'Holocaust: What Hate Can Do' Charity Auction and Exhibition: How to Spend a Weekend in New York (July 15-17)

What: Central Park Rollerdrome When: Friday-Sunday, July 15-17 Where: Wollman Rink, 830 5th Ave, New York, NY 10065 More: Visit Central Park's new immersive, musical and theater rollercoaster. Not only will you be able to roller skate…

Exhibition 'The Holocaust: What Hatred Can Do'

The Holocaust: What Hate Can Do is a new exhibition at the Jewish Heritage Museum featuring over 750 original items and survivor testimonies from the cultural center's own collection. In an effort to educate people of all ages and walks of life about the horrific events that have led…

Vatican releases thousands of Holocaust-era files, including requests for help from Jews

Pope Francis has ordered 170 volumes of Jewish files from the recently opened archives of Pope Pius XII to be published online. The Vatican made the announcement amid renewed debate over the Pope's World War II legacy. The Times Of…

Apologies Didn't Help: Whoopi Goldberg Was Suspended For Inappropriate Holocaust Speech

ABC has suspended actress Whoopi Goldberg from the talk show after she claimed that "two groups of white people" were involved in the Holocaust, reports the BBC. ABC News reported that Goldberg will not be on the air for two weeks.…

'The pit moved for another three days - the Jews were buried alive': Ukrainians shared memories of the Holocaust

January 27 was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Ukrainian eyewitnesses shared their memories of those times. They told how the Nazis killed Jewish children, teachers, doctors, their neighbors before their eyes, and then buried these people in ravines and forests. About…

Seminar on the Holocaust

In early 1979, after more than 30 years of collective repression, a dramatic and emotional American TV mini-series broadcast in German living rooms ensured that the German population was suddenly reminded of the terrible Nazi crimes against the Jews. It was the first time that a major mass…

Forced to dig mass graves and greet Hitler: a school employee in Washington arranged a Holocaust game for 3-graders

An employee of Watkins Elementary School forced third graders in a library classroom to reproduce scenes from the Holocaust, advising them to dig mass graves for their classmates and simulate shooting at victims, TheWashingtonPost reported. The employee was sent on vacation on December 17. Her name was not disclosed. She…

Anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedy: chronicle of terrible events and memories of survivors

In two days in September 1941, more than 30 thousand Jews were shot on the outskirts of Kiev. It was one of the largest mass destruction of civilians during the Second World War, recalls DW. In two days, September 29 and 30, 1941 ...

'They had a life and had dreams': a week of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust was held in the USA

Today in the United States there are more than 120 thousand Jews who survived the Holocaust, writes “Voice of America”. Public transport and cars stopped; people froze in places and bowed their heads. A funeral siren sounds for two minutes. So Israel on April 8 honored the memory of six million ...

World Celebrates Holocaust Remembrance Day: The Heartbreaking Stories of Survivors

On January 27, the world celebrates the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Holocaust - on this day in 1945, Soviet soldiers of the 1st Ukrainian Front liberated prisoners of the largest Nazi camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Auschwitz. More than 1 million people died in this camp alone. “The Holocaust that led ...

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