Russell Simmons: NYC's Horse Carriages Like HolocaustHip-hop mogul and animal-rights advocate Russell Simmons is comparing New York City's horse-drawn carriages to slavery and the Holocaust.
Survivors Of Unspeakable Tragedies Tell Stories Of Heroism, Courage To N.J. StudentsA school in New Jersey recently brought together a unique group of survivors -- from World War II to the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting.
Banner At Nyack Synagogue Back On Display After Being Vandalized The Congregation Sons of Israel in Upper Nyack is standing firm in the face of hate.
Woman Who Lived Through The Holocaust Shares Inspiring Story Of SurvivalHolocaust Remembrance Day is being commemorated around the region Thursday, including at the Yeshiva of Flatbush, where there will be a program with survivors.
Survivor Recounts Horrors Of Holocaust, Vows To Keep Story AliveIt took Holocaust survivor Helen Terris 50 years to talk about the unspeakable horrors that destroyed her childhood, but she endures the pain of recounting those harrowing days.
Shirley MacLaine Lambasted For Comments About Holocaust Victims And 'Karma'MacLaine questions whether what happened to millions of Holocaust victims was “karma.”
Women Who Survived Horrific Experiences In Holocaust Bond At Long Island MuseumSeventy years ago Tuesday, Russian troops liberated the infamous Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland – giving the world its first glimpse of the atrocities committed against Jews and other minorities.
Pro-Palestinian Protesters Storm City Council Chambers During Symbolic Auschwitz VoteThere was bedlam at the New York City Council on Thursday. Demonstrators disrupted a deeply moving and symbolic vote, but protest organizers say it wasn't supposed to happen that way.
Stories From Main Street: Holocaust Survivor's Accordion Part Of New Exhibit On Long IslandAn amazing tale of survival -- involving Schindler's list, a boy and his accordion -- are all part of a new exhibit on Long Island.
Queens Man Accused Of Stealing $56K In Holocaust Survivor BenefitsGary Jacoby, 61, of Forest Hills, is accused of stealing $56,000 in payments from the German government that should have ceased when his mother died in January 2008.
Holocaust Survivors Honored At Pre-Passover Seder On Long IslandA pre-Passover Seder was held on Long Island this week for nearly 100 Holocaust survivors.
State Assemblyman Launches Ads In Effort To Get Nazi War Criminals OutNew York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) has launched an ad campaign urging the expulsion of all illegal Nazi war criminals from the U.S. once and for all.