RIGA, Latvia (Reuters) There were 210 synagogues in Latvia before World War II; today, there are only two synagogues operating.
Articles tagged “Holocaust”
(REUTERS) “Shades of Truth” is the account of a fictional present-day American journalist who starts off as a critic of Pius and changes his mind after research in Israel, Rome and elsewhere in Europe.
BERLIN (REUTERS) Josef Schuster of the Central Council of Jews said Jews should not hide out of fear but that in some areas it was better not to be recognized.
(RNS) If one religion can go from seeing another as contemptible and condemnable, to one that is respected and beloved, it can surely serve as a model for humanity at large.
(RNS) Some question whether American Judaism is still overly focused on the morbidity of the Holocaust. I have often raised that question myself, but not now. Not when a new, groundbreaking documentary about the Holocaust can barely say the word “Jew.”
TEL AVIV (RNS) On Tuesday (Jan. 26) — Holocaust Remembrance Day — Renee Ganz will return to Auschwitz-Birkenau the for the first time, along with nearly 100 other Auschwitz survivors from 19 countries.
(RNS) Soon there will be no more survivors of the Holocaust. A new film asks how the event will be remembered after they are gone.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI made reconciliation with traditionalist Catholics a top priority, but was roundly criticized when one of the rehabilitated bishops turned out to be a vocal Holocaust denier.
(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.