role in the Holocaust and Contemporary Implications | Ethics | AMA Journal of Ethics | AMA Ed Hub

This article considers a historical approach to teaching the Holocaust's contemporary ethical implications for clinicians and their practices.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The First Hanukkah Light in Bergen Belsen - Chanukah

A wooden clog became a hanukkiah; strings from a uniform, a wick; and shoe polish, pure oil.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Modern Maccabees: Scope of Jewish resistance to Nazis highly underestimated

Display at London’s Wiener Holocaust Library from December 8 reveals often underestimate rescue efforts and armed uprisings, as Jews fought back against their persecutors

News | The News

Holocaust Museum In Florida Sparks Outrage After Adding George Floyd Exhibit

A Holocaust Museum in Florida has sparked controversy after opening up an exhibit to honor George Floyd, whose death in police custody earlier this year

Politics | Politics

Democrats, Media Stand On The Graves Of European Jews To Hit Trump

The Left’s exhausting and obscene obsession with comparing conservatives to Nazis reached inexcusable lows this week after Donald Trump and his

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

‘Borders On Holocaust Denial’: CNN Blasted Over Shocking Segment Comparing Trump To Nazis Purging Jews

CNN faced intense backlash on Friday over a segment that the leftist news organization aired this week that compared President Donald Trump's

Politics | Politics

CNN's Christiane Amanpour Says the Anniversary of Kristallnacht Reminds Her of Trump

What is it about Adolf Hitler that the left in America so admires?

History | History

Obituary: Moshe Taube, renowned cantor and Schindler’s list survivor

Squirrel Hill resident was a ‘giant in the community,’ a leading cantor and prominent witness to Holocaust  

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Holocaust Denial Not a Violation of Misinformation Policy, Twitter Boss Tells Skeptical Senate Committee

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before the Senate Commerce Committee via a remote video link, Oct. 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters …

Science & Technology | Social Media

Jack Dorsey: Iranian Leader’s Tweets Questioning Holocaust Not ‘Misinformation’ Under Twitter Rules

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company’s decision to label some of President Donald Trump’s tweets as “misinformation” while refusing to take

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Florida High School Principal Fired for Saying 'Not Everyone Believes The Holocaust Happened' Could Be Rehired

William Latson. Photo: Screenshot of WPTV News segment. A Florida high school principal who was fired last November for telling …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Study: More than one in 10 Americans under 40 thinks Jews caused the Holocaust

Holocaust knowledge particularly low in New York, despite state having the largest population of Jews in the US

News | NEWS

Nearly 20 percent of millennials, Gen Z in NY believe Jews caused the Holocaust: survey

Nearly 20 percent of Millennials and Gen Z in New York believe the Jews caused the Holocaust, according to a new survey released on Wednesday.

History | History

It’s Time to Recognize the Contribution of the Jewish Resistance to the Rescue of the Jews of France

Léon Blum, the Jewish socialist politician who served as Prime Minister of France, led the efforts of the “Vichy 80” …

News | News

‘Understand What Evil Truly Is’: Holocaust Survivor Urges Eagles Star DeSean Jackson To Visit Nazi Death Camps After Anti-Semitic Quote

A 94-year-old Holocaust survivor invited DeSean Jackson to visit Nazi concentration camps after the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver posted an anti-Semitic quote to Instagram on Monday. Edward Mosberg penned an open letter to Jackson on Tuesday after Jac

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Fountain dedicated to Holocaust survivors vandalized at Santa Rosa cemetery

Antisemitism, antisemitc incidents and Anti-Zionism anti-semitism anti-semitc

Politics | Politics

Learning from the painful past instead of tearing it down

Politics | Politics

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Slammed for Failing to Mention Jews in Holocaust Remembrance Day Tweet

US Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) speaks at a rally calling on Congress to censure President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill …

News | News

A Volunteer EMT and His Daughter Help A Holocaust Survivor Write Down His Story

A Volunteer EMT and His Daughter Help A Holocaust Survivor Write Down His Story Writing The Story of Remembrance – A Volunteer EMT and His Daughter Help A Holocaust Survivor Write Down His Story   United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Nir Winter reside

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UNPACKED - What COVID-19 Means for Holocaust Remembrance

