Blogger Apologizes for Posting Photo of Rubber Duck at Auschwitz

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A travel blogger has apologized after posting a photo on his Instagram account of a rubber duck on the iconic tracks outside of the Auschwitz concentration...

Trump Foundation Settlement to Benefit U.S. Holocaust Museum

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — President Donald Trump said he would pay $1.8 million to several charities, including the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, after losing a civil court case over his...

Italian Jewish Survivor of Auschwitz Receives Death Threats From Far-Right Fanatics

An Italian Jewish survivor of the Auschwitz extermination camp was under the protection of police officers on Thursday after she received hundreds of death threats on social media from...

Bank Leumi Is Holding Millions in Holocaust Victims’ Money

CTech – An expert opinion submitted to an Israeli court claims Israel’s Bank Leumi is hoarding between NIS 172 million (approximately $50 million) and NIS 414 million (approximately $118.5...

Utah Child Marches in School Parade Dressed as Hitler

The United Jewish Federation of Utah expressed “disbelief” and “horror” after a child in the city of Kaysville dressed as Hitler for a school Halloween parade, but expressed hope...

Israeli Court Stops Auction of Letter Written by 11-Year-Old Holocaust Victim – The Tel Aviv District Court blocked the sale of a letter written by an 11-year-old Jewish-Polish girl who was killed in the Holocaust following protest by her family...

Holocaust Survivors Reunited With Greek Rescuer for First Time Since WWII

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two Holocaust survivors who live in Israel and the Greek woman who with her sisters rescued them met again for the first time since World...

Florida Principal Who Wanted to Remain Neutral on Holocaust Is Fired

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The high school principal in Boca Raton, Florida, who told a parent that “Not everyone believes the Holocaust happened” was fired. The Palm Beach County School Board...

Netflix to Air Miniseries on Trial of Nazi Guard ‘Ivan the Terrible’

BY CURT SCHLEIER (JTA) — John Demjanjuk was a retired Ukrainian-American autoworker living a comfortable life in the suburbs of Cleveland — until his past caught up with him. A group of...

Trial for Guard at Nazi Concentration Camp Begins in Germany

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A former Nazi guard went on trial in Germany over the deaths thousands of prisoners at a World War II concentration camp in Poland. Bruno Dey, 93,...
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NY’s New Education Regulations Are Vital for Hasidic Children

By MIRIAM MOSTER NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up...

KKL-JNF, Terror Victims File Lawsuit Against U.S. Charity – The Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund and American victims of terror have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in Washington, D.C., targeting a U.S....

Faroe Islands Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

(JTA) — The Faroe Islands will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Faroese Foreign Minister Jenis av Rana told the Danish-language newspaper Politiken on Thursday that...

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