holocaust artifacts

Antisemitic 'Zionists are Nazis' graffiti found in Jerusalem Holocaust Museum

Messages including "Zionists = Nazis," "Zionists are responsible for the Holocaust" and "Cursed Zionists, your end is near" were graffitied at the Chamber of the Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem.

Four rarely-seen Torahs to be featured in National Library of Israel

The featured items include fragments from a 1,000 year-old Yemenite Torah scroll, as well as one of the world's smallest legible Torah scrolls, measuring just 6 centimeters in height.

 Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testifies during her confirmation hearing before

Supreme Court rules Jewish art dealer can use US courts to recover painting taken by Nazis

In a unanimous ruling Thursday, the justices found that the dispute could be debated in court in California.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
22/04/2022

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
German Fuhrer Adolph Hitler doing a Nazi salute

Signed photo of Hitler presented at Australian auction

This isn't the first time that Danielle Elizabeth Auctions in Queensland, Australia has come under fire for Nazi memoabilia sales.

Lost Torah scroll reappears in German town 83 years after disappearance

The Torah had not been seen since Kristallnacht, the pogrom against synagogues and Jewish property in German-speaking lands on Nov. 9 and 10, 1938.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
20/12/2021

A tree that survived the Holocaust gains a new life in New York City

Of the 15,000 children who were imprisoned in Theresienstadt during the Holocaust, fewer than 200 survived. But when the camp was liberated in 1945, the tree was still standing.

By Julia Gergely/JTA
03/12/2021

New York family reunited with heirloom Bible thought lost in the Holocaust

Susi Kasper Leiter and her grandson Jacob Leiter got an unexpected message from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum saying a piece of their family past had been rediscovered.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
20/10/2021
 Archives of the Hamburg Institute for Social Research

“Babyn Yar. Context" screens in Israeli premiere at Jerusalem Film Festival

The film is produced by renowned Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa, with the support of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center.

Bible belonging to couple killed in Holocaust returned to family

The bible belonging to Eduard and Ernestine Leiter was found hidden in their old house in Germany 30 years ago.

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