Holocaust

Jewish Game Developer To Market Holocaust Game For Smartphones

09/09/2013 - 20:00

The developer of a Holocaust-themed game which was rejected by Nintendo has announced plans to release his work for smartphone users.

Survivor Backs Claims Conference

07/25/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

I am a Holocaust survivor who sits on the board of directors of the Claims Conference. At the recent annual board meeting, we discussed this year’s negotiations with the German government, which led to, among other benefits, an agreement that will result in $1 billion for homecare for Holocaust victims from 2014 through 2017.

Frieda Hikind, Auschwitz Survivor And Assemblyman's Mother, Dies At 95

06/23/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

Shiva was completed Monday morning for Frieda Hikind, 95, a Holocaust survivor and mother of Assemblyman Dov Hikind of Brooklyn.

After New Research, ADL Will No Longer Honor Holocaust-Era Policeman

06/19/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

In a dramatic reversal of historic fortunes, Giovanni Palatucci will shift from righteous gentile to possible Nazi collaborator as the Anti-Defamation League reconsiders an annual award in his honor.

Image from a website started by a relative shows Giovanni Palatucci as a young man.

Shoah Memories At The Deli Counter

06/17/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

More than half a century after the end of the Third Reich, the Shoah still reverberates in the lives of the survivors’ grandchildren. In Dana Boll’s new play, “Bella’s Dream,” based on the refugee experiences of her paternal grandparents, memories of the Holocaust keep seeping and bleeding into the present.

Dana Boll’s “Bella’s Dream” deals with grandchildren of Holocaust survivors.

Our Debt To The Red Army: Now It Can Be Told

06/03/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

The recent 20th anniversary celebration of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington began with a fitting display of American patriotism and Jewish gratitude.

David E. Fishman

Honoring Sen. Frank Lautenberg

05/23/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Love of country, love of Jewish community and love of Israel. Those have been driving forces for Frank Lautenberg, who is nearing the end of his career in the United States Senate, and they are the qualities that make an upcoming tribute by the Jewish community something I am proud to commemorate.

Sen. Frank Lautenberg

A Teen's Graphic Novel About The Holocaust

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o blogger Aaron Herman spoke with teenage author Christopher Huh about his new graphic novel, "Keeping My Hope." Christopher started writing "Keeping My Hope" when he was 13 years old. It took him about a year and half to complete the book. To write Keeping My Hope, Christopher spent over a thousand hours conducting research on WWII and the Holocaust by searching the Internet, checking out books from the library, visiting the Holocaust museum, and interviewing Holocaust survivors.

German Man, 93, Charged With Auschwitz Crimes

05/07/2013 - 20:00

 Hans Lipschis, reportedly one of the 10 most wanted Nazis, was arrested in Germany.

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