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The Brave Soldier from Auschwitz

As time went on, as would be expected of me, I lost more and more of my equipment—but not my gun or my tefillin.

Third Generation Breaks the Silence of Holocaust Survivor

Senior IDF spokeswoman Lt. Col. Leibovich never was able to convince her father to speak of his horrors in surviving the Holocaust, even after she visited Auschwitz. Her daughter broke the silence.

Auschwitz Center to Buy Home of Last Local Jewish Resident

The Auschwitz Jewish Center launched a fundraising campaign to rescue the house of the last Jewish resident of Oswiecim, the Polish town where the...

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.

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

Yom HaShoah will open at sundown at Yad Vashem's Warsaw Ghetto Square in Jerusalem.

Research Shows Nazi Camps Twice as Vast as Thought

Previously it was presumed that these institutions numbered around 20,000.

‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ – in Detroit Packard Plant

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

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

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

An Estonian gas company apologized for using a photo of Auschwitz in its advertising.

Rabbi Lior: No Need to Worry about Iran Threat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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