National Front leader Marine Le Pen criticized for whitewashing French role in Holocaust

04/10/2017 12:32 PM

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was criticized by Israel’s Foreign Ministry Monday for comments exonerating France for the rounding up of Jews during the


New program explores how Orthodox Jews at Auschwitz found ‘meaning in their suffering’

04/05/2017 3:33 PM Updated: 2 weeks ago

While many institutions commemorate the Holocaust, the Amud Aish Memorial Museum and Kleinman Holocaust Education Center is unique in shining a spotlight on the Orthodox experience


Holocaust survivor charged with murder in burning death of nurse

04/05/2017 3:02 PM

A 77-year-old old Holocaust survivor was charged with murder by Tel Aviv’s Magistrate Court Wednesday for an incident last month in which he burned a nurse


Amsterdam residents demand removal of plaque honoring Holocaust victim

04/03/2017 5:33 PM

A plaque in Amsterdam honoring Holocaust victim Joachim Elte has been dislodged and relocated after two residents complained, Haaretz reported Monday. https://t.co/SP1wI1nnvg dit verzin je niet: bakstenen


In newly discovered telegram, Himmler wishes Grand Mufti of Jerusalem success against “Jewish invaders”

04/02/2017 8:03 AM Updated: 3 weeks ago

Heinrich Himmler, one of the main architects of the Holocaust, may have had closer ties with the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Hajj Amin al-Husseini than previously


Passport signed by Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg to be auctioned off

03/28/2017 3:28 PM

The fate of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust, has long been veiled in mystery. According


Protesters arrested after bizarre ritual involving a sheep and Auschwitz

03/27/2017 2:41 PM

Eleven protesters, a sheep, and the gate of Auschwitz sounds like the setup to a bizarre and horrible joke. Instead, this was an actual series of


Angela Merkel to be honored by U.S. Holocaust Museum

03/24/2017 12:21 PM

The United States Holocaust Museum will present German Chancellor Angela Merkel with its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, for her efforts fighting anti-Semitism and promoting Holocaust


Ivanka Trump kept Holocaust Museum tour secret for an entire week

03/06/2017 4:13 PM

As her father fended off criticism regarding his treatment of anti-Semitism, first daughter Ivanka Trump quietly toured the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum last Monday. According


Op-ed: Trump white-washed Kansas City shooting, just like he removed Jews from the Holocaust

03/01/2017 12:04 PM Updated: 1 month ago

President Donald Trump is receiving accolades for beginning his joint-speech to Congress yesterday by denouncing anti-Semitism.  “Recent threats targeting Jewish Community Centers and vandalism of Jewish


Never alone: funeral for Holocaust survivor attended by 200 strangers

02/27/2017 6:45 PM Updated: 1 month ago

The funeral of Hilde Nathan, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor who spent her final years living alone in the Canary Islands, was attended by over 200 strangers


Mike Pence lays memorial wreath at Dachau, refers to Jews as victims of Holocaust

02/20/2017 11:57 AM

Vice President Mike Pence, along with his wife, Karen, and 23-year-old daughter Charlotte, visited the site of the Dachau concentration camp in Germany Sunday. Pence’s visit


Jewish brothers excluded from trial of Auschwitz medic Hubert Zafke

02/14/2017 4:30 PM

Two elderly Jewish brothers have been excluded from participating in the trial of Hubert Zafke, the 96-year-old former Auschwitz medic charged with 3,681 counts of accessory


Rabbis, scholars, Shoah survivors object to Trump’s Israel ambassador

02/14/2017 1:12 PM

David Friedman, Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to Israel, is facing a wave of protest from rabbis, scholars, and Holocaust survivors for branding activists with


Prosecutors review list of Auschwitz workers to ID surviving Nazis

02/02/2017 10:57 AM Updated: 2 months ago

A list of 10,000 people who served at the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz is being reviewed by German prosecutors to find any individuals who may


Trump Holocaust statement penned by Jewish descendant of survivors

02/01/2017 12:33 PM Updated: 2 months ago

A further twist has been revealed in the ongoing controversy surrounding the Trump administration’s polarizing statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The statement, which was criticized


Alt-right founder Richard Spencer applauds Trump administration for “de-Judaification” of the Holocaust

02/01/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 2 months ago

The Trump administration’s statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which pointedly excluded any mention of Jews, provoked the consternation of Jewish groups and institutions, including the


In response to Trump, Yad Vashem emphasizes Jewish suffering in the Holocaust

01/31/2017 2:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

The Trump administration’s omission in its International Holocaust Remembrance Day statement of any direct mention of Jews provoked criticism from Jewish groups, ranging from tepid to


Secretary of Nazi leader Joseph Goebbels dies at 106

01/30/2017 3:29 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Brunhilde Pomsel, the personal secretary to Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels, has passed away at 106. Pomsel’s passing was confirmed Sunday by Christian Kroenes, a co-director


Right-wing Jewish groups politely criticize Trump’s Holocaust statement

01/30/2017 11:47 AM Updated: 2 months ago

In the wake of angry protests and outrage over President Donald Trump’s ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, some Republican Jewish groups have offered lukewarm