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September 29, 1941: Babi Yar massacre begins

The Babi Yar massacre of nearly 34,000 Jewish men, women and children begins on the outskirts of Kiev in the Nazi-occupied Ukraine. The German army took Kiev on September 19, and special SS squads prepared...
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Jewish man faces attack in Australia while walking with son to synagogue

A Jewish man in Australia was struck by an attacker who also shouted “Heil Hitler” at him and his son as they walked to synagogue for a bar mitzvah celebration, reported  The Australian Jewish News. The...
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‘Anti-Semitism has no place on Facebook’: ADL says in letter to Oversight Board

The Anti-Defamation League has called on Facebook’s Oversight Board to overturn the social-media platform’s decision to leave content online that the Jewish group said “promote anti-Semitism in clear contravention of the company’s community standards”...
The Farhud, Baghdad 1941. Credit: Yad Yitzhak Ben Zvi Archive.

On Farhud Day, many ask: Could it happen again?

History keeps demanding to repeat itself. We bar the door and avert our eyes. But history proves itself an irrepressible companion, constantly jumping out from our past to become our future. First, understand and acknowledge...
A screenshot from GearBubble featuring a coffee mug with a picture of Adolf Hitler. Source: Screenshot.

E-commerce platform sells Nazi-glorifying merchandise, despite removal request

An e-commerce platform has continued to sell merchandise that promotes racism, anti-Semitism and white supremacy after being asked to remove the items from its website. GearBubble, a Las Vegas-based e-commerce platform that allows businesses to...

February 2, 1943: The Battle of Stalingrad Ends

The Battle of Stalingrad was a brutal military campaign between Russian forces and those of Nazi Germany and the Axis powers during World War II. The battle is infamous as one of the largest,...
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Newly installed Republican congresswoman apologizes for Hitler comment at rally

Rep. Mary Miller (R-Ill.) apologized on Friday for saying on Jan. 5 that “Hitler was right on one thing.” “Earlier this week, I spoke to a group of mothers about the importance of faith and guarding our youth from...
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GOP congresswoman says at pro-Trump rally, ‘Hitler was right on one thing’

Rep. Mary Miller (R-Ill.), who was sworn into office on Jan. 3, told a crowd of protesters outside the Capitol on Tuesday that “Hitler was right on one thing.” In front of a crowd of...
A view of the North Shore Hebrew Academy in Great Neck, N.Y. Source: Facebook/North Shore Hebrew Academy.

Anti-Semitic hackers infiltrate Jewish high school website, exposing personal information

An anti-Semitic cybersecurity attack that took place at a Jewish high school in Long Island, N.Y., on Monday has left students on edge and parents contemplating if they should keep their children at home...

Remembering two forgotten heroes: Ben Hecht and Peter Bergson

On Nov. 25, 1942, a five-paragraph article, buried on page 10 of The New York Times, confirmed the deaths at that time of 2 million Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe and warned of the perilous plight...