Posts Tagged ‘Holocaust’

Ashkenazi, Lithuania FM slammed for not addressing ‘Holocaust distortion’

Director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center‘s Israel office and Eastern European Affairs Dr. Efraim Zuroff has strongly criticized a recent display of amity between Israel and Lithuania despite what he described was the latter’s attempts to minimize its history of Nazi collaboration in the Holocaust.In a recent op-ed published in The Jerusalem Post last week […]

Our Heritage – How DNA tests led to a Holocaust family discovering lost past

‘Memories can be beautiful,” croons Babs, “and yet, / What’s too painful to remember, / We simply choose to forget.” But sometimes even Barbra Streisand gets it wrong. Moshe Ehrenberg, a retired ophthalmologist now living in Jerusalem, has had to recalibrate some childhood memories deliberately skewered by his parents, to shield him from a truth […]

Austria gives ‘Iranian Holocaust-deniers millions, Shoah survivors pastry’

The Vienna-based branch of the NGO Stop the Bomb on Monday issued a stinging indictment of Wolfgang Stanek, the president of Austria’s umbrella parliament covering its nine state governments, because of his efforts to expand trade with the Islamic Republic of Iran. “Millions in business for the Holocaust denier regime in Iran and Linzer torte […]

US Army Chiefs Poised to Dismiss 2nd Lieutenant Whose Holocaust Joke Went Viral

US Army paratroopers of an immediate reaction force from the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, march out to their C-17 transport aircraft as they leave Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Jan. 1, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Jonathan Drake. An army lieutenant who joked about the Holocaust on social […]

Jewish Activists Broadcast Holocaust-Denying Messages Taken From Twitter Outside Home of CEO Jack Dorsey

FILE PHOTO: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addresses students during a town hall at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India, November 12, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo Members of the grassroots Jewish civil rights movement “End Jew Hatred” drove by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s California home on Monday and broadcasted audio recordings […]

Yankelevitch plan to vaccinate Holocaust survivors abroad panned

A plan proposed by Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevitch to vaccinate Holocaust survivors living abroad against COVID-19 has been panned as unrealistic and impossible to implement.Yankelevitch had tasked the Shalom Corps organization, an affiliate of the ministry and the Jewish Agency, with coordinating bureaucratic procedures, although the Jewish Agency was apparently caught totally unawares by […]

Iancu Tucarman, Romanian Holocaust survivor, dies from COVID-19 at 98

Iancu Tucarman, a Holocaust survivor from Romania, was buried earlier this week after dying from coronavirus at age 98 during the week prior, according to an Associated Press report. Numerous people gathered for Tucarman’s funeral in Bucharest, Romania, to honor his life and remember the enormous impact of the Holocaust in general. According to the […]

First Holocaust museum to be inaugurated in Oporto, Portugal

The first-ever Holocaust museum will open in Portugal’s second-largest city of Oporto next Wednesday, marking a historic moment for Holocaust education in the area.  The new museum will start with a ceremony on January 20 opened by Dias Ben Zion, president of the Jewish community of Oporto and Mayor Rui Moreira. The ceremony will have many […]

Israel to provide COVID vaccines for Holocaust survivors around the world

Israel will work to provide coronavirus vaccinations for Holocaust survivors both in Israel and in the Diaspora, the Diaspora Affairs Ministry announced. The complicated, international logistical operation is only in its beginning stages. Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevitch tasked the Shalom Corps organization with coordinating bureaucratic procedures. The organization has approached several large medical shipping […]

Iancu Tucarman, Romanian Holocaust Survivor, dies from COVID at 98

Iancu Tucarman, a Holocaust survivor from Romania, was buried earlier this week after contracting coronavirus at age 98 during the week prior, according to an Associated Press (AP) report. Numerous people gathered for Tucarman’s funeral in Bucharest, Romania, to honor his life and remember the enormous impact of the Holocaust generally. According to the AP […]

Left-Wing Jewish Groups’ Rejection of Holocaust Alliance Antisemitism Definition Meets Criticism

Part of an exhibit on the Holocaust supported by the IHRA. Photo: courtesy of IHRA. A statement from a coalition of progressive Jewish groups rejecting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism because it included anti-Zionism among its examples encountered criticism on social media on Tuesday. The statement from the Progressive Israel Network, […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ted Cruz fight on Twitter over Holocaust

The weekend’s exchange between the Republican senator from Texas and the Democratic New York congresswoman reflects a disagreement even among Jews — and how liberals and conservatives perceived the dangers posed by antisemitism. It started Friday when President-elect Joe Biden was asked how he regarded attempts by Cruz and Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley to […]

Portugal to open first Holocaust Museum

The city of Porto will become the first city in Portugal to have a museum honoring the Holocaust which is meant to open on January 20 with Mayor Rui Moreira and President of the local Jewish Community Dias Ben Zion.  Portugal didn’t participate in the Second World War and accepted roughly 50,000 Jewish refugees, yet […]

Israel Begins Operation To Ensure Holocaust Survivors Worldwide Receive Untested And Dangerous COVID Vaccine

Israel’s Health Ministry has announced that it will work to provide coronavirus vaccinations for Holocaust survivors both in Israel and in the worldwide diaspora, according to Israel Hayom: The complicated, international logistical operation is only in its beginning stages. Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevitch tasked the Shalom Corps organization with coordinating bureaucratic procedures. The organization […]

