Stedelijk Museum to Keep Kandinsky Painting Sold During Holocaust

AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Following a protracted legal fight, the family of Irma Klein last year finally got Dutch restitution officials to recognize that the Nazi occupation forced Klein to sell her...

Author Judith Kerr Dies Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday

Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019 at the age of 95....

House to Vote on Awarding Medal to Rabbi Michael Dov Weissmandl

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on whether to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal — one of the nation’s highest civilian honors —...

‘Who Will Write Our History’ Shows Resistance, Tragedy of Warsaw Ghetto

By Dr. Alex Sternberg Everyone who has studied even a little about the Holocaust has heard of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. About 40,000 desperate Jews decided to revolt. We know...

Former ADL Chief Slams Polish President’s Speech at Ghetto Uprising Commemoration

Polish President Andrez Duda at the 75th anniversary commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, April 19, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Kacper Pempel. One of America’s most storied campaigners against antisemitism and...

Hundreds of Bodies Discovered at Former Jewish Ghetto in Belarus

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A mass grave containing bones from hundreds of bodies was discovered during construction atop what used to be the ghetto of Brest, in present-day Belarus. Human...

Report: Adolf Eichmann’s Sons Established Nazi Cell in Argentina

For the first time, British website MailOnline shed light on Friday on the fates of the four sons of Nazi archcriminal Adolf Eichmann – one of the principal organizers...

Interview With ‘Who Will Write Our History’ Producer Roberta Grossman

By Michele Justic first published January 2019 In honor of Yom Hashoah, the Peninsula Public Library will participate in the 2019 Global Screening Event of "Who Will Write Our History," based...

NY Philanthropists Honored With Holocaust Museum Regional Award

Danielle Schwartz Auerbach and Nicole Pines Lieberman traveled from their homes in Manhattan to the Washington D.C. museum to memorialize the Days of Remembrance, America’s annual commemoration of the...

JAB Holdings’ Reimann Family Confronts Nazi Past

BY TOBY AXELROD BERLIN (JTA) — One of Germany’s wealthiest families said it will make amends for its company’s Nazi past. In a spectacular announcement, the Reimann family, worth about $37...
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BY BEN SALES NEW YORK (JTA) — Robert Morgenthau, who served as Manhattan’s district attorney for more than three decades, died at 99. Morgenthau died Sunday...

Israel’s Under-20 Basketball Team Takes Home European Title

The Israel under-20 men’s basketball team defeated Spain 92-84 to win its second consecutive European championship. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu congratulated the team and told...

Volvo Backs Israeli Road Traffic Injuries Analysis Startup MDgo

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