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How Will We Remember The Holocaust After The Survivors Are Gone?

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 11.01.2014 | Religion

(RNS) As aging Holocaust survivors gathered at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to celebrate its 20th anniversary last year, a question hung in the ...

Holocaust Experts Work To Preserve WWII-Era Items

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 11.14.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — With survivors dying in growing numbers and their live testimonies soon to be a thing of the past, Holocaust commemoration efforts ...

Auschwitz Selfie Girl: 'I Don't Think I Would Do Anything Differently'

USA Today | Jessica Durando | Posted 07.24.2014 | Religion

(RNS) An Alabama teen who faced criticism for posting a smiling snapshot of herself in front of the Auschwitz concentration camp is defending her acti...

Katherine Bindley

Statehouse Holocaust Memorial Under Fire For Using Star Of David

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.18.2013 | Religion

Plans for a Holocaust memorial at the Ohio Statehouse have stirred a debate over the separation of church and state that may lead to a lawsuit because...

Statehouse Holocaust Memorial Approved

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A privately-funded Holocaust memorial is to be built on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse despite concerns from the head of an over...

Never Forget: Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.14.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust is an 8-day period designated by the U.S. Congress dedicated to our collective imperative to n...

Israel Comes To Standstill To Mark Holocaust

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 06.08.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Among the crowds marking Israel's annual Holocaust remembrance day at the Yad Vashem memorial Monday was a retired American Air Forc...

Gay Hookup App Users Taking 'Sexy' Pics At Extremely Solemn Location

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Users of a popular gay hookup and dating app for men have been using an unusual backdrop in their profile pictures recently. More and more pictures...

Palestinian Official Visits Auschwitz Memorial

AP | Posted 07.27.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- An adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas visited the memorial at the German Nazi death camp of Auschwitz on Friday to pay r...

'Hitler, Thank You For The Holocaust'

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Vandals spray-painted anti-Zionist graffiti at Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, its chairman said Monday, suggesting radical ultra...

Vandals Deface Holocaust Monument

AP/The Huffington Post | By VANESSA GERA | Posted 11.02.2011 | Arts

WARSAW, Poland (Associated Press) -- Vandals desecrated a monument marking the spot in Poland where hundreds of Jews were burned alive during World Wa...

Living History: Retracing Family Roots in Berlin

Melanie Nayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

In Berlin, I walked through history, retracing the roots of my family tree and immersing myself in the dark past of my Jewish heritage. What must it have been like to wonder if tomorrow would be better than today?

Auschwitz Memorial To Receive $80 Million From Germany

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Germany pledged Wednesday to pay euro60 million ($80 million) over the next year into a fund for Auschwitz-Birkenau to preserve...

Righteous Among The Nations: Muslims Who Saved Jews From Holocaust

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Tim Townsend St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS (RNS) In 2003, Norman Gershman was looking for some of the righteous. What he found astonished ...

The Man Who Was Tony Curtis

Tom Teicholz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

It was Curtis' combination of toughness and vulnerability -- his predatory sexual magnetism and the almost female quality to his beauty -- that would make his career.

Holocaust Memorials DEFACED With Anti-Semitic Slurs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Vandals sprayed anti-Semitic graffiti on Holocaust memorials at a former Nazi concentration camp in Poland, desecration that au...

Voice of Hope

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Angella Nazarian

So now, Skokie has a new memorial to commemorate one of the world's greatest tragedies. Israel too, has a Holocaust memorial, but its annual moment of remembrance is just as powerful.

Jewish Leaders Condemn Nazi Imagery At Gaza Rallies

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The use of Nazi imagery at recent anti-Israel demonstrations across Europe has fanned the flames of anti-Semitism and incited violen...