Auschwitz

Commentary: A Holocaust denier is running for Congress. One of his constituents would be Auschwitz prisoner No. 27,276.

In an unassuming bungalow in Chicago's Garfield Ridge neighborhood, a woman approaches her 90th birthday. She lives simply but fully, appreciative of …

Nazi Concentration Camps

“No one has greater love than this…” – St. Maximilian Kolbe

<b>By Robin Gomes</b><p>During <b>World War II</b>, <b>Auschwitz</b>, in occupied Poland, had become notorious as the largest of the <b>German Nazi concentration and extermination</b> …

Christianity

St. Maximilian Kolbe: Remembering a Catholic Priest who willingly gave his life at Auschwitz so another man could live

Today is the feast day of St. Maximilian Kolbe, a Polish Catholic Priest who gave up his life in exchange for another prison in Auschwitz in 1941.<p>His …

Conservative View

Israeli teen is kicked out of Poland after he flashed his backside at Majdanek former Nazi death camp

An Israeli teenager has been arrested in Poland after he was caught on CCTV while exposing his rear at the former Nazi German death camp Majdanek.<p>The …

Nazi Concentration Camps

'Auschwitz taught me compassion': As a teenager, she survived Nazi concentration camps before dedicating her life to helping other trauma sufferers. Now 90, Edith Eger tells Lina Das how her indomitable spirit kept her alive

Within seconds of our meeting, Dr Edith Eger has taken my hand and is giving me a whirlwind tour of her seaside home in La Jolla in San Diego, …

Empathy

Utopia or Auschwitz? Germany’s 1968 Generation and the Holocaust

By Hans Kundnani<i><br>Hurst, £45 (pb: £16.99)</i><p>Among the greatest achievements of Western diplomacy since 1945 is the creation of a democratic Germany from …

Political Science

HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR URGED PEOPLE TO STAND UP AGAINST EVIL

Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman, who spent 30 years speaking to young people about his experience in concentration camps and ardently urging love over hate, has died.<p>Mr. Riteman's obituary said he died peacefully on Wednesday morning in Halifax at the age of 96.<p>Mr. Riteman was born in Poland and …

Nova Scotia

Auschwitz: Muslim and Jewish groups hold multifaith memorial

Jewish and Muslim leaders from Germany led a memorial for the victims of the Auschwitz death camp on the 74th anniversary of Nazi deportations from …

World History

Heather Morris Unearths a Love Story from Auschwitz

Nothing in Heather Morris’s background could have prepared her for meeting 87-year old Holocaust survivor Lale Sokolov, who told her an incredible …

Love Stories

Solidarity on Roma Holocaust day in London

On 2nd of August, Roma around the world commemorate the Roma Genocide during the Second World War. On this day back in 1944, nearly 3000 Roma and …

Black Voters

Poland Accesses WWII-Era Archives Proving Efforts To Save Jews During Holocaust

(JTA) — Poland has obtained a World War II-era archive that documents efforts by Polish diplomats to get Jews out of Europe by issuing fake passports …

Jewish Culture

Four Holocaust survivors come together to be interviewed for BBC Radio 4's The Reunion

Four Holocaust survivors came together this week to share their experiences of Auschwitz for a Radio 4 programme to be broadcast later this …

Jewish Culture

How Israel lobby attacked an Auschwitz survivor to smear Corbyn

Adri Nieuwhof 7 August 2018Attack on Hajo Meyer is part of campaign to silence Labour support for Palestine.

Israel

TO AUSCHWITZ and BACK: The Joe Engel Story

One man's epic journey of survival!<p>Currently on DVD from Ron Small, Anchor Media Group and the Holocaust Education Film Foundation is the amazing …

South Carolina

How Visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Affected Chelsea Supporters

In part two of their series on antisemitism and racial intolerance, London is Blue Podcast take a look at what a visit to the Holocaust concentration and extermination camp meant to the Chelsea staff and supporters who visited.<p>London is Blue Podcast is...<p>Brandon Busbee – <b>@bbbusbee</b><br>• Dan Dormer –</b> …

Nazi Concentration Camps

My Journey to the Past

At the outbreak of World War II, more than 100,000 Jews lived in the south-western Polish region known as Zaglembie (in Polish, <i>Zagłębie</i><b>)</b>, adjacent to …

Nazi Concentration Camps

Part 2: Dan Levene’s trip to Auschwitz with Chelsea supporters by London Is Blue - Listen to music

Nazi Concentration Camps

October 2010 - SCoJeC officials meet Struan Stevenson MEP

Community extra<p>Jacob Ziff goes on the run to aid hospital which cared for him<p>JC Reporter<p>11:30<p>Jacob Ziff goes on the run to aid hospital which cared …

Jewish Culture

House of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel vandalised in Romania

Romanian police began an investigation on Saturday after antisemitic graffiti appeared on the house of the late Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel in north-west Romania.<p>The probe was launched after comments in bright pink paint were scrawled overnight on Wiesel’s small house – a protected historical …

World News

Auschwitz survivor's house defaced

Bucharest, Aug 5 (IANS) Police in Romania are investigating anti-semitic graffiti found on the walls of the house where Auschwitz survivor Elie …

Nobel Prize

Classrooms Without Borders sends Plum teacher to Poland

Updated 53 minutes ago<p>For Plum High School teacher Rochelle Dunn, traveling to Poland to learn about the Holocaust was more than just an educational …

Pittsburgh

Top German court throws out elderly neo-Nazi’s Holocaust denial appeal

Eight-nine-year-old Ursula Haverbeck repeatedly said the Auschwitz death camp was just a work camp.<p>In May, 89-year-old Ursula Haverbeck was taken to …

Judiciary

Irish Roma and Travellers visit Auschwitz to mark Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

Estimated half a million Roma were exterminated by Nazis during second World War

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Auschwitz-Birkenau tour in photos

This article focuses on visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau from my tourist perspective in terms of entry tickets, getting to Oswiecim, Poland and getting …

World History

Roma Holocaust Memorial Day: EU commemorates 'forgotten victims'

Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, held every year on August 2, remembers the murders of hundreds of thousands of Romani by the Nazis and their allies during World War II.<p>No official figure exists, but it is estimated that between 220,000 and 500,000 Romani and Sinti — Romani from Central Europe — were …

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Labour is failing a profound moral test on racism

When the Labour Party adopted a new code of conduct on anti-Semitism, it omitted certain examples provided by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). They all related to Israel and included comparing Israeli policy to the Nazis. It now turns out that, in 2010, Jeremy Corbyn hosted …

Codes of Conduct

The Warsaw Uprising Began 75 Years Ago Today – Here Are Related Resources

The Warsaw Uprising began on this day seventy-five years ago.<p>1 August 1944 | The 74th anniversary of the beginning of the Warsaw Uprising | We …

Warsaw

Roma Holocaust Memorial Day: Auschwitz survivor Mano Höllenreiner recalls Nazi 'Gypsy Camp'

4,000 Sinti and Roma were murdered from August 2-3, 1944, in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Ten-year-old Mano Höllenreiner and his family barely escaped death — …

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jeremy Corbyn hosted event comparing Israel with Nazis on Holocaust Memorial Day

LABOUR’S spiralling anti-Semitism crisis has hit a new low after Jeremy Corbyn hosted an event comparing Israel with Nazis on Holocaust Memorial …

Israel

Remembering My Father in Auschwitz

<i>On the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghettos of the region of southern German-occupied Poland known as Zaglembie, the World Zaglembie</i> …

Jewish Culture