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Prince Charles Visits Jerusalem Tomb of Unique Ancestor

JERUSALEM (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles on Friday paid a solemn visit to the tomb of his grandmother, who sheltered Jews during the Holocaust and whose tumultuous life was marked...

Italy: Anti-Semitic Scrawl on Nazi Camp Survivor’s Door

MILAN (AP) — Anti-Semitic writing was scrawled overnight on the door of a now-deceased member of the Italian anti-Fascist resistance who survived a Nazi concentration camp, a famil...

Russian Auschwitz Survivor: Only Coincidence That I Lived

MOSCOW (AP) — The 75 years since Yevgeny Kovalev was a teenage prisoner in Auschwitz have been marked by tormented memories and a wonder that he's still alive. “Remembering all ...

Putin Skews Holocaust History at Global Auschwitz Commemoration Event in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s prime speaking slot at a Holocaust commemoration event here this week was generating controversy even before the longtime leade...

Seventy Five Years Later, ‘Anne Frank’ Of Auschwitz Reveals Secret Diary

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Sheindi Miller-Ehrenwald, a 90-year-old resident of Jerusalem, is a Holocaust survivor like some 200,000 other Israelis ,but she has just revealed a unique di...

Israeli Teen Stumbles On Greek Antiquity While Foraging For Mushrooms

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli seventh-grader who was foraging for mushrooms near his home unearthed a marble slab with a Greek inscription from the Byzantine period. Stav Meir, 1...

In Jerusalem, Leaders Vow To Learn From Holocaust, Offer Competing Lessons

JERUSALEM (AP) — Speaker by speaker, world leaders on Thursday denounced the rising threat of anti-Semitism and vowed never to forget the lessons of the Holocaust at a solemn cerem...

Jason Greenblatt Says He Left Trump Administration Due To Israeli Political Turbulence — And Yeshiva Tuitions

NEW YORK (JTA) - Jason Greenblatt said he left his position as special representative for international negotiations in the Trump administration because of political turbulence in ...

Pence Says Israel PM, Rival Invited To US To Discuss Peace

JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main political rival Benny Gantz have been invited to Washington next week to disc...

WATCH: VP Pence Visits Western Wall In Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence has visited Jerusalem's Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray. He was accompanied Thursday by Prime Minister Benjamin Net...

Islamic Leaders Make ‘Groundbreaking’ Visit To Auschwitz

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Muslim religious leaders joined members of a U.S. Jewish group at Auschwitz on Thursday for what organizers described as “the most senior Islamic leadership d...

Belgian Leader Celebrates Holocaust Rescuer’s 100th Birthday

KRAKOW, POLAND (JTA) - One week before International Holocaust Remembrance Day, dozens of European officials arrived in Poland for a large commemoration event at Auschwitz. The ...

Trump White House Reportedly Again Credentials Website That Called Impeachment A ‘Jew Coup’

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Trump White House has again credentialed TruNews, the outlet that called the impeachment of President Donald Trump a “Jew coup,” this time to cover Trump’s v...

Ukrainian President And His Delegation Give Their Seats At Israel Holocaust Forum To Survivors

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his delegation to the World Holocaust Forum gave up their seats at the main ceremony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem so that...

IN PHOTOS: Gathering of World Leaders In Israel For Auschwitz Liberation Anniversary

JERUSALEM (AP) - World leaders are attending a forum in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. ...

The Latest On The Gathering In Jerusalem Of Dozens Of World Leaders For The World Holocaust Forum

JERUSALEM (AP) - The latest on the gathering in Jerusalem of dozens of world leaders for the World Holocaust Forum, which coincides with the 75th anniversary of the liberation of t...

As Number Of Holocaust Survivors Dwindles, Educators Assess The Impact Of Living Testimony

NEW YORK (JTA) — Cancer may have weakened Edward Mosberg’s body, but it has done nothing to dissuade the 94-year-old Holocaust survivor from New Jersey from traveling to his native...

Neo-nazi Leader Quotes Hitler In Motion Filed In Federal Court

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (JTA) — Neo-Nazi podcaster Christopher Cantwell quoted Adolf Hitler in a motion filed in federal court in Virginia. The quote, with which he opens the motion...

Bloomberg: I Opposed The Iran Deal, But The Way Trump Left It Was Wrong

WASHINGTON (JTA) — We ran a story last week on where the top seven Democrats running for president stood on Iran policy. Try as we could, we could not pin down a position for Mi...

Opinion: Why Is A Church Still Holding Services In The Former Nazi Headquarters Of Auschwitz

OSWIECIM, Poland (JTA) — As the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz approaches, survivors are preparing to gather and commemorate the event, testifying to their faith i...