It’s time they knew our names

Stella Levi and friends at the Jewish Museum of Rhodes. Photo: Courtesy Standing side by side the women looked identical: malnourished, skeletons - a mere shadow of the vibrant mothers, daughters, and sisters they...

Courage to Care: An ADL award honoring rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust

On April 23, 1987, the Anti-Defamation League initiated a unique award to honor rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust era. The award, called Courage to Care,is a plaque with miniature bas-reliefs depicting the backdrop...

La gallega que salvó a 500 judíos

El quiosco. Era el cuartel general de la red de fuga de judíos que Lola, en colaboración con sus dos hermanas, había creado en 1941 en la estación de Ribadavia. ( Foto: Museo etnolóxico...

From Auschwitz to Virginia Tech, He survived the camps to save his students lives

As Jews worldwide honored on Monday the memory of those who were murdered in the Holocaust, a 76-year-old survivor sacrificed his life to save his students in Monday's shooting at Virginia Tech College that...

The Vatican and the Holocaust: A Preliminary Report. Part I.

Submitted to The Holy See's Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews and the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations Preface The International Catholic-Jewish Historical Commission (Historical Commission) is comprised of a group of three Catholic...

The Vatican and the Holocaust: A Preliminary Report. Part II.

Questions What follows are some examples of questions that arose in our examination of the documents. For convenience we have grouped these questions into three categories: the first, of a very specific character arising from...

The Vatican and the Holocaust: A Preliminary Report: Part III.

Concluding Observations Our preliminary investigation of the eleven volumes has generated many significant questions. Those listed in this document are only a selection of those that could be asked. Raising such questions is not intended...

Last Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Surviving Commander Calls on Arabs To Cease Fire

Marek Edelman, the last surviving leader of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, has issued a public call from his home in Poland for Palestinian fighters to lay down their arms and make peace with Israel. Edelman,...