British saw 1948 Jewish fighters as 'like those of Nazi Germany'

By Jennifer Lipman, April 26, 2013

The High Commissioner of Palestine viewed the behaviour of Jewish fighters as comparable to that of the Nazis, according to an intelligence report issued two weeks before statehood was declared.


Dispute over Nazi marches

By Anna Sheinman, April 18, 2013

The Minister for Europe has refused to back critics of marches in Latvia and Lithuania that honour Nazi collaborators. Tory MP David Lidington said in a letter that condemnation of the marches, which honour the Waffen SS and the Lithuanian Activist Front, was "a matter for the respective governments".


Innocent honesty inside an Aryan exterior

By Vanessa Curtis, April 11, 2013

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Honour for rabbi who saved hundreds of children from Nazis

By Simon Rocker, April 11, 2013

An Orthodox rabbi who rescued hundreds of children from Nazi Europe is to be posthumously honoured as one of the British heroes of the Holocaust.

Rabbi Solomon Schonfeld will be one of those recognised at a ceremony at the Department for Communities on Monday.


Fury over failure to ban German neo-Nazi party

By Toby Axelrod, March 28, 2013

Germany’s top Jewish leader is furious at the government for failing to go the extra mile to ban the country’s biggest neo-Nazi party.

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government will not submit a petition to the Supreme Court supporting proceedings to ban the extreme-right National Democratic Party of Germany, it was announced this week.


World Jewish Congress compares Golden Dawn to the Nazis

By Anna Sheinman, March 28, 2013

The World Jewish Congress has compared a boycott of Jewish cosmetic firms by Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn to actions of the German Nazi government, further escalating a spat between the two organisations.


Greek premier pledges anti-Nazi laws

By Anshel Pfeffer, March 21, 2013

The prime minister of Greece, Antonis Samaras, promised Jewish leaders who gathered last weekend in Saloniki to mark the 70th year since the start of deportations to the death camps from the city, that his government would enact new laws to proscribe neo-Nazi parties.


Beautiful music does not drown out shameful history of the past

By Norman Lebrecht, March 15, 2013

The longest-serving concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra spent his declining years in a house in Blackheath. During the Blitz he took out his Stradivarius and entertained his neighbours in the bomb shelter.


Dismay over Shoah findings

By Efraim Zuroff, March 11, 2013

I have to admit that my initial reaction to the media revelations regarding the figures on the number of camps in the Third Reich as published in the New York Times on March 1 was one of annoying dismay.


Revealed: the hidden Nazi death camps

By Jennifer Lipman and Sandy Rashty, March 7, 2013

The scale of Nazi atrocities was at least six times worse than previously thought, new research has revealed this week.

Geoffrey Megargee and British academic Martin Dean, who are based at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, are midway through a 25-year project to catalogue the Nazi campaign in the years before and during the Final Solution.