auschwitz

The most notorious Nazi death camp in Poland during the Holocaust. Marked by its notorious gate slogan "Arbeit Macht Frei", Auschwitz was also the site where Josef Mengele performed his "experiments" on prisoners.
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Female haredi filmmakers create VR tour of Auschwitz for students

Three female haredi film-makers launched a technological movie that gives Israelis from all backgrounds an opportunity to feel as if they have visited Auschwitz without leaving the country.

25/04/2022

Andor Stern, recognized as sole Brazilian-born Holocaust survivor, dies at 94

Andor Stern passed away on Thursday at the age of 94, the only officially-recognized Holocaust survivor born in Brazil.

By MARCUS M. GILBAN / JTA
12/04/2022

2,000 people participate in the 'Never again, Thessaloniki – Auschwitz' march

The commemoration march in Thessaloniki was led by the Greek President and European Commission Vice President

French Jewish politician Simon Veil's life explored in new exhibit

From Auschwitz to the European Parliament.

By RINA BASSIST
16/03/2022

Keira Knightley to voice German-Jewish painter who died in Auschwitz

“Charlotte,” set for release in theaters on April 22, follows German-Jewish painter Charlotte Salomon.

By CALEB GUEDES-REED/JTA
03/03/2022

The Redhead of Auschwitz

An interview with the granddaughter of Holocaust survivor Rosie Greenstein.

By JOSEPH SCUTTS
24/02/2022

Ivan Reitman, Ghostbusters director, Auschwitz survivor son, dies at 75

At the time of his death, Reitman was in pre-production on a number of other films, including “Triplets,” a sequel to his 1988 comedy “Twins.”

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
15/02/2022

UK boxer stirs controversy for Valentine's Day trip to Auschwitz

2-time world bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnell, in since-deleted posts, shared pictures of him and his girlfriend smiling and seemingly happy visiting the infamous Nazi death camp.

Holocaust memorial: Unlikely 'Auschwitz tattoo kit' was used on Jews

The eight fingernail-sized steel dies, each lined with pins to form numerals, were offered last year by a Jerusalem auctioneer for $30,000 to $40,000.

By REUTERS
10/02/2022

Mel Mermelstein, Holocaust survivor who won case against deniers, dies

In 1979, a group called the Institute for Historical Review offered $50,000 to anyone who could prove that the Nazis had used gas chambers to murder Jews in the Holocaust.

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