WASHINGTON (RNS) Adult survivors of the Holocaust are largely gone, and those who survived as children won’t be around much longer. That’s why when the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum marks its 20th anniversary Monday, museum officials say it’s likely to be one the last large gatherings of survivors.
(RNS) Against great odds, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus set out from Philadelphia to rescue 50 children from Nazi-controlled Austria, the subject of a new HBO documentary set to air on Holocaust Remembrance Day.
(RNS) Many American Jews and others are fervently rebutting a claim made by gun rights activists: that gun control kept firearms from European Jewry, and made the Holocaust, if not possible, than more catastrophic than it would otherwise have been.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) A senior Vatican official admitted that years of talks between the Vatican and a breakaway group of ultra-traditionalist Catholics have led to a “stalemate.” By Alessandro Speciale.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Catholic Church reaffirmed its commitment to dialogue with Jews after the head of a breakaway conservative group labeled Jews as “enemies of the Church.” By Alessandro Speciale.