(RNS) The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum hopes the world will look at photography of Roman Vishniac, and that some viewers will be able to identify people they knew in the faces he captured.
Articles tagged “Holocaust”
(RNS) Several hundred people endured a rainy Dallas morning to crowd the synagogue where Mike Jacobs had been a member for many years. And yes, they heard about his Holocaust-related history. But that wasn’t all. Not hardly.
(RNS) Rabbi Regina Jonas’ grim task was to meet the incoming trains and provide counseling to the frightened and bewildered Jews arriving at the Theresienstadt concentration camp.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Every day, I pray with the Psalms of David,” Pope Francis said. “My prayer is Jewish, then I have the Eucharist, which is Christian.”
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) The journey of the ashes from Dachau to Durham is a remarkable story of a soldier’s witness to the atrocities of the Holocaust and his son’s commitment to finding them an honorable resting place.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Israelis were moved when he kissed the hands of the Holocaust survivors. But some haven’t shaken the memory of centuries of anti-Semitism sparked by the Roman Catholic Church.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A three-foot sapling grown from the same Amsterdam tree graces the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, a symbol, lawmakers said, of the young girl’s abiding faith in humanity.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (RNS) On the 70th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Hungary, many Jews are wondering whether the passage of time has done much to quell this nation’s troubling history of anti-Semitism.