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NY School District to Pay $4.5 M for Ignoring Years of Anti-Semitism

Vile antisemitism in a school district 90 miles from NYC led to a multi-million dollar settlement.

YIVO Announces Discovery of 170,000 Lost Jewish Documents Thought Destroyed in the Holocaust

Rare and unpublished works represent the collective memory and cultural history of Eastern European and Russian Jews.

Senate to Vote on Holocaust Restitution as Vienna Philharmonic Returns Looted Painting

The law allows the heirs six years to sue in US court from the day they become aware of the existence and location of the looted object.

‘Six Million More’ graffitied on Greek Jewish Cemetery

Greek Jewish cemetery vandalized, graffiti called for "six million more."

Spurning Ceremonies, Israelis Invite Holocaust Survivors to Their Living Rooms for Remembrance Day

Zikaron ba-Salon is a social initiative started six years ago by a group of friends who felt they needed a more direct and unfiltered way of connecting with the memory of the Holocaust on the solemn day.

White Rose Holocaust Resisters Remembered 70 Years Later

Among the various Holocaust-related events marking their 70th anniversary this year – including the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, the Nazis’ failed assault on Stalingrad, and a Washington march by 400 rabbis who urged President Roosevelt to rescue Europe’s Jews – what stands out for author Jud Newborn is the White Rose episode.

New Yorker Suing Munich Collector for Return of Nazi-Looted Art

A New York man has gone to court for the return of several Nazi-looted artworks from the controversial collection of Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich. David...

Youngest Holocaust Survivor from Schindler’s List Tells her Story

A survivors’ daughter serving in the IDF brings pride and joy to a Holocaust survivor.

Colel Chabad’s Hanukkah Retreat Brings Joy for 100 Widows, 300 Orphans

Among the children were many who had lost fathers in the line of duty or in terror attacks.

Jews in Shanghai Exhibition in Chicago

An exhibition on the life of European Jewish refugees in Shanghai during World War II opened in Chicago on Monday, Xinhua reported. The exhibition, running from...

Germany to Pay Additional $88 Million to Holocaust Survivors

The country, which perpetrated mass murder against Jews and other minorities between 1933 and 1945, also agreed to increase pensions to 55,000 Holocaust survivors in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as to expand eligibility for child survivors.

Internet Tycoon under Fire for Rare Hitler-Signed Mein Kampf

A German-born Internet tycoon who is fighting extradition from New Zealand to the United States for racketeering is under fire for admitting he owns...

Cache of Nazi-looted Art Found in Munich

Authorities in Munich revealed that a cache of works, many by artists the Nazis considered “degenerate,” was found in a moldy storeroom in the...

March to Honor the Memory of Elie Wiesel, His Hometown’s Vanished Jews

The march began at the Wiesel family home, and ended at the railway station, where a plaque was unveiled and the station named after Wiesel.

Nearly Fifty Elderly Christians Who Saved Jews Receive Gratitude in Warsaw

JFR is committed to assisting Righteous Gentiles who are in need, including those who are reluctant to ask for help, believing they acted without expecting reward—then or now.

Obama Sends Jack Lew To Auschwitz

President Obama is sending Jack Lew, the first Orthodox Jewish Treasury Secretary to the commemoration. Secretary Lew will be leading a delegation of State Department officials and Auschwitz survivors.

Lithuania Admits its Citizens Participated in Murder of Jews During the Holocaust

A document prepared ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic visit to Lithuania calls the death of 95 percent of Lithuanian Jews “a great tragedy for the Lithuanian state and society.”

Unique Tourism Outfit Offers Luxurious Jewish Heritage Cruises in Germany’s Rivers

In case you were curious, the Dachau concentration camp is one of the final stops on the Uniworld Cruise.

Hitler Is Alive and Crazy and Living in Pennsylvania

It so happens that May 8, when he became legally Hitler, was Victory in Europe Day, marking the surrender of self-proclaimed Nazi Germany.

New Book Displays All the Art Göring Stole from Jews

While being questioned at Nuremberg, Göring was “humble” about having pulled off one of the most extensive theft of artwork in history...

Outrage: Germany to Observe Holocaust Remembrance Day while Funding Anti-Israel NGO

From 2012-2016 the German government has provided more than $290,000 to NGO promoting turning Israel into a multicultural, Arab-majority state.

Social Security Administration Paid $20 Million to Nazi Suspects

Thousands of former Nazi war criminals lied their way into the United States and later received old-age benefits.

Hitchcock Holocaust Documentary to be Screened

A documentary about the Holocaust by Alfred Hitchcock will be screened for the first time as the renowned late director intended, a British newspaper...

Archbishop of Canterbury to Visit Western Wall and Al Aqsa Mosque

The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is scheduled to arrive in Israel Wednesday as part of a five-day trip to the Middle East. The archbishop...

Great Synagogue, Shulhof of Vilna Rediscovered 70 Years After Nazi Destruction

Israeli, Lithuanian and American researchers have tracked down the remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna.

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