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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...

AMIA bombing suspect acquitted

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine Jewish groups were expecting a long-awaited victory on Dec. 23 in the 26-year struggle for justice in the 1994 AMIA Jewish center...

2020 review: Losses

NEW YORK — There’s no way to tally all who were lost to the worldwide Jewish community in 2020, a year when we mourned even our ability to carry out time-tested...

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...

Brazil inaugurates a new Holocaust memorial

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro inaugurated a Holocaust memorial that includes a 72-foot-tall tower and overlooks the Sugarloaf Mountain, one of South America’s most...

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.”...

Israel establishes diplomatic relations with Morocco, Bhutan

JERUSALEM — Israel will establish diplomatic relations with Morocco, which becomes the fourth Arab country to announce it will recognize Israel in the last year....

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...

Roald Dahl’s family issues apology

LONDON (JTA) — Thirty years after Roald Dahl’s death and months before the expected release of a new movie about his life, the family of the children’s author has...