Of 7,144 Macedonian Holocaust victims, only about 150 survived. A series of projects aims to lift the nearly extinct Jewish community of North Macedonia out of oblivion
In its first performance in Israel, 'Yiddish Glory' played the lost songs of lost Jews in a nearly lost language
Eva Mozes Kor once told Haaretz: 'I forgave the Nazis not because they’re good people, but to free myself of the chains of the past and enable me to be a happy person'
Berlin also increases social welfare service funding for survivors by 44 million euro
Rabbi Dawid Alter Kurzmann now has a plaque to commemorate his accompanying of the orphans under his care to their deaths during the Holocaust
Michael Maor, who lost his parents in the Holocaust, broke into a Frankfurt office and photographed the papers that proved Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann’s guilt
In a new film and biography, Billionaire Frank Lowy – who now lives in Tel Aviv – returns to the days when he was Pinchas Levy, a 13-year-old boy whose resourcefulness saved his family
The Democratic lawmaker sparked controversy by using the term to refer to migrant detention centers in the U.S.
Three museums commemorating the Shoah face a unique challenge on a continent where 800,000 Tutsis were slaughtered 25 years ago
Of the 300 who attempted the perilous escape from Sobibor camp, only 50 eventually survived the Holocaust. Semyon Rozenfeld was one
Recent Haaretz story on poignant wartime journal written by teen Jewish girl Judit Ornstein leads to surprising new discoveries — including how the diary ended up in Israel and the identity of a mystery man called 'Ephraim Gross'
Decision to extend contracts by five years comes after elderly tenets protested ministry's decision to terminate agreement with private company that owns assisted living housing units
Leading academics express confusion at Democratic congresswoman’s reading of events between Arabs and Jews in pre-state Israel, though some say reaction to her comments is overblown and politically motivated
Maria Blyshchyk's relatives, who wanted to visit descendants of Holocaust survivor saved by her, were allowed into the country only after inquiries by lawyer and Haaretz
Forty-five Holocaust survivors and World War II veterans were set to be evicted after ministry decided to terminate its contract with the private company who owns assisted living housing units
Governmental lease ends in August, but the Immigrant Absorption Ministry hasn't found alternative housing for the elderly men and women, who say they 'will not agree to leave' ■ Immigration Minister Gallant has ordered the eviction plan halted
Real Madrid, Torino, Bayern Munich, Benfica: Jews were pivotal in the development of European soccer. But then they were kicked into the concentration camps
U.S. Ambassadors to Israel, Germany and Poland accompanied by special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism will also visit Israel after the march
‘Anne Frank of Budapest’: Newly Discovered Diary Chronicles Jewish Girl’s Life in Nazi-occupied Hungary
No one knows how it ended up in an Israeli archive, but the freshly translated 1944 diary of teenager Judit Ornstein has drawn comparisons to the Holocaust’s most famous journal. A successful search for surviving family members in America has introduced them to a lively, literary young woman they never knew
Holocaust Remembrance Day | Extremists, Iran and Political Caricatures: Netanyahu Charts Dangers of anti-Semitism
At Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial service, President Rivlin warned Israel not to form alliances with racist, anti-Semitic forces in Europe
'I died 70 already years ago when the Germans murdered my whole family not far from here,' says Ed Mosberg who completed the March for the Living accompanied by two physicians
Holocaust Rescues: Countries and Communities That Prominently Resisted Nazi Efforts to Deport Their Jews
From Italy to Denmark to Albania, a look at those countries which helped rescue victims of the Holocaust
The fearless exploits of Dutch businessman Salomon ‘Sally’ Noach are recounted in a new documentary, ‘Forgotten Soldier,’ in which his daughter tracks down some of the survivors he saved from the Nazis
19 of the top 20 best-sellers in Jewish literature and fiction on Amazon are all Holocaust fiction. Why are these stories in such high demand?
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Taub was largely known for his efforts to memorialize Holocaust victims
Plus, J-Town Playhouse present Dan Gordon’s ‘Irena’s Vow’ in Jerusalem and Holocaust survivor Betty Kazin recounts her remarkable life story
Konstanty Rokicki, the Polish vice consul in Switzerland during World War II, produced fake passports of South American countries and distributed them to Jews who were about to be deported
Leopold Kozlowski, a symbol of the revival of Jewish culture in Poland, taught a Nazi officer the accordion in exchange for food and played in the woods as a partisan. He died this month at the age of 100
An assignment for a writing class brought Ira Fuchs to a newspaper article about a tunnel from a Nazi killing pit in Vilna — and inspired his new off-Broadway play about the Jewish prisoners who secretly dug it