BURLINGTON, Vt. — The ‘Lost Shul’ mural is part of a tradition of wall paintings in Eastern Europe that was almost entirely obliterated during the Holocaust by the Nazis.
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The 94-year-old man was convicted as accessory to the murder of 300,000 people and sentenced to four years in prison, in what could be one of the last big Holocaust trials.
(RNS) More than 55 years since its publication, Henry Wouk’s “This is My God” retains its place as a guidebook to Judaism.
(RNS) It strains the conscience of our modern societies to realize that 100 years after the death of 1.5 million Armenians, the threat of further genocide hangs heavy over our so-called “civilized world.”
LUENEBURG, Germany (Reuters) Groening was 21, and by his own admission an enthusiastic Nazi, when he was sent to work at Auschwitz in 1942. Unlike many other SS men, he has spoken openly in interviews.
COTTBUS, Germany (RNS) With the city’s backing and unanimous support among evangelical leaders, state officials offered to buy the church for the Jewish community and turn it into a synagogue — the first in the State of Brandenburg since 1938.
(RNS) If Jews do not allow the world to compare the Holocaust to other genocides, then its relevance to the world will wither.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Second-generation survivors “exhibit greater preoccupation with the Iranian nuclear threat” than others in their peer group.
BERLING — A trend obscured by rising anti-Semitism and terror attacks in France and Denmark that have alienated Jews: In central and Eastern Europe, Jewish life is thriving.