All posts tagged Shoah

Unknown Shoah victims finally laid to rest

Each mourner had their own profound reasons for being at the United Synagogue’s New Cemetery in Bushey, Hertfordshire, on Sunday morning to witness the burial of six unknown Jews murdered in Auschwitz.

Abbas’ apology over his Shoah comments rejected

The Palestinian President has apologised "if people were offended" by his claims that the "social function" that Jews took on in Europe was the cause of massacres, including the Holocaust.

‘We are still here’

This Yom Hashoah marks the 30th anniversary of March of the Living. Participants from over the years share their very personal highs and lows with Rebecca Davis.

Tackling Holocaust whitewash

Grant Gochin has written to Lithuania's parliament protesting against published findings from the Centre for the Study of the Genocide and Resistance of Residents of Lithuania.

Lermer mourned

TOUGHENED by his devastating journey through the Shoah, but summoning a spirit of optimism and reconciliation – that is how family, friends and colleagues at the Jewish Holocaust Centre remember Willy Lermer.

Last-ditch operation to catch Nazi war criminals is launched

A LAST-DITCH effort to bring Nazi war criminals to justice in Germany was launched in Berlin.

Germany adds payments for ghetto survivors

FOLLOWING negotiations with the Claims Conference, Germany has agreed to loosen the criteria for payment to certain survivors of ghettos.

Honour for Kristallnacht witness

LIVING in Vienna in 1938 under Nazi rule, Shmuel Rosenkranz was witness to the destruction and terror that occurred on Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken glass, which marked an intensification in the Nazi persecution of German and Austrian Jews culminating in the Holocaust.

Shoah survivor, grandson share bar mitzvah

HENRY and Jerry Feldman woke up very early one morning last month, after experiencing trouble sleeping. They put on their festive clothes and began walking to the Western Wall in […]

Hungary acquits Sandor Kepiro of war crimes

Ninety-seven-year-old Sandor Kepiro was cleared Monday of war crimes charges stemming from a raid by Hungarian forces in Serbia during World War II, the Associated Press reported.