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  • A forgotten witness in the fight against anti-semitism on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

    Seventy years ago this day Allied troops arrived at the concentration camp of Auschwitz, greeting what survivors remained and seeing for the first time an industrial killing machine of unprecedented scale and brutality. As the epicenter of the Nazi genocide, Auschwitz is synonymous with the vast network of death camps built up during the Third Reich. So it is fitting that International Holocaust Remembrance Day, established by the United Nations in 2006, takes place each year on the date of Auschwitz's liberation. It is a necessary reminder that humanity, for all its greatness, is capable of unspeakable evil.
  • HBO's 'Night Will Fall' chronicles making of WWII Holocaust film

    HBO's 'Night Will Fall' chronicles making of WWII Holocaust film
    Seventy years ago, British, Soviet and American forces were unprepared for the atrocities they encountered when they liberated the Nazi concentration camps. Combat and newsreel cameramen recorded these harrowing discoveries at camps that included Bergen-...

    One of few remaining survivors from Auschwitz liberation recalls end of infamous death camp

    Marta Wise was ill and emaciated when she heard the distant sound of soldiers marching toward Auschwitz. The 10-year-old Slovakian Jew assumed it was German troops coming to get her but once she saw the red stars on their uniforms she realized they were...

    Commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day
    The Flame Society, in collaboration with the United Nations Outreach Program, will present a few events on Jan. 27 to mark the UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day. "We are combining Holocaust Remembrance Day as a day of remembering and as a day...

    Time to rethink Holocaust Remembrance Day?

    Time to rethink Holocaust Remembrance Day?
    Do we need Holocaust Remembrance Day? Since some of you may be incredulous that I even asked that question, let me first explain why I am doing so. Over the last week, a scandal has erupted in Ireland regarding whether or not Israel can be mentioned...