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Schindler’s list for sale for $2.2 million

Schindler's list, a list of names drawn up by Oskar Schindler of Jews he helped save from Nazi Germany, is up for sale for $2.2 million.  New York memorabilia dealer Gary Zimet, who is seeking $2.2 million for his list, said three others are owned by museums, including the United

Last member of group who protected Anne Frank dies

This is sad news. Miep Gies, the last surviving member of the group who hid Anne Frank and her family has died at the age of 100. The diary of Anne Frank is in my top ten books. She and other employees of Anne Frank's father Otto supplied food to the

Adolf Hitler’s hatred of Jews stemmed from WWI

I think this is the third or fourth story I have posted about what lies behind Hitler's hatred for the Jews. "The core of his hatred lies at the defeat of Germany in WW1," said Mr Riecker, "where Hitler blamed the Jews for defeat of the country, the collapse of the

Auschwitz death camp sign stolen

The infamous Arbeit Macht Frei which was posted at the entrance to the Auschwitz Nazi death camp has been stolen. The wrought iron sign, whose words mean "Work Sets You Free", was unscrewed and pulled down from its position above the gate in the early hours of Friday. Polish authorities denounced the

Adolf Hitler believed a Jewish doctor poisoned his mother

A new book is claiming that Hitler's hate for the Jews began with the mistaken belief that a Jewish doctor poisoned his mother. Hitler’s mother Klara had breast cancer but died as a result of poisoning from the idoform which was given to her by Dr Eduard Bloch. The use of

Auschwitz Memorial launches Facebook page

The Auschwitz death camp memorial museum has launched a Facebook page to reach young people around world. The memorial museum at Auschwitz has launched a Facebook page, hoping that the popular social networking site will help it reach young people around the globe and engage them in discussions about the former

The only known footage of diarist Anne Frank

According to the Daily Mail, the only known film footage of Anne Frank has been released for the first time to a worldwide audience. This is not entirely true. I watched this video a few years ago when it was included in a documentary about the tragic diarist. Nonetheless, it

Muslim shrines bear witness to Iraq’s Jews

60 years ago nearly all the Jewish community left Iraq, but not without leaving behind traces of their culture. In the little town of Kifl, south of Baghdad, the shrine of Ezekiel -- the prophet who followed the Jews into Babylonian exile in the 6th century BC -- has long been