Category: Holocaust

historian-fined-for-claiming-holocaust-survivor-was-in-a-lesbian-affair
23

Dec
2020

Historian Fined For Claiming Holocaust Survivor Was In A Lesbian AffairHistorian Fined For Claiming Holocaust Survivor Was In A Lesbian Affair

University of Warwick historian Anna Hájková will have to pay a fine of €4,000 after violating an injunction in a legal battle over her claims that a Jewish Holocaust survivor engaged in a lesbian affair with a Nazi guard. A German court placed the fine, roughly equivalent to $4,892, on Hájková after she had violated […]

READ MOREREAD MORE
archivist-turned-a-profit-on-holocaust-photos-that-were-intended-to-be-distributed-freely
23

Dec
2020

Archivist Turned A Profit On Holocaust Photos That Were Intended To Be Distributed FreelyArchivist Turned A Profit On Holocaust Photos That Were Intended To Be Distributed Freely

December 22, 2020 6:19 PM ET A former federal employee pleaded guilty to receiving unlawful payment for work he was supposed to provide the public as part of his taxpayer-funded job, according to the United States Attorney’s Office of Maryland. National Archives Records Administration. By Wangkun Jia. Shutterstock. Gerald F. Luchansky, 82, of Annapolis, Maryland […]

READ MOREREAD MORE
holocaust-letter-written-from-concentration-camp-delivered-after-75-years
15

Dec
2020

Holocaust Letter Written From Concentration Camp Delivered After 75 YearsHolocaust Letter Written From Concentration Camp Delivered After 75 Years

Seventy-five years after being written, a letter from Dutch concentration camp survivor Jules Schelvis reached its intended recipient on Sunday. Schelvis — one of the 18 Dutch detainees held in Sobibor, the Nazi extermination camp near Lublin, Poland — wrote this letter, dated May 7, 1945, to his cousin Karel Stroz, Newsweek reported. This letter […]

READ MOREREAD MORE
israeli-consul-pressures-cnn-executive-for-apology-over-holocaust,-trump-comparisons
16

Nov
2020

Israeli Consul Pressures CNN Executive For Apology Over Holocaust, Trump ComparisonsIsraeli Consul Pressures CNN Executive For Apology Over Holocaust, Trump Comparisons

Israeli Consul General Anat Sultan-Dadon reportedly wrote a letter to CNN demanding the network apologize for allowing anchor Christiane Amanpour to compare President Donald Trump and his administration to Nazis. The letter, which was given to The Jerusalem Post on the condition that it would not be quoted, said Amanpour’s remarks disrespected those who died […]

READ MOREREAD MORE
hitler’s-personal-items-auctioned-off-in-munich-despite-concerns-from-jewish-organizations
23

Oct
2020

Hitler’s Personal Items Auctioned Off In Munich Despite Concerns From Jewish OrganizationsHitler’s Personal Items Auctioned Off In Munich Despite Concerns From Jewish Organizations

Adolf Hitler’s handwritten speeches sold at auction Friday in Munich despite resistance from Jewish groups who said the sale of items could encourage neo-Nazis and “defies logic, decency and humanity.” The Hermann Historica auction sold all the items, which dated to before World War II, to anonymous bidders, according to the Associated Press (AP). Among […]

READ MOREREAD MORE
germany-to-provide-$664-million-in-aid-to-holocaust-survivors-during-pandemic
14

Oct
2020

Germany To Provide $664 Million In Aid To Holocaust Survivors During PandemicGermany To Provide $664 Million In Aid To Holocaust Survivors During Pandemic

The German government will provide more than $664 million in aid to Jewish survivors of the Holocaust to help offset financial difficulties caused by the pandemic, the organization that negotiates restitution for victims of Nazi persecution announced Wednesday.  The New York based Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, also known as the Claims Conference, estimates […]

READ MOREREAD MORE
93-year-old-former-nazi-concentration-camp-guard-convicted-of-aiding-the-murder-of-5,232-people-in-juvenile-court
23

Jul
2020

93-Year-Old Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard Convicted Of Aiding The Murder Of 5,232 People In Juvenile Court93-Year-Old Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard Convicted Of Aiding The Murder Of 5,232 People In Juvenile Court

July 23, 2020 11:11 AM ET A former Nazi concentration camp guard was convicted of being an accessory to thousands of murders during the Holocaust and sentenced to two years in prison Thursday by a juvenile court in Hamburg, Germany. The 93-year-old man was identified as Bruno Dey and had been charged with aiding and […]

READ MOREREAD MORE
95-year-old-world-war-ii-paratrooper-captured-by-nazis-describes-his-harrowing-experience-in-new-memoir
25

May
2020

95-Year-Old World War II Paratrooper Captured By Nazis Describes His Harrowing Experience In New Memoir95-Year-Old World War II Paratrooper Captured By Nazis Describes His Harrowing Experience In New Memoir

At one point captured and forced into slave labor, 95-year-old World War II paratrooper Henry Langrehr tells his story for the world, even the parts that he is ashamed of. After escaping a labor camp, the raggedy young soldier was caught behind enemy lines draped in American uniform and fighting for survival. He was starving. […]

READ MOREREAD MORE
holocaust-themed-parade-in-spain-featuring-death-camp-costumes-and-nazis-causes-outrage
26

Feb
2020

Holocaust-Themed Parade In Spain Featuring Death Camp Costumes And Nazis Causes OutrageHolocaust-Themed Parade In Spain Featuring Death Camp Costumes And Nazis Causes Outrage

February 26, 2020 12:42 PM ET A Holocaust-themed Carnival parade in Spain featuring dancing Nazis, concentration camp prisoners in striped pajamas and a float decorated with crematorium chimneys has caused outrage for its depiction of the Holocaust.  The carnival parade was held in the small town of Campo de Criptana and also featured women in […]

READ MOREREAD MORE