What could have stopped the genocide of 6 million? Decades later, a survivor returns to Auschwitz with an answer.
Recently, it was reported that artwork stolen by the Nazis that was slated to go up for auction in Austria despite legal (and moral) claims from the rightful owners. Well, today, it has been reported by Artnet that the “owner” of the painting has withdrawn the work from “just hours before the auction was due to begin.” According to the report, Im Kinsky, the auction house hosting the sale, gave a bit of a non-statement on the withdrawal, saying “The decision came today. It is the right of any owner to withdraw his art object for whatever reason also shortly before an auction. He is not obliged to give an argument and we are not in the position to forward any.” The painting had previously been withdrawn from a French auction because of its status as a looted work, but in Austria, as long as an artwork is purchased “in good faith,” then the sale, and ownership of the work is perfectly legal.
This is no witchcraft: residents of Salem, Massachusetts discovered colorful decorations in their town’s iconic bandstand, one day after the monument was vandalized with a blue swastika.
JERUSALEM — The Israel Prison Service for the first time granted a same-sex conjugal visit for a prisoner. The decision reportedly was made Tuesday, though the Hebrew-language Walla news website reported that the visit took place a day earlier. Zaor Hankishayev took the Israel Prison Service to court two years ago in order to…
What is The Jerusalem Post thinking by inviting Sebastian Gorka to speak at a forthcoming conference?
Universal Cable Productions, a subsidiary of media conglomerate NBCUniversal, is suing an insurance company for millions of dollars in a case that hinges on whether Operation Protective Edge, the 2014 conflict between Israel and Hamas, was a “war” or merely “terrorism.”
Muslim-American political activist Linda Sarsour has been selected to deliver the commencement address at the City University of New York’s School of Public Health, drawing criticism from some Jewish leaders.
Israel and the White House are in preliminary discussions about a visit to Israel by U.S. President Donald Trump as early as next month, an Israeli government official said on Wednesday.
— Anti-Semitic graffiti is the top hate crime found on New York City subways so far this year. Some 22 of 31 hate crimes that took place on the subway this year targeted Jews, the New York Police Department’s Transit Bureau said Tuesday in a report to the Metropolitan Transit Authority, the New York…
— A woman told police in Palm Beach, Florida that a man in a hotel bar told her to “get over Hitler” and physically pushed her when she ignored him. The man, identified by local media as Clifford Scholz, 73, also said he was descended from “German royalty.” Scholz, who was arrested on Saturday hours…
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the plan for “the biggest tax cut” in U.S. history due to be released later on Wednesday by the White House would cut the business tax rate to 15 percent, including for small businesses.
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