Sunday, January 21, 2018
The non-kosher menu that caused a split in American Jewry was a caterer's blunder, writes historian Jonathan D. Sarna.
Eclipsed by the story of his Japanese counterpart, Jan Zwartendijk risked his life and family when he initiated the rescue operation that saved thousands.
Argentina’s Jewish community provided cars and safe houses used to abduct the Nazi murderer, according to a Mossad agent.
The more than 35,000 pages were compiled and hidden by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and other Jews who lived in the ghetto.
The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research announced last month the discovery of the 170,000 documents.
More than 70 letters from Jews saved from the Nazis by German businessman Oskar Schindler will be auctioned off on December 8th by a British auction house "Lawrences Auctioneers of England".
There are suggestions that the Reichsbank may have helped the Nazis launder looted gold.
The bill says only spouses, children or grandchildren of property-owners can seek restitution.
Among the finds announced by the YIVO Institute are letters written by Sholem Aleichem, a postcard by Marc Chagall and works by Chaim Grade.
The award-winning "1945" is the country's first fiction movie dealing with the theft of property that once belonged to nearly a million victims.

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