Sugihara Memorial Destroyed by Beit Shemesh Apartments

The Jewish National Fund was left scrambling to apologize to the son of a former Japanese diplomat who saved the lives of approximately 6,000 Jews during the Holocaust, after...

Pence to Visit Auschwitz for First Time

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to walk the grounds of Auschwitz for the first time, accompanied by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The visit will take place on...

$30 Million More Allotted to Survivors of French Train Deportations

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. State Department is ready to allot the second half of the $60 million in compensation for survivors deported to Nazi camps via...

New York Reps Back Holocaust Education Grant Bill in House

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — A bipartisan slate of House members introduced a bill that would grant money to Holocaust education in schools. The Never Again Education Act would establish...

Holocaust-Era Property Compensation Discussed With Luxembourg’s Prime Minister

Leaders of the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) and of the Jewish Community of Luxembourg met on Tuesday with Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel to discuss efforts to address...

Sausage Museum Won’t Use Buchenwald Subcamp as Site

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The chairman of an association supporting a German sausage museum said it will not build a new facility on the site of a former Nazi...

Sausage Museum OK’ed on Grounds of Buchenwald Camp

A city in Germany has approved plans for a sausage museum to be built on the grounds of a former concentration camp. The national Bratwurst Museum would be built in...

Scholars Worry ‘Never Forget’ A Victim of Israel’s Warming Ties With Eastern Europe

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s efforts to establish close ties with the European Union’s Central European members has met with pushback from a perhaps unlikely source:...

Canadian Archives Acquires Nazi Study of North American Jewry

A rare booklet just acquired by the Canadian National Archives contains a Nazi study of North American Jewry apparently intended to facilitate their annihilation in the event of a...

Poll: Many British Adults Don’t Believe Holocaust Occurred

Released in time for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a new poll commissioned by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust found that one in 20 British adults do not believe that...
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