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Three resign from Auschwitz museum council after politician appointed

Browse > Home / News / Three resign from Auschwitz museum council after politician appointed April 20, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Three members of an advisory council for Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland have resigned in protest after a senior politician from the ruling party was appointed to the group by the […]

Right-wing politician on Auschwitz museum board causes Historians to quit

Following the resignation of Jewish philosopher Stanislaw Krajewski on Wednesday, historians Marek Lasota and Krystyna Oleksy on Thursday announced they would do the same. The culture ministry appointed Beata Szydlo, a former prime minister and top member of the country’s right-wing Law and Justice ruling party, to the board on Tuesday. Lasota, who heads the […]

Appointment of Hardline Nationalist to Auschwitz Museum Council Intensifies Fears Over Polish Government’s Holocaust Commemoration Policies

Jona Laks, survivor of Dr. Josef Mengele’s twins experiments and her granddaughter, Lee Aldar stand next to the gate with the slogan “Arbeit macht frei” (“Work sets you free”) as they start their visit at the Auschwitz death camp in Oswiecim, Poland January 26, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Nir Elias. The appointment of a hardline nationalist politician […]

David Cole in Auschwitz Video

Best points of the Cole video: – The room in Auschwitz 1 (main camp) they claim was a gas chamber is a “reconstruction” modified by the Soviets after the war – The tour guides lie to tourists that it is in “original state” and wasn’t modified at all – The main Auschwitz historian/curator admits that […]

Auschwitz museum board appoints right-wing politician, Jewish leader quits

A Polish right-wing politician has been appointed to a board of the Auschwitz state museum, leading to a Jewish member’s resignation on Wednesday amid claims of politicization. Stanisław Krajewski said he would be leaving the International Auschwitz Council over the nomination of the Law and Justice party’s Beata Szydlo, Onet reported. Culture Minister Piotr Gliński, […]

The Jewish people not born at Auschwitz

Browse > Home / News / The Jewish people not born at Auschwitz April 8, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article President Reuven Rivlin spoke at the official ceremony opening Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem saying he has spoken over time with world leaders on […]

A “Survivor” Tells of Arriving in Auschwitz to Flowers and Music

Why have we not seen movies where Auschwitz is filled with flowers and live music? I think it would paint a slightly different picture of the “death camp”. WorldTruth link Share now! Source 00 Hits: 10

Antisemitic comments discovered on the Auschwitz Google Maps site

The Google Maps site for the Auschwitz concentration camp has been investigated after British newspaper The Guardian discovered there were more than 150 antisemitic comments posted, according to a report by Algemeiner.  However, the majority of these comments remained online 24 hours after they were reported to Google by The Guardian.Google Maps was then slammed […]

Auschwitz Museum slams New Yorker article on Polish Holocaust scholarship

 The Auschwitz Memorial Museum has criticized the New Yorker Magazine for an article on Polish Holocaust scholarship, claiming the publication has published distortions and outright falsifications of the Eastern European country’s role during the Second World War. Taking to Twitter, the museum’s director, Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywinski, condemned the article for containing “so many […]

Italian-Jewish Auschwitz Survivor Liliana Segre Targeted by Antisemites for Promoting COVID-19 Vaccinations

Holocaust survivor and Italian life senator Liliana Segre. Photo: Screenshot. Liliana Segre — the 90 year-old Holocaust survivor and senator in the Italian parliament — received a slew of antisemitic comments this week after she issued a message encouraging older adults to vaccinate themselves against COVID-19. Segre received the first of the two-shot vaccine in […]

Meet Fredy Hirsch, the unknown Holocaust hero who saved children at Auschwitz

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The impossible Auschwitz love story between Dr. Mengele’s friend and a Jewish prisoner

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My grandfather survived Auschwitz — and spends his life spreading kindness

On January 6, a sea of heads bobbed and flags flew outside the US Capitol. A closer look revealed a dark hoodie, skull, crossbones and large white letters: “Camp Auschwitz,” followed by “Work Brings Freedom.” That’s the phrase my 91-year-old grandfather, David Moskovic, saw every day in German — “Arbeit Macht Frei” — when he […]

Hundreds of Holocaust survivors in Austria, Slovakia vaccinated on Auschwitz liberation day

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When ‘Planet Auschwitz’ Met Holocaust Porn: The Bizarre ‘Eyewitness’ Testimony of Yehiel De-Nur

