Putin Skews Holocaust History at Commemoration in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s prime speaking slot at a Holocaust commemoration event here this week was generating controversy even before he took the podium. His remarks...

22 Teachers Selected For JFR Holocaust Education Program

  The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) selected 22 middle- and high-school teachers and Holocaust center staff from six states to participate in its 2020 Advanced Seminar, an intensive...

Leaders from Allied Powers Address World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem

Several top world leaders addressed the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on Thursday in an event that commemorates 75 years since the 1945 liberation of...

A Year After Premiere of Who Will Write Our History, Nancy Spielberg Reflects

  By Michele Justic The last time 5TJT interviewed Nancy Spielberg, Who Will Write Our History had not yet made its grand premiere on International Holocaust Remembrance Day to audiences across...

Study: Most Americans Don’t Know Number of Jews Killed in Holocaust

Less than half of Americans, some 45 percent,  know that 6 million Jews perished in the Holocaust, while 29 percent weren’t sure or had no answer, according to a...

Dutch Resistance Hero Wants Recognition for Fellow Jewish Fighters

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Shortly after her capture by the Nazis in 1944, Dutch resistance fighter Selma van de Perre was transferred from a regular prison to the worst...

Netanyahu Welcomes World Leaders to World Holocaust Forum

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday greeted the 46 world leaders arriving in the Jewish state for this week’s World Holocaust Forum. The leaders include numerous heads of state...

World Leaders in Jerusalem for 5th World Holocaust Forum

JNS.org – Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and museum are hosting the 5th World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem on Thursday. This year’s event, titled,...

Mnuchin to Lead U.S. Delegation to Auschwitz for 75th Anniversary

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin will lead the U.S. delegation to Poland for the ceremonies surrounding the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The events on...

Auschwitz Liberator Recalls Death Camp Inmates 75 Years On

His jacket sparkling with war medals, 96-year old David Dushman holds back the tears as he remembers the eyes of emaciated prisoners at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz...
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Jewish News Wins 18-Month Legal Battle Against Polish Nationalist Group

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — A London-based Jewish newspaper did not have to use the term “German Nazis” an appeals court in Warsaw ruled,...

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