Brazilian Soccer Team Raises Holocaust Awareness

BY MARCUS M. GILBAN RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – One of Brazil’s most popular soccer teams joined a global Jewish initiative to raise awareness about the Holocaust and the dangers...

Elie Wiesel’s Family Welcomes Signing of Anti-Genocide Act

The signing on Monday of the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act by President Donald Trump was welcomed by the late Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate’s family. The new...

Israeli Divers to Search Danube River for Remains of Jews Murdered in Holocaust

An Israeli search-and-rescue group will begin scouring the waters of the Danube River in the Hungarian capital of Budapest this week for the remains of Jews murdered during the...

Nazi Guard Deported From US to Germany Dies at Age 95

Former Nazi guard Jakiw Palij, who was deported from the United States to Germany last year after years of unsuccessful attempts, has died at the age of 95. Palij, a...

Remains of Auschwitz Victims to Receive Jewish Funerals Near London

The remains of six unknown victims of the Nazi Holocaust who were murdered in Auschwitz will be given a Jewish funeral on Jan. 20, after being stored for more...

Nelly Ben-Or Defied the Nazis to Play Piano

By Cnaan Liphshiz LONDON (JTA) — Like countless world-class pianists, Nelly Ben-Or began playing piano at the age of 5 and never stopped. That discipline helped Ben-Or, 86, became an international concert...

Study: 1/4 of Holocaust Victims Killed in 3 months of 1942

(JTA) — Nearly 1.5 million Jews, or about a quarter of all those murdered during the Holocaust, were murdered in just three months in 1942, a new study found. The...

The Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek, Part 24

Please note: Parental discretion is advised, as this series of articles may be too disturbing or graphic for children. Built in May 1940, Auschwitz began its infamous career housing Polish...

French Rescuer of 350-Plus Jewish Children During Shoah Dies at 108

Georges Loinger, a Jewish man with Aryan features who managed to save hundreds of Jewish children during the Holocaust, died on Friday at the age of 108. Loinger became a...

Germany Allocates $1.1 Million for Museum at Sobibor Site

WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Germany will allocate $1.1 million for a new museum at the former Sobibor Nazi extermination camp. The money will be used to create a permanent exhibition at...

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HaGaon Rav Reuven Feinstein, Shlita, Answers Questions At Dirshu Shabbos Convention

  Rav Reuven Feinstein, shlita, rosh yeshiva of Staten Island, in addition to being rebbe to generations of talmidim, also serves as a guiding light...

Central Synagogue in Bulgarian Capital Vandalized by Rocks

Rocks were thrown through the windows of the Great Prayer Hall of the Central Synagogue in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Saturday by...

IDF Thwarts Stabbing Attempt, Shoots Palestinian Attacker

A Palestinian man was stopped on Monday after he attempted a stabbing attack against Israeli soldiers in Judea and Samaria, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The...

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