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93-year-old former Auschwitz guard charged with 300,000 crimes
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

93-year-old former Auschwitz guard charged with 300,000 crimes

Sep 17th 2014, 8:09 AM 29,023 Views 149 Comments

Oskar Groening is accused of managing money and property stolen from victims.

Remarkable journey of Irish-based Holocaust survivor to face traumas of past
# Close To Evil
# Close To Evil

Remarkable journey of Irish-based Holocaust survivor to face traumas of past

Sep 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 23,902 Views 34 Comments

RTÉ to screen story tonight of how Tomi Reichental, survivor of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, reached out to former jailor.

Zara removes top similar to Jewish 'Star of David' uniform from sale after backlash
# Zara
From The Daily Edge
# Zara

Zara removes top similar to Jewish 'Star of David' uniform from sale after backlash

Aug 27th 2014, 7:45 PM 4,881 Views 6 Comments

Twitter users criticised the garment for its resemblance to the uniform Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust.

French MP fined for saying Hitler 'did not kill enough' Roma
# World War II
# World War II

French MP fined for saying Hitler 'did not kill enough' Roma

Aug 13th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,006 Views 56 Comments

The MP has already said that he is going to appeal the €3,000 fine.

Opinion: Remembering a genocide the world is determined to ignore
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Remembering a genocide the world is determined to ignore

Aug 8th 2014, 1:07 PM 979 Views 98 Comments

Thousands of Roma met their fate in the Auschwitz-Birkenau gas chambers, died in medical experiments or starved to death. Others were displaced or sterilised.

89-year-old man arrested in the US for alleged war crimes as a teenage guard at Auschwitz
# Concentration Camp
# Concentration Camp

89-year-old man arrested in the US for alleged war crimes as a teenage guard at Auschwitz

Jun 19th 2014, 7:58 AM 15,690 Views 77 Comments

The man admits joining the Waffen SS when he was 17 but denies being an Auschwitz guard.

Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Opinion: On what would have been Anne Frank's 85th birthday, let's remember our shared history

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 221 Views 24 Comments

Anne Frank never lived to tell her tale but we can honour her memory, and that of all the murdered, by challenging anti-Semitism where we find it.

30% of Irish people 'think Jews talk too much about the Holocaust'
# Judaism
# Judaism

30% of Irish people 'think Jews talk too much about the Holocaust'

May 19th 2014, 11:41 AM 19,297 Views 163 Comments

That’s one of the findings from a worldwide survey on anti-Semitism.

Government to help launch a Holocaust education project for children
# Crocus Project
# Crocus Project

Government to help launch a Holocaust education project for children

May 5th 2014, 3:42 PM 9,760 Views 170 Comments

The Crocus Project is is run by the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) and aims to teach children about the consequences of discrimination.

The oldest-known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110
# Survivor
# Survivor

The oldest-known Holocaust survivor has died aged 110

Feb 24th 2014, 7:25 AM 12,376 Views 28 Comments

Alice Herz-Sommer died in London on Sunday after a short illness.

Holocaust denial is a 'favourite sport' for some, says Shatter
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Holocaust denial is a 'favourite sport' for some, says Shatter

Jan 27th 2014, 4:21 PM 14,831 Views 171 Comments

The Minister warned against the rise of extreme far right political parties – including UKIP – in a speech last night.

Paris Mayor calls for ban on controversial comedian accused of anti-Semitism
# France
# France

Paris Mayor calls for ban on controversial comedian accused of anti-Semitism

Jan 5th 2014, 3:46 PM 13,367 Views 134 Comments

Dieudonne’s says his “quenelle” gesture represents his anti-establishment views but people have been photographed making it at synagogues and Holocaust memorials.

75 years ago this week, this man saved 669 children from Nazi death camps
# Tribute
# Tribute

75 years ago this week, this man saved 669 children from Nazi death camps

Dec 2nd 2013, 7:15 AM 27,615 Views 38 Comments

Hearing of violence against Jewish community in Germany and Austria, English stockbroker Nicholas Winton organised transport of children to safety.

