Nazis

Daniel Craig as a Jew with a gun in "Defiance."
‘Defiance’ is the best Jews vs. Nazis inspiration that Netflix offers

If you’re also just in the mood for some guilt-free footage of Jews shooting back at their oppressors while in quarantine, Netflix is waiting.

By STEPHEN SILVER/JTA
20/06/2020
Adolf Eichmann Israel
In memory of the El Al Captain who flew Adolf Eichmann to justice

As a pilot in the 1948 War of Independence, Wedeles also flew a battered Piper Cub into enemy fire, delivering arms to the notorious Nebi Samwil convoy.

Rivlin gives thanks to world’s oldest Righteous Among the Nations, 101

In his letter, Rivlin wrote to Kozminska that he had “great admiration for your courageous acts of humanity and bravery during the dark days of the Second World War in Poland.”

JEWISH RED ARMY veterans take part in a Jerusalem parade marking Victory Day, the anniversary of the
Who defeated the Nazis?

75 years on, it is time for the West to realize Russia's key role in Germany's surrender, and for Russia to admit the Soviets' wartime crimes.

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.

Nazi Swastika
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
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