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Ernst Verduin, one of the last Dutch Auschwitz survivors, dies at 94

Ernst Verduin, one of the last Dutch Auschwitz survivors, lectured and spoke to your people about his experience in the Holocaust.

Ernst Verduin, one of the last Dutch Auschwitz survivors, dies

Synagogue restored a mile from Auschwitz recalls Jewish life

Just 1 synagogue still exists in Oswiecim, Poland, where once there were 20.

Synagogue restored a mile from Auschwitz recalls Jewish life

European Parlimantarians and leaders visit Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp

Arutz Sheva spoke with parlimantarians and leaders as they visited Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of the EJA conference in Poland.

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New Austrian exhibit opens at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

Exhibit revises original 1978 display to tell of the "involvement of Austrians as perpetrators and helpers in the crimes committed there."

New Austrian exhibit opens at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

Candidate drops out of Canadian election after old tweet questioning Auschwitz surfaces

NPD candidate for Nova Scotia riding apologizes for allegedly tweeting in 2019: ”Was Auschwitz a real place?”

Candidate drops out of Canadian election over Holocaust tweet

Greek Jews concerned over appointment of new health minister

Greek Jewish community demanding apology for politician's 2009 defense of man who said that Auschwitz should be re-opened in the future.

Greek Jews concerned over appointment of new health minister

Unstoppable: The story of Siggi Wilzig: A Must Read book

Siggi Wilzig, a Holocaust survivor, lived through concentration camps Auschwitz and Mauthausen, and went on to build a business empire.Op-ed

Unstoppable: The story of Siggi Wilzig: A Must Read book

Esther Bejarano, who played in Auschwitz death camp orchestra, dies at 96

Bejarano went on to use music as a way to fight anti-Semitism and discrimination in Germany, and won numerous awards.

Esther Bejarano, who played in Auschwitz orchestra, dies at 96

Two swastikas burned into Auschwitz memorial in Grenoble, France

The incident is the second times in recent days that swastikas have been carved into the stone monument using a blowtorch.

Two swastikas burned into Auschwitz memorial in Grenoble, France

Memorial plaque to be unveiled at Athens concentration camp

Thousands of Jews, Greeks and Italian POWs were imprisoned at Haidari transit camp, with most of the Jews ending up in Auschwitz.

Memorial plaque to be unveiled at Athens concentration camp

Eva Schloss, 92-year old Holocaust survivor, regains Austrian citizenship

Schloss, a Holocaust educator who survived Auschwitz and became Anne Frank's stepsister, also received Austria's highest national honor.

Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss regains Austrian citizenship

Last surviving Auschwitz liberator dies at 98

David Dushman, the last surviving soldier who took part in the liberation of Auschwitz, has died at the age of 98.

Last surviving Auschwitz liberator dies at 98

Last living Greek Jewish survivor of Auschwitz dies at age 94

Isaac Mizan was from the former Jewish community of Arta and was one of only three survivors of 12 members of his family sent to Auschwitz.

Last living Greek Jewish survivor of Auschwitz dies at age 94

Watch: Pope Francis kisses number on hand of Auschwitz survivor

Pope Francis filmed kissing the number tattooed to the forearm of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp inmate.

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Holocaust survivor Sara Fishman: 'The note read that the smoke they saw was their parents'

Watch: Sara Fishman, who lost most of her family in Auschwitz and is a torch lighter at the '21 Yom Hashoah ceremony, tells her story.

Holocaust survivor: 'The smoke they saw was their parents'player

Outrage after anti-Semitic comments found on Google Maps Auschwitz page

Anti-Semitic comments discovered on the Google Maps site for Auschwitz were there for months and years. They were later removed by Google.

Anti-Semitic comments found on Google Maps Auschwitz page

Baking matza - the bread of faith in the labor camps

This Passover, gather your family and tell this story. How, in each generation, Jews are persecuted, saved, and are stronger in our faith.

Baking matza - the bread of faith in the labor camps

Today marks the date 78-years ago when Germany began exterminating Greek Jews

Seventy-eight years ago to the day, on March 15, 1943, the Nazis began deporting Greek Jews to Auschwitz.

Remembering Greek Jews who perished at Auschwitz

Etsy removes ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt from its online store

Internet marketplace Esty removes 'Camp Auschwitz' shirt following criticism from Auschwitz Museum.

