Onur looks intently at the photomontage. From all the famous news images, he picks one: New York’s World Trade Center aflame.
After extensive negotiations with the Conference for Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Germany eased some eligibility requirements so more low-income survivors like Aviva can receive so-called Article 2 pension payments.
The Nuremberg Trials, which opened with the reading of charges against 24 defendants in Berlin on Oct. 18, 1945, and reconvened in Nuremberg on Nov. 20, confronted Germans with the reality of what had been done in their name. It was the beginning of a process of reckoning and repentance that continues to this day.
The annihilation of Israel is the raison d'etre of the "holiday" that the late Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini created after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. It is marked with anti-Israel demonstrations in some Islamic countries, as well as in cities with large Muslim populations outside the Islamic world.
As Germany stands on the brink of a new political era -- about to have its first woman and first former East German as chancellor -- Jews are peering over the horizon with cautious optimism.
Pope Benedict XVI's visit to a German synagogue was replete with symbolism: most notably, the potential for positive relations between the country's Jewish community and a pope who served in the German army during World War II.
For Germany's Jewish community, which has tripled to more than 100,000 since 1989 with the arrival of former Soviet Jews, the live broadcast of Benedict's visit during World Youth Day in Germany served another purpose.
Hitler knew in detail about the attempted extermination of the Jews. That's according to "Das Buch Hitler" -- "The Hitler Book" -- a newly published German translation of a work written in Russian for Soviet dictator Josef Stalin in 1949.
The last time Trudy Spira was in Auschwitz, she was 12 years old. The day of liberation "is my second birthday -- I was reborn on that day," said Spira, who came from Venezuela with her son, Ernesto, 48, to show him the place that robbed her of her childhood.
Holland turned into a staging ground for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict this week, as demonstrators converged on The Hague to talk about Israel's security barrier and Palestinian terrorism.
In an act of defiance against the European Union, the main Jewish body in Europe has released an unpublished report that found rising anti-Semitism among Muslims in Europe.
The study that the European Union's Monitoring Center on Racism and Xenophobia commissioned was prompted by a wave of anti-Semitic incidents in Europe that intensified in the spring of 2002. The report was suppressed, allegedly to avoid offending Europe's large Muslim communities. The European Jewish Congress obtained a copy of the report and released it Monday.
Time is running out for survivors of Nazi ghettos to apply for retroactive German pensions, a German advocacy group warned.
niel Libeskind is coming back to New York to help heal the wounds created on Sept. 11. He won't be working with words or medicine but with stone, cement, glass and steel.
The photo was misidentified by the archive that provided it, Goldhagen told reporters at the fair.
Floodwaters have forced some 150 Jewish immigrant families to evacuate their refugee home in Dresden.
The parents of Israeli soldiers kidnapped a year ago by Hezbollah are asking the World Jewish Congress (WJC) to help press their case.
History is in the making this fall in Germany with the opening of three new Jewish schools for adults.
These people are among the tens of thousands of Jews who, instead of going to Israel, caught the wave of freedom that swept the former Soviet Union after the fall of communism and rode it into the land they always associated with Hitler and death camps.
The man whom many call the conscience of Germany has announced that he has failed.
Michael Cullen wants people to search their attics and basements for documents, photos, paintings, you name it -- photocopies are acceptable. If something is valuable, like a painting, the museum will consider purchasing it.
"Where was God during the Holocaust?" For a moment, there was silence. Three Los Angeles rabbis sat before a group of German theology students in the Berliner Dom church, waiting for their answer. "It is a question many Jews have asked," said Rabbi Lawrence Goldmark, 55, president of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California, during a recent German-government-sponsored visit. "Have you confronted this question yourselves?"