The Nazi Holocaust may have claimed up to 20 million lives, a figure far greater than previous estimates, new research has revealed.Continue reading
OSWIECIM, POLAND — In an upstairs room at the only remaining synagogue in Oswiecim, 37 miles west of Krakow, 13 future American military officers, clad in jeans and T-shirts, were wrestling with ethical questions in the shadow of Auschwitz.Continue reading
Today, at his small Spanish-style home in Mid-City, Weinstein, 101, recalls in agonizing detail what it was like to give up his baby in 1941 amid the Nazi juggernaut. He is frail, but his wit and memory are keen. He remembers well what followed: killing Germans, dodging death, hunting for Natalie.Continue reading
Is the Holocaust best understood through fiction? That was the theme of a recent revue of Ruth Franklin’s novel, Higher Truth appearing on the Jewish internet journal Tablet. The revue provided a setting for an unlikely week-long exchange between Holocaust denier Michael Santomauro and me. I contacted Michael before submitting this article and he agreed to allow his name to appear but asked, “please reference me as a Holocaust Revisionist -and an amateur one at that.” A degree of humility that likely allowed for our extended discussion.Continue reading
A list of confirmed names of Jews killed by the Nazis in the Second World War has reached the four million mark, Israel’s Holocaust museum announced, saying the identity of all six million dead may never be known.
In his role as head of Xbox Live enforcement, Stephen Toulouse gets to answer all kinds of strange questions.
Recently one of those questions was apparently “Can I use a Swastika as my logo in Call of Duty: Black Ops?” When Toulouse responded with the obvious answer (“No, of course you can’t, we’ll ban you.”) he was met with some pushback by people he refers to as “contrarians” and “internet pundits” who decided to educate him on the long and storied history of the swastika as a symbol of good fortune and how just because the Nazis used it, it doesn’t make the symbol itself a bad thing.
The truth is simple: every Jew deported from the European ghettos went directly to the camps. Most of them were gassed immediately and then — as the survivors put it — went up the chimneys. There is no denying this, or eliding it, or making it mean anything else other than what it is. Holocaust denial is a crime. Anyone denying the exterminations is engaging in criminal activity — […]Continue reading
When civil rights activist Ken Lawrence heard Ku Klux Klan members in the ‘70s denying the existence of the Holocaust, he thought the best way to fight them would be to show, not tell.Continue reading
- Spring Mills man’s rare mail collection helped silence Holocaust doubters
High on a hilltop stood the sprawling Nazi concentration camp known as Buchenwald.Continue reading
Because of his father, Yudi Izenman will never drive a Mercedes.Continue reading