Topics :: Holocaust

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Poland's Mixed Feelings Over Memorial to Rescuers of Jews

INTERNATIONAL | By Vanessa Gera | Aug 30
Many scholars and ordinary Jews fear that a monument to Polish rescuers at Warsaw's key site of Jewish tragedy will bolster a false historical narrative.

Poster Print of Nazi Concentration Camp Sold Online, Retail Giants Apologize

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Jul 10
Walmart, Sears and Amazon came under fire last week when it was discovered that all three retail giants were selling a poster print featuring the chilling image of the gates a Nazi death camp as a decorative home accessory.

Israel City Unveils Gay Holocaust Victims Memorial

INTERNATIONAL | By Aron Heller | Jan 11
Israel’s cultural and financial capital unveiled a memorial Friday honoring gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis, the first specific recognition in Israel for non-Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

Israeli Memorial to Gay Holocaust Victims a First

INTERNATIONAL | By Aaron Heller | Jan 10
Israel’s cultural and financial capital has unveiled a memorial honoring gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis during World War II.

Last Known Gay Jewish Holocaust Survivor Dies at 88

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 27
That last known gay Jewish Holocaust survivor, Gad Beck, died last weekend at the age of 88.

German Artist Commemorates Gays, Jews, Others Murdered in Holocaust

FOOD/DRINK | By Kristen Grieshaber | Jul 8
Artist Gunter Demnig carefully pried a cobblestone out of the sidewalk on Friedrichstrasse in downtown Berlin and replaced it with a shiny square brass plaque.

Jewish Politician: Memorial Not for Gays, Others Also Killed by Nazis

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 9
An anti-gay New York politician has ruffled feathers by proposing that a Holocaust Memorial in Brooklyn exclude all victims of the Nazis except for Jews.

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