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YIVO Announces Discovery of 170,000 Lost Jewish Documents Thought Destroyed in the Holocaust

Rare and unpublished works represent the collective memory and cultural history of Eastern European and Russian Jews.

Ukrainian President in Hot Water over Presenting Lodz Ghetto Jews as Nazis

Poroshenko's government relies on the Svoboda party, which is inspired by a Ukrainian Nazi collaborator. Party members wear Nazi symbols and organize Nazi-style rallies.

Yad Vashem Uncovers 200,000 Previously Unknown Names of Hungarian Holocaust Victims

Some 600,000 Jews from Greater Hungary were murdered during the Holocaust.

100-Year-Old Polish Woman Declared Righteous Among the Nations for Saving Jewish Girl

Out of the 26,513 people who have received the honor, 6,706 are Poles, 5,516 are Dutch.

Polish Culture Minister Protests Museum’s Inclusion of Poles in Responsibility for Holocaust

Gliński is irate at the exhibition which presents Poland, France and Ukraine as states and nations that collaborated with the Holocaust, while Germany is presented "only as the country that exemplifies the holocaust."

Unique Tourism Outfit Offers Luxurious Jewish Heritage Cruises in Germany’s Rivers

In case you were curious, the Dachau concentration camp is one of the final stops on the Uniworld Cruise.

Report: YouTube Pro-Hitler Clips Stay Up Despite Repeated Flagging

In May 2016, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube signed an EU-sponsored code of conduct pledging to improve the mechanism of removing hate speech and other extremist material.
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NY Museum Creates Virtual Conversations with Holocaust Survivors

Visitors ask questions and lifelike projections of Gutter and Schloss answer in real time—offering personal reflections about life before, during, and after the Holocaust.

Billy Joel Wore a Yellow Star at Madison Square Garden

"Thank you Billy for reminding people what was ... so it may never ever be again," Joel's ex-wife, Christie Brinkley wrote.

Russians Soliciting Israel’s Support in Joining Sobibor Museum Project

Perhaps it's that note regarding the liberating Red Army that stirred the Poles' objections, seeing as the same Red Army proceeded to keep its jackboots on the necks of the Polish state for close to 50 years.

Russian Jews Irate at Official’s Notion of ‘Sweet Holocaust Deal’

"Such words are offensive to two peoples who have been victims of monstrous persecution," Spokesman Borukh Gorin said.

128-Year-Old Argentinean Says He’s Adolf Hitler

Guntherberg's wife Angela Martinez (they've been together 55 years) says her husband suffers from dementia.

Japan’s Bank Apologizes for Praising Hitler

Public figures in Japan, a German ally in World War II, occasionally cause controversy when they express favorable comments about economic or other aspects of the Nazi regime.
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Enormous Collection of Nazi Artifacts Found in Secret Little Room in Argentina

Authorities believe it is the largest collection of Nazi artifacts in Argentina's history.

Shot over 14 Years, ‘Destination Unknown’ Probes Post-War Challenges of Holocaust Survivors

'What came across to me as unique and fresh was how do you live with pain? How do you have a life after such atrocity?'

Knesset to Debate Lapid Party’s Illegal Use of Holocaust Survivors’ Data

Yesh Atid used the data for direct mail inquiries sent to the same Holocaust survivors prior to the March 2015 elections.
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Venezuelan President: We Are Treated like Jews during the Holocaust

Needless to say, the Confederation of Israeli Associations in Venezuela, the country's central Jewish organization, was not amused.

German FM in Hot Water over Equating Social Democrat, Jewish Holocaust Victims

It is possible that Dr. Zuroff's reaction would have been different had he read the article to which he referred.

Teens Arrested for Protesting Yom HaShoah Temple Mount Closure

The detective did not wear badges and refused to identify themselves.

Auschwitz Survivor to Celebrate 100th Birthday Day after Yom Hashoah

At 27, after her family had been moved to a ghetto, they were then transferred to Auschwitz.
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Trump on Eve of Memorial Day: Holocaust ‘Darkest Chapter of Human History’

'Six million Jews, two-thirds of the Jews in Europe, murdered by the Nazi genocide. They were murdered by an evil that words cannot describe, and that the human heart cannot bear.'

Austrian Anti-Semitic Incidents Rising

'What we see is that racism [and anti-Semitism have become] more socially acceptable in Austria.'

New Book: Allies Knew of Death Camps in 1942, Indicted Adolf Hitler for War...

Even Yad Vashem, whose research on the Holocaust is highly regarded, must now update its archives to reflect the new revelations.

Hikind Denounces New York School Holocaust Justification Homework

'This despicable 'Final Solution' assignment demands far more than an apology. This is a stab in the back to Holocaust survivors.'

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