Sunday, June 17, 2018
Hungary’s Holocaust past generated headlines this week, as a Shoah expert withdrew his name from a national memorial.
In 1943, Sophie and Hans Scholl, along with Christophe Probst, were beheaded in Berlin for their involvement in peaceful resistance group, the White Rose.
A French Jew who was convicted of a blood libel was recently exonerated, almost 350 years after he was executed for the crime.
Over 1,000 individuals have already applied for funds from a new compensation program concerning work performed in ghettos during World War II.
Auschwitz has expanded its online program to include versions in Arabic, Persian, Spanish and Portuguese.
A collection of historical documents from the Nuremberg Trials are set to be displayed and auctioned off in time for commemorations of the Holocaust.
A new permanent Holocaust exhibition was set up at Auschwitz last year, appropriately titled “SHOAH.”
Palestine must accept Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state, the president of Romania stated recently.
The kitchen of Pope Francis’ Vatican residence was made kosher for a day last week, as the pontiff hosted a delegation of rabbis from his native Argentina.
A popular European soccer player has been officially charged with a breach of Football Association rules, after making a neo-Nazi salute on the field.


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