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The Holocaust (1934-1945)

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  • How is the world more in hock than before the Great Recession?

    How is the world more in hock than before the Great Recession?
    "It was 1943 and the Nazis were deporting Greece's Jews to death camps in Poland. Hitler's genocidal accountants forced the Jews to pay their train fare. The bill for 58,585 Jews sent to Auschwitz and other camps exceeded 2 million Reichsmark — over $27 million in today's money. For decades, this was a forgotten footnote among all of the greater horrors of the Holocaust. Today it is returning to the forefront amid the row between Athens and Berlin over the Greek financial bailout. Jewish leaders in Thessaloniki, home to Greece's largest Jewish community, say they are considering how to reclaim the rail fares from Germany — with interest."
  • 'An Apartment in Berlin' examines trend of Jews' moving to German city

    'An Apartment in Berlin' examines trend of Jews' moving to German city
    A young Jewish man slipped on a Nazi uniform — swastika, brimmed hat, jackboots — and walked the streets of Berlin, drawing rebuke and curiosity in a city where the discomfiting echo of the past mingles with the vibrancy and bohemian flair...

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    US trains Iraqi security forces as battle to recapture Tikrit from Islamic State group goes on As the U.S. mission to Iraq expands, so do its efforts to arm and train the country's security forces to combat the Islamic State group, with large-scale...

    Is anti-Semitism to blame for harsh criticism of Israel?

    To the editor: I wholeheartedly concur with Michael Douglas that anti-Semitism is reprehensible and that it must be combated theologically, socially, culturally and politically. All human beings have an inviolable right to live in peace and dignity. ("...

    The Illinois Holocaust Museum, equal parts daunting and rewarding

    The Illinois Holocaust Museum, equal parts daunting and rewarding
    The geographical place name in the title of the Illinois Holocaust Museum probably doesn't do the institution any favors. What, a potential visitor might think, could a Midwestern state have to add to one of the darkest chapters of the human story?...