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Holocaust survivors strut their stuff at beauty pageant

To the strains of the Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive”, 14 elderly women strutted their stuff down the catwalk cautiously, hindered only slightly by the odd dodgy hip.

To the strains of the Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive”, 14 elderly women strutted their stuff down the catwalk cautiously, hindered only slightly by the odd dodgy hip.

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The mystery of how Jewish Avengers' poisoned bread failed to kill Nazi POWs

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…

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…

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Israel PM Netanyahu rebukes deputy military chief over Holocaust speech

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

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

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Former Auschwitz guard apologises to Holocaust victims

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

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

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Hungarian holocaust movie wins Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

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

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

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Death camp survivors mark 71 years since Auschwitz liberation

Survivors of the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, in Poland, commemorated the 71st anniversary of the camp’s liberation by Soviet troops on Wednesday

Survivors of the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, in Poland, commemorated the 71st anniversary of the camp’s liberation by Soviet troops on Wednesday

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Son of Saul goes for Oscar glory

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

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

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'Son of Saul' earns Hungary its first Golden Globe

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

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

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Netanyahu slammed for 'inaccurate' Holocaust comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been slammed by Holocaust experts for suggesting that a historic Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been slammed by Holocaust experts for suggesting that a historic Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis

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3D animation brings Polish World War Two hero to life

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

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

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'Son of Saul' Cannes Special Jury winner hits hard

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

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

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Holocaust film stuns Cannes Film Festival

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

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

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The controversy of Pope Pius XII in 'Shades of Truth'

Tackling a controversy which has dogged the Roman Catholic church for almost 70 years. In “Shades of Truth” US actor David Wall plays

Tackling a controversy which has dogged the Roman Catholic church for almost 70 years. In “Shades of Truth” US actor David Wall plays

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Armenia remembers the victims of 1915 massacre

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

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

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Auschwitz accountant 'morally guilty' for his work at Nazi death camp

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 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

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'Accountant of Auschwitz' Holocaust trial begins in Germany

A former Auschwitz concentration camp guard has admitted to being “morally guilty” but says he committed no crime. Oskar Groening, 93, is before a

A former Auschwitz concentration camp guard has admitted to being “morally guilty” but says he committed no crime. Oskar Groening, 93, is before a

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Israel marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

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

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

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Phoenix - a powerful post-Holocaust drama

‘Phoenix’ sees German director Christian Petzold reunite with his muse Nina Hoss for this poignant, perfectly executed film-noir. Emerging from the

‘Phoenix’ sees German director Christian Petzold reunite with his muse Nina Hoss for this poignant, perfectly executed film-noir. Emerging from the