The 2,053,000 visitors is a record number in the history of the Museum, which this year will mark the 70th anniversary of its creation, the museum said in a statement on its website
Along with historian Prof. Jan T. Gross, Anna Bikont has been pivotal in addressing a wartime past that many Poles would prefer to ignore. As her book about the Jedwabne massacre appears in Hebrew, she vows to never remain silent.
For his patriotic pains, Werner Scholem was one of the first people the Nazis arrested after they took power.
For me and for many others, assimilation is not a 'problem' – it is the only way that allows us to be at peace with ourselves.
The very belated confirmation of the death of the Swedish diplomat raises new questions about economic and political interests – of the Swedish government and of his family – that may explain why the affair was not settled 70 years ago.
Students wear Nazi uniforms in a parade, raise arms in 'Sieg Heil' salutes at recent school festival.
Experts say recently found post-war photo shows Herschel Grynszpan, whose killing of a German diplomat ostensibly sparked Nazi pogrom, and was thought to have died during war.
The head of Israel's official Holocaust memorial Avner Shalev called on an international effort to 'provide humanitarian assistance to the victims seeking safe haven.'
An exhibition at the Museum of Decorative Arts includes SS officer Fritz Ertl's design for the extermination camp.
Ronald Leopold, Executive Director of the Anne Frank House museum, said in a statement Friday that new research by the museum 'illustrates that other scenarios should also be considered.'