The Sochi games are hardly the first to spark controversy over the character of the host government.
Charred grape seeds dating back 1,500 years were discovered recently in an archeological excavation in the ruins of the Negev.
"The Lady in Number 6," a documentary following the world’s oldest Holocaust survivor, is on the shortlist for an Oscar nomination.
Israeli President Shimon Peres attended a Holocaust memorial ceremony with Austrian President Heinz Fischer in Vienna’s Judenplatz town square on Sunday.
When Irene Danner was expelled from school in 1938 for being half-Jewish, she found safety from the Nazis’ persecution amidst Adolf Althoff’s circus.
David Rubinger, the Israeli photographer who took the iconic photo of Israeli paratroopers standing in front of the Western Wall after its capture in the Six-Day War, has died.
Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who escaped from a train car bound for Auschwitz, died Saturday at the age of 93.
Shoah survivors arrived in Krakow on the 70th anniversary of Auschwitz's liberation, amid unease regarding the safety of Jews in Europe.
Israel President Rivlin eulogized Samuel Willenberg, the last remaining survivor of the Treblinka death camp, who died Friday in Israel at the age of 93.
A Nuremberg-based foundation for music students was hoping to find descendants of Felix Hildesheimer of Speyer .