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Published: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:17:48 +0200

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Giant swastika unearthed in Germany

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:06:00 +0200

Construction workers in Hamburg building site unearth enormous concrete swastika buried 40cm deep, thought to be part of larger monument; Nazi symbol is so large workers will have to destroy it using jackhammers.



Letters and milk jug: Warsaw Ghetto archive goes on display

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:36:00 +0200

New exhibit titled 'What we were unable to shout out to the world' displays documents collected from Warsaw Ghetto, secreted in milk jugs during World War II to preserve record of Jewish life in ghetto; Jewish historian, 50-60 helpers collect documentation; all but 3 perish in Holocaust.



Paris school room named for Jewish boys slain in 2012 attack

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:17:00 +0200

Conference room at the Georges Brassens school dedicated in memory of Arie and Gabriel Sandler, who were murdered in the devastating terror attack in Toulouse, as part of school's fight against racism and anti-Semitism in France.



Holocaust survivors celebrate Bar and Bat Mitzvah at Kotel

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:12:00 +0200

During World War II, they had to flee their homes, fight for their lives, and hide their identity; now, after more than 70 years, dozens of Holocaust survivors arrive at the Western Wall to hold a joint Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebration.



2 ex-Nazi guards indicted for WWII Stutthof camp deaths

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:04:00 +0200

Men in theirs 90s deny knowledge of deaths taking place in camp in Polish city where some 65,000 people perished by gassing, starvation, malnutrition and other cruel methods.



Holocaust survior and prolific writer dies age 94

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:50:00 +0200

Ruth Bondy survived Auschwitz, Theresienstadt and Bergen Belsen before moving to Israel where she became a recipient of prestigious journalistic prizes and was recognized for numerous contributions.



US Supreme Court Justice to be awarded Genesis Prize

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:19:00 +0200

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be honored with lifetime achievement award by Genesis Prize Foundation; Bader Ginsburg selected by panel comprised of previous winner including fmr. NYC Mayor Bloomberg, actors Michael Douglas and Natalie Portman; fmr. Israeli Chief Justice Barak to present Bader Ginsburg with award in July 2018.



Protesters in 60,000-person Polish rally call to 'remove Jews from power'

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 21:27:00 +0200

About 60,000 nationalists and far-right extremists assemble in Warsaw on Saturday for Independence Day march that has become one of the largest gatherings in Europe and perhaps beyond for increasingly emboldened white supremacists; A smaller counter-protest by an anti-fascist movement also took place, drawing about 2,000 participants.



Prince Charles letter urges US to confront the 'Jewish lobby'

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 14:27:00 +0200

In letter dated 1986 to a close friend, Prince Charles attributes Middle East unrest to the 'influx of foreign, European Jews,' expresses hopes 'some US president has to have the courage to stand up and take on the Jewish lobby,' and hints Jewish emigration to Israel is the root cause of terrorism.