Seventy 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.
There 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.
An amazing tale of survival — involving Schindler’s list, a boy and his accordion — are all part of a new exhibit on Long Island.
Gary 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.
A pre-Passover Seder was held on Long Island this week for nearly 100 Holocaust survivors.
New 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.
Marsha Kreuzman weighed just 70 pounds when the troops came in to liberate Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Austria in May of 1945. She was 18 years old at the time.
On the eve of both Hanukkah and Thanksgiving, a holocaust survivor was reunited Wednesday with someone who helped save his life nearly 70 years ago.
On Nov. 9 and 10, 1938, Nazis torched synagogues, vandalized Jewish homes and arrested some 30,000 Jewish men and sent them to concentration camps.
Hitler era artifacts that were being sold included Star of David armbands that were used to mark Jews for persecution, and clothes of concentration camp victims.
The garden, outside the Westchester County Building, honors New York survivors, recuers and liberators of the Holocaust.
The city said it has been receiving complaints about the elevator since 2012, and residents said they have been begging for help.
Painful and hurtful are how residents of East Meadow characterize the finding of swastikas drawn on the sidewalk here on Andrea Road and Sherwood Roads.
New York’s largest commemoration is held at Temple Emanu-El on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The Annual Gathering of Remembrance was started more than 40 years ago by Holocaust survivors.
With the Pope set to retire on Thursday, people around the world are sharing their memories of Benedict XVI’s time as head of the Catholic church, including those here in the New York City area.