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# jews - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people
# Discrimination Fears
# Discrimination Fears

Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people

Jul 19th 2018, 12:16 PM 31,199 Views 256 Comments

Critics fear this will spark discrimination against its Arab citizens, which make up 20% of the population.

# jews - Friday 4 May, 2018

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks
# Mahmud Abbas
# Mahmud Abbas

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks

May 4th 2018, 3:37 PM 9,924 Views 79 Comments

His comments sparked global anger, with the United States, United Nations, European Union and others criticising them.

# jews - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Poland seeking to pass laws making it illegal say it was complicit in Holocaust
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Poland seeking to pass laws making it illegal say it was complicit in Holocaust

Jan 28th 2018, 2:10 PM 31,857 Views 131 Comments

The measure must still pass the Senate before being signed by the president.

# jews - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people
# Oversight
# Oversight

Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people

Oct 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 22,551 Views 106 Comments

Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.

# jews - Monday 30 January, 2017

White House says allegations of 'Holocaust denial' are 'pathetic'
# Sean Spicer
# Sean Spicer

White House says allegations of 'Holocaust denial' are 'pathetic'

Jan 30th 2017, 10:53 PM 23,187 Views 67 Comments

Spokesperson Sean Spicer says the media is ‘nitpicking’

# jews - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:50 PM 18,748 Views 64 Comments

Elie Wiesel wrote tens of books and was a professor and Nobel Prize winner.

# jews - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Facebook is being sued over posts that "encourage the killing of Jews"
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Facebook is being sued over posts that "encourage the killing of Jews"

Oct 28th 2015, 7:19 AM 11,395 Views 101 Comments

An Israeli NGO has filed a suit.

# jews - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Merkel tells Netanyahu: Germany was responsible for the Holocaust
# Grand Mufti
# Grand Mufti

Merkel tells Netanyahu: Germany was responsible for the Holocaust

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:35 AM 26,085 Views 1 Comment

The Israeli leader stirred controversy by claiming a Palestinian leader gave Hitler the idea of exterminating Jews.

# jews - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Hidden wires stretch above some American cities - and very few people know what they're for
# Eruv
# Eruv

Hidden wires stretch above some American cities - and very few people know what they're for

Oct 17th 2015, 5:30 PM 33,884 Views 69 Comments

A fascinating part of New York City you never knew about.

# jews - Saturday 18 July, 2015

'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison'

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 819 Views 76 Comments

Oskar Gröning looks like he could be a kindly grandfather. He probably is. But he also volunteered to serve in one of the greatest murder camps ever constructed.

# jews - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Thief returns stolen Roman artefacts because they brought 20 years of bad luck
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

Thief returns stolen Roman artefacts because they brought 20 years of bad luck

Jul 15th 2015, 6:03 AM 15,554 Views 6 Comments

The man had taken artefacts from the ancient city of Gamla in the Golan Heights in Israel.

# jews - Monday 26 January, 2015

Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Steven Spielberg warns of 'demons' faced by Jewish people

Jan 26th 2015, 8:03 PM 18,884 Views 113 Comments

The director was speaking to a group of Holocaust survivors in Poland today.

# jews - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Profile: These are the four Jewish men killed in the Paris kosher supermarket attack
# Charlie Hebdo
# Charlie Hebdo

Profile: These are the four Jewish men killed in the Paris kosher supermarket attack

Jan 13th 2015, 9:58 PM 15,643 Views 58 Comments

They were all buried today.

# jews - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Across Europe, Jews grapple with "new anti-Semitism"
# Judaism
# Judaism

Across Europe, Jews grapple with "new anti-Semitism"

Jun 8th 2014, 9:15 AM 15,475 Views 142 Comments

“We used to receive anonymous anti-Semitic letters. Now people sometimes send them with their name and address.”

# jews - Monday 19 May, 2014

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 19,015 Views 163 Comments

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

# jews - Monday 2 December, 2013

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 27,533 Views 38 Comments

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

# jews - Saturday 9 November, 2013

75 years on: Kristallnacht in pictures
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

75 years on: Kristallnacht in pictures

Nov 9th 2013, 5:17 PM 18,280 Views 134 Comments

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

# jews - Monday 23 September, 2013

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 7,302 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.

# jews - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

30 Auschwitz guards to face criminal probes
# World War II
# World War II

30 Auschwitz guards to face criminal probes

Sep 3rd 2013, 11:59 AM 8,044 Views 44 Comments

The guards are aged up to 97 and face possible charges of accessory to murder.

# jews - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Over 40 Auschwitz guards to face German prosecutors
# Germany
# Germany

Over 40 Auschwitz guards to face German prosecutors

Aug 27th 2013, 3:05 PM 11,110 Views 91 Comments

For decades German courts only prosecuted Nazi war criminals if evidence showed they had personally committed atrocities, but since a 2011 landmark case all former camp guards can be tried.

# jews - Sunday 30 December, 2012

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 12,559 Views 53 Comments

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

# jews - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:47 PM 7,878 Views 7 Comments

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

# jews - Monday 26 November, 2012

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 6,938 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.

# jews - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims
# Germany
# Germany

Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims

Nov 15th 2012, 8:45 PM 8,376 Views 42 Comments

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

# jews - Sunday 9 September, 2012

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 5,814 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.

# jews - Monday 26 March, 2012

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

Controversial Hitler shampoo ad angers Jewish groups

Mar 26th 2012, 12:04 PM 3,761 Views 16 Comments

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

# jews - Monday 18 July, 2011

Nazi war crimes suspect acquitted
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Nazi war crimes suspect acquitted

Jul 18th 2011, 4:38 PM 757 Views 7 Comments

Sandor Kepiro, 97, has been acquitted of war crime charges related to the execution of 35 Serbs and Jews in Serbia in 1942.

# jews - Thursday 3 March, 2011

John Galliano to check into rehab
# Galliano
From The Daily Edge
# Galliano

John Galliano to check into rehab

Mar 3rd 2011, 9:58 AM 250 Views 0 Comments

The 50-year-old designer has said he intends to seek help for alcohol problems after being fired by the House of Dior and charged with making racist comments by French police.