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  • Jewish American Heritage Month honored at National Archives, Library of Congress
    Jewish American Heritage Month honored at National Archives, Library of Congress
    Jewish American Heritage Monthof May is being honored with events at the Library of Congress, National Archives, Kennedy Center,U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, among others.It coincides with the 70th anniversary of American forces liberation of...
  • Munich's main square Marienplatz. Photo by ©Reiter. Courtesy of München Tourismus, Munich Tourism.
    Nazi museum opens in Munich in May to document anti-Semitism then and now
    Munich, birthplace of the Nazi Party, will open a Nazi Documentation Center museum May 1 on the site of their former headquarters."It will make people aware that Fascism is not only history, it exists today," a Munich city official told...
  • My trip to Poland in the Cincinnati Enquirer
    Are we really free?
    When I was 17 years old I received the scholarship of a lifetime. I was granted a full scholarship to travel with Jewish teenagers from around the world to meet in Auschwitz for a March of the Living. The year was 1990. The Iron Curtain had just...
  • A Sparrow in Terezin by Kristy Cambron
    Cambron Pens Book About a Flicker of Hope Found in a War-Torn World
    Just like a single candle can brighten a dark room, a glimmer of hope can sustain the soul in dark times. In her highly-anticipated second novel, Kristy Cambron shines a light on the resiliency of the human spirit in A Sparrow in Terezin (Thomas...
  • Anne and Margot Frank Memorial
    Anne Frank died early than reported
    The previous reports of the death of Anne Frank now appear to be inaccurate. It was believed that one of the most famous of all Holocaust victims passed away at Bergen-Belsen shortly before the concentration camp was liberated. According to an...
  • Weeping Willow Memorial
    Exciting and emotional opportunity To tour Holocaust-related sites
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsSome things may fade into the dust bin of history and become little more than a few paragraphs in a school social studies...
  • MajorJeljaszewicz
    Anti-fascist Jeljaszewicz
    The Lipka Tatars are a group of Mongols who originally settled in Lithuania during the 14th century. They were Muslims or shamanistic pagans. Today there are about 10,000-15,000 Lipka Tatars living in the former areas of the Polish&ndash...
  • '"Letters from Afar" at the Contemporary Jewish Museum
    'Letters to Afar' at the Contemporary Jewish Museum
    Entering the darkened upstairs gallery at the Contemporary Jewish Museum where “Letters to Afar” is showing is like entering an old fashioned movie house showing only your grandfather’s home-made movies. Young girls with 20&rsquo...
  • Museum of Tolerance
    Teaching tolerance
    The Twentieth Century was a time of war and carnage that had spread throughout the world. Some wars only caused a few thousand deaths, but in others, millions died. There was armed conflict somewhere on the Earth each year of that century. That...
  • Holocaust Memorial
    Looking Back 70 Years with Holocaust Artifacts, Survivors, and Memories.
    I stood and stared at a simple red accordion. I imagined hearing the sounds emanating from the instrument. A nine-year old boy named Alex Rosner—a Schindler Jew— played it for the Nazi guards when he was in Poland at the Auschwitz...
  • Urban Outfitters Nazi
    Urban Outfitters: Nazi-inspired line matches prison camp duds worn by gay men
    Urban Outfitters has once again gone too far. This time, a line of Nazi-reminiscent tapestries resembling the garb worn by concentration camp prisoners was being offered on their website. It’s curtains for Outfitters – literally. In...
  • Who will build the death camps?
    But who will build the death camps?
    This week marks the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz. A group of about 300 survivors revisited the camp where 1.1 million people were murdered by agents of the German state. The general feeling among...
  • 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    Should the Holocaust be laid to rest?
    This week, as the world marked the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the BBC Big Question television program focused on "Is the time coming to lay the Holocaust to rest?"This network has featured several...
  • Obama missed the 70th anniversary commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz
    Obama missing Auschwitz liberation anniversary ceremony stirs controversy
    World leaders, foreign dignitaries and over 300 survivors of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp attended the commemoration memorial marking International Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27, 2015 and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the...
  • Gas Chamber at Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp, Austria
    Obama marks Holocaust Remembrance Day by condemning rising anti-Semitism
    President Barack Obama issued the following statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau:On the tenth International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th anniversary of the...
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