The suspects are being held on suspicion of spreading fascism through the concert for Hitler’s birthday.
The aim of the Polish Council of Christians and Jews is to facilitate mutual understanding between Christians and Jews, overcome stereotypes, promote tolerance and deepen inter-religious contacts.
One wonders how deep European anti-Semitism must be that the mere mention of the J word evokes a reaction similar to the N word in America.
Only about 15-17% of Haredim ages 18-44 celebrate Independence Day in a festive manner.
Prior to the murder of 6 million Jews between 1939 and 1945, some 16,600,000 were spread throughout the world. Today’s data indicates that there are currently 14,511,000 Jews on Earth, a number similar to that in 1922.
We do not expect justice in Europe that seeks - too quickly - to forget, to eradicate the memory, to deny, to destroy evidence. But, our memory, the memory of the Jewish People, is the antithesis of the haste of the Nazis. We are a nation that remembers...
The survey found that most Americans (80%) have never visited a Holocaust museum and two-thirds (66%) do not know a Holocaust survivor or heard about one.
"The new displays of Nazism – they too can threaten all of humankind."
Iran warned Israel Wednesday that it would exact retribution for a missile strike on a Syrian air base earlier in the week in which at least seven Iranian military officials were killed.
Since the unit began its work, a total of 3,521 applications have been received and processed for tracing and obtaining information.
The author of 'The Statement' forms his connection to all the characters. “I seem to have lived with these characters and shared their suffering,” he says.
If passed the legislation would grant money raised through donations to American schools as part of the Holocaust Education Assistance Program.
The ceremony featured torch lighting and a traditional memorial service, including the recitation of prayers for the departed.
The film director Taika Waititi is half Māori father, half Jewish mother, Scarlett Johansson is half Danish father, half Jewish mother.
"This only strengthens the fact that this struggle has not ended, and that we will need to continue fighting against antisemitism.” - French FM Jean-Yves Le Drian
Only one tenth of one percent of Poles turned millions of Jews into the hands of the Nazis, robbed them, took their homes and murdered them in well documented pogroms, during and after the war.
The mayor of Kiryat Bialik was scheduled to speak at a ceremony in Poland, but the Poles reviewed his speech and demanded he delete a section on Poles handing Jews to the Nazis. The mayor refused and was canned.
A member of the Simon Wiesenthal Center bought the book at the Krithi International Book Fair in Cochin, ironically the city that served as home to Jews in India for hundreds of years.
Mind you, the new law says nothing about remembering the 3 million Polish Jews who were murdered in their home country...
To date, Yad Vashem has recognized some 26,500 Righteous Among the Nations from over 50 nations worldwide.
Oskar Groening, 96, was sentenced to a four-year prison term after his 2015 conviction as an accessory to the murder of 300,000 Hungarian Jews.
According to the Holocaust Survivors' Rights Authority at the Finance Ministry, some 6,200 Holocaust survivors who live in Israel receive pension payments from Germany.
It appears that Poles are convinced the world owes them an apology for their collaboration with the Nazis as well as for murders of Jews they initiated themselves.
"There is evidence that Poles persecuted the Jews as vigorously as did the Germans during the occupation."
The Israeli and Polish teams are comprised of historians, journalists, jurists and legislators.