UNPACKED – What COVID-19 Means for Holocaust Remembrance This year, Holocaust Remembrance Day, which begins on the evening of April 20, will be like no other. Although it’s Israel’s national day of commemoration to remember the six million Jews

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Watch-Rabbi Sacks on the Holocaust

Watch-Rabbi Sacks on the Holocaust Part 1: Where do you think God was in the Holocaust?   Part 2: Do you have faith in humanity after the Holocaust?   Part 3: Does God care about individual lives, or did He only ensure the Jewish people as a nat

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101-Year-Old Holocaust And Spanish Flu Survivor Just Beat COVID-19

A 101-year-old man, identified as ‘Mr. P’ has been released from isolation after recovering from COVID-19 in the Italian city of Rimini. Mr. P., a WWII

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

America’s Largest Population of Holocaust Survivors Is Endangered by the Coronavirus as Crown Heights and Borough Park Shut Down

The pandemic inflicts miseries that are particular to each place it visits

Politics | Politics

Clyburn Compares Trump to Hitler, Warns U.S. 'Could Very Well Go the Way of Germany in the 1930s'

Clyburn also called Trump a racist who has hired white supremacists to work in the White House.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Trump Administration Deporting Nazi Concentration Camp Guard Back To Germany

The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it was deporting a Nazi concentration camp guard, who was living in Tennessee, back to Germany. U.S. Immigration Judge Rebecca L. Holt issued the removal order against Friedrich Karl Berger, a German nat

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

Auschwitz Memorial condemns Amazon's Nazi-hunting series 'Hunters' as 'dangerous' - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Inventing a fake chess match in which the inmates are the game pieces "welcomes future deniers," the museum said.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

No big deal, just James Comey’s buddy comparing President Trump firing people to… the Holocaust

"First he came for @comey, and I said nothing...

History | HISTORY

In eastern Europe, when Nazis killed Jews, a 'carnival atmosphere' prevailed

In a new, second book about ‘Holocaust by bullets,’ Father Patrick Desbois depicts in grim detail local bystanders' culpability while Nazis implemented the Final Solution

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

When 'Never Again' Means Nothing

Vague expressions of upset over an event that took place 75 years ago are no substitute for the hard-nosed defense of Jewish survival that Israel represents.

News | News

Jonathan Sacks - "Evil happens when people let it happen..

Jonathan Sacks – “Evil happens when people let it happen.. “Evil happens when people let it happen, and our best defence against it is never to forget where evil leads.” As we approach International Holocaust Memorial Day and the

History | History

Twin sisters were liberated from Auschwitz, but not from Mengele

The experiments to which Yehudit and Lea Csengeri were subjected to by Dr. Josef Mengele have made them afraid of doctors to this day

History | History

Why the Bombing Auschwitz Argument Still Matters

The Allies’ refusal to devote sufficient resources to rescue and halt the Nazi murder factory is one more reason why a sovereign State of Israel is necessary.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Saying 'Never Again' Means Nothing If It's Not Backed Up With Actions

In the case of the Holocaust, it’s easy for anyone today to insist he would’ve fought on the side of justice. But how many people flatter themselves?

Politics | Politics

‘Mockery of the Holocaust’: Macron Slammed for Visit with Abbas

The French president also threw a hissy fit against his Israeli security detail.

News | News

Holocaust Anniversary Highlights Role of Education, Legislation to Stem Violent Antisemitism

Holocaust Anniversary Highlights Role of Education, Legislation to Stem Violent Antisemitism Focus Point: ” Please share these talking points with people in your network as passionate and knowledgeable about Jewish and Israeli affairs as you.”

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Last Auschwitz survivors speak: 'We haven't won, but we've taught our grandkids'

Heart-wrenching testimonies from survivors living in Israel, as the Jewish state prepares to host world leaders on the 75th anniversary of the death camp's liberation

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Auschwitz Memorial Twitter account minimizes Polish complicity for the Holocaust

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

News | News

Jewish Leaders Raise Alarm Over Growing Trend of Anti-Semitic Attacks

NEW YORK—The spate of anti-Semitic acts carried out over the past few months across the New York metropolitan ...

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, …

History | History

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).