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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

History is repeating itself, Holocaust survivors warn before March of the Living

Thursday, May 2, 2019

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU, Poland — The surge in anti-Semitic attacks in recent years is reminiscent of the pre-World War II era in Europe, a Holocaust survivor warned Wednesday, with others agreeing that anti-Semitism is back in full force, a day before they participate in the annual March of the Living event. “For years, I think a lot … Read More

Israel to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Israel will begin commemorations of Holocaust Memorial Day on Wednesday evening with a state ceremony to remember the six million Jewish victims of Nazi persecution and to honor the remaining survivors of WW2 atrocities. A state ceremony for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day will be held at 8:00 p.m. local time atop Warsaw Ghetto … Read More