Book Review: Recipes From Auschwitz

Survival Stories of Hungarian Jews Olga Elek and Marton Sternberg By Michele Justic Besides the total annihilation of the Jews, the Nazis also sought to erase Jewish personalities. Forcing them to shave...

Lithuania Drafts Bill Exonerating Nation From Holocaust Crimes

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A committee of the Lithuanian parliament is drafting legislation declaring that neither the Baltic nation nor its leaders participated in the Holocaust, a lawmaker working on...

Rambam Visits Auschwitz Exhibit at Museum of Jewish Heritage

  By Rabbi Zev Meir Friedman Rosh Mesivta of Rambam Mesivta Somber, memorable, and impactful are the three words which best describe our recent visit to the Auschwitz exhibit at the Museum...

Rambam Ramps Up Protest Against Jonas Noreika

Last week Rambam was treated to a special assembly about Lithuanian “hero” Jonas Noreika. Rambam rallied last year in front of the Lithuanian Consulate to protest the Lithuanian government’s...

Catholic Group to Honor Activist Promoting Sanctions on Israel

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A promoter of sanctions against Israel who said its supporters “vastly inflate” anti-Semitism is scheduled to receive an award at Belgium’s main Holocaust memorial museum for...

Germany to Donate $66 Million to Auschwitz Museum

BY TOBY AXELROD BERLIN (JTA) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel, making her first visit to Auschwitz, pledged an added 60 million euros — or $66 million — in funding to its...

Einsatzkommando Interpreter Has Canadian Citizenship Revoked

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — The Supreme Court of Canada court declined to hear the appeal of a former Nazi who is facing deportation after gaining citizenship deceitfully six decades...

German Group Protesting Far Right Apologizes for Memorial’s Contents

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A German activist group has apologized for using what it says is the ashes of victims of the Nazis for a Holocaust memorial and protest against...

Sale of Ledger of Jewish Deaths From Bergen-Belsen Put on Hold

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The auction of a rabbinical court ledger that documents eyewitness accounts of the deaths of Jews in Nazi camps has been put on hold. The auction of the...

Test on Bad Surveys Includes Misleading Question on Holocaust

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A university in Chicago has removed a faculty member from a course after a marketing assignment included a question on whether the Holocaust happened. National Louis University is...
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