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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.

LA Investment Firm Using Death Camp Photo to Woo Clients

“Great work is the only kind that’s okay with us."

Swiss Blogger Sentenced for Denying Holocaust

A judge in Geneva sentenced a Swiss blogger on Tuesday to six months in jail for denying the Holocaust and inciting hate. The 55-year-old man,...

Schindler’s List Goes Unsold on eBay

An original list of names of 801 Jews rescued by German industrialist Oskar Schindler did not find a buyer on eBay, where the opening...

For Whom the Bell Tolls? In Austria, For Hitler

Austrian be violating its own law against praising Hitler and Nazism. For 80 years, it owned a castle where a large bell, inscribed with praise for Hurler, has rung every hour for 80 years.

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.

Peres Flying to Lithuania, Will Thank Blacklisting Hezbollah

President Shimon Peres is flying  on Sunday to Latvia and Lithuania, temporary president of the European Union whom he will thank the European Union...

Croatian Synagogue Demolished by Fascists to be Rebuilt

The Jewish community of Zagreb, Croatia, is moving ahead with plans to rebuild a synagogue destroyed in the World War II. “We are conducting examinations...

Original Schindler’s List to be Sold on eBay for $3 million

There are only four surviving lists of the original seven copies of “Schindler’s list.”. One of the them is in Israel and now is being auctioned, and it is all yours for at least $3 million.

Albanese, Felder and Storobin Slam Weiner over Holocaust Reference

Don't yell Nazi Germany in a crowded NY mayoral race...

Artist, in Court for Nazi Salute, Might Liberate Germany of its Past

Should artists be allowed to employ gestures and symbols that may be hurtful to other people?

Weiner’s ‘Nazi Card’ Might Cost Him the Game

Anthony Weiner has surprise everyone except himself by soaring to the lead in the Democratic primaries, but his use of the “Nazi card” to run down the “stop and frisk” policy may cost him points.

Swiss Banks’ Holocaust Fund Has Paid Out $1.24 Billion

Holocaust survivors and victims’ heirs have received $1.24 billion from a Swiss fund set up in 1998 following a scandal over dormant accounts of...

Death Camp Exhibition Comes to Beijing

The exhibition also portrays how Jewish refugees were rescued by the city of Shanghai and its people.

Yad Vashem Ranked a Top Museum by Travel Website

Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial and museum, was ranked fourth in the top 25 museums in the world by the travel website TripAdvisor. Yad Vashem...

Anti-Semitic Phone Call Leads to Restoration of Historic Boat

A 1943 vintage Danish fishing boat which rescued Danish Jews during the Holocaust is in the process of being moved and restored, ironically enough,...

Hundreds of Jewish Gravestones Found in Vienna

Headstones of hundreds of Jewish graves, which were buried to hide them from the Nazis, have been unearthed in Vienna, a discovery of “high...

Sharansky, Lauder Call for Claims Conference Reform

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder called on the Claims Conference to be reviewed by outside agencies in...

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.

American Mennonite Lois Gunden Named Righteous Gentile

Lois Gunden, an American Mennonite who helped save Jewish children in France during the Holocaust, was recognized by Yad Vashem Monday as the fourth...

Ahmadinejad Calls His Holocaust Denial Major Achievement

Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said during a farewell ceremony that publicizing his Holocaust denial was a major achievement of his presidency. “That was a...

Family Seeks Memorial for Portuguese Diplomat who Saved Thousands

"The largest rescue action by a single individual during the Holocaust.”

Croatia Outlaws Hate Crime, Enabling it to become EU Member

Croatia has outlawed hate crime, enabling it to become the 18th member of the European Union, the European Jewish Press reported. The new law in Croatia...

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...

New Kiev Memorial Complex to be Built at Babi Yar Massacre Site

One of the worst Nazi massacres to be carried out in only two days occurred in Bari Yar in the Ukraine. Plans have been unveiled for a memorial and a living memory – a synagogue and Jewish center.

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