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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.'

Federal Judge Gives Go Ahead to Suing Germany in US Court over Nazi-Looted Art

Meanwhile, German Culture Minister Monika Grütters declared the looted collection a national cultural treasure.

Germans Pay Heir of Jewish Art Collector, Keep Stolen Kirchner Painting

In return for the $1.28 million check, Hess's heir consented to keeping the Kirchner painting where it is.

Hotshot Star Wars Pilot Oscar Isaac to Star in Eichmann Capture Movie

Eichmann's trial began on April 11, 1961, and he was executed on May 31, 1962.

Document: SS Chief Wished Mufti in 1943 ‘Victory Against the Jewish Invaders’

'In this spirit, I am happy to wish you, on the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, warm wishes for your continued struggle until the great victory.'

Holocaust Survivor, 86, Returning to Auschwitz with IDF Officers

'I never wished to return to that place of our degradation and annihilation, but to return in the company of our noblest, bravest of the brave – our IDF soldiers, makes my spirit soar with pride and hope.'
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‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ Celebrates Polish Couple Who Hid Hundreds of Jews Among the Beasts

Some hid in animal cages, other in the villa's basement. Some were 'adopted' as fake family members or service staff.

Report: Mel Gibson Is the New Oskar Schindler

The Australian movie star and gifted director has been working overtime to clean up his act, a Herculean task if there ever was one.

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