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Rather worryingly, when researching the Nakam, (Hebrew for ‘Avengers’), group on the internet, this entry comes up on the very first page, taken from a well-known blog…
On the third day of his trip to Poland, Pope Francis chose to honour the 1.
A private funeral has been held at a New York synagogue for World War Two concentration camp survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel.
The Holocaust survivor and former Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel has died aged 87.
The dressing down comes after Major-General Yair Golan said on the eve of the annual Holocaust Day that he saw signs in Israeli society of 'nauseating processes' that occurred in Germany 70, 80, 90 ye
A former Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany has apologised in court to victims. He told them he regretted being part of a criminal organisation that
Little is known about the hunt for Nazi criminal Adolph Eichman. Most people have heard about his abduction by Mossad in Argentina in 1960, his trial
Hubert Zafke served in the Auschwitz death camp and is accused of being an accomplice to the murder of thousands of prisoners
Hungary had cause for celebration as ‘Son of Saul’ took the Oscar for Best Foreign Langauge Film, a prize it also won at the Golden Globes. In his
Survivors of the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, in Poland, commemorated the 71st anniversary of the camp’s liberation by Soviet troops on Wednesday
Ninety-year-old Hungarian Auschwitz survivor Eva Fahidi has captivated audiences in Hungary and Berlin with a dance which expresses her life story
The biggest exhibition of Holocaust art outside Israel was opened in Berlin by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The artwork is by survivors and
Hungary has only ever once won an Oscar in 1981 when István Szabó‘s “Mephisto” triumphed as Best Foreign Language movie. This year it may have its
The Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film has gone to ‘The Son of Saul’, a first feature by Hungarian director László Nemes. It tells the
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been slammed by Holocaust experts for suggesting that a historic Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis
In Mexico City, 3D animators are bringing to life the story of a Polish World War Two hero. Maximilian Kolbe was a Franciscan monk, who volunteered
While most countries still have to wait for the pleasure of seeing Laszlo Nemez’s film ‘Son of Saul.’ The film, which won the Special Jury Prize at
Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes Jeles has created a stir at the Cannes film festival with his wrenching “Son of Saul”, portraying the work of the
Tackling a controversy which has dogged the Roman Catholic church for almost 70 years. In “Shades of Truth” US actor David Wall plays
Germans will never forget the “unfathomable horrors” the Nazis inflicted at death camps. The words of Chancellor Angela Merkel, as she addressed a
Armenians have marked the centenary of the mass killing of their people at the hands of Ottoman Turkish forces in 1915. Coming from all over the
A 93-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz has told a German court that he felt morally guilty for his work at the Nazi death camp. Oskar Groening
A former Auschwitz concentration camp guard has admitted to being “morally guilty” but says he committed no crime. Oskar Groening, 93, is before a
Israel came to a two minute standstill on Thursday to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day. To the sound of a siren people stood in solemn silence in
‘Phoenix’ sees German director Christian Petzold reunite with his muse Nina Hoss for this poignant, perfectly executed film-noir. Emerging from the
World leaders joined around 300 Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp on Tuesday (January 27) to mark 70 years since its
Auschwitz’s last survivors urged the world not to forget the horrors of the Holocaust as they marked the 70th anniversary of the Nazi death camp’s
At the Gate of Death, survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau have marked 70 years since their liberation from the Nazi German extermination camp in Poland