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The fashion company Georgio Armani pulled an item from sale that resembled prison uniforms worn in concentration camps, April 2021. Source: Twitter.

Armani removes from sale blazer resembling Holocaust concentration-camp uniform

The Italian high-end fashion house Giorgio Armani recently removed from sale a blazer that resembled a Holocaust concentration-camp uniform following a request by the pro-Israel organization StandWithUs. Roz Rothstein, CEO and co-founder of StandWithUs, first...
The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, devoid of those participating in the annual March of the Living to mark Yom Hashoah, April 20-21, 2020. Credit: Marcin Kozlowski, March of the Living.

Why are Jews and Poles still arguing about the Holocaust?

It’s a controversy in which there are no heroes, as well as one that in a more rational world no one would bother with. That’s the only way to describe the increasingly complicated brawl...
Stutthof concentration camp in Poland. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

German court rules former Nazi concentration-camp guard, 96, ‘unfit’ to stand trial

A court in Wuppertal, Germany, ruled on Wednesday that a 96-year-old former Nazi concentration-camp guard is “unfit to stand trial,” though noted that there is a “high degree of probability” that he is guilty...
Prisoners in the concentration camp at Sachsenhausen, Germany, in December 1938. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Germany charges former Nazi concentration-camp guard with complicity in 3,518 murders

Prosecutors in Germany charged a former 100-year-old Nazi concentration-camp guard for involvement in the murder of 3,518 people. They told AFP on Monday that the man is accused of “knowingly and willingly” assisting in the murder of...
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier meets with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at the President's Residence in Jerusalem on Jan. 22, 2020. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Israeli, German, EU Council presidents issue statement commemorating Holocaust

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and European Council President Charles Michel issued a joint statement on Tuesday affirming their commitment to preserving the memory of the Holocaust and fighting anti-Semitism. In addition...
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...
Prisoners in forced labor at Neuengamme concentration camp. Credit: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum via Wikimedia Commons.

US Department of Justice denies deportation appeal of former German Nazi guard

A man who served as a Nazi concentration-camp guard has lost his appeal to halt his deportation, announced the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday. Friedrich Karl Berger, a German citizen, was ordered removed from...
Alton Brown speaking at the Google Campus in Mountain View, Calif. on Nov. 19, 2009. Credit: Lawrence Lansing via Wikimedia Commons.

Celebrity chef Alton Brown apologizes for Holocaust joke

Alton Brown, an American television personality and chef, apologized on Wednesday for tweeting a joke about the Holocaust. After issuing a series of since-deleted tweets speaking out against U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, Brown tweeted,...
Jimmy Weldon. Source: Screenshot.

Jimmy Weldon, a liberator of Buchenwald, has a lot to say on life

Jimmy Weldon, 97, is a voice actor and ventriloquist known for portraying Yakky Doodle and other Hanna-Barbera characters on “The Yogi Bear Show.” He was also once a soldier. Serving with the combat engineers...
From left: Jewish War Veterans Chief of Staff Robert Nussbaum, Maj. Gen. of the Minnesota National Guard Shawn Menke, JWV National Commander Jeffrey Sacks and Department Commander of Wisconsin Kim Queen. Credit: Courtesy of Jewish War Veterans.

Facing aging and COVID, Jewish veterans stay the course, as they did during wartime

When they were young, some stormed the beaches, taking the fight to the enemy; some liberated Nazi concentration camps in Western Europe and forever bear the scars of having witnessed man’s worst inhumanity to...