LONDON (AP) — Alice Herz-Sommer, believed to be the oldest Holocaust survivor, died at age 110 on Sunday, a family member said. The accomplished pianist’s death came just a week before her extraordinary story of […]
ALBANO LAZIALE, Italy (AP) — Shouting “murderer” and “executioner,” hundreds of people jeered the remains of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke as his coffin arrived Tuesday for a funeral Mass celebrated by a splinter Catholic […]
ROME (AP) — Gino Bartali rarely spoke about this for all these years. During World War II, the champion cyclist — winner of the 1938 and 1948 Tour de France — helped rescue Jews in […]
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s been 20 years since Steven Spielberg made his Oscar-winning “Schindler’s List,” but the director has keen memories of Holocaust survivors coming up to him during filming, wanting to tell him […]
CHICAGO (AP) — They’re called “super agers” — men and women who are in their 80s and 90s, but with brains and memories that seem far younger. Researchers are looking at this rare group in […]
VIENNA (AP) — It was 1943 when Vienna’s Nazi overlords gave the order to destroy the city’s oldest Jewish cemetery, demanding it be leveled and the tombstones attesting to centuries of Jewish existence there be […]
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — In a defiant speech from the place that symbolizes the suffering of Jews during World War II, Israel’s prime minister warned on Thursday that the Jewish state will do everything to […]
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began his two-day visit to Poland, which Germany’s Nazis occupied during World War II and where they committed the worst crimes ever against the Jewish people, […]
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials have honored Irena Sendler, a Polish woman credited with saving 2,500 Jewish children from the Holocaust, by naming a walkway in a symbolically important spot after her. Sendler was […]
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Thousands of youths from Israel and other countries marched in silence Monday at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former Nazi death camp in Poland, to pay homage to 6 million Jews killed during the Holocaust.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Among the crowds marking Israel’s annual Holocaust remembrance day at the Yad Vashem memorial Monday was a retired American Air Force colonel from San Francisco who came to honor a family he never knew.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A tree that gave Anne Frank hope as the Jewish teenager hid from Nazis for more than two years is taking root at nearly a dozen sites across the United States in hopes of promoting tolerance.