Yehiel De-Nur is a rather remarkable fellow in the annals of Holocaustiana — prior to his infamous swooning performance on the witness stand at the show trial of Adolf Eichmann in 1961, De-Nur had already established himself as writer of “Holocaust Pulp Fiction” in the burgeoning Nazi exploitation genre, writing books that “blur the line […]

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary online, warn of ‘virus of anti-Semitism’

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Tova Friedman hid among corpses at Auschwitz amid the chaos of the Nazi extermination camp’s final days. Just 6 years old at the time, the Poland-born Friedman was instructed by her mother to lie absolutely still in a bed at a camp hospital, next to the body of a young woman […]

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary virtually amid pandemic fears

Marian Turski, a 94-year-old survivor of the Auschwitz death camp, will mark the 76th anniversary of its liberation by Soviet troops on Wednesday only virtually, aware that he might never return as the coronavirus pandemic drags on. Survivors and museum officials told Reuters they fear the pandemic could end the era where Auschwitz’s former prisoners […]

Holocaust survivors mark Auschwitz liberation anniversary online amid pandemic

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On eve of Auschwitz anniversary, survivor saddened by US Capitol attack

As the 76th anniversary on Wednesday of the liberation of Auschwitz draws closer, Bill Harvey, who survived the concentration camp, said he was shocked by displays of anti-Semitism during the US Capitol riot. Some of the supporters of former President Donald Trump who broke into and ransacked the seat of Congress on Jan. 6 wore […]

Living next door to Auschwitz: Why an Israeli guy moved in near the camp

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Jewish ‘Eyewitness’ Claims That Germans Made The ‘Gas Chambers’ At Auschwitz Handicap Accessible

During his testimony at the trial of Adolf Eichmann in 1961, Jewish eyewitness and “artist” Yehuda Bakon made the astonishing claim that the Germans went to the trouble of making the so-called “gas chambers” handicap accessible for Jews with artificial legs. In his description of the physical “gas chambers,” he stated the following: In crematoria […]

Pelosi cites man in ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt in call for official Capitol riots review

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer describes painful associations of seeing ‘Camp Auschwitz’ T-shirt

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer has painful associations from ‘Camp Auschwitz’ T-shirt

Longtime CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer said Thursday that he was happy that his late parents, survivors of the Holocaust, did not live to witness the resurgence of anti-Semitism in the United States — particularly in the wake of anti-Semitic symbology appearing at last week’s deadly Capitol riot. “I’m happy that they’re not seeing what’s going […]

Marshals Arrest Man Wearing ‘Camp Auschwitz’ Sweatshirt in Capitol Riot

Robert Keith Packer see wearing a ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt during the Capitol Hill riot of Jan. 6, 2021. Photo: Screenshot. JNS.org – A man who wore a sweatshirt with the words “Camp Auschwitz” was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the Jan. 6 mob invasion of the US Capitol as Congress was tallying US President-elect […]

U.S. Marshals arrest man wearing ‘Camp Auschwitz’ sweatshirt in Capitol riot

Browse > Home / News / U.S. Marshals arrest man wearing ‘Camp Auschwitz’ sweatshirt in Capitol riot January 14, 2021 by JNS Read on for article A man who wore a sweatshirt with the words “Camp Auschwitz” was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the Jan. 6 mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol as Congress […]

Etsy removes ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt from its online store

Etsy has removed a T-shirt with the phrase “Camp Auschwitz” on it after images of a rioter involved in the deadly Capitol insurrection with the same words on his sweatshirt circulated in recent days. The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum tweeted at the e-commerce company, which sells customized craft items, saying that the shirt it found […]

Etsy removes ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt following mob invasion of US Capitol

Browse > Home / News / Etsy removes ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt following mob invasion of US Capitol January 13, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Etsy has removed a T-shirt with the words “Camp Auschwitz” following the Jan. 6 mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump. A “Camp […]

Swastika, SS symbol painted on wall of Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

Graffiti removed shortly after it is discovered; Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum says incident is ‘painful’ 00 Hits: 38

Swastika graffiti painted on wall of Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

The Nazis murdered three million non-Jews in Poland, in addition to three million Jewish Poles — half of all the Jews they had murdered throughout Europe. Source 00 Hits: 10

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