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After three-quarters of a century, a phone call changed the lives of two people who thought they were alone in the world.
Perhaps now Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg's soul can rest: Stockholm has officially declared him dead.
ISIS terrorists echoed the Nazis when faced with defeat in Mosul, murdering their human shields and bulldozing the bodies into a mass grave.
One of the three scientists who won the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics is Jewish.
Max Mannheimer was silent about his nightmare and depression for decades.
Lithuanians marked the 75th anniversary of the massacre of Jews in Moletai by Nazis and local collaborators during World War II.
The last Polish Jew who managed to survive the Sobibor Nazi death camp has passed away at the age of 90.
The former chief of the KGB bequeaths evidence about Raoul Wallenberg for future generations, in papers found in a suitcase.
Jews arriving in Israel to begin new lives are telling horror stories about France that sound like pre-WWII Germany.
One author interviewed multiple random university students to find out what they knew about World War II. The answer: Almost nothing.
A 91-year-old SS woman aided operations that led to the murder of 260,000 Jews.
Their remains had been kept in jars and test tubes in a French medical school.
The management of the former death camp says there was no intention to remind people of the gas "showers."
God may forgive. He never forgets.
Two UK teen boys are accused of stealing Holocaust artifacts at Auschwitz.
“We cannot guarantee that a humanitarian catastrophe of the extent of the Holocaust will not happen again,” said Red Cross President Peter Maurer.
Lauder: 'Jews demanded no 'Right of Return' to Germany or Austria or Poland or any other European country.'
The hand-written notebook belonging to British World War II "Enigma" code-breaker Alan Turing sells for $1M at auction.
Ze’ev’s childhood dream was to wear a uniform and be farmer. First, it was a nightmare. In Israel, it was a dream come true.
Holocaust historian Randoph Braham is returning a high honor from the Hungarian state as a protest against attempts to whitewash Hungary’s role in the...
A Polish couple pleaded guilty to the desecration of a historic site for destroying a Holocaust-era Jewish hideout in the Warsaw apartment the couple...