Did President Trump’s Holocaust memorial speech clean up his blemished record on anti-Semitism and the Holocaust?
— Ivanka Trump visited a Holocaust memorial in Berlin, hours after she was booed at the G20 women’s summit in the German capital for defending her father’s record on advocacy for women’s rights. Trump visited the Memorial to the Murdered Jews in Europe late on Tuesday afternoon, walking through the concrete slabs or “stelae” with…
The Schloss family, from whom the work was stolen, has stated that they will accept nothing less than the restitution of the painting.
After a rocky first few months in office, in which his White House was accused of demonstrating a lack of sensitivity and understanding to the Holocaust, President Trump delivered a full address in an attempt to correct this perception.
On July 16-17, 1942, some 9,000 French police rounded up and arrested 13,000 French Jews, the majority of them women and children. Held briefly in inhumane conditions at the Vélodrome d’Hiver stadium, these Jews would soon be deported East, most never to return. French police acted under the supervision not of the Nazis, but of the wartime Vichy regime — the authoritarian, anti-Semitic French government of Marshal Philippe Pétain that eagerly collaborated with German occupying forces.
— Thousands of American Jews have signed a petition challenging the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s invitation to President Donald Trump to deliver the keynote remarks at the National Day of Remembrance. Launched Monday by Bend the Arc, a Jewish group that advocates for social justice causes, the petition by the following morning had more…
The son of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel said that the United States had not learned the lessons of the Holocaust because it has turned away Syrian refugees.
Bereavement and bravery loom large in Israel’s memory this time of year as we remember the Holocaust and honor the fallen on Memorial Day.
President Trump’s Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day Statement continued the longstanding U.S. tradition of denial.