Holocaust

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli PM warns of another Holocaust from Iran

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, […]

06/12/2013

Irena Sendler, former member of Polish resistance movement during WWII, Warsaw, Poland. (AP Photo)

Polish walkway named for woman who saved Jews

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 […]

05/15/2013

Auschwitz Birkenau

Jewish youths march in honor of Holocaust victims

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.

04/08/2013

John Kerry, US Secretary of State, lays a wreath during the annual ceremony for Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yad Vashem memorial, Jerusalem, Israel. (AP Photo)

Israel honors 6 million victims of Nazi 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.

04/08/2013

Anne Frank, Holocaust diary writer. (AP Photo)

Saplings from Anne Frank’s tree take root in US

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.

03/23/2013

Ballet about Holocaust battles intolerance

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Within a small rectangle of light, nearly a dozen dancers writhed and convulsed on the stage, pressed together by imaginary walls denoting some kind of death chamber. For 12 minutes, a […]

10/25/2012

Israeli parliament slams German circumcision ban

(AP) – An Israeli parliamentary committee on Monday denounced a ruling in Germany banning ritual circumcision, saying the decision infringes upon religious freedom and evokes memories of the worst chapter in German history, the Holocaust. […]

07/09/2012

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