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Pillar of Melbourne Jewish Community Dies

3 Tammuz 5773 – June 10, 2013
A Vilna Ghetto survivor and partisan fighter whose restaurant in Melbourne became a meeting place for the postwar survivor community died on Saturday at...

Underground Tunnel Discovered at Former Sobibor Death Camp

2 Tammuz 5773 – June 9, 2013
More evidence that Jews tried to change their fate at the hands of the Nazis: Archaeologists discovered that Jews at the Sobibor death camp built an escape tunnel but apparently didn’t live to use it.

Peres’ Two-Month 90th Birthday Fete Starts in Native Belarus

21 Sivan 5773 – May 30, 2013
Celebrations for President Shimon Peres’s 90th birthday August 2 started two months early on Wednesday in his hometown of Vishneyeva, Belarus, where a plaque...

When American Ambassadors Were Still Untouchable

8 Sivan 5773 – May 17, 2013
The growing revelations that the Obama State Department watered down public statements on the attack in order to cleanse them of any mention of al Qaeda and terrorism is a travesty.

Holocaust Victims’ Violins to be Used in Monaco Concert

21 Iyyar 5773 – April 30, 2013
The Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte-Carlo will perform a “Violins of Hope” concert in Monaco featuring Several violins of Jewish Holocaust victims murdered by the Nazis The...

Lumping Deir Yassin and the Holocaust Together

6 Iyyar 5773 – April 15, 2013
A highly regarded professor who is affiliated with Harvard engaged in anti-Israel rhetoric and a distortion of history.

Irena Sendler, We Honor You

29 Nisan 5773 – April 9, 2013
Irena Sendler smuggled 2,500 children out of the ghetto.

Top German Jewish leader blasts Gov’t’s Weak Stand on Neo-Nazis

10 Nisan 5773 – March 21, 2013
Germany's top Jewish leader has slammed the government's decision not to join efforts to ban the country's most powerful neo-Nazi party. "The decision of the...

The German Women Who Stood Up to the Nazis

3 Nisan 5773 – March 13, 2013
In cases where the Nazi regime judged that protest could spark attention from the broader German public, the decision was made for tactical reasons to appease rather than quell with brute force.

A Holocaust Pageant that Was too ‘Political’ for FDR

25 Adar 5773 – March 6, 2013
Shattering the wall of silence surrounding the Holocaust was the first crucial step in the process of mobilizing the American public against the slaughter.

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.

Critics: Joan Should Cry a River over Crude Holocaust Joke

19 Adar 5773 – February 28, 2013
Rivers, as usual, laughed at her own so-called joke

Seventy Years Later, White Rose Anti-Nazi Resistance Still Resonates

18 Adar 5773 – February 27, 2013
Sophie Scholl, her brother Hans and the student group White Rose protested Nazi atrocities, including the murder of Jews. In 1943, the Scholl siblings and their comrade Christoph Probst were caught, tried in a show trial and beheaded.

Detroit Jewish Leader on Pro-Nazi and Convicted Killer’s Hit List

16 Adar 5773 – February 25, 2013
The FBI warned the head of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit that his name was on the hit list of a convicted killer...

Our Neighbor Hitler Never Smiled, Jewish Survivor Complains

22 Tevet 5773 – January 3, 2013
"Hitler would come to Munich at weekends. You could tell he was at home because of the cars parked outside," Feuchtwanger says.

Hungarian Jews to Russia: Give Us Back Our Looted Torahs

19 Kislev 5773 – December 3, 2012
Hungarian Jewry is asking the government of Russia to release between 300 and 400 Torah scrolls, covers, crowns, pointers, and other objects seized by the Nazis during World War II and then appropriated by the Red Army.

Times Square Screening of New Documentary on Theresienstadt

16 Kislev 5773 – November 30, 2012
The premier screening of the new documentary, “The Resort,” hosted by the World Forum of Russian Jewry (WFRJ) took place Wednesday evening, November 28,...

A Torah

24 Tishri 5773 – October 9, 2012
On Simchat Torah we celebrate having successfully read the entire Torah over the space of a year.

How the Holocaust Never Happened in Rumania

22 Elul 5772 – September 9, 2012
The virus of antisemitism is alive and well in Eastern Europe, and so is the denial of the Holocaust. It is particularly disconcerting that a younger generation in Rumania, and more than likely everywhere else in the world, should be infected with this virus, and is -- or claims to be -- ignorant of the real treatment of Jews in the 20th century.

Children of Nazis and Jewish Survivors March Together Across Poland

3 Elul 5772 – August 20, 2012
German marcher Bäerbel Pfeiffer asked for forgiveness for her grandfather, an electrician who installed the electrified barbed wire fence at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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