Christian Perez

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Hopes and fears in the shadow of the Holocaust

Chief rabbi Ephraim Mirvis urges the need for Jewish children today “to keep our grandparents’ stories alive” (Opinion, 27 January). Part of the difficulty is the enormity of the horrors of the past and the enormity of the horrors of the present, with genocides – as Andre Singer (director of Night …

Israel

Facts You Should Know About the Holocaust

The Holocaust is one of the most notorious acts of genocide in modern history. The many atrocities committed by Nazi Germany before and during World …

Hitler’s First Victims by Timothy W Ryback, review: 'gripping and thoroughly chilling'

Nazi Germany’s barbarism was not a gradual phenomenon but clear from the Dachau camp's opening in 1933<p>It is 70 years since the Nazi death camps were liberated, and despite the thousands of books on the subject, we seem hardly any closer to fathoming how horror on this scale could have occurred. A …

Poland-Russia row sours Auschwitz commemoration

<b>A political row has erupted between Poland and Russia ahead of a ceremony marking 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz death camp.</b><p>This will be the last big anniversary in which the remaining elderly survivors will be able to come and pay their respects at the camp.<p>It was where, in occupied …

Auschwitz Survivor Gena Turgel Walked Out of Gas Chamber Alive

LONDON — Of all the stories of survival from the Auschwitz concentration camp, Gena Turgel's is one of the most astonishing.<p>“When I think back, I have to pinch myself sometimes to see if I’m really alive," the 90-year-old told NBC News.<p>Turgel, an elegant woman with more than a hint of mischief in …

70 Years After Auschwitz, Haifa's 'Survivor's Street' Lives On

It has become known as "Survivors' Street" - a small road in Haifa where about 100 Holocaust survivors are living out their last days side-by-side, …

How Grandson of Auschwitz Boss Is Trying to Remake Family Name

At Camp’s Anniversary, Rainer Hoess Will Repudiate Rudolf Hoess<p>WEIL DER STADT, Germany—When Auschwitz commemorates the 70th anniversary of its liberation on Jan. 27, the ceremonies will include an unlikely attendee: the grandson of the camp commandant who was held responsible for 1.1 million deaths …

Auschwitz

Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived Auschwitz show their identification numbers.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/26/1422280529297/87c46f20-f20a-46e4-81ed-e0170d19ce79-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived …

World History

The Holocaust's Forgotten Victims: The 5 Million Non-Jewish People Killed By The Nazis

<i>This article was first released in 2015 but has been republished to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2016</i><p>Six million Jewish people were …