The group was active for a little over six months—from June 1942 to February 1943—yet its name lives on today.
Just in time for the Olympics, Israel’s Holocaust trust has published an online tribute to Jewish athletes who perished in the Holocaust.
Charred grape seeds dating back 1,500 years were discovered recently in an archeological excavation in the ruins of the Negev.
A scholar has translated a 4,000-year-old Mesopotamian clay tablet that describes a story very similar to the Biblical fable of Noah’s Ark.
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For decades, Israel’s leading Holocaust trust, Yad Vashem, has worked to catalog the names and stories of the six million Jews killed in the Shoah.
Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who escaped from a train car bound for Auschwitz, died Saturday at the age of 93.
Following the war, Otto Frank, a survivor of Auschwitz, acted as a voice for his young daughter Anne.
While Schindler and Wallenberg have become household names, Fry, an American who helped smuggle some 2,200 Jews out of France, remains relatively unknown.
Israeli President Shimon Peres attended a Holocaust memorial ceremony with Austrian President Heinz Fischer in Vienna’s Judenplatz town square on Sunday.