Holocaust

Amid growing 'America first' rhetoric, Holocaust lecture hopes to attract wider Edmonton audience

A rise in nationalist and anti-immigration sentiments has organizers hoping more Edmontonians will take in an annual Holocaust lecture at the …

Canadian News

Canadian rabbi realizes 'egregious error' was made

A Canadian rabbi who participated in the planning of a Holocaust memorial monument whose plaque omitted any reference to Jews apologized for what he …

Israel

Trudeau erases Jews from the Holocaust, again

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has now failed twice, in 20 months, to mention Jews in commemorating the Holocaust.

Canadian News

School project to remember Holocaust victims surpasses goal of 11 million stamps

The 'Holocaust Stamp Project' is a strong testament to the power of commemoration as carried out by the future generation.<p>A 9-year-old school project …

Education

Labour conference: Momentum chair condemns 'grossly offensive' call to debate whether Holocaust happened

The founder and chair of Jeremy Corbyn-supporting group Momentum has condemned “grossly offensive” comments denying the Holocaust after the …

Labour Party

Holocaust denier in Belgium ordered to visit concentration camps and write about them

Print<p><b>By Derek Hawkins</b><p>A court in Brussels has ordered a former Belgian lawmaker to visit five Nazi concentration camps and write about his experiences …

Canadian News

Netanyahu tells Merkel concerned over rise in anti-Semitism

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday Israel was concerned over a rise in anti-Semitism, after a …

Israel

Filming the Holocaust: Crisis on Camera

Is attempting to capture one of the greatest human crimes futile?<p>Jerry Lewis was so unhappy with his attempt to evoke the Holocaust that he made his …

Filmmaking

Singer holds photo shoot at Romanian Holocaust memorial

The memorial was completed in 2009 and commemorates the 300,000 Romanians who were murdered by the Nazis.<p>If you’re a pop singer looking for a …

World News

Bulgarian Holocaust memorial defaced

A monument put up by Jews in Bulgaria to thank the town of Vidin for preventing their deportation during the Holocaust was vandalized on Saturday.<p>The …

Jewish Culture

Ladino Letters from Rhodes, Before the Holocaust Destroyed the Island’s Jewish Community

Until my early adulthood, I had no family names or faces to connect with the Holocaust. I always assumed that, on my father’s side, any members of …

Israel

Alt-Right Figure Clashes With Holocaust Historian Over DTLA Event

The organizer of an upcoming Holocaust history event at downtown Los Angeles' Last Bookstore put up her guard recently when a well-known alt-right …

Los Angeles

Regina teachers reflect on their summer tour of Holocaust sites

Print<p>When four Regina teachers visited Germany and Poland to learn about the history of the Holocaust, each carried with them a personal letter from …

Quebec

Why Wagner's Music Was Banned in Israel

Opera music and culture is alive and well in Israel, and Israelis and Jews around the world are more than able to appreciate Wagner’s musical genius. …

Israel

Why I Went to Auschwitz

There was a small hole in the kitchen floor that led to a secret crawl space. That image is burned into my memory. The space was maybe five feet long …

European History

Holocaust survivors warn growing extremism in UK could lead to repeat of Nazi Germany

Holocaust survivors have issued a stark warning that the growing willingness of some "to express extreme views ... and act out their intolerance with …

European History

Ultra-Orthodox protest campaign compares IDF draft to Holocaust

A leaflet campaign against the recruitment of ultra-Orthodox Jews into the Israeli military compares army service to the Holocaust.<p>Flyers and posters …

Israel

Brands keep putting Nazi, Holocaust symbols in designs

The Prada-owned brand Miu Miu is the latest to stumble with a design that incorporates symbols linked by some to the Holocaust. The company recently …

Miu Miu

STEINBERG: 2 women speak their minds on the Holocaust, abortion rights

The names Simone Veil and Brittany Carl probably shouldn’t be mentioned in the same sentence. It’s an insult to one; I’ll let you figure out …

Bruce Rauner

Macron denounces France’s collaboration in the Holocaust during Netanyahu visit

French President Emmanuel Macron denounced France's collaboration in the Holocaust, lashing out Sunday at those who negate or minimize the country's role in sending tens of thousands of Jews to their deaths.<p>After he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended a Holocaust commemoration, …

Israel

French president Macron condemns France’s part in Holocaust during Netanyahu visit

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron denounced France’s collaboration in the Holocaust, lashing out Sunday at those who negate or minimize the …

Israel

Netanyahu joins Macron at French Holocaust commemoration

PARIS - French President Emmanuel denounced France's collaboration in the Holocaust, lashing out Sunday at those who negate or minimize the country's …

Israel

Preserving Artifacts, Memories of Holocaust Survivors

Since 1993, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., has worked to educate visitors about the millions of people imprisoned and killed …

History

How these teachers learned to teach the Holocaust

JTA - When Megan Corbin was in school, she learned about the Holocaust as an optimistic story.<p>Her grade school, she said, “highlighted Anne Frank as …

European History

What Therapists Think About Their Worst Patients

"He was hitting many stereotypes of the racist cop."<p>People who aren't in the health professions often think of therapists as warm and fuzzy humans who offer unconditional emotional support and constantly ask their patients, "How do you feel?" While many psychotherapists and psychiatrists enter the …

Mental Health

Holocaust Museum surpasses $250G goal to preserve victim diaries

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has exceeded its $250,000 goal in an effort to preserve and digitize more than 200 diaries from …

European History

Holocaust Survivor Left in Tears After Boston's New England Holocaust Museum Was Vandalized

Holocaust survivor Izzy Arbeiter had to relive some painful memories Wednesday morning when he found out Boston's New England Holocaust Museum — …

European History

Muslim Girls Studying Holocaust Turned Away From Lublin Synagogue

WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — A group of Muslim girls from Germany was prevented from entering a synagogue in Lublin while on a visit to Poland to study the …

Study Skills

Arrest made in vandalism of Boston Holocaust memorial

Police in Boston have arrested a man in the vandalism of the Holocaust memorial there.<p>James Issac, 21, of the Roxbury neighborhood, was arrested …

Boston

Holocaust Museum starts 1st crowdfunding campaign to preserve survivors' diaries

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has launched its first crowdfunding campaign in an effort to preserve and digitize more than 200 diaries …

History