75 years on: Kristallnacht in pictures
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

75 years on: Kristallnacht in pictures

Nov 9th 2013, 5:17 PM 18,358 Views 134 Comments

Seen as the start of the Holocaust, Kristallnacht took place across Germany 75 years ago tonight.

eBay: We're sorry we allowed Holocaust memorabilia to be listed on our website
# Apology
# Apology

eBay: We're sorry we allowed Holocaust memorabilia to be listed on our website

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:24 PM 14,160 Views 57 Comments

The world’s biggest online marketplace has removed the listings from its website and will donate nearly €30,000 to charity.

Anger as man professes admiration for Hitler on Irish radio
# Say Again?
# Say Again?

Anger as man professes admiration for Hitler on Irish radio

Oct 24th 2013, 11:07 PM 62,657 Views 205 Comments

Kilkenny man Larry Brennan came to attention when he was pictured with a Hitler-themed birthday cake in a local paper – and then went on to make controversial comments on KCLR 96FM.

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews
# Massacre
# Massacre

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:30 PM 7,332 Views 27 Comments

More than 90 per cent of Lithuania’s 200,000 pre-war Jews died at the hands of the Nazis and local collaborators during WWII.

Holocaust survivors received €950m settlement from Swiss banks
# World War 2
# World War 2

Holocaust survivors received €950m settlement from Swiss banks

Jul 15th 2013, 2:45 PM 11,135 Views 37 Comments

More than 450,000 Holocaust survivors and heirs have received money from the fund which was set up for people who had kept secret accounts in Switzerland during the war.

90-year-old Holocaust survivor on Reddit's Ask Me Anything
# Poignant
# Poignant

90-year-old Holocaust survivor on Reddit's Ask Me Anything

Jul 8th 2013, 2:00 PM 12,324 Views 11 Comments

Emery Jacoby shares his family’s tragedy online.

Hundreds mark 70th anniversary of Warsaw ghetto uprising
# World War II
# World War II

Hundreds mark 70th anniversary of Warsaw ghetto uprising

Apr 19th 2013, 9:08 PM 8,258 Views 58 Comments

Hundreds of people – including Holocaust survivors – gathered to mark the uprising that saw Jewish people take arms against Nazi forces.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Mar 10th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,707 Views 5 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web

Opponents outraged as Berlusconi defends Mussolini for Nazi alliance
# Italy
# Italy

Opponents outraged as Berlusconi defends Mussolini for Nazi alliance

Jan 27th 2013, 4:15 PM 7,303 Views 27 Comments

Berlusconi is aiming to become prime minister again after elections in four weeks’ time.

Statue of praying Hitler in ex-Warsaw ghetto causes controversy
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Statue of praying Hitler in ex-Warsaw ghetto causes controversy

Dec 30th 2012, 7:45 AM 12,671 Views 53 Comments

The statue by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, depicts Adolf Hitler praying on his knees.

Norwegian police apologise for deportation of Jews during WWII
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Norwegian police apologise for deportation of Jews during WWII

Nov 26th 2012, 12:03 PM 7,079 Views 41 Comments

Over 700 of the 2,100 Jews living in Norway at the start of World War II were deported, only 34 survived concentration camps.

Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims
# Germany
# Germany

Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims

Nov 15th 2012, 8:45 PM 8,415 Views 42 Comments

Fund administrators and German officials say payments to Holocaust survivors are needed “more than ever” as they enter their final years.

Belgian premier apologises for WWII deportation of 25,000 Jews
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Belgian premier apologises for WWII deportation of 25,000 Jews

Sep 9th 2012, 2:43 PM 5,866 Views 33 Comments

The Belgian Prime Minister said the country has been “complicit in the most abominable crime” by deporting tens of thousands of Jewish people to Nazi concentration camps during the war.

World's 'most wanted' Nazi arrested in Hungary
# World War II
# World War II

World's 'most wanted' Nazi arrested in Hungary

Jul 18th 2012, 9:14 PM 9,382 Views 45 Comments

Laszlo Csizsik-Csatary was sentenced to death by a Czech court in 1948 but fled to Canada and had lived freely.

