Film to be Made About 99-Year-Old Nuremberg Prosecutor

A film about the head prosecutor in the Nuremberg Trials following World War II is in the works. Producers Barry Avrich and Patrice Theroux have acquired the film and television...

Last Living Sobibor Survivor Dies

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The last living survivor of the Nazi death camp Sobibor has died. Semion Rosenfeld died on Monday at a hospital in central Israel at the...

Report: Hungary’s Holocaust Museum to Address Complicity

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Hungary’s Holocaust museum will deal with the complicity in the genocide of that country’s pro-Nazi rulers, the managers of the controversial institution said. A delegation from...

Krakow Street to Be Named for Rabbi, 300 Orphans Murdered in Holocaust

The city council in Krakow, Poland, has announced that a municipal street will be named next month after Rabbi David Alter Kurzmann, a caretaker of the Krakow ghetto orphanage. During...

Holocaust Exhibit on Vienna Street Vandalized Again

(JTA) — An exhibit of photos of Holocaust survivors lining a major street in downtown Vienna was vandalized for a third time. Holes were cut into the portraits of the...

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....

Germany Uploads Millions of Archival Holocaust Documents

Germany’s Holocaust archive has uploaded more than 13 million documents “from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate...

Polish PM: Restitution Would Mean Victory for Hitler

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki vowed that his government would never pay damages in connection with World War II. “If today anyone says that Poland has...

UJA-Federation Holds Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Bernie Igielski, 91, of North Woodmere, and Marvin Jacobs, 97, both Holocaust survivors, shared their stories of survival at UJA-Federation of New York’s Yom HaShoah commemoration on Wednesday, May...

Schools Mark Yom HaShoah with Memorial Ceremonies

Yom HaShoah At SHS In a moving Yom HaShoah Tekes, Shulamith High School commemorated and remembered the six million who perished in the Holocaust. The day’s program was both meaningful...
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Manhattan’s Crusading District Attorney Robert Morgenthau Dies

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

CTech – Volvo Cars Tech Fund, the investment arm of Volvo, has backed Israel-based medical AI startup MDGo, incorporated as Endovitech. The financial terms...

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