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THE HOLLYWOOD sign is instantly recognizable to generations of movie-goers.
A window into the arts with Viertel

Exiles from Nazi Germany when Hollywood was born.

German politician: Nazi surrender shouldn’t be a national holiday

For most people in Germany it is clear: May 8, the day of the defeat of the Nazi regime, is an occasion for joy and gratitude,”

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
08/05/2020
V-E DAY celebrations on Bay Street, Toronto, May 1945.
Remembering Jewish heroism on V-E Day

According to Yad Vashem, 1.5 million Jews fought on behalf of the Allied forces in World War II.

Alternative for Germany (AfD) leader Alexander Gauland raises his arm during a plenum session at the
Far-right German leader: Victory over Nazis ‘day of absolute defeat’

Gauland delivered his comment ahead of the 75th anniversary of the end of the war in Europe started by Nazi Germany.

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Pennsylvania lawmaker compares handling of COVID-19 data to Nazi Germany

It is another incident of the use of Holocaust imagery and rhetoric to express opposition to coronavirus regulations.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
06/05/2020
A ladder stands in front of two paintings by Pablo Picasso at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem; Picass
Picasso painting looted by Nazis will return to heirs of Jewish banker

Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, a descendant of composer Felix Mendelssohn, sold the pastel work titled “Head of a Woman” in 1934, along with at least 15 other significant artworks. He died in 1935.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
02/04/2020
Greek activist who tore swastika off the Acropolis in WW2 dies aged 97

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis led tributes to Manolis Glezos, calling him a "lionheart" and "the sweetest man."

By REUTERS
30/03/2020
Siyum HaShas held in Pinsk, city where Nazis were once in control

In this city where Hitler was once in control there is a unique reason to not let anything deter a celebration of Jewish scholarship. Where once there was tragedy, now there is celebration.

By JOSH NASS
26/03/2020
Ordinary Germans and Hitler’s prophecy

"In the course of my life I have very often been a prophet, and have usually been ridiculed for it... the Jewish race which only received my prophecies with laughter"

07/03/2020
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List found of 12,000 Nazis in Argentina with money in Swiss bank

The list was found in an old storage room at the former Buenos Aires Nazi headquarters, having survived the burning of documents by Argentina's pro-Nazi leadership in the 1940s.

07/03/2020
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