Lee Feinstein, Priscilla Levine Kersten and Jonathan Lavine chosen to serve on the council, which Congress established in 1980.
The House of Representatives passed the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act, or HEAR Act, on Wednesday. It must still pass the Senate.
'History teaches us that intolerance, unchecked, leads to persecution and violence. We denounce racism and the politics of fear that fuels it. We stand in solidarity with all vulnerable groups,' joint statement says.
Sources say dismissal was due to liberal views of center's director, who arranged screenings of Holocaust film and other activities that upset Warsaw's right-wing government.
Police are working to determine how the 'Arbeit macht frei' sign got from the Dachau death camp to Norway.
Two years after the notorious gate was stolen from Dachau, police got an anonymous tip that led to the find.
Hubert Zafke was a medic at Auschwitz for a month in 1944, during which 14 trains carrying deported Jews and other victims arrived.
Culture Minister Audrey Azoulay, herself a Jew, handed the long lost Flemish art work back to the grandson of Henry Bromberg in Paris.
U.S. Congress established the council to commemorate the Holocaust and raise money for the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
Norbert Hofer, running for Austria's president, has tried to garner Jewish votes but is known to believe in Nazism-tainted pan-Germanism. Should he win next week, the revival of the capital's Jewish community may be at risk and Europe's xenophobic elements could benefit.