Venice Jews Mark 500th Anniversary of World’s First Ghetto

Venetian Jews say the 500th anniversary of the world's first ghetto may present a lesson for new Muslim refugees.

Inevitable: Alaska Lawmaker Compares Coronavirus Safety Rules to the Holocaust

Did you know that out of Alaska's 60-member bicameral state legislature, nine (9) members are Jewish?

First Jewish Members Appointed to Germany’s Nazi Looted Art Panel

Last March, Culture Minister Grütters faced shocked protests after telling the New York Times that if a Jew is appointed to the commission his “would be the only voice who would be prejudiced.”

Preserved Polish Synagogue to Become Jewish Museum

The Nazis nearly destroyed the 17th synagogue.

Exclusive: Lawmaker’s Slur That Jews are ‘Termites’ Reminds Jewish Voter of Hitler’s ‘Vermin’

A Democratic Congressman calls Israeli Jews living in Judea and Samaria "termites;" a Jewish voter remembers Hitler calling Jews "vermin."

NYPD Cop Arrested for Anti-Semitic Grafitti in Boro Park

A former New York City police officer was arrested for spray painting anti-Semitic graffiti in Boro Park.

Israel Fears Renewed Border Fire as 50 World Leaders Begin International Holocaust Forum

Against the backdrop of progress in the negotiations for normalization in the Gaza Strip, the meeting of some fifty world leaders at the Yad...

Have You Seen the Jerry Lewis Holocaust Movie? You Probably Never Will [video]

Watch it and see for yourself whether it helps you understand what the Lewis project was all about and how he was planning to do an honest to goodness Holocaust comedy.

70 Years Later, Auschwitz Inmate’s Gold Ring Found in Double Bottom Mug

"The Germans incessantly lied to the Jews they deported for extermination. They told them about resettlement, work and life in a different location."

Bulgaria Commemorates 70 Years of Saving Its Jews

Unlike most other Nazi allies or Nazi -occupied countries, Bulgaria saved its entire Jewish population from deportation to concentration camps.
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UK Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition Entering Advanced Phase

A jury consisting of 13 members including London Mayor Sadiq Khan, and Julia Peyton-Jones, the former director of the Serpentine Galleries, will meet at the Victoria and Albert Museum next month to choose the winner.

NGO Monitor Chosen by Genesis Prize Foundation for its ‘Speak Out for Israel’ Initiative

“This award . . . recognizes the importance of NGO Monitor’s efforts in combating NGO hate."

California Appeals Court Sides with Spanish Museum Against Heirs of Holocaust Victim on Pissarro...

Stay tuned, as the heirs of Lilly Cassirer decide whether to take their case to the Supreme Court.

Krakow Gas Workers Expose Bones Digging at Plaszów Concentration Camp

Gas company workers were doing maintenance work on a pipeline when they discovered the bones.

Yad Vashem Mourns the Passing of Partisan Baruch Shub

"Baruch was a partisan and a fighter who, throughout his life, embodied the survivors' rebirth and commitment to building a new life for himself, his family, his nation, and his country."

Nazi-Looted Art to Return to Heirs of N.Y. Collector

Two artworks sold under duress during the Nazi occupation of Germany will be returned to the heirs of New York art collector Michael Berolzheimer,...

Bitter Dispute over Claims Conference Fraud Report

There’s no peace for the Claims Conference. It is not enough it was caught with defrauding Holocaust funds of $57 million. Two members of the panel that investigated the Conference quit over its report.

Israeli Education Minister Orders Compulsory Course on Poles’ Collaboration with Nazis

The lesson plan reminds students that "even after the war, Jews encountered hostility from their former neighbors as they returned from the concentration camps ... The most famous case was the Kielce pogrom in Poland, in July 1946, during which the Poles murdered 42 Holocaust survivors who returned to the city."

US Ambassador David Friedman to Head Delegation Joining 31st March of the Living

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman will head a special delegation of U.S. Ambassadors and White House representatives on the March of the Living.

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Attacked for Holocaust Remembrance Day Stand

There was a flood of tweets in response -- many posting their love for the actress, but an equal number filled with hate.

Largest Knesset Delegation Ever Tours Auschwitz

Dozens of lawmakers from Israel, the United States and Europe convened at the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau for ceremonies commemorating its liberation...

Ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day: Report Shows Sharp Increase in Anti-Semitism Worldwide

The investigation reveals the coronavirus pandemic is linked to the upswing in anti-Semitism incidents.

D.C. Street Renamed For Bulgarian Official Who Saved Jews

The street in front of the Bulgarian Embassy  in Washington has been renamed Dimitar Peshev Plaza, in honor of the man credited with halting...

Dieudonne Fans Bring Down French JDL Website

Supporters of the anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonne hijacked three French pro-Israel websites in a coordinated cyber attack. The attack Thursday paralyzed the websites Israel-Flash.com, Europe-Israel.org and...

Rivlin: Jewish Property Stolen during Holocaust Must Be Returned

'Time is running out. Fewer than 400,000 survivors are alive today.'

Israeli Divers to Scour Danube in Search of Remains of Jewish Victims

Most of the Jews – especially the children – died immediately because the water was freezing cold.

Prince William ‘Profoundly Moved’ By Visit To Yad Vashem

"I am honoured that my own great grandmother is one of these Righteous Among the Nations."

Shas Interior Minister Deri Wants UN to Intervene on Aleppo

Shas Interior Minister Aryeh Deri wants to convene the UN Security Council on the fall of Aleppo.

Israel Ambassador to Germany Politely Urges Jews to Leave on Aliyah

Israel's ambassador to Germany is politely urging the country's Jewish population to consider leaving on aliyah, noting the rise in anti-Semitism.

Nazi Fugitive Alois Brunner May Be Alive in Syria

Nazi hunters, including Israel, have been looking for Nazi war criminal Alois Brunner for years. The CIA may have employed him. At the age of 100, he still may alive and hiding in Syria.

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