#Shoah

Politics | Omar/Tlaib/Ocasio-Cortez

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 | Pallywood

Palestinian Television Claims Images of Holocaust Victims Show Arabs Killed by Jews

A composite image of victims at the Nazi concentration camp of Nordhausen (right) and the same image broadcast by Palestinian …

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.

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. …

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

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.”

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.

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.

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

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.

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.”

History | HISTORY

Why this Holocaust survivor still wears his concentration camp uniform | New York Post

Ed Mosberg’s hands stay steady as he slips into the striped cotton jacket and matching cap — an outfit identical to one he was issued 75 years ago, as a...

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

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

History | History

The Holocaust's Great Escape | History | Smithsonian

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

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.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Charles Krauthammer: The Holocaust and American Jews - NY Daily News

Bernie Sanders is the most successful Jewish candidate for the presidency ever.

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

Israel's Anthem Played on Salvaged Holocaust Violins | The Jewish Standard

Musical instruments stolen and damaged during the Holocaust was a common occurrence, oft forgotten due to the magnitude of the atrocities committed overall upon humans.

Miscellaneous | Jewish

The indelible mark on the Jewish people - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

Yad Vashem, our constant reminder. From year to year, the hard to describe events of the Holocaust are distancing from the present. The people who survived the Concentration Camps, the Crematoria and the unimaginable atrocities, are in the process of leaving this world to take their place next to the Almighty’s heavens.

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

News | 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

Holocaust survivor and American rescuer have touching reunion after 70 years

Jewish Scene: Images capture emotional moment as former Dachau prisoner salutes soldier who liberated him; 'I am eternally grateful.'

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.

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

News | News

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

History | History

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