Jewish Journal

Tag: Nazi War Criminals

View the most popular tags overall?

  • The Nazi Hunters exchange, part 1: The men and women who fought to bring evil to justice

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 6, 2016 | 3:57 am

    Andrew Nagorski is an award-winning journalist and author who spent more than three decades as a foreign correspondent and editor for Newsweek. Nagorski started working for Newsweek International in 1973 as an associate editor. He later served as assistant managing editor and Asian...

  • Probing the minds of Nazi war criminals

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    April 27, 2016 | 11:36 am

    Dr. Joel E. Dimsdale is a psychiatrist who has long specialized in the “coping behavior” of concentration camp survivors. One day, a man knocked on his office door and introduced himself as the official hangman who carried out the death sentences of the Nuremberg war crimes...

  • White House: Nazi war criminals should not be receiving Social Security

    October 21, 2014 | 10:29 am

    Nazi war criminals should not be receiving Social Security benefits, a White House spokesman said.

    Deputy press secretary Eric Shultz made his comments Monday in response to an investigation by The Associated Press that found that dozens of suspected Nazi war...

  • Ex-Nazis were paid millions in Social Security, probe finds

    October 20, 2014 | 1:24 pm

    Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments after being forced out of the United States, an investigation by The Associated Press found.

    The payments were made possible by a legal loophole that gave the U.S....

  • The twisted tale of John Demjanjuk

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    February 6, 2014 | 10:33 am

    Among Nazi war criminals who have faced justice, ranging from Hermann Goering to Adolf Eichmann, we find John Demjanjuk, who was charged with participating in the murder of 29,060 Jews as a guard at the Sobibor concentration camp. Unlike the more notorious Nazis, Demjanjuk actually...

  • Simon Wiesenthal to be Honored During Holocaust Remembrance

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    April 8, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Famed Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal, who just turned 90, still leaves his modest home in Vienna several times a week to work at his Jewish Documentation Center, which is located in a nondescript, sparsely furnished, three-room office 100 yards from the former Gestapo headquarters.