Archaeologists Dig Up Nazi Time Capsule In Poland

Artifacts from World War II found in capsule excavated from Nazi training school.

09/20/2016 - 13:31
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Polish archaeologists excavated a Nazi time capsule from 1934 containing World War II newspapers, photographs, and other artifacts, according to The Independent.

Opening the time capsule at the Polish National Museum. Screenshot/Twitter

Nazi Propagandist Goebbels’ Wife Had Jewish Father, New Document Shows

08/23/2016 - 12:15

(JTA) — The wife of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels had a Jewish father, according to a new document discovered in the Berlin archives.

Joseph Goebbels with his daughters, at a Christmas celebration in Berlin, 1937. (German Federal Archives)

Nazi ‘Gold Train’ Dig In Poland May Finally Separate Fact From Fiction

08/16/2016 - 12:36

(JTA) — Treasure hunters in Poland will start digging Tuesday for a hidden train long rumored to be filled with Nazi gold from the end of World War II.

A lamp illuminating Nazi tunnels under the Ksiaz castle in the area where the Nazi “gold train” is supposedly hidden. (JTA)

94-Year-Old Former Nazi Sentenced To Five Years in Prison

The SS guard, who served at Auschwitz, was found guilty of 170,000 counts of accessory to murder.

06/20/2016 - 12:36
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Reinhold Hanning spent the early part of his 20’s as an SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp, during which time hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews were killed. Now, Hanning, 94, will spend the latter years of his 90’s in prison after a German court sentenced him to five years on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder.

Former Auschwitz guard Reinhold Hanning is seen in court in Detmold, Germany on February 26, 2016. Getty Images

Nicki Minaj Lyric Video Evokes Nazi Imagery

'Only' debuts on the anniversary of Kristallnacht and features propaganda images from Hitler’s Third Reich.

11/09/2014 - 19:00
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Released on November 7, the new lyric video for Nicki Minaj’s latest single, “Only” features Nazi imagery, in addition to a cameo appearance by MOT Drake.

Nicki Minaj is under fire for her new single, "Only." Via

Hitler, Everywhere: A List

Hitler featured on Swiss coffee creamers are just one of many products bearing the Nazi leader's likeness.

10/22/2014 - 20:00
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It's not enough that Switzerland was "neutral" during the war, now they have to put Hitler on their coffee creamer?

Customers discovered the containers in German cafés and Swiss train stations, according to The New York Times; some creamers also featured the face of the Italian Fascist leader, Mussolini.

Swiss company Migros apologizes for the Hitler oversight.

New Turkish Leadership Still Anti-Israel, Pro-Terrorist

They're shuffling the deck chairs on the Turkish ship of state but don't expect any changes in the government's virulent anti-Israel/anti-Semitic behavior or its support for Islamist terrorists. 

That's because President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan has picked his protégé and foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu to succeed him as prime minister.

Philly Man, 89, Arrested For Nazi-Era Crimes

06/18/2014 - 20:00

An 89-year-old Philadelphia man, Johann Breyer, was arrested for abetting murder during his time as a Nazi guard at Auschwitz and Buchenwald.

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.

Another Lens On The Shoah

04/08/2013 - 20:00
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In the tiny German village where she grew up, Rivka Weinstein was known as Cathrin. She played in the meadows and prayed in a church.

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