Germany Allocates $1.1 Million for Museum at Sobibor Site

WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Germany will allocate $1.1 million for a new museum at the former Sobibor Nazi extermination camp. The money will be used to create a permanent exhibition at...

French Rail Company to Build Holocaust Museum at Abandoned Station

(JTA) — France’s national rail company allocated $2.3 million toward building a Holocaust museum at one of its abandoned stations. The museum being built with funding from SNCF is scheduled...

Last Surviving Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Fighter Passes Away

The last surviving resistance fighter from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943 passed away on Dec. 22 in Jerusalem at the age of 94. Simcha Rotem, born Kazik Ratajzer in...

German Court Won’t Charge Nazi Guard as Accessory to Murders

(JTA) — A German court decided to not put a former Nazi SS guard on trial to face charges of being an accessory to more than 36,000 murders when he allegedly...

Germany to Compensate Survivors Who Fled Nazis in Kindertransport

Eighty years later, Germany has said that it will compensate Jewish men and women who survived the Holocaust as children — most of whom lost their parents during the...

Holocaust Survivor, 92, Killed By Car in Oregon

(JTA) — A 92-year-old Oregon man who survived Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust was struck and killed by a car while crossing a street near his home. Alter Wiener...

‘Who Will Write Our History’ to See Wider Release

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHPBGWvKMSs&feature=youtu.be "Who Will Write Our History,” Roberta Grossman’s chronicle of a lesser known form of WWII-era resistance, will have a theatrical run, website Women and Hollywood has learned exclusively. The Abramorama documentary...

Sobibor: Triumph Of Courage Amid Horror

The exclusive New York screening of Sobibor was an extraordinary red-carpet event. Held on Sunday, November 18 at the National Arts Club in New York City, the event was...

Holocaust Scholar Randolph Louis Braham Dies at 95

(JTA) — Randolph Louis Braham, a two-time Jewish National Book Award winner for works on the Holocaust in Hungary and a founding member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, has...

Train Company to Study Reparations to Descendants of Jews It Transported to Concentration Camps

The Dutch national train company Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) has agreed to pay reparations to the descendants of Jews it transported to concentration camps during the Holocaust. NS President Roger van Boxtel...
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