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More than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps posted online

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has published online more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps with information on more than 2.2 million people. The effort to put the archive online was undertaken in partnership with the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. The tracing service, based in Bad Arolsen, … Read More

Over 1,000 bodies found in Holocaust-era mass grave in Belarus

Monday, May 20, 2019

In January, memories of the Holocaust were once again brought up when a mass grave was discovered in Brest, Belarus on the construction site of a new luxury apartment block. Since the discovery, the bones of 1,214 people, most believed to have been Jews, were excavated from the site, tangled with shreds of cloth and … Read More

CNN Fact Checks Tlaib’s Holocaust Comments: ‘She Can’t Rewrite History’

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

CNN’s John King corrected Representative Rashida Tlaib’s (D., Mich.) revisionist history of the Holocaust on Monday, pointing out that Palestinian leaders supported the German extermination of Jews and violently resisted the creation of a Jewish state. “It was my ancestors — Palestinians — who lost their land and some lost their lives, their livelihood, their … Read More

Israel comes to standstill in somber remembrance of Holocaust victims

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Israel came to a standstill at 10 a.m. Thursday as sirens wailed throughout the country in memory of the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis during World War II. The annual remembrance is one of the most solemn days on Israel’s national calendar, with much of the country all but shutting down to honor … Read More