Jewish activists yell out Holocaust denial tweets at home of Twitter CEO

The grassroots Jewish civil rights movement “End Jew Hatred” blasted Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s California home on Monday with audio recordings of Holocaust-denying Tweets which currently live on the tech billionaire’s platform.  This protest comes amid the controversy of Trump’s ban from major social media such as Twitter among others. End Jew Hatred blames Twitter’s […]

Holocaust Survivor Freda Gleitman Goldstein, 94

October 10, 1926 – January 8, 2021 Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Freda Gleitman Goldstein, born Freda Weinstock, passed away on January 8, 2020 from complications related to Covid-19. Freda grew up in Poland in a home filled with love, song and laughter. She lived with her parents, four siblings and grandparents. Freda was […]

‘Trivializing the Holocaust as Dangerous as Denying It:’ Fox News Host Pirro Slammed for ‘Kristallnacht’ Comparison

Jeanine Pirro speaking with attendees at the 2018 Young Women’s Leadership Summit hosted by Turning Point USA at the Hyatt Regency DFW Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons Fox News host Jeanine Pirro’s comparison on Monday of a political row over the hosting of a social media app with the Nazi regime’s […]

New Book Claims 225,000 ‘Jews For Jesus’ Were Ethnically Cleansed In The Holocaust™

Holocaust enthusiasts are ever on the lookout for exotic and overlooked victims of Adolf Hitler™ — and in that vein a recent book makes the astonishing claim that Christian-professing Nazis™ nevertheless murdered 225,000 of their “fellow” non-Aryan Christians just because they just so happened to be “ethnically Jewish”: “Amidst the darkness of the Holocaust, the […]

AOC offers solidarity to Jewish community after Confederate flag tied to N.Y.C. Holocaust museum

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AOC offers solidarity to Jewish community after Confederate flag tied to NYC Holocaust museum

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‘Hate at our doorstep’: Confederate flag tied outside NYC Holocaust museum

JTA — A Confederate flag was found tied to the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City on Friday morning. The incident comes less than two days after a Confederate flag was brought into the US Capitol by a member of the mob that stormed it Wednesday. […]

Confederate flag found tied to front door of N.Y.C. Holocaust museum

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98-year-old Holocaust survivor is first to receive vaccine in Greek city

Ninety-eight-year-old Zena Santicario-Satsuglou, a Jewish Holocaust survivor, is the first person to receive the coronavirus vaccine in Thessaloniki, Greece.The city’s vaccine campaign only began on Tuesday, and medical staff began to implement vaccinations at Santicario-Satsuglou’s Jewish nursing home in Thessaloniki, named after Shaul Modiano, Ynet reported.Santicario-Satsuglou chose to live in the Jewish nursing home in […]

 American Holocaust: 2 Million Americans Died Preventably In Trump’s Last Year As President

The world is utterly shocked by the 362,000 certified Covid-19 deaths so far in Trump-ruled America. However US Covid-19 pandemic-related deaths, all preventable, now total 0.5 million.  Further, non-Covid-19-related preventable American deaths from life-style choice and political choice reasons presently total 1.5 million  annually. Softened by self-assertedly  patriotic US Mainstream media, a total of 2 […]

Holocaust survivor pens NYT op-ed on how COVID is ‘stealing’ her years

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Toby Levy thought: “I’m a miracle. I will make it. I have to make it.” That’s because Levy, as she explains in a New York Times op-ed published Sunday, is an 87-year-old Holocaust survivor from what was then Poland and is now Ukraine. She survived by hiding in a cellar […]

President Trump’s diplomat prepares for Holocaust Memorial Council

Richard Grenell went from being US ambassador to Germany to serving as acting head of national intelligence and has now been nominated to sit on the Holocaust Memorial Council. Ambassador Grenell spoke with The Media Line’s Felice Friedson about calling-out Iran-backed Hezbollah as a terrorist organization; the underutilization of US embassies; sitting down with antisemites […]

Grenell Prepares for Holocaust Memorial Council

The Media Line — Richard Grenell went from being US ambassador to Germany to serving as acting head of national intelligence and has now been nominated to sit on the Holocaust Memorial Council. Ambassador Grenell spoke with The Media Line’s Felice Friedson about calling-out Iran-backed Hizbullah as a terrorist organization; the underutilization of US embassies; […]

Polish rapper under fire for calling COVID-19 ‘modern Holocaust’

A popular rapper in Poland invoked the Holocaust to describe how COVID-19 has affected his country, drawing criticism from a survivor. The Holocaust reference is part of a song released Tuesday by Jakub Grabowski, better known in Poland by his stage name, Quebonafide. He’s one of the country’s best-known rappers. By Thursday, there have been […]

Israel Caught Stealing Reparation Money From Elderly Holocaust Survivors To Help Balance The Budget

Israel appears to have failed to transfer millions of shekels in restitution payments received from the German government to Holocaust survivors, Ynet has learned: In 1992, an agreement between Israel and the German government saw the establishment of a committee with a goal was to provide compensation for Holocaust survivors from camps and ghettos or […]

VAT? The World Almanac & Book of Facts Doesn’t Mention our Holy Holocau$t ™ ?

Well no, at least not the 1987 issue.  Found it for sale at a yard sale awhile back for .25 cents & bought it, since it’s a well made book with heavy leather cover. It was published by something called “Pharos Books” which is a Scripps-Howard Company.  From the 2021 World Almanac description, we have […]

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