AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — It started with a routine check by German tax inspectors — and resulted in the discovery of an art hoard so vast and spectacular that no one yet knows how the […]
ALBANO LAZIALE, Italy (AP) — The bitterly protested funeral of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke was called off hours after it was to have taken place Tuesday by his lawyer, who said police prevented friends […]
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 […]
BERLIN (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel says anti-Semitism and racism remain a threat to democracy in Europe almost 70 years after the end of World War II. Merkel cited the ongoing trial of five […]
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 […]
SAUGUS (CNS) – The Saugus Union School Board has removed board member Stephen Winkler for living outside the district — without addressing allegations that he is a Nazi sympathizer. The board took voted Winkler off […]
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 […]
BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) – Conductor Murry Sidlin will be among the honorees at the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s annual National Tribute Dinner tonight at the Beverly Wilshire hotel. Sidlin created what he described as the concert […]
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The World Jewish Congress says it is greatly concerned about the emergence of neo-Nazi parties like the Golden Dawn in Greece and Jobbik in Hungary. A study presented Tuesday at the […]
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have arrested a 93-year-old alleged former Auschwitz guard who once lived in the United States on suspicion of accessory to murder. Hans Lipschis was taken into custody Monday […]
BERLIN (AP) — They were feasts of sublime asparagus — laced with fear. And for more than half a century, Margot Woelk kept her secret hidden from the world, even from her husband. Then, a few months after her 95th birthday, she revealed the truth.
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.