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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • French council throws out legislation on genocide denial

     
    A new, controversial French law meant to punish deniers of 1915 mass killings of Armenians was thrown out by the country’s Constitutional Council on Tuesday, but President Nicolas Sarkozy said a new version would be drafted for approval....
  • On Sunday: John Irving, Elizabeth Gilbert's great-grandma in kitchen

     
    This Sunday's book coverage features John Irving's new novel "In One Person" and Elizabeth Gilbert's great-grandma in the kitchen....
  • Baha’i persecution event May 20

     
    On Sunday May 20 the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida will be co-sponsoring a program with local Baha’i representatives in support of the Education Under Fire campaign. The Education Under Fire event will introduce a brief...
  • Poll: 'Anti-Semitic notions' on rise among French, other Europeans

     
    The French have grown more likely to believe that Jews hold too much power in business or world finance, as well as other "classical anti-Semitic notions," according to a new survey from the Anti-Defamation League that compares attitudes in 2009 and 2012....
  • Best Movie War Heroes

     
    On this Memorial Day Weekend, it seems fitting to have some kind of movie list that salutes our war dead, so I decided to pull together a list of the Best 10 Movie War Heroes. If I were just choosing......
  • Nazi-looted art trove discovered in Germany?

     
    Has an art historian located a buried trove of artistic masterpieces looted by the Nazis? That's what a report in Britain's Daily Mail claims, stating that the collection contains pieces by Monet, Manet and Cezanne....
  • 9th CD candidate Mark Oxner ad: The history of progressives like Grayson includes eugenics; Grayson response: it’s “crazy train”

     
    Mark Oxner, a GOP candidate for the 9th Congressional District, has produced a new Spanish-language ad that links Alan Grayson to the founder of Planned Parenthood to eugenics — the discredited 20th century science of breeding (or sterilizing)...
  • 'Miss Holocaust Survivor' -- honoring history or cheapening it?

     
    To some, “Miss Holocaust Survivor” sounded like the ultimate triumph -- crowning and championing a woman who had suffered the horrors of the Holocaust. To others, the idea of invoking Nazi terrors in the shallow setting of a beauty pageant was...
  • In Israel, efforts to draft new draft law flounder

     
    Israel's latest attempt to reform its military-draft law has failed, as the committee assigned to determine means of including more ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli Arabs was unable to "formulate a recommendation that would achieve a Knesset majority,"...
  • Tale of the tiny Torah aboard the Space Shuttle

     
    On Jan. 16, 2003, Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, the son of a Auschwitz survivor, carried with him aboard a Space Shuttle a tiny Torah given to him by another Holocaust survivor. Religion News Service writer Lauren Markoe writes about a documentary on...
  • Hungary arrests alleged Nazi-era torturer after tabloid finds him

     
    Nearly seven decades after his alleged crimes, Hungarian prosecutors arrested and charged a 97-year-old man accused of torturing Jewish detainees before they were sent to Nazi death camps....
  • Jews urge Germany to protect practice of circumcision

     
    Officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish Human Rights NGO are urging German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Bundestag leaders to take immediate legislative steps to ensure the rights of Jews and Muslims to continue the age-old practice of...