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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

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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