Etsy drops ‘Camp Auschwitz’ t-shirt

Swastika painted at Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

SS symbol, swastika scrawled on wall of Jewish cemetery in Oświęcim, Poland near site of infamous Nazi death camp.

Swastika painted at Jewish cemetery near Auschwitz

Jeremy Corbyn's brother compares COVID vaccine to Holocaust

Group of brother of former Labour leader distributing leaflets comparing COVID-19 vaccination program to Auschwitz atrocities.

Jeremy Corbyn's brother compares COVID vaccine to Holocaust

Note found in child’s shoe at Auschwitz leads to discovery of his father’s suitcase

Researchers find suitcase which likely belonged to father of child who died in Auschwitz based on inscription found in child's shoe.

Note found in Auschwitz child's shoe leads to father's suitcase

Auschwitz: Identifying inscriptions found in children's shoes

Handwritten inscriptions found in shoes belonging to children sent to Nazi death camp.

Auschwitz: Identifying inscriptions found in children's shoes

NFL player who posted anti-Semitic screed to visit Auschwitz with Holocaust survivor

DeSean Jackson, the NFL player who drew fire for posting 'Hitler was right' on social media, agrees to visit Auschwitz.

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'Preserving Auschwitz is different from preserving statues'

Auschwitz Memorial and Museum says preserving historical site is different from preserving statues meant to honor historical figures.

'Preserving Auschwitz is different from preserving statues'

Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum reopens

Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum reopens to the public after nearly four months under a coronavirus lockdown.

Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum reopens

Germany doubles fund to preserve Auschwitz-Birkenau

Germany doubles its share of fund to preserve the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp to 120 million euros.

Germany doubles fund to preserve Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz renovation uncovers objects hidden by prisoners

Renovation works at Auschwitz have turned up spoons, forks, cobbler's tools and other objects hidden beneath a chimney flue.

Auschwitz renovation uncovers objects hidden by prisoners

Gap is selling a ‘camp shirt’ that kind of looks like an Auschwitz uniform

Clothing retailer investigating claims its 'camp shirt' is reminiscent of death camp uniform.

Gap is selling a ‘camp shirt’ reminiscent of Auschwitz uniform

Minnesota high school students mock Jews being sent to Auschwitz in TikTok video

Two high school students from Minnesota release TikTok video mocking Jews sent to Auschwitz.

Minnesota students mock Holocaust victims in TikTok video

Auschwitz Memorial closes to visitors over coronavirus fears

The Auschwitz Memorial and the site of the former Nazi camp are closed to visitors due to concerns over the coronavirus.

Auschwitz Memorial closes to visitors over coronavirus fears

Amazon mini-series 'dangerous foolishness,' Auschwitz Memorial warns

Auschwitz Memorial condemns Amazon’s Nazi-hunting series ‘Hunters’ as ‘dangerous.’

Amazon mini-series 'dangerous foolishness'

Auschwitz museum calls on Amazon to remove Nazi propaganda from platform

Auschwitz museum demands Amazon drop 'Nazi propaganda' books.

'Remove Nazi propaganda from Amazon'

VP Pence: World must stand against Holocaust-denying Iran

US Vice President at Yad Vashem: Today we remember what happens when the powerless cry for help and the powerful refuse to answer.

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'We cannot wait for others, we must take action ourselves'

Action and Protection League Chairman Rabbi Shlomo Koves tells Arutz Sheva about partnering efforts to 'combat anti-Semitism'.

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Netanyahu welcomes world leaders to Jerusalem

'It is important that world leaders remember where we came from,' PM says as leaders gather for 75th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz.

Netanyahu welcomes world leaders to Jerusalem

Police prepare for visit of world leaders

Israel Police mobilize for visit of dozens of world leaders for marking of 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

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These are the world leaders who will attend the 75th World Holocaust Forum this week

Kings, princes, presidents, prime ministers, foreign ministers to converge on Jerusalem, commemorate the Holocaust. This is the full list.

These are the leaders set to attend the World Holocaust Forum

Poland has done it again

The unprecedented arrogance of the Polish President is an insult to the victims of Auschwitz and the survivors of the Holocaust.

Poland has done it again

Record number of people visited Auschwitz in 2019

A record 2.3 million visitors toured former Nazi death camp last year, an increase of 170,000 from 2018.

Record number of people visited Auschwitz in 2019