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Pope Francis Blesses Righteous Christian Polish Gentiles at Auschwitz-Birkenau

The Chief Rabbi of Poland arranged for the Pope to meet with Righteous Christian Poles at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Auschwitz Provides Tourists with Outdoor Showers to ‘Cool Down’

The management of the former death camp says there was no intention to remind people of the gas "showers."

Italian Tourist Caught Smuggling Barbed Wire from Auschwitz

An Italian tourist tried to smuggle a piece of barbed wire from the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum out of Poland in his suitcase. The man was detained...

Report: Croatia Probes Former US Citizen on Auschwitz War Crimes

Croatian authorities are investigating a 90-year-old man suspected of committing war crimes as an SS soldier and guard at the Auschwitz death camp. Germany’s Special...

Almost Half the Knesset Going to Auschwitz

The event is organized by 27-year-old maverick PR man Jonathan (Jonny) Daniels.

Russia Giving Up to $1 Million to Auschwitz Conservation Fund

Russia will contribute up to $1 million to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation for the conservation and maintenance of the site of the former Nazi concentration...

Chief of Staff, Son of Holocaust Survivor, Visits Auschwitz

A woman who survived the Holocaust had no idea at the time that her son would command Israel’s army. On Monday, Benny Gantz will become the first IDF Chief of Staff to lead the March of the Living.

Commemorating Liquidation Of The Lodz (Litzmannstadt) Ghetto

In September 1939 the Germans started establishing ghettos in the occupied territory of Poland. Ghettos played an important role in the Jewish extermination policy. They were filled with Polish and Western European Jewish deportees. The ghettos differed in times of existence, size, internal organization, and living conditions. The Germans called them " death boxes" (Todeskiste). The city of Lodz belonged to the Wartheland District and the Germans changed its name into Litzmannstadt.

Commemorating Liquidation Of The Lodz (Litzmannstadt) Ghetto

In September 1939 the Germans started establishing ghettos in the occupied territory of Poland. Ghettos played an important role in the Jewish extermination policy. They were filled with Polish and Western European Jewish deportees. The ghettos differed in times of existence, size, internal organization, and living conditions. The Germans called them " death boxes" (Todeskiste). The city of Lodz belonged to the Wartheland District and the Germans changed its name into Litzmannstadt.

The Pope Comes A Calling

Last week Pope Benedict XVI went to Poland to honor his predecessor, Pope John Paul II.

A Bitter View – Auschwitz: A Graphic Novel by Pascal Croci

Pascal Croci's graphic novel, Auschwitz, begins with a question to a witness from Auschwitz-Birkenau, "How long have you been keeping all this to yourself?"

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