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Hungarian Jews mark 70 years since Budapest ghetto liberation
Hungarian Jews mark 70 years since Budapest ghetto liberation

Hungarian Jews and Soviet army veterans gathered to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation by the Red Army of the Budapest ghetto in World War II.

Hungarian Jews mark 70 years since Budapest ghetto liberation
Holocaust hero Wallenberg gets US Congressional medal
Holocaust hero Wallenberg gets US Congressional medal

Sweden's Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews before mysteriously dying in a Soviet prison, was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal at the US Capitol.

Holocaust hero Wallenberg gets US Congressional medal
Gary Oldman. ©Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett
Gary Oldman slammed for 'anti-Semitic' comments

Jewish groups blasted British actor Gary Oldman on Tuesday for alleged anti-Semitic remarks defending Mel Gibson and suggesting that Hollywood is run by Jews.

Gary Oldman slammed for 'anti-Semitic' comments
Prince Charles compares Putin to Hitler
Prince Charles compares Putin to Hitler

Britain's Prince Charles stoked controversy during a visit to Canada by comparing the recent actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin's to those of Adolf Hitler, the Daily Mail reported.

Prince Charles compares Putin to Hitler
Record Holocaust commemoration march in Hungary
Record Holocaust commemoration march in Hungary

Hungary's annual "March of Life" commemorating the Holocaust drew a record 25,000 people on Sunday as part of events marking 70 years since the start of mass deportations of Hungarian Jews in World War II.

Record Holocaust commemoration march in Hungary
Alice Herz-Sommer. Photo courtesy of ecomonkey.blogspot.com
Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies aged 110: family

Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest known Holocaust survivor and the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died in London aged 110.

Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies aged 110: family
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Hungary backpedals on disputed Holocaust monument

The Hungarian government said Wednesday it had postponed the inauguration of a controversial monument which Jewish critics say glosses over Budapest's active role in the Holocaust.

Hungary backpedals on disputed Holocaust monument
Raoul Wallenberg. Photo courtesy of raoulwallenberg.org
Wallenberg family to appeal directly to Putin

The family of Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg hopes to appeal directly to Russian President Vladimir Putin this week for help in throwing light on the Swedish diplomat's mysterious fate.

Wallenberg family to appeal directly to Putin
Museum takes possession of long-lost Nazi diary
Museum takes possession of long-lost Nazi diary

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum took possession Tuesday of a Nazi war criminal's long-lost diary and posted it online to help researchers decipher the thinking behind Adolf Hitler's "final solution."

Museum takes possession of long-lost Nazi diary
US Holocaust survivor meets Polish savior 70 years on
US Holocaust survivor meets Polish savior 70 years on

A Jewish boy who hid from the Nazis in a hayloft reunited after 70 years in New York on Wednesday with the Polish son whose parents risked everything to save him.

US Holocaust survivor meets Polish savior 70 years on
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Rare Schindler documents up for auction

Rare documents that a historian says fill in some major gaps in the story of Holocaust hero Oskar Schindler have gone up for auction online.

Rare Schindler documents up for auction
Legal tangles foil Slovak Jews' quest for Holocaust justice
Legal tangles foil Slovak Jews' quest for Holocaust justice

For Holocaust survivors and their families in Kosice, a once bustling town in eastern Slovakia turned wartime ghetto.

Legal tangles foil Slovak Jews' quest for Holocaust justice
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Copy of Schindler's list up for sale on eBay for $3 mn

An original copy of the list of Jews Oskar Schindler saved from the Holocaust is up for sale on eBay, with the starting bid set at $3 million dollars.

Copy of Schindler's list up for sale on eBay for $3 mn
Romanian filmmaker Florin Iepan. Photo courtesy of evz.ro
Romania film festival focuses on Holocaust

The One World international human rights documentary film festival which opens in Bucharest on Tuesday will give special focus to the Holocaust to highlight the devastating consequences of hatred and intolerance.

Romania film festival focuses on Holocaust
Outrage as Berlusconi praises Mussolini on Holocaust Day
Outrage as Berlusconi praises Mussolini on Holocaust Day

Italy's gaffe-prone former premier Silvio Berlusconi sparked outrage Sunday with remarks praising wartime dictator Benito Mussolini despite Il Duce's persecution of Jews and allowing thousands to be deported to Auschwitz.

Outrage as Berlusconi praises Mussolini on Holocaust Day
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EU youth discover Jewish heritage in Lithuania

Lithuania on Sunday launched a new campaign for European students that reveals the once rich Jewish culture in the Baltic state and its tragic end during the Holocaust.

EU youth discover Jewish heritage in Lithuania
Merkel to open Berlin Holocaust memorial for Roma
Merkel to open Berlin Holocaust memorial for Roma

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will inaugurate a memorial to murdered Roma and Sinti victims of the Nazis on Wednesday, as Europe's largest minority grapples with ongoing discrimination.

Merkel to open Berlin Holocaust memorial for Roma
Warsaw to mark start of Nazis' 1942 ghetto deportation
Warsaw to mark start of Nazis' 1942 ghetto deportation

Poland is preparing to mark one of the darkest episodes of the Holocaust, when the country's Nazi German occupiers launched an operation to kill the population of the Jewish ghetto they created in Warsaw.

Warsaw to mark start of Nazis' 1942 ghetto deportation

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