How the ADL Went From Working with Facebook to Calling for a Boycott

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — It was when Mark Zuckerberg said he would allow Holocaust denial on his platform that the Anti-Defamation League realized its partnership with Facebook wasn’t working. The social...

Yad Vashem Chairman to Step Down After 27 Years

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The chairman of the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Museum told his staff that he will be leaving the position he has held for the...

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Vienna Holocaust Memorial

Construction of a new memorial wall to the victims of the Holocaust in the Austrian capital of Vienna began on Monday with a groundbreaking ceremony in the city park...

German Train Station Memorial Dedicated to Jews Sent to Death

BY TOBY AXELROD BERLIN (JTA) – Nearly 80 years after the last train sent Jews to almost certain death from the main railway station in Wurzburg, a memorial to those who...

California Fountain Dedicated to Holocaust Survivors Smashed

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A fountain dedicated to Holocaust survivors that also was used for ritual hand-washing inside a California cemetery was toppled and smashed. Police are investigating the incident at...

Evidence of ‘Japanese Wallenberg’ Who Issued Visas to Jews

Evidence has emerged of a second Japanese diplomat who provided visas to European Jews fleeing Nazi persecution, raising the prospect that further undiscovered heroes are waiting to be recognized. Saburo...

Swastika-Engraved Tombstones in US Military Cemeteries to Be Removed

The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has agreed to remove a series of headstones engraved with Nazi symbols from military cemeteries in Utah and Texas following protests from...

Trump Signs Never Again Education Act Into Law – President Donald Trump signed the Never Again Education Act, which seeks to expand Holocaust education in the United States, into law on Friday. The House of Representatives passed...

Right View: My Mother’s Recipes for Shavuot

  I have shared my mother’s story in previous columns in these pages, and you may have read more about her in my book Recipes from Auschwitz. Last week was her...

Holocaust Education Funding Bill Passes Senate

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. Senate unanimously approved $10 million in funding for Holocaust education in American schools. The vote Wednesday approving the Never Again Education Act, coming after overwhelming...
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