Nazi Art Case Tests Start Date Of Shoah

Germany’s new claim in Guelph Treasure suit shocks Holocaust historians as ‘revisionist history.’

11/18/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

The German government has laws on the books that will get you thrown in jail for denying the existence of the Holocaust. It mandates that all schoolchildren, starting at age 12 and for years after that, learn about what happened to the Jews under Nazi rule. It has paid out an estimated $90 billion in reparations to Holocaust survivors and their heirs over the last 60 years.

This 12th-century domed reliquary shaped like a church and made of gold and silver is part of the Guelph Treasure.

‘Lost’ Jewish Mural Restored, Installed In New Home

08/05/2015 - 20:00

Burlington, Vt. — Aaron Goldberg braced himself, clutching the rope attached to a paper cover-up that hid the now-restored “Lost Shul” Mural at the Ohavi Zedek Synagogue on Sunday.

Attendees of the official unveiling of the “Lost Shul” Mural at the Ohavi Zedek Synagogue see the mural for the first time. RNS

Germany Ordered To Pay Restitution To Schocken Family

06/12/2014 - 20:00

Berlin — Germany was ordered to pay the heirs of a Jewish department store chain nearly $68 million in restitution and interest for properties confiscated by the Nazis.

Weiner Cites '1938 Germany' In Speech Against Stop-And-Frisk

Frontrunner insists Nazi reference was not a comparison to New York City today.
07/14/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

In the aftermath of a controversial Florida verdict acquitting George Zimmerman in a racially charged shooting case, mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner referred to the Nazis in opposing the NYPD's stop-and-frisk procedures at a church on Staten Island.

Anthony Weiner: Up to 'those of us in government' to end racial profiling. Getty Images

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.

Glenn Beck Slammed For Bloomberg Nazi Image

Conservative commentator Glenn Beck caused a stir at the National Rifle Association's convention by presenting an image of Mayor Michael Bloomberg giving a Nazi-like salute.

In his address to the gun lobby, Beck complained about Bloomberg's efforts to curb illegal guns and impose other controversial health measures in New York City, then presented the image as a joke, suggesting that the mayor's new motto for the Big Apple is "you will love New York."

V’higa’d’ta L’vinha … Telling the Story Of The Shoah

04/04/2013 - 20:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

It is an unusual day indeed when The New York Times, not always considered sensitive to the concerns of the Jewish community, publishes a front-page obituary for a rabbi. But the Times did just that a few short weeks ago, when it noted, with appropriate pathos and respect, the death of Rabbi Hershel Schacter, of blessed memory.

Rabbi Gerald Skoknik

Author Tuvia Tenenbaum Raises A Fuhrer In Germany With Nazi Salute

02/04/2013 - 19:00

Israeli-born Jewish author Tuvia Tenenbom is in trouble in Germany for raising his arm in the Hitler salute, which is banned in the country.

Tenenbom: Tried to provoke neo-Nazis.
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