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  • Concentration camp inmates were forced to work for Audi, report shows

    May 27, 2014 | 10:14 am

    Some 3,700 concentration camp inmates were forced to work in Audi factories during World War II, the German automaker revealed.

    Audi on Monday published findings of a report it commissioned on its activities under Nazi Germany.

    The car manufacturer had previously acknowledged...

  • Germany: I Remember

    By M. Fonseca

    April 27, 2014 | 7:49 pm

    800px-White_Tower_Bad_Homburg_GermanyThis article was first published on We Said Go Travel for our Inspiration Writing Contest. I wanted to share it on the Jewish Journal for Holocaust Remembrance Day. Lisa

    "Al! You're up early. And where's your 'shtick'?" I asked, using the word he substituted in place of 'cane'....

  • The North Korea Dennis Rodman will never see

    December 19, 2013 | 11:28 pm

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has a problem.
     
    Seems he’s been taking a lot of heat lately for having Jang Song Thaek, his uncle and mentor, arrested, publicly humiliated in front of the country’s ruling elite, called out as a traitor, put on trial and executed - all...
  • Austria honors Bikel

    By Tom Tugend

    November 7, 2013 | 4:35 pm

    Theodore Meir Bikel and his parents peeked through the drawn curtains of their Vienna apartment watching the street below, where Adolf Hitler, standing in his limousine, slowly rolled by, cheered on by frenzied crowds.

    It was March 15, 1938, and Hitler formally announced that...

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  • Marriage Inequality: A Struggle that is Nothing New

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    April 16, 2013 | 2:10 pm

    While researching information that pertains to the issues around gay marriage, I got a much better insight in to how the battle against marriage inequality is nothing new.  It seems to me that the present struggle over gay marriage rights is just another form of the same fight that...

  • German office to investigate 50 alleged Auschwitz guards

    April 8, 2013 | 8:17 am

    A Nazi crimes agency in Germany will launch an investigation of 50 alleged former Auschwitz guards living in the country.

    Following a precedent set by the successful case in 2011 against John Demjanjuk, the Central Office for Clarification of Nazi Crimes will begin reviewing...

  • Hatred of Jews remains strong, Netanyahu and Peres tell Yom Hashoah rite

    April 8, 2013 | 6:22 am

    The hatred of Jews is still strong more than 70 years after the Holocaust began, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres said at the national Yom Hashoah ceremony at Yad Vashem.

    "The map of Europe still contains local stains of anti-Semitism," Peres...

  • A Turkish Muslim perspective on Yom HaShoah

    April 8, 2013 | 5:58 am

    When people of reason and conscience look back on the subject of Shoah (otherwise known as the Holocaust) today, it is common to hear questions like: "How could a nation of philosophers, composers of classical music, technology, poets, in this seat of the Enlightenment itself,...

  • Survivor initiative to thrive on common cents

    April 3, 2013 | 2:30 pm

    Sixty-eight years after being liberated from the horrors of the Holocaust, many aging survivors are living another nightmare — poverty without hope.

    “Every single one of them came to this country destitute, with zero resources, and had to start from the beginning,” Stephen D....

  • How the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum changed my life

    By Michael Berenbaum

    April 3, 2013 | 1:59 pm

    My daughter, Ilana, then a young college student, asked if she could go with me to the opening of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, on April 22, 1993 (the date was tied to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising’s 50th anniversary). I said: “I will be leaving very early.” She...

  • $70 billion on, Claims Conf. marks 60 years of reparations from Germany

    July 12, 2012 | 10:22 am

    When representatives of Israel, Germany and the newly created Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany met 60 years ago in Europe to hammer out a reparations agreement for the crimes of Nazi Germany, some Holocaust survivors were still living in Displaced Persons camps on...

  • Putin in Israel for dedication, meetings

    June 25, 2012 | 4:17 pm

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, in meetings with Israeli leaders, discussed Iran, Syria and the stalled peace talks with the Palestinians.

    Putin on June 25 also attended the dedication of a memorial in the coastal town of Netanya to the Red Army’s victory over Nazi Germany.

    ...
  • British nun who saved Jews from Shoah on way to sainthood

    January 19, 2012 | 10:20 am

    A British nun who saved dozens of Jews in Rome during the Holocaust has been advanced on the road to sainthood.

    Britain’s Catholic Herald newspaper said the file on Mother Riccarda Beauchamp Hamrough, who died in 1966, was sent recently to the Vatican for investigation by the...

  • Lawyer urges federal investigation into attack on hasid

    June 1, 2011 | 10:06 am

    The lawyer for a man badly burned during an alleged arson attempt in a New York hasidic village is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the incident as a hate crime.

    The May 22 attack in the village of New Square was “evocative of the Ku Klux Klan and Nazi Germany,”...

  • I object, I make waves

    April 26, 2011 | 5:51 pm

    My mother saw to it that we escaped from Nazi Germany intact, while a dozen family members, those who refused to leave, perished. That fact has impacted my life in various ways, both large and small.

    Having almost been killed at an early age, I appreciate being alive. Historic films...

  • Somebody had to make a start

    By Jud Newborn

    February 14, 2008 | 5:00 pm


    'Sophie Scholl: The Final Days' -- trailer in German with English subtitles


    Feb. 18 marks the 65th anniversary of the Gestapo arrest of Sophie Scholl and the White Rose in 1943. Then, on Feb. 22, their swift beheading after a show trial in Munich by Hitler's "Hanging Judge," Roland...

  • My father, who was not a hero

    By Tom Teicholz

    June 14, 2007 | 8:00 pm


    My father always said he wasn't a hero. "All the heroes are dead," he used to say. He said he just did what he had to under the circumstances.

    My father was born in Rzeszow, Poland, as Benzion Teichholz (but he was also known as Bronislaw, Ben or Bernhard). His family later...
  • Books: Part history, part mystery—the passengers of the S. S. St. Louis

    By Michael Berenbaum

    April 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "Refuge Denied: The St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust" by Sarah A. Ogilvie and Scott Miller (University of Wisconsin Press, 2006).

    Sarah Ogilvie and Scott Miller set a difficult task for themselves. Writing their book was easy. So, too, was researching what happened on the...
  • Reviews of “The Envoy” and “Hitler’s Head”

    By Tom Tugend

    April 22, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    "You can't confront evil on its own ground without becoming part of it," muses diplomat Heinrich Zwygart in "The Envoy," and his self-recognition clearly applies to Switzerland, the country he represented faithfully in Berlin during the six years of World War II.

    Zwygart's job was to...

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