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# jews - Thursday 19 July, 2018

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

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

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

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

Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.

# jews - Monday 30 January, 2017

White House says allegations of 'Holocaust denial' are 'pathetic' Sean Spicer This post contains videos

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

Spokesperson Sean Spicer says the media is ‘nitpicking’

# jews - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel RIP

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

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"

An Israeli NGO has filed a suit.

# jews - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Merkel tells Netanyahu: Germany was responsible for the Holocaust

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

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'

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

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

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

# jews - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

# jews - Sunday 8 June, 2014

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

“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'

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

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 This post contains images

75 years on: Kristallnacht in pictures

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Controversial Hitler shampoo ad angers Jewish groups

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

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

From The Daily Edge John Galliano to check into rehab Galliano

John Galliano to check into rehab

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.