5 Holocaust Monuments Unveiled Across Russia this Week

"Most of the victims, old men, women, and children, were peaceful Soviet citizens of Jewish descent, doomed to destruction only because of their nationality."

Israeli Minister Thanks Brazilian Football Club for Show of Solidarity on Kristallnacht Anniversary

The Sport Club Corinthians Paulista is one of Brazil’s most successful football clubs and is estimated to have over 30 million supporters.

Idaho High School Kids Put on ‘Hitler and Jew’ Show for Halloween, Teacher Disapproves

The student wearing the Hitler costume was pulling the student dressed as a Jewish person on a leash around the lunch room.

Holocaust Rescuer to Reunite with 2 Survivors, Meet Nearly 40 Descendants of Those She...

To date, Yad Vashem has recognized over 27,000 Righteous Among the Nations, 355 of whom are from Greece.

Maryland Bolsters Holocaust Education in Response to Rising Hate Crimes

“We thought that the state education standards, which drive curriculum across all of our local school systems, ought to be much more specific, much more explicit."

Nazi Camp Guard, 93, Faces 5,230 Accessory-to-Murder Counts in Hamburg

Prosecutors say he was a "cog" in Nazi Germany's "murderous machinery."

Rivlin Meets Polish Veterans, Righteous Among the Nations

Janina Rosciszewska met earlier this week Pavel (Pinchas) Wagner, who had been saved as a child during the Holocaust, thanks to her family.

In Dallas, Holocaust Museum Opens With Unique Interactive Holographic Technology

The Museum is one of only two in the world with special technology that allows visitors to speak with holographic images of Holocaust survivors in real-time, long after they are 'of blessed memory.'

Report: New National Hotline Number Spells ‘Hitler’

Greinsky is lobbying Rep. Max Rose (D-Staten Island) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) to push for a different three-digit number.

Austria Awards Citizenship to Children of Nazi Victims

A mere 80 years after the fact, but who's counting; also considered: better late than never…

MP Calls ‘Paltry’ Germany’s Adding 859 Survivors to Reparations List

German authorities have processed 1,249 applications for these payments since 2017, and rejected 347.

Jewish Foundation Honors Polish Righteous in Warsaw

Over the past twenty-seven years, the Foundation has awarded more than $40 million to these aging heroes.

Bar-Ilan Jewish Studies Workshop in Taiwan Commemorates Asian Righteous Among the Nations

Of the approximately 30 diplomats recognized by Yad Vashem as Righteous Among the Nations, two were Asian: Chiune Sugihara of Japan, and Dr. Ho Feng-Shan, of China.

Poland Marks 80th Anniversary of Most Devastating War in Human History

In the years that ensued, until May 8, 1945, Nazi Germany was responsible for the murder of some 6 million Jews, 2.7 million ethnic Poles, and 4 million who were deemed "unworthy of life."

Sanders Uses Holocaust Bona Fides in Black Campaign Stop

Considering the fact that Eli Sanders had settled in Brooklyn some 20 years earlier, the family's connection to the Holocaust seems generalized.

Rabbi Attacked by Muslims in Affluent Charlottenburg, Berlin

Charlottenburg is a magnet for Berlin Jews, and is home to the city's largest kosher supermarket.

Poland Honors Nazi Collaborator Holy Cross Mountains Brigade Militia

Poland's chief rabbi Michael Schudrich boycotted the ceremony, calling the fact that he had been invited "a personal insult."

Dutch National Railway to Compensate Holocaust Survivors

Over 75% of Dutch Jews, an estimated 102,000, were exterminated in the Holocaust.

Google Honors Japanese Diplomat Who Saved Jews during Holocaust

Chiune Sempo Sugihara issued between 2,100 and 3,500 transit visas and saved some 6,000 Jews, papers which later came to be known as “visas for life.”

Study: Holocaust Survivors More Likely to Succumb to Dementia

The study tested the competing hypotheses stating that past genocide exposure reduces (owing to resilience) versus increases (owing to vulnerabilities) the risk of dementia.

Excavation of Destroyed Great Synagogue of Vilna Reveals 18th Century Treasures

This year's excavation uncovered large sections of the bimah, which was originally two stories tall, and was built in the 18th century with a donation from the rich and well-connected Yesod (Yehudah Safra ve-Dayana).

Trump, World Leaders Invited to Jerusalem to Mark 75 Years Since Liberation of Auschwitz

“Here in Jerusalem, together with presidents and heads of state, we will join forces in the uncompromising fight against anti-Semitism, xenophobia and Holocaust denial.”

Laurie Cardoza-Moore Applauds Resignation of Holocaust Denier Florida Principal

“Days ago we celebrated our nation’s victory over tyranny, we cannot allow our children to be taught by Nazi sympathizers who are led by hate and not the Constitution or laws of this land."
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Russian Report Exposes Nazi Glorification in Baltic States, Ignores Decades of Soviet Brutality

"Inside the European Union there are states and territories where glorification of Nazi collaborators and the Nazis is part of the state agenda."
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Florida Removes Principal Who Said Holocaust Not Factual Event

The mother who corresponded with Latson said he was afraid to take a stand on something this obvious for fear of retribution from parents who deny the Holocaust.

German Culture Minister Returns Painting Looted from French Jewish Politician

The painting by 19th century French painter Thomas Couture (1815-1879) was stolen from Mandel by the Nazis, and for decades remained part of a collection of 1,566 works stolen by Hildebrand Gurlitt.

Generosity: Germany Extends Pensions to Holocaust Victims’ Spouses by 9 Months

They could probably afford to give the spouses a life-time pension. Maybe they needed to put the extra money in trains.

Reform Clergy Cycles to Auschwitz in ‘Ride for the Living’

The "inspiring one-day, 60-mile bike ride from Auschwitz-Birkenau to JCC Krakow" takes place during the Jewish Culture Festival.

Ocasio-Cortez Rejects Auschwitz Tour with Holocaust Survivor

The organization From the Depths, whose president, 93-year-old Edward Mosberg, is a Holocaust survivor, invited AOC to see the camp where an estimated 1.1. million people were murdered.

Croatia Commemorates Victims of WW2 Death Camp Whose Official Numbers Keep Changing

Estimates of the number of deaths at Jadovno range from 1,794 to 120,000, mostly Serbs and Jews.

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