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                  More than 100 Auschwitz survivors to attend commemoration event of 70th anniversary of liberation
                  More than 100 Auschwitz survivors to attend commemoration event of 70th anniversary of liberation
                  11.12.2014, Holocaust

                  On the occasion of the annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day, on 27 January 2015, more than 100 Auschwitz survivors from at least 17 countries will travel to Poland to participate in a commemoration event of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz.

                  France has agreed to pay compensation to American Holocaust victims moved by French rail company SNCF to Nazi death camps
                  France has agreed to pay compensation to American Holocaust victims moved by French rail company SNCF to Nazi death camps
                  05.12.2014, Holocaust

                  France has agreed to pay 60 million dollars in compensation to American Holocaust victims deported by the French rail company SNCF to concentration camps during WWII.

                  Professor Jan Grabowski wins the 2014 Yad Vashem International Book Prize
                  Professor Jan Grabowski wins the 2014 Yad Vashem International Book Prize
                  05.12.2014, Holocaust

                  The 2014 Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research has been awarded to Professor Jan Grabowski for his book, 'Hunt for the Jews: Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland.'

                  Righteous among the Nations from Ukraine to be posthumously honored at Yad Vashem Sunday
                  Righteous among the Nations from Ukraine to be posthumously honored at Yad Vashem Sunday
                  21.11.2014, Holocaust

                  Yad Va shem, the Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, will posthumously honor Petro and Kateryna Durniak from Ukraine as Righteous among the Nations during a ceremony on Sunday.

                  105-year-old ‘British Schindler’ receives Czech honor
                  105-year-old ‘British Schindler’ receives Czech honor
                  29.10.2014, Holocaust

                  Sir Nicholas Winton, 105, saved 669 Czechoslovak children from the Nazis while serving as a British diplomat.

                  Simon Wiesenthal Center: dozens of former members of the Nazi Einsatzgruppen might still be alive
                  Simon Wiesenthal Center: dozens of former members of the Nazi Einsatzgruppen might still be alive
                  01.10.2014, Holocaust

                  According to the Associated Press, the Simon Wiesenthal Center has identified 80 former members of the so-called Einsatzgruppen, the Nazi mobile death squads, who might still be alive.

                  Unique finds of Holocaust relics at Theresienstadt former Nazi concentration camp
                  Unique finds of Holocaust relics at Theresienstadt former Nazi concentration camp
                  22.09.2014, Holocaust

                  Almost 70 years after the end of WWII and the fall of the Nazi regime, distinctive traces of life at the former Theresienstadt concentration camp, never seen, are coming to light.

                  Auschwitz guard, now 93, charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder
                  Auschwitz guard, now 93, charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder
                  17.09.2014, Holocaust

                  German prosecutors have charged a 93-year-old man with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for his service as a Nazi SS guard at Auschwitz.

                  World Jewish Congress meeting in Berlin concludes with moving tribute to Holocaust victims
                  World Jewish Congress meeting in Berlin concludes with moving tribute to Holocaust victims
                  17.09.2014, Holocaust

                  WJC Governing Board meeting in Germany concluded on Tuesday with the 150 participants paying their respects to the victims of the Holocaust at three key memorial sites in Berlin

                  Shanghai Wall Pays Tribute to Jewish Refugees of WWII
                  Shanghai Wall Pays Tribute to Jewish Refugees of WWII
                  05.09.2014, Holocaust

                  Typical names of Shanghai residents – at least during World War II, when the Chinese city emerged as an unlikely port of entry for thousands of European Jews.

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