‘Never Again,’ Israeli Air Force Chief Vows at Flyover of Dachau

The air forces of Israel and Germany made history on Tuesday as they teamed up for a joint flyover of the site of Dachau — the former Nazi concentration...

Judge: Florida Principal Who Wanted to Remain Neutral on Holocaust Should Be Rehired

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — William Latson, a high school principal in South Florida, was fired after telling a parent he could not say that the Holocaust was a “factual, historical...

Groups Join Forces to Demand Removal of SS Monument at Ontario Cemetery

Two advocacy groups representing the Jewish and Polish communities in Canada joined forces this week to demand the removal of a monument at a cemetery in Ontario that honors...

Sending a Message: Holocaust-Themed Face Masks

(JTA) — The face masks aren’t subtle: One is emblazoned with the famous photo of a Jewish mother and child, their hands raised, at Nazi gunpoint. Another shows an...

State Department Report Highlights ‘Urgent’ Need for Holocaust Restitution

The U.S. State Department published a report on Wednesday on steps being taken by countries to provide restitution or compensation for property taken during the Holocaust. The report was released...

JFR Launches Monday-Night Movie Series About Righteous Gentiles

  As antisemitism is on the rise globally, the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) is launching a Monday-night movie event online where each week it will air one of...

Inscriptions Found in Shoes of Children Sent to Auschwitz

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW (JTA) — Employees of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum discovered handwritten inscriptions in shoes belonging to children who were sent to the Nazi death camp in Poland. The discoveries...

Vel D’Hiv Roundup of Paris Jews Remembered on 78th Anniversary

French political leaders, Holocaust memorials and museums and Jewish organizations marked on Thursday the anniversary of the 1942 Vel D’Hiv roundup, in which over 13,000 Jews were arrested in...

Austria to Create Award Named for Nazi Hunter Simon Wiesenthal

BY TOBY AXELROD BERLIN (JTA) – An Austrian parliamentary committee has paved the way for the creation of an annual prize to encourage the fight against antisemitism. An amendment passed last week...

JCC Introduces Holocaust Support for 2nd Generation

  The Marion and Aaron Gural JCC has long been serving, supporting, and nurturing the precious Holocaust survivor population. It is a safe haven for them and has been a...
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Judgment Day: Yom Kippur Arrives With COVID-19 Cases on the Rise

BY SHIRA HANAU AND PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) – In synagogues and in their parking lots, in backyard tent services and on Zoom, Jews around the world will spend...

Cuomo: 10 ZIP Codes Account for 25% of New COVID Infections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm Monday about the emergence of a handful of coronavirus hot spots in New York, saying just 10 ZIP codes represented...

Simcha Is Essential. Drink Wine.

By Gabriel Geller Royal Wine/Kedem For many, if not most of us (all of us quite frankly), Shabbos and yom tov are not only great mitzvos;...

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