Israel’s parliamentary speaker wept in the German parliament Thursday as he and survivors remembered the Holocaust, or Shoah, amid fears of a resurgence of antisemitism.
A Dutch tourist has been detained in Poland for giving the Nazi salute at the gate of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, local police say.
The United Nations adopted a resolution Thursday to combat the denial of the Holocaust, also known as the Shoah, despite opposition from Iran, which seeks the destruction of Israel.
A six-year international investigation has identified a suspect who may have betrayed famous Jewish diarist Anne Frank and her family to the Nazis.
A group led by a former executive of biotech giant Pfizer has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to try White House adviser Anthony Fauci, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and others for various “crimes against humanity.”
Germany’s Protestant Church and others have condemned the burial of a prominent neo-Nazi’s ashes in a vacant plot of a Jewish musicologist outside Berlin.
Polish in Poland are investigating antisemitic vandalism at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the notorious former Nazi death camp which is now a memorial site.
Dutch King Willem-Alexander has unveiled the Holocaust Memorial of Names, more than 75 years after the mass killings of Dutch Jews and others caused an open wound in the Netherlands that has proven difficult to heal.
David Dushman, the last surviving soldier who participated in the liberation of the notorious Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in January 1945, has died. He was 98.
Hungary will build more than 1,000 mobile tactical shelters for protection against rocket strikes in Israel, Worthy News learned Wednesday.
A leading human rights group is petitioning that governments of Australia, New Zealand, and Britain recognize the systemic killing of some 1.5 million mainly Christian Armenians systemic by Ottoman Empire forces as “genocide.”
Renowned for being a Holocaust denier who advanced Iran’s nuclear program, former Iranian former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered Wednesday as a candidate for his country’s presidency, the Associated Press reports. Ahmadinejad was previously in office for two four-year terms from 2005 to 2013.
The pastor in Canada who last month ordered police and COVID-19 health inspectors to leave his church building was on Saturday arrested for holding an “illegal” service in breach of a new Alberta Health Services order.
Joseph Zalman Kleinman, who survived the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp and later testified at the trial of Nazi commander Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem, has died. The Holocaust survivor was 91.
The Dutch king laid a wreath Tuesday at a monument to the country’s war dead amid fresh controversy about reduced liberties in the liberal nation.
The US decision to finally recognize the Armenian genocide comes after decades in which Turkey and its lobbyists in Washington threatened the US. Their narrative was that if Washington would just use the term “genocide” – for a crime committed 106 years ago by a former government in what is now Turkey – then Ankara would rapidly move to sanction the US, close its bases, threaten its citizens and ally with Iran, China and Russia, or other US enemies.
Bernard L. Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty and expressed remorse for orchestrating perhaps the largest Ponzi scheme in history, has died in federal prison, officials confirmed.
Authorities say a 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard has been deported from the United States. Friedrich Karl Berger arrived Saturday in his native Germany, where police were holding him for questioning in a case closely watched by Holocaust survivors.
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors in Austria and Slovakia have received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine despite concerns about possible side effects and amid mounting antisemitism.
The FBI is investigating a bomb blast that broke windows at a California Baptist church that has been subject to protests for what has been described as extremist, hateful messaging against the LGBT community, Religion News reports. El Monte police said the city’s First Works Baptist church building was attacked at 1 am Saturday when an “improvised explosive device” was thrown at it. No one was in the building at the time and no injuries have been reported.