Right View: My Mother’s Recipes for Shavuot

  I have shared my mother’s story in previous columns in these pages, and you may have read more about her in my book Recipes from Auschwitz. Last week was her...

Holocaust Education Funding Bill Passes Senate

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. Senate unanimously approved $10 million in funding for Holocaust education in American schools. The vote Wednesday approving the Never Again Education Act, coming after overwhelming...

Eichmann Capture Recalled As Moment of Justice for Holocaust Victims

Monday was the 60th anniversary of the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in Argentina by the Mossad. Eichmann — one of the masterminds of the murder of six...

Olga Sternberg: My Mother, Ba’alas Teshuvah:

My mother, Olga Sternberg, passed away on May 11, 2004, at the age of 93. When she died, my wife, Ilyse, and I had just landed in Mexico for...

Kiss Frontman Learns Details About His Mother’s Holocaust Survival

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Kiss frontman Gene Simmons said his mother almost never spoke about her Holocaust ordeal, including time in Nazi camps. A German newspaper has provided him with plenty...

YCQ Remembers the Shoah

At a time when the world is quiet, people are scared and confused, and personal lives have become isolated, remembering those who perished in the Holocaust and those who...

Holocaust Themes Continue at Stay-at-Home Protests in State Capitols

(JTA) — Holocaust imagery and rhetoric continue to be evident at protests against stay-at-home orders in state capitols. Signs reading “Heil, Pritzker” and “Arbeit Mach Frei JB,” the latter a...

‘Schutz-Pass’ Signed by Raoul Wallenberg Up for Auction

A rare Schutz-Pass associated document with a Raoul Wallenberg signature will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction. The one-page document in Hungarian is signed "R. Wallenberg," and dated September 28,...

Poland’s Oldest Rescuer of Jews Reveals Epic WWII Story

By Cnaan Liphshiz WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — Today, at 100 years old, Jozef Walaszczyk is Poland’s oldest living rescuer of Jews. But he was fortunate enough just to survive World War II. As...

Auschwitz-Birkenau Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

(JTA) — Virtual memorial plaques were projected on to the “Arbeit Macht Frei” gates at Auschwitz-Birkenau in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. More than 10,000 of the plaques were uploaded...
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