U.S. to Deport Former Nazi Guard Living in Tennessee

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday that a former Nazi concentration-camp guard who was living in Tennessee has been ordered to return to Germany. Following a two-day trial,...

Serbian MPs Vote for New Holocaust Memorial in Belgrade

A total of 159 out of 250 MPs in the Serbian parliament voted this week for the establishment of a memorial center at the Staro Sajmiste (Old Trade Fair)...

Amazon’s ‘Hunters’ Grapples With Morality of Jews Killing Nazis

BY GABE FRIEDMAN NEW YORK (JTA) — “This is not murder, this is mitzvah.” That’s a quote from Meyer Offerman, a wealthy Holocaust survivor with a thick Yiddish accent played by Al...

Polish Jewish History Museum Chooses New Director

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Poland’s Jewish history museum has chosen a new director, ending the controversy over its leadership. The Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews has...

Polish Righteous Among the Nations Have Free Taxi Service in Warsaw

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Outside one of this city’s many brutalist apartment buildings, passersby stop to stare at and photograph a London-style taxi emblazoned with large Star of David symbols. Some...

Yad Vashem Apologizes for ‘Errors’ in Its Holocaust Memorial Films

(JTA) — Yad Vashem apologized for what it said were inaccuracies in some Holocaust films shown at a ceremony it hosted last month. The apology, sent Monday by email to...

RJC Withdraws Support From Opponents of ‘Never Again’ Education Act

JNS.org – The Republican Jewish Coalition will withdraw its support for the four Republicans who voted against the Never Again Education Act, reported Jewish Insider on Friday. Reps. Jodey Arrington (R-Texas), Thomas Massie (R-Ky.),...

Holocaust Survivors in Israel Getting More Cash, But Not Enough for Some

Holocaust survivors in Israel are better off financially than in the past thanks to the efforts of campaigners after decades of government neglect and bureaucracy, but some still live in poverty. World...

Lauder: Antisemitism Source of Shame After Auschwitz

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ OSWIECIM, Poland (JTA) — Holocaust survivors seeing their grandchildren facing the hatred that nearly killed them is a source of shame for the world, World Jewish Congress leader...

First Person: ‘Finding’ My Missing Grandparents

BY JUDY LASH BALINT As a child growing up in the small English town that offered refuge for my parents in their flight from the Nazis, I was acutely aware of...
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