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Chief of Staff, Son of Holocaust Survivor, Visits Auschwitz

28 Nisan 5773 – April 7, 2013
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.

IDF Chief of Staff Visits Auschwitz (Video)

Lt. Gen. Gantz will be welcomed in a military ceremony upon his arrival in Poland.

Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day Starts Sunday Night

27 Nisan 5773 – April 6, 2013
Yom HaShoah will open at sundown at Yad Vashem's Warsaw Ghetto Square in Jerusalem.

Research Shows Nazi Camps Twice as Vast as Thought

22 Adar 5773 – March 4, 2013
Previously it was presumed that these institutions numbered around 20,000.

‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ – in Detroit Packard Plant

26 Shevat 5773 – February 6, 2013
No one knows if the sign is an ironic comment on the company's treatment of its employees.

Norwegian Police Apologize for Deporting Jews to Auschwitz

14 Kislev 5773 – November 28, 2012
On November 26, 70 years after the rounding up and deportation of over 500 Jewish Norwegians to Auschwitz, the Norwegian Police Service issued an apology for taking part in the murder of Jews.

Google Cultural Institute Presents Jewish Content in 1st Exhibits

25 Tishri 5773 – October 11, 2012
Google introduced a new online historical collection of digitized material, highlighting several Jewish themes, events and institutional partners in its first wave of exhibits.

Estonian gas company apologizes for using Auschwitz in ad

9 Elul 5772 – August 27, 2012
An Estonian gas company apologized for using a photo of Auschwitz in its advertising.

Rabbi Lior: No Need to Worry about Iran Threat

6 Elul 5772 – August 24, 2012
The Iran threat does not scare Rabbi Dov Lior. The rabbi of Kiryat Arba/Hebron believes that it is forbidden, and there is actually no...

French Swimmer Says Hebrew Tattoo Is a Tribute to Auschwitz Survivor

15 Av 5772 – August 3, 2012
French Olympic swimmer Fabien Gilot said the Hebrew tattoo on his left arm is a tribute to his late grandmother’s husband, a Jewish survivor...

Mahmoud Abbas’ Adviser Visits Auschwitz

10 Av 5772 – July 29, 2012
An adviser to Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas visited Auschwitz on Friday. Ziad al-Bandak, a Christian who advises Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Christian affairs,...

First They Impose Gun Control, Then They Send You to Auschwitz

30 Sivan 5772 – June 20, 2012
Samuel Wurzelbacher aka “Joe the Plumber” is in hot water (which, professionally speaking, he should be able to repair) over his comments blaming the Holocaust on gun control.

Greek Nazis Increase Power in Sunday’s Vote

28 Sivan 5772 – June 18, 2012
Greece's neo-Nazi party Chryssi Avghi (Golden Dawn) won between 6.0 and 7.5% of the vote in Sunday’s elections, according to exit polls, European Jewish...

‘Return to Auschwitz’ To Be Broadcast On WPBT2

17 Sivan 5772 – June 7, 2012
Join three Holocaust survivors for an emotional visit to the nightmarish location they only barely survived, the place where they lost so many of the people they loved. WPBT2 will broadcast the special “March of the Living: Return to Auschwitz” on June 17 at noon and June 19 at 7:30 pm.

England Players to Visit Auschwitz, Meet Survivors

9 Sivan 5772 – May 29, 2012
The players on England's Euro 2012 soccer squad will visit the Auschwitz death camp when they travel to Poland for the European Championship. The final...

Wiesel Versus Netanyahu

11 Iyyar 5772 – May 2, 2012
We were dismayed by the criticism Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel leveled at Prime Minister Netanyahu following the latter’s speech marking Holocaust Remembrance Day. Mr. Wiesel took issue with what he said was the prime minister’s likening of the Holocaust to the threat posed to Israel by Iran. Obviously whatever Mr. Wiesel says about the Holocaust is worth listening to. But we are nonetheless puzzled.

China’s Prime Minister: Auschwitz Visit Left Indelible Impression

7 Iyyar 5772 – April 28, 2012
According to Reuters, China's Prime Minister Wen Jiabao, who toured the Auschwitz  death camp on Friday, said his visit introduced him to "an unforgettable,...

Nazi Death Camp Exhibition Debuts in Shanghai

27 Nisan 5772 – April 19, 2012
The Xinhua news agency reports that a concentration camp exhibition Nazi crimes has opened in Shanghai on Thursday. The exhibition concentrates on the Auschwitz death...

French Resistance Leader Raymond Aubrac Dies at 97

20 Nisan 5772 – April 11, 2012
Raymond Aubrac, whose parents were sent to Auschwitz, and his wife, were the most celebrated couple of the French resistance, fierce underground fighters against...

Holocaust Museum Rebuffs FDR Backers

2 Shevat 5772 – January 25, 2012
Defenders of President Franklin Roosevelt's response to the Holocaust were dealt a blow last week when a study by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum rejected a claim they have made regarding the U.S. failure to bomb Auschwitz.

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