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Sharansky, Lauder Call for Claims Conference Reform

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder called on the Claims Conference to be reviewed by outside agencies in...

Bitter Dispute over Claims Conference Fraud Report

There’s no peace for the Claims Conference. It is not enough it was caught with defrauding Holocaust funds of $57 million. Two members of the panel that investigated the Conference quit over its report.

American Mennonite Lois Gunden Named Righteous Gentile

Lois Gunden, an American Mennonite who helped save Jewish children in France during the Holocaust, was recognized by Yad Vashem Monday as the fourth...

Ahmadinejad Calls His Holocaust Denial Major Achievement

Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said during a farewell ceremony that publicizing his Holocaust denial was a major achievement of his presidency. “That was a...

Family Seeks Memorial for Portuguese Diplomat who Saved Thousands

"The largest rescue action by a single individual during the Holocaust.”

Croatia Outlaws Hate Crime, Enabling it to become EU Member

Croatia has outlawed hate crime, enabling it to become the 18th member of the European Union, the European Jewish Press reported. The new law in Croatia...

Archbishop of Canterbury to Visit Western Wall and Al Aqsa Mosque

The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is scheduled to arrive in Israel Wednesday as part of a five-day trip to the Middle East. The archbishop...

New Kiev Memorial Complex to be Built at Babi Yar Massacre Site

One of the worst Nazi massacres to be carried out in only two days occurred in Bari Yar in the Ukraine. Plans have been unveiled for a memorial and a living memory – a synagogue and Jewish center.

Survivor of North Korean Jail Warns of ‘Holocaust-Era Inaction’

One reason six million Jews were butchered, starved and gassed was the sound of silence of media and governments who knew the truth. A North Korean prison survivor fears history is repeating itself.

Honored ‘Italian Schindler’ Exposed as Nazi Collaborator

How could a Italian Nazi collaborator be termed a “Righteous Gentile?” Perhaps it was Italian guilt, Catholic guilt, and family guilt. The tale of Giovanni Palatucci saving Jews may be a gross fraud.

Michelle Obama and Daughters Visit Berlin Holocaust Memorial

First lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha visited the Holocaust memorial in Berlin amid tight security Wednesday morning under tight security. They spent...

N.Korea: We Don’t Follow Hitler, We’ll Kill Anyone Who Says Otherwise

Kim Jong-Un handed out translations of the Hitler's manifesto to officials for his birthday, in January.

Dov Hikind’s Mother Dies at 85; Burial Today

Frieda Hikind, mother of New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind, died on Noonday at the age of 95. Her funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m....

Nearly 70 Years After War, Holocaust Memorials Continue To Proliferate

No earth was moved last month at the groundbreaking of one of the nation’s newest Holocaust memorials.

Yahrzheit for Lubavitcher Rebbe Expected to Draw 50,000 Visitors

Tens of thousands of Jews are expected to visit the gravesite of the Lubavitcher Rebbe Tuesday, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson (z"l), who passed away...

Pillar of Melbourne Jewish Community Dies

A Vilna Ghetto survivor and partisan fighter whose restaurant in Melbourne became a meeting place for the postwar survivor community died on Saturday at...

US Recovers Nazi Diary of Alfred Rosenberg

The U.S. government has recovered 400 pages of the dairy of Hitler’s Jewish confidante Alfred Rosenberg, according to Reuters, which reported that the diary...

Underground Tunnel Discovered at Former Sobibor Death Camp

More evidence that Jews tried to change their fate at the hands of the Nazis: Archaeologists discovered that Jews at the Sobibor death camp built an escape tunnel but apparently didn’t live to use it.

Anti-Semites Scrawl Crosses on Tel Aviv Synagogue

When Jews vandalize mosques and monasteries, they are called ”price tag” attacks for government malign neglect of Jewish rights. When anti-Semites attack synagogues, it is not even reported.

Hannah Arendt Opens in LA June 7 (Video)

A brilliant new biopic of the influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist.

Peres’ Two-Month 90th Birthday Fete Starts in Native Belarus

Celebrations for President Shimon Peres’s 90th birthday August 2 started two months early on Wednesday in his hometown of Vishneyeva, Belarus, where a plaque...

64-Year-Old Polish Jew Celebrates Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

Both of his parents were born to Jewish families that perished in Auschwitz.

Jerry Lewis: Still Can’t Watch Female Comics (Video)

When asked who were his favorite female comedians, he named Cary Grant and Burt Reynolds.

Bad Publicity Spurs Internet Sales of Hitler Look-alike Tea Kettle

Bad publicity sometimes is great for business, especially if it involves Hitler. JC Penney hurriedly removed a billboard showing a tea kettle that looked like Hitler. It sold out on the Internet.

Polish History Professor Fired for Blaming Jews for Holocaust

The Polish Academy of Sciences has dismissed historian Prof. Krzysztof Jasiewicz following an interview in which he partly blames Jews for the Holocaust. Jasiewicz, 61,...

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