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Poland to Freeze Law Returning Stolen Property to Jewish Survivors

It is believed that the reason for returning the law to the Justice Ministry is the wave of anti-Semitism sweeping Poland.

Holocaust Survivors March on Polish Embassy in Tel Aviv Protesting Complicity Law

Protesters held up banners in Hebrew and Polish reading ‘No law can change history’ and ‘Poles, we remember what you did.’

Algerian Holocaust Survivors to Receive Modest German Reparation

It is estimated that there are approximately 25,000 Algerian Jewish Holocaust survivors living around the world, bringing the cost of the Algerian Holocaust to the Germans to $79 million, or a little less than one dollar per German.

Knesset Strikes Back Against Polish Holocaust Bill

The law will guarantee full legal protection for Holocaust survivors, educators and tour guides who may be prosecuted in a foreign country (Poland) for relating historical truths about the Holocaust.

Israeli Ambassador to Russia Speaks Up Against ‘Polish Death Camps’ Law

"We’re working with the Russian state service for archives on a project titled ‘Every Person Has a Name,’" Koren said.

Statistics Bureau: 186,500 Holocaust Survivors Lived in Israel in 2016

The Holocaust survivors population is aging, and its size is diminishing.

Israeli Education Minister Orders Compulsory Course on Poles’ Collaboration with Nazis

The lesson plan reminds students that "even after the war, Jews encountered hostility from their former neighbors as they returned from the concentration camps ... The most famous case was the Kielce pogrom in Poland, in July 1946, during which the Poles murdered 42 Holocaust survivors who returned to the city."

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Attacked for Holocaust Remembrance Day Stand

There was a flood of tweets in response -- many posting their love for the actress, but an equal number filled with hate.
Poland's President Lech Kaczynski (R) in the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.

Yad Vashem Condemns Poland’s Holocaust Whitewash Law

Restrictions on statements... regarding the Polish people's direct or indirect complicity with the crimes committed... during the Holocaust are a serious distortion.

New Age Holocaust Commemoration: Meet the Designer

Ahead of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Saturday, January 27) I spoke to Edward Jacobs who, with his partner Dr. Michael Berenbaum, specializes in erecting "narrative historical, sociological and Identity Museums."

Knesset Holocaust Remembrance Session Morphs into Debate of Israel’s African Illegals

"Islamophobia is also a kind of anti-Semitism," MK Tibi noted, "so we must all be united in the fight against racism, the rejection of the other and the creation of stereotypes."

Last Fighter in Sobibor Death Camp Uprising Dead at 96

Alexander Boroda, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, told Arkady Vaispapir’s sons: "With your father’s departure, the whole world has lost a hero."

Reconstructed Letter Reveals Auschwitz Inmate Lived to Avenge his Family

"I am not sad that I will die," Nadjari wrote, "but I am sad that I won't be able to take revenge like I would like to."

Lithuania, Not Israel, Embraces Surrealist Shmuel Bak with Dedicated State Museum

The Samuel Bak Museum which was opened this month is a new branch of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. Bak donated more than 60 of his paintings, and plans to send many more.

Letter Shows Prince Charles as Irredeemable Anti-Semite

'Surely some US president has to have the courage to stand up and take on the Jewish lobby in US?' Prince Charles wrote in 1986.

Good Bye, Mr. Hitler, and Thank You for All the Selfies

The Indonesian museum’s manager stated: 'We don’t want to attract outrage.'
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Labour MP Skewered by BBC Host over ‘100 Jews in the Ashtray’ Joke

Although the MP clearly used the joke as an example of something she did not deem appropriate, Neil remained offended that she would imagine himself enjoying such a terrible joke.

Edelstein Urging Poles Not to Nationalize Holocaust Survivors’ Property

"In light of the warm and special relation between Poland and Israel, and specifically between our parliaments, I would urge you to consider amending the proposed legislation."

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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