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.
Rocker currently writes a column for conservative website WorldNetDaily.com, and his latest piece raised some eyebrows. The ex-reliever focused on gun control in his Monday column, and brought the Holocaust into the conversation.
Thanksgiving will have special meaning for a Holocaust survivor who on Wednesday was able to meet a member of the family who rescued her from Nazi tyranny. The two women had not seen each other since the end of World War II.
Grinning and waving, 14 women who survived the horrors of World War II paraded Thursday in an unusual pageant, vying for the honor of being crowned Israel’s first “Miss Holocaust Survivor.”
“I was liberated on May 5th, 1945, but it’s not easy. It’s not easy to talk about it,” said Thea Rumstein, who was in a death camp in Austria and was 15-years-old.
With the Jewish people to once again celebrate their survival with Passover, a New York City group hopes that we will never forget about the Holocaust, so we can say “never again.”
The words of the diary of Anne Frank, one of the many young victims of the Holocaust, have echoed on through time and around the globe to Manhattan.
New York’s archbishop wrapped up his trip to Israel and the Holy Land with an exclusive interview with CBS 2. For Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, it was an emotional pilgrimage.
Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan made an emotional visit to Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust museum, and CBS 2 had the only camera there. It was all part of the New York archbishop’s week-long Holy Land visit.
The language came close to dying out after the Holocaust as millions of Yiddish speakers either perished in Nazi concentration camps or fled to other countries where their native tongue was not welcome.
A Massachusetts man was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday in the 2009 shooting death of a Wesleyan University student after a trial that portrayed him as anti-Semitic and mentally ill as he stalked and harassed the young woman.
Germany has agreed to pay new pensions to about 16,000 Holocaust victims worldwide who survived wartime ghettos or were forced to hide from Nazi persecution.
It’s been nearly 66 years since they’ve seen each other. On Friday, Holocaust survivor Mary Katz Erlich met Egle Ruzgys and her brother Aurimas at Kennedy Airport.
Abe Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, says the amount of anti-Semitism is rising in America. A new survey by the ADL shows 40 million Americans are infected with serious anti-Semitism.
With over 500,000 names, and more than 1,000 photographs, the searchable collection documents a relief organization’s vast efforts during World War II and the postwar era in 24 countries.