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...

World’s Oldest Living Olympic Champion Marks 99th Birthday

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Agnes Keleti, the world’s oldest living Olympic champion and a Holocaust survivor, marked her 99th birthday. Keleti, whose celebrated her birthday on Thursday, told the Associated Press in an interview...

Nazi-Looted Tableware in Netherlands to Be Returned to Heirs of Jewish Owners

Items that are part of an art collection at Het Loo Palace in Apeldoorn, Netherlands, are set to be returned to the heirs of German-Jewish banker Herbert Gutmann after...

Record 2.32 Million People Visited Auschwitz in 2019

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A record 2.32 million people from around the word visited the sites of the former Nazi camps Auschwitz and Birkenau in 2019. The total is about 170,000...
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Pre-Purim Game Night for Singles Ages 23-35 on February 23

  Mrs. Baila Sebrow, shadchan and 5TJT columnist, is proud to present the huge annual Pre-Purim “Blast” Fun Game Night this coming Sunday, February 23,...

YGFT Holds 17th Annual Dinner on February 26

  Yeshiva Gedolah of the Five Towns has established a presence as a serious makom Torah dedicated to the growth of its bachurim and yungerleit....

Twitter Aflutter Over Safdie Brothers’ New Comedy Pilot

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — Fresh off their critically acclaimed film “Uncut Gems,” Jewish brothers Benny and Josh Safdie are making a comedy pilot with the...

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