The Holocaust

Mearsheimer backs book by antisemite

By Jessica Elgot, September 22, 2011

A US academic who co-wrote a controversial book about the Israel lobby has praised a new work by the Jewish antisemitic writer Gilad Atzmon.

Mr Atzmon, a jazz musician and vociferous critic of Israel and Judaism, has written a book called The Wandering Who?

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'Our culture must be renewed here'

By Anna Sheinman, September 22, 2011

This week there were speeches, processions and a wreath-laying in Vilnius and nearby suburb Ponar, where 70,000 Jews were murdered between 1941 and 1944.

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Wreaths laid, but doubt hangs in the air

By Geoff Vasil, September 22, 2011

Today is Lithuanian Holocaust Day. This is the day the Vilna Ghetto was "liquidated" in 1943, but is not generally known among Lithuanians. It does not even appear on the Wikipedia list of Lithuanian holidays, although Molotov-Ribbentrop Day, August 23, does. September 23 usually receives a few minutes on the evening news - after it's over.

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Holocaust resistance to be relived on Twitter

By Jennifer Lipman, September 19, 2011

The extraordinary efforts of a group of German students who resisted the Nazis are to be documented in a series of 140 character messages.

Next Sunday will see a host of stars gather at a London hotel for a ball in aid of the Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre in Nottinghamshire.

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Maureen Lipman donates art to Holocaust charity

By Jennifer Lipman, September 12, 2011

Actress Maureen Lipman is to draw on one of her other talents to help raise money for Holocaust remembrance.

A signed painting by the actress is to be auctioned at the White Rose ball later this month, where she will also host proceedings.

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Acquitted 'Nazi' dies

By Toby Axelrod, September 8, 2011

Sandor képiró, who died last Saturday, had recently been acquitted by the Buda District Court of complicity in a 1942 massacre of 1,250 civilians, including Jews, Serbs and Roma, in the Serbian city of Novi Sad.

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Swastikas fly high in Guernsey

By Jessica Elgot, September 8, 2011

The leader of Jersey's Jewish community has voiced his dismay at reports of high demand for neo-Nazi memorabilia in another of the Channel Islands, Guernsey.

The Guernsey Press reported that a fancy dress shop in Lower Vauvert was having to restock its collection of Nazi flags, because they had proved so popular.

Fancy That manager Jo Francis said the shop had just one swastika flag left fro

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Holocaust graves in Ukraine to be marked

By Jennifer Lipman, September 7, 2011

Memorial stones are to be erected at the sites of mass killings of Jews in the Ukraine during the Holocaust.

The first ceremony, to be held next week at the site of a mass grave in the town of Baryshivka, marks 70 years since Jews were killed by the Nazis in towns around the Ukraine.

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Liza Minnelli the headliner for Holocaust Centre event

By Simon Rocker, September 5, 2011

Liza Minnelli is to give a one-off performance in London on September 25 to help raise money for Britain's first Holocaust Museum.

The star of the film Cabaret will appear at the White Rose Ball in aid of the Holocaust Centre in Nottinghamshire.

Ms Minelli said she was "thrilled and so happy to lend my support to such a worthy and splendid cause".

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Orphaned by war, I spent 60 years not knowing I had a family

By Jennifer Lipman, September 2, 2011

First cousins from opposite sides of the world, who believed no other members of their family had survived the Holocaust, met for the first time this week in London after 60 years of unanswered questions.

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