Posted on: December 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A best-selling German satirical novel about the return of Adolf Hitler to modern-day Germany is being adapted into a film. “Er Ist Wieder Da,” German for “He’s Back,” sold 1.3 million copies in Germany after its 2012 release. In the book, Hitler awakens in modern-day Berlin and garners enough attention to become host of his […]
Posted on: December 3rd, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Mrs. Zimmerman's boy has some bad blood going with the Croatians.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The French-based “IPC – Sa” Firm said it will change the name of its deterging product from “Cyclone B,” almost the same as that of the infamous Nazi gas “Zyklon B,” after strong condemnation by European Jewish Association General Director, Rabbi Menachem Margolin The Nazis used “cyclone B” gas to exterminate Jews in death camps […]
Posted on: December 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
The interpreter was crying while translating the Polish rescuer's response.
Posted on: November 30th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The same Museum has thwarted earlier attempts to honor the victims.
Posted on: November 27th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Nearly 70 years after the Holocaust, some European Jew still are afraid to be confident enough to be Jewish in public. Christina Zionists are trying to help them, buy aliyah to Israel would be a lot easier.
Posted on: November 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Elie Wiesel received the President’s Medal of Distinction from Israeli President Shimon Peres in a ceremony in New York Monday night. Wiesel, a survivor of Auschwitz and author of more than 40 books, was awarded Israel’s highest civilian medal for “his unique contribution to the memorial of the Holocaust and in light of his uncompromising […]
Posted on: November 25th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
At least four investigations of possible Nazi-era war criminals have been turned over to German investigators in recent months after being identified as a result of an awareness campaign by the Simon Wiesenthal Center. “Operation Last Chance II,” launched in 2011 and expanded Monday with a new poster campaign, has yielded hundreds of calls and […]
Posted on: November 25th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Ukrainian Jewish leaders said Romania was unfit to head a Holocaust remembrance forum because it has not done enough to come to grips with its own Holocaust-era culpability. Approximately 380,000 Jews were murdered in Romania-controlled areas during the Holocaust, according to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. “Romania’s actions prove it is not ready […]
Posted on: November 22nd, 2013News & Views → Global
The Jewish community of Paraguay inaugurated a new Jewish museum which includes the country’s first Holocaust studies center. The Walter Kochmann Jewish Museum of Paraguay, which opened to the public last week, has been under construction for the past 11 years, according to a report by the news site ABC.com.py. The museum is located inside […]
Posted on: November 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Pius XII's boss, Pius XI, was very troubled by his underling's dealings with Hitler, but he died before he could mount a campaign against the Nazis.
Posted on: November 20th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The auction sale of an illustrated Haggadah manuscript dating back to 1726 is expected to bring in as much as $1.5 million, the London Independent reported Tuesday. An auctioneer discovered it in an Osem soup carton in the garage at a house in Manchester where he was carrying out a routine evaluation for the relatives […]
Posted on: November 20th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Europe’s first Jewish divinity program at a state university opened in Germany at the University of Potsdam outside Berlin. The School for Jewish Theology, which launched Monday, is being called a groundbreaking development in the German university system, which until now has only subsidized Catholic and Protestant theological training programs. Islamic programs also were introduced […]
Posted on: November 20th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Pope Francis, reacting to the disruption of a recent interfaith Kristallnacht memorial in Buenos Aires, Argentina, told Latin American religious leaders visiting the Vatican that “aggression cannot be an act of faith.” “Preaching intolerance is a form of militancy that must be overcome,” Francis told the delegation on Tuesday. The pope made his remarks a […]
Posted on: November 19th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The Polish edition of Forbes magazine apologized for three articles about the restitution of prewar property of Jewish communities that targeted the leaders of Poland’s organized Jewish community and several Jewish organizations. The apology for the articles published in September was published Monday on the magazine’s website. The original articles were titled “Who are our […]
Posted on: November 18th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → Germany
Cornelius Gurlitt said he is the legal owner of the 1,400 works of Nazi-looted art found in his Munich apartment and he will fight for them. At issue are long-lost works by Chagall, Picasso, Matisse and others deemed “degenerate” by the Nazis. “I won’t give anything back voluntarily,” Gurlitt, 80, said in the German-language Spiegel […]
Posted on: November 15th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Few chapters in the Jewish Bible have been used more vigorously and cleverly by Christian missionaries than this one, which happens to be a wonderful prophecy about the vindication of the Jewish nation.
Posted on: November 14th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The street in front of the Bulgarian Embassy in Washington has been renamed Dimitar Peshev Plaza, in honor of the man credited with halting the deportation of about 50,000 Jews. In March 1943, Peshev, who was the deputy speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament at the time, heard of a deportation order and decided he had […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Fundamentalist Christians disrupted a joint Jewish-Christian ceremony commemorating Kristallnacht held at the Buenos Aires City´s Metropolitan Cathedral Tuesday night. The event was organized by the Inter-Religious Dialogue Committee and Bnai Brith Argentina. When the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Mario Poli, tried to start the ceremony’s liturgy of commemoration, the fundamentalist group interrupted the ceremony, praying […]
Posted on: November 12th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
German authorities have bowed to international pressure and are publishing a partial list of artworks found in a Munich apartment. The spectacular art find – including works by Chagall, Picasso, Matisse and Beckmann – was publicized by the Munich-based Focus magazine earlier this month. Officials are assembling a “task force” of experts to speed up provenance research. […]
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