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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,...

Germany Pledges $800 Million for Holocaust Survivors Home Care

Germany officials recently met in Israel for the first time to negotiate aid for Holocaust survivors, whom they visited in their homes and at soup kitchens. Now it announces $800 million more aid.

Pressing Poland On Holocaust Restitution Presents Dilemma For U.S., Jewish Groups

WASHINGTON – Poland is a stalwart American ally in Europe, a bulwark against an increasingly belligerent Russia and, with the recent opening of a major new Warsaw museum, is enjoying a flush of accolades for its belated embrace of its Jewish roots.

Top Claims Conference Officials Botched Probe of 2001 Fraud

“A majority of the claims made by the person who wrote the anonymous letter were refuted by Mr. Domnitser,” the report said.

Claims Conference Looking to Quell Media Storm on 2001 Letter

An anonymous letter sent to the Claims Conference’s Frankfurt office in 2001 identified five cases where restitution was approved for ineligible claimants.

‘Death to Jews’ Tattoo Bars Hungarian Martial Arts Fighter

A Hungarian martial arts fighter was disinvited from an event in Prague because of his Nazi tattoos, including one reading “death to the Jews.” Some...

Church of Scotland Thinks Twice, Grants Israel the Right to Exist

The Church of Scotland has called last week’s publication of a Church and Society Council report that denies Israel’s right to exist a “misunderstanding”...

Rome Jewish Leader Must Pay Court Fees of Convicted Nazi

Italian tax collectors have ordered the president of Rome’s Jewish community and a TV reporter to pay the court fees of convicted Nazi war...

Wagner Opera Staged with Nazi Atrocities Booed off the Stage

The audience that attended a new production of a Wagner opera, complete with acts of Nazi atrocities, should have been Holocaust deniers. But it’s too late now. The production was yanked off stage.

Ringleader Found Guilty in $57M Fraud at Claims Conference

Semen Domnister, the former Claims Conference employee who was charged with leading a $57 million fraud scheme at the Holocaust restitution organization, was found...

Germany Arrests One of 10 Most Wanted Nazis

German police arrested on Monday one of the 10 most wanted Nazis, 93-year-old Hans Lipschis,  who is facing charges of complicity in murder as...

Haredi Paper Equates Lapid and Hitler Speeches

Hitler wanted to exterminate Jews. Lapid only wants to exterminate the Haredi habit of not to work or serve in the IDF. That is enough for a Haredi columnist to compare Lapid’s and Hitler’s speeches.

Lauder to Hungarian PM: Stop Antisemitism or Jews Might Leave

"Today, Jews are again wondering whether they will have to leave the country."

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