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February 06, 2016
Jewish group condemns far-right WWII remembrance in Hungary
The Simon Wiesenthal Center has condemned a far-right commemoration in Hungary of a World War II battle in which speakers ...
January 27, 2016
Obama honors 4 who protected Jews during Holocaust
As he honored four people on Wednesday for risking their lives to protect Jews, President Barack Obama warned that ...
January 25, 2016
Exhibit of Jewish artists' Holocaust works opens in Berlin
Nelly Toll was 8 years old when she and her mother went into hiding in 1943 in Poland to escape the Nazis' death camps.
January 14, 2016
'Son of Saul' and 'A War' in foreign-language Oscar race
Danish Afghan-conflict drama "A War" and searing Hungarian Holocaust story "Son of Saul" were among five nominees announced ...
January 10, 2016
'Son of Saul' wins Golden Globe for foreign language film
The writer-director of "Son of Saul" is hopeful that his win for best foreign language film at the Golden Globes will serve ...
December 15, 2015
Review: Holocaust tale 'Son of Saul' haunts and provokes
"Son of Saul" doesn't just get under your skin — it goes straight to the bloodstream. There, it churns and festers as you try ...
December 15, 2015
Plunging into hell of Auschwitz, 'Son of Saul' confounds
The power and horror of "Son of Saul," a visceral plunge into the life of a Sonderkommando at Auschwitz-Birkenau, has left ...
December 08, 2015
Tibor Rubin, Medal of Honor recipient, dies in California
Tibor Rubin, a Hungarian-born concentration camp survivor who joined the U.S. Army out of gratitude for his liberators, ...
December 07, 2015
Hungarians protest statue plan for anti-Semitic minister
Protesters held a silent demonstration on Monday in central Hungary against a plan to unveil a statue of a former minister ...
December 02, 2015
Holocaust survivor, rescuer reunited in New York City
An Israeli man and a Polish woman were reunited Wednesday in New York, seven decades after her Catholic family saved him ...
December 01, 2015
Search for Jewish tombs lost in WWII brings back heritage
There was no mistaking what the stone slab was, only the spot where it lay was somehow not fitting. Instead of marking a ...
November 02, 2015
Thomas Blatt, survivor of escape from Sobibor, dies at 88
Thomas Toivi Blatt, who was among a small number of Jews to survive a mass escape from the Nazi death camp of Sobibor in 1943 ...
October 21, 2015
Kerry seeks Mideast answers amid deteriorating conditions
The Obama administration is confronted with two crises for which it has few, if any, viable options — the Israeli-Palestinian ...
October 21, 2015
Netanyahu causes uproar by linking Palestinians to Holocaust
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sparked an uproar in Israel on Wednesday for suggesting that a World War II-era Palestinian ...
October 16, 2015
Czechs remember 1st transport of Jews to Nazi death camps
Hundreds of people are beating drums in Prague to mark the 74th anniversary of the first Czech Jews sent to Nazi death camps ...
October 08, 2015
Carson says armed Jews would have 'diminished' Holocaust
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggests the Holocaust would have been "greatly diminished" if German Jews had ...
October 07, 2015
Holocaust-era archive places thousands of documents online
The International Tracing Service says it has begun putting its Holocaust-era archive online for the first time, including ...
September 28, 2015
3,000-page Primo Levi anthology includes Toni Morrison intro
The fall's most ambitious literary release took 17 years to complete, runs more than 3000 pages, draws upon the talents of ...
September 10, 2015
Holocaust memories sway 2 senators to support deal with Iran
Two senators who grew up hearing stories of the Holocaust say the memories of their relatives provided strong lessons about ...
August 30, 2015
Poland's mixed feelings over memorial to rescuers of Jews
As a Catholic Pole, Elka shouldn't even have been in the ghetto of Czestochowa, in southern Poland. But the nanny was so ...