Berlin shuts down investigation into Abbas Holocaust remarks

The Berlin public prosecutor’s office has decided not to pursue a case against Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas for his Aug. 16 remarks downplaying the Holocaust, German newspaper Bild reported on Tuesday. In a two-page letter made available to the German daily, the public prosecutor’s office said it would not investigate Abbas despite a complaint […]

Memorabilia collector to display items from Jewish athletes during the Holocaust

The Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center in Boca Raton, Florida, is hosting an exhibit on Jewish athletes during the Holocaust from Jan. 5 to Feb. 28, 2023. The exhibit’s curator, Neil Keller, has over time collected 22,000 memorabilia items pertaining to famous Jews in sports, entertainment, politics and more. “Through my extreme hard […]

Israel condemns Tel Aviv conference equating Holocaust with ‘Nakba’

Israel’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday harshly criticized a planned Tel Aviv conference linking the Holocaust and Israel’s War of Independence. The conference, titled, “The Holocaust, the Nakba and the German Culture of Remembrance,” was organized by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Israel in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Tel Aviv. According to the Rosa Luxemburg website, “Almost […]

The Latest Yad Vashem Fiasco

The Jerusalem-based World Holocaust Remembrance Center, which professes not to “fall prey to any political agenda,” is defending its recent hire of a post-Zionist “conscientious objector” who compared the IDF to the Nazi Wehrmacht.