Holocaust


Disturbing Truths About A Lithuanian ‘Hero’

Californian Grant Arthur Gochin has spent decades investigating the history of his Lithuanian Jewish ancestors, who lived in Lithuania. He learned about his cousin Sonia Beder, who survived the Holocaust…

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Rivlin Thanks Serbia Over Restitution Law

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has praised Serbia for passing a law that allows for the restitution to the Jewish community of heirless and unclaimed Jewish property seized during the Holocaust.…

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Poland Changes Course on Holocaust Speech Law

This past January, the Polish government tipped off a wave of controversy with passage of a law that criminalized a broad swath of statements that it identified as unfairly blaming…

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Yad Vashem Welcomes Change in Polish Holocaust Law

Yad Vashem in Israel and a leader of the Jewish community in Poland have welcomed Warsaw’s move to soften the controversial Holocaust speech law on Wednesday. Earlier in the day,…

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Polish Gov’t Backs Away From Disputed Holocaust Law

Poland’s nationalist-conservative ruling party backed away Wednesday from a controversial Holocaust speech law, with the prime minister introducing a new version of the law that would remove criminal provisions for…

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