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Pillar of Melbourne Jewish Community Dies

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

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

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

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

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

A highly regarded professor who is affiliated with Harvard engaged in anti-Israel rhetoric and a distortion of history.

Irena Sendler, We Honor You

Irena Sendler smuggled 2,500 children out of the ghetto.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

On Simchat Torah we celebrate having successfully read the entire Torah over the space of a year.

How the Holocaust Never Happened in Rumania

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

German marcher Bäerbel Pfeiffer asked for forgiveness for her grandfather, an electrician who installed the electrified barbed wire fence at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Jewish Magazine: Hitler Protected his Jewish WW1 Commander

Adolf Hitler ordered that the Jewish commander of his army unit during World War I not be persecuted or deported, a German-Jewish publication reported. Susanne...

Yitzhak Shamir: A Freedom Fighter for Israel

Yitzhak Shamir, like the biblical hero Joseph, made the long and miraculous journey from the depths of prison to the throne - the position of the executive chief, protector and provider for the nation of Israel.

White/Black Supremacists Aligning Against the Jews

Over the last decade, we've seen the convergence and alliance of Islamism with the far Left (and, with time, the not-so-far Left).  Today, there seems to be another supposedly "impossible" convergence underway:  We are witnessing the beginnings of an alliance between the radical Right (KKK, neo-Nazis, etc.) and the radical black Left (Black Panthers, Farrakhan, etc.) 

At Last, Shimon Peres Gets his US Citizenship

Of course, it's just a typo, but, you know, come to think of it, wouldn't many of us have preferred it if Shimon were to do what he does on the other side of the pond?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: The Revolting Lie that Michael Jackson was a Nazi Sympathizer

Several headlines recently caught my attention when I heard that a man who claims to have worked as Michael Jackson's bodyguard made the incredulous charge that Michael was a Nazi sympathizer. This kind of viciousness should usually not be indulged because it just gives it more credibility for the retelling. But the slander against Michael's name in this instance is so great that it deserves to be rebutted.

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