(JTA) — Lithuanian president Dalia Grybauskaitė called the Holocaust a tragedy of all of Lithuanua during a commemoration ceremony at the site of 1941 massacre of Jewish residents in the town of Molėtai in eastern Lithuania. “Their memory is an uncompromising obligation for all Lithuanian people to fight against hatred, violence, discrimination, and indifference, and…
In “Last Witnesses,” young actors read the testimony of Holocaust survivors who appear with them on stage behind a scrim.
My husband and I were learning about a genocide that, in spite of the gruesome similarities to everything we had seen and learned about the Holocaust, had taken place three decades later, in Cambodia.
As you highlight the historical atrocities of Auschwitz, don’t mislead your readers about Jewish notions of God and prayer.
Fred Schwartz, a New York-area philanthropist and businessman who marketed affordable mink, sable and fox under the name “Fred the Furrier,” has died at 83.
(JTA) — Faculty at a Catholic high school in Belgium said they were proud of a senior teacher who won an award and a cash prize at Iran’s controversial cartoon contest about the Holocaust. Luc Descheemaeker, who this summer retired from the Sint-Jozefs Institute high school in the city of Torhout, 60 miles west of Antwerp,…
A city in northwestern Ukraine authorized the placing of a traveling zoo on the mass grave of thousands of Jewish Holocaust victims, a leader of the country’s Jewish community said.
Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Nazi gas chambers, was executed in a Soviet prison, according to a KGB head’s diaries.
A Jewish state in Angola? Or Madagascar? Or Saxony? Simone Zelitch’s stunningly original new novel “Judenstaat” explores what might have happened if the Jewish homeland had been established elsewhere.
The diary of Nazi SS leader Heinrich Himmler was discovered filed in an archive in Russia.