Son of Nazi death camp guard calls for investigation into 'medical execution'
# Nazi
# Nazi

Son of Nazi death camp guard calls for investigation into 'medical execution'

Jun 13th 2012, 9:04 PM 7,469 Views 4 Comments

John Demjanjuk was convicted over a year ago of helping to herd some 28,000 people into gas chambers at the Sobibor Camp in Poland in the early 1940s.

Pro-Hitler graffiti found at Israel's Holocaust museum
# Israel
# Israel

Pro-Hitler graffiti found at Israel's Holocaust museum

Jun 11th 2012, 9:07 AM 3,543 Views 8 Comments

Suspicion has fallen on a small fringe of ultra-Orthodox Jews, who are virulently opposed to the state of Israel.

Israeli government boosts budget for Holocaust survivors
# Survivors
# Survivors

Israeli government boosts budget for Holocaust survivors

Apr 17th 2012, 3:31 PM 1,588 Views 4 Comments

Around 200,000 survivors live in Israel.

Controversial Hitler shampoo ad angers Jewish groups
# Adolf Hitler
# Adolf Hitler

Controversial Hitler shampoo ad angers Jewish groups

Mar 26th 2012, 12:04 PM 3,994 Views 16 Comments

The Turkish shampoo company brought Adolf Hitler back to life as a spokesperson for its “manly” products.

Nazi camp guard dies aged 91 after being convicted of crimes last year
# World War II
# World War II

Nazi camp guard dies aged 91 after being convicted of crimes last year

Mar 17th 2012, 1:23 PM 3,855 Views 64 Comments

John Demjanjuk, a retired autoworker in the US, had been charged with 28,060 counts of being an accessory to murder – one for every person who died at the concentration camp he was a guard at.

Referenda and Raisa: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Referenda and Raisa: The week in quotes

Mar 4th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,108 Views 6 Comments

“The first ten years of this 15 year ordeal were absolutely hell”

Column: Never forget – Hitler targeted the Irish-Jewish community for extermination
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Never forget – Hitler targeted the Irish-Jewish community for extermination

Jan 27th 2012, 9:15 AM 6,874 Views 90 Comments

On Holocaust Memorial Day, Justice Minister Alan Shatter writes that we should not assume that the type of horror created by the Nazi killing machine could not be repeated in the future.

Holocaust survivors criticise Nazi camp inmate garb at protest
# Israel
# Israel

Holocaust survivors criticise Nazi camp inmate garb at protest

Jan 2nd 2012, 10:00 AM 5,583 Views 23 Comments

Ultra-Orthodox Jews used the outfits to protest criticism of their strict lifestyle is a new form of ‘incitement’ and is ‘reminiscient of the German media before WWII’.

Column: I survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

Nov 20th 2011, 6:00 PM 3,374 Views 78 Comments

Dublin dweller Tomi Reichental was taken to Bergen-Belsen by the Nazis as a nine-year-old boy. Here he describes his experience of its horrors.

Tweet twit: Samoan centre escapes IRB punishment
# Silly Boy
From The42
# Silly Boy

Tweet twit: Samoan centre escapes IRB punishment

Sep 20th 2011, 12:09 PM 294 Views 1 Comment

Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu compared Samoa’s World Cup schedule to the Holocaust and apartheid on Twitter.

Tony Cascarino under pressure after 'holocaust' remarks
# Gaffe
From The42
# Gaffe

Tony Cascarino under pressure after 'holocaust' remarks

Aug 29th 2011, 11:28 AM 2,124 Views 6 Comments

Sky Sports forced to immediately apologise after on-air comments from former Ireland striker.

Holocaust survivor Noach Flug dies, aged 86
# RIP
# RIP

Holocaust survivor Noach Flug dies, aged 86

Aug 12th 2011, 1:06 PM 244 Views 3 Comments

Advocate for Holocaust survivors, Noach Flug, died yesterday in a Jerusalem hospital.