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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA

Holocaust film seeks human side in the enemy

AMSTERDAM — For a movie about the Holocaust, the Belarussian film “Persian Lessons” has some comic potential. Set in a concentration camp somewhere in Western...

Nuremberg audio recordings online

At the opening of his trial in Nuremberg, Julius Streicher made several uncharacteristically friendly statements about Jews — a people he had devoted his professional...

Despite pandemic, survivors’ stories continue

LONDON — As one of the youngest Holocaust survivors, Eva Clarke has spent years telling the story of how her mother, weighing just 68 pounds, gave birth to her inside...

Yad Vashem controversy grows

WARSAW — As the head of Poland’s Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, Piotr Cywinski and his staff rarely intervene in matters that don’t concern their imposing...

Hungary assails EU kosher slaughter ban

BUDAPEST — Hungary’s deputy prime minister called the Dec. 17 ruling by the European Union’s highest court in favor of banning kosher slaughter a “disgrace.”...

A different Europe, as six prominent survivors die in 2020

BRUSSELS — The constant stream of breaking news about American politics and the coronavirus pandemic has hidden a sobering fact: Six prominent Holocaust survivors who...

Yemenite Shabbat bread helps chefs make dough

CHANUKAH 5781 SECTION E, PAGE 8 AMSTERDAM — After Gal Graber and Tal Goldman had a disappointing experience with a store-bought jachnun, the two Israelis living in...

Corbyn suspended from Labour

LONDON — Jeremy Corbyn was suspended from Britain’s Labour party after he disputed a report released Oct. 29 that found that the party under his leadership was...

Emmanuel Macron addresses supporters after winning the French Presidential Election on May 7, 2017 (David Ramos/Getty)

French Jews bless French limits on freedom

PARIS — As the French government rolls out a controversial plan that amounts to its most robust crackdown on religious activity in decades, it is enjoying broad...

In France, Jewish groups rally against Islamic terrorism

PARIS — French Jewish groups called on their supporters to join a rally Sunday, Oct. 18, in memory of the schoolteacher beheaded Oct. 16 after facing criticism for...