The Gural JCC Remembers Kristallnacht

This year marks the 82nd anniversary of the Kristallnacht pogrom against the Jews of Germany and Austria. Why was this terrible event so significant? On November 4, the Marion and...

Auschwitz Survivor Who Helped Convict War Criminal Dies at Age 95

A survivor of the Auschwitz death camp who assisted a German court in convicting an SS war criminal passed away on Tuesday in Chemnitz — the eastern German city...

Twitter Joins Facebook Banning Holocaust Denial

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — Twitter will now ban posts that deny the Holocaust. Bloomberg News reported Wednesday that a Twitter spokesperson said posts that “deny or distort” violent events including the...

Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center Sheds Light on Horrific Massacre

BY LARRY LUXNER Raisa Maistrenko will never forget Sept. 29, 1941 — the day Nazi troops rounded up the Jewish residents of Kyiv, Ukraine, and marched them to the Babyn Yar...

Survey: 23% of Young Americans Believe Tenets of Holocaust Denial

A new survey revealed a major lack of knowledge about the Holocaust among young Americans, including that almost a quarter of respondents believed in some form of Holocaust denial...

Court: Spanish Museum Can Keep Nazi-Looted Pissarro Painting

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A Spanish museum, not the heirs of a Jewish woman fleeing the Holocaust, is the rightful owner of a Pissarro painting now valued at $40 million,...

‘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...
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Emirati Royal in Talks to Buy Jerusalem’s Beitar Soccer Club

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A member of the United Arab Emirates’ royal family has formally announced his interest in buying half of the Israeli soccer...

Court to Decide Whether Labor Can Cancel Primaries

The Tel Aviv District Court will rule on Sunday morning whether to prevent a Labor Party convention from deciding on Sunday afternoon whether to cancel the...
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Introducing "From The Editor's Desk" a new podcast by 5TJT Editor and Publisher Larry Gordon delving deeper into some of today's issues. Mr. Gordon...

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