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2015/04/27 03:54
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Centenary of 1.5 million Armenian deaths marked in NYC Sunday, April 26 2015 | 10:45 p.m. CDT By By VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) ? Thousands of people packed Times Square on Sunday...
2015/04/27 03:54
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2015/04/27 02:46
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It happened during the lunch recess Tuesday, the first day of the trial in Germany of the former Auschwitz guard being tried on 300,000 counts of complicity in the murder of Hungarian Jews who were...
2015/04/27 00:19
2015/04/27 00:19
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An undated photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. (Agence France-Presse/KCNA via KNS via Getty Images) Abraham Cooper is associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Greg Scarlatoiu is executive...
2015/04/24 18:13
2015/04/24 18:13
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On the opening day of his trial on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, the man known as the "accountant of Auschwitz" told of the moment he lost his "euphoria for Adolf Hitler." He was standing on...
2015/04/22 22:54
2015/04/22 22:54
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Breaking news from Palo Alto: Stanford undergraduate Molly Horwitz, a candidate for the Student Senate, was vetted by the Students of Color Coalition about her fitness for office. According to...
2015/04/22 19:33
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Maickel Melamed, in wheelchair and flanked by his “team,” receives a medal from Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, April 21, 2015. (City of Boston, Mayor’s Office) Twenty hours after the start of Monday’s...
2015/04/20 19:46
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Although his father was a Holocaust survivor, and he lived near many other survivors, Rabbi Sholom Friedmann grew up learning only the broad strokes of the Shoah. A few decades later, as a teacher in...
2015/04/17 18:50
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BERLIN | Nearly 70 years after World War II ended in Europe with Nazi Germany’s surrender on May 7, 1945, what’s likely to be the final criminal chapter of that horrific period is about to unfold in a...
2015/04/17 16:06
2015/04/17 16:06
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The U.S.-backed Ukrainian government came up with a curious way to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Holocaust being brought to an end. The parliament in Kiev voted to extend official...
2015/04/16 18:21
2015/04/16 18:21
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Walter Krug managed to survive the Holocaust. But with the loss of his family in those Nazi labor camps, he faced another daunting challenge: how to survive the rest of his life. "I am the only...
2015/04/16 11:22
2015/04/16 11:22
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Once again some American Jews see their role as representing the Obama view to Israel, rather than representing the concerns of Israel to Obama U.S. President Barack ObamaPhoto Credit: WhiteHouse.Gov...
2015/04/15 19:25
2015/04/15 19:25
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There has been an incredible growth of anti-Semitism on college campuses in North America. Too often anti-Israel sentiment is simply a veiled and more culturally appropriate form of anti-Semitism....
2015/04/15 13:29
2015/04/15 13:29
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A leader of Ukrainian Jews accused the head of the country’s security service of targeting Jews and legitimizing a militia that killed Jews in the 1940s. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the...
2015/04/13 21:42
2015/04/13 21:42
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JERUSALEM (AP) — The world's predominant Nazi-hunting group took the United States to task over its failure to prosecute a member of a notorious Nazi unit who lived quietly in Minnesota for decades in...
2015/04/10 23:54
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Lassana Bathily, who protected a group of French Jews during a January terrorist attack on a kosher grocery store in Paris, was honored at the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance. Photo by...
2015/04/08 22:13
2015/04/08 22:13
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A-9892. Once tattooed on Max Eisen’s arm, he understood he was no longer a human being. And despite it being 70 years since the liberation of Nazi death camps, Eisen says lessons that should stem...
2015/04/03 00:36
2015/04/03 00:36
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ONE of the most-wanted Nazis in the world has died aged 93 without having been punished for a murder conviction. Danish former volunteer officer Søren Kam died on 23 March, just a little more than a...
2015/04/03 00:19
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Nine-year-old Remy Eidelman looks at the table decoration for the upcoming Seder dinner at this family home in Potomac, Md., on Thursday. (ASTRID RIECKEN/For The Washington Post) Should you address...
2015/04/02 23:54
2015/04/02 23:54
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World leaders meet in Lausanne on April 2. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Reuters The Jewish community in Los Angeles and nationwide reacted Thursday to the news that the framework of an initial deal on...
2015/04/02 19:59
2015/04/02 19:59
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The Passover seder begins by welcoming anyone who is hungry — an idea that comes straight from the Book of Exodus (23:9). It states, “You shall not oppress a stranger, since you yourselves know the...
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