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The US and the #Holocaust: “Public opinion was not in charge of US immigration policy; President Roosevelt was”

TIMES OF ISRAEL PBS Holocaust documentary perpetuates well-worn myths to glorify FDR, says historian Matt Lebovic September 18, 2022 Early in his new film “The U.S. and the Holocaust,” documentarian Ken Burns claims the United States admitted more Jewish refugees … Continue reading

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In 2015, #USHMM US Holocaust Memorial Museum reached out to Burns with a request: Would he consider making a film about America during the #Holocaust?

JTA Ken Burns’ PBS documentary ‘The U.S. And The Holocaust’ asks hard questions about how Americans treated Jews and immigrants during wartime Andrew Lapin September 2, 2022 One of the first people introduced in Ken Burns’ new documentary series about … Continue reading

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“In the 14-minute film was a three-minute section of their visit to Kurtz’s grandfather’s home village of #Nasielsk, #Poland, a town whose Jewish community would be decimated by the #Holocaust not long after”

JTA How 3 minutes of a home movie from 1938 turned into an acclaimed Holocaust documentary Stephen Silver August 26, 2022 In 2009, writer Glenn Kurtz was working on a novel about “someone who discovers an old piece of home … Continue reading

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“It was the Lion of Judah engraved on the door of a synagogue that helped him identify it as his grandfather’s hometown of Nasielsk, Poland, about 30 miles north of Warsaw”

NEW YORK POST Devastating lost footage of Polish Jews revealed in new Holocaust doc Johnny Oleksinski August 19, 2022 One day in 2009, Glenn Kurtz made a shocking discovery. In the Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, home of his late grandfather … Continue reading

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Abbas comparison to systematic killing of 6 million Jews drew ire and calls for an apology from around the world

ALL ISRAEL NEWS Mahmoud Abbas and the ‘monstrous lie’ of the 50 Holocausts committed by Israel against Palestinians Nicole Jansezian August 17, 2022 Rather than apologize when asked by a reporter whether he regretted the murder by Palestinians of 11 … Continue reading

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For the first time, the Nazi war criminal, who claimed that he was nothing more than a ‘little cog’ in the machine, can be heard defending the Holocaust

NATIONAL POST ‘Why should I deny it?’ Holocaust architect Adolf Eichmann confesses in secret tapes Amarachi Amadike July 7, 2022 Decades after his execution in Israel for crimes against humanity, newly unearthed audio recordings of Adolf Eichmann reveal how the … Continue reading

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Hitler intermediary with Pope Pius XII convinced him to not protest the rounding up and mass genocide of Italy’s Jews

NEW YORK TIMES Deep in Vatican Archives, Scholar Discovers ‘Flabbergasting’ Secrets Jason Horowitz May 27, 2022 …Over the last few decades, Mr. Kertzer has turned the inquisitive tables on the church. Using the Vatican’s own archives, the soft-spoken Brown University … Continue reading

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“In 2021, approx 165,800 Holocaust survivors living in Israel, 90% of them 80 years old and above. Every day, an average of 42 Holocaust survivors pass away”

KVELLER A Unique Holocaust Movie Lands on HBO Max Lior Zaltzman April 27, 2022 “The Survivor,” which premieres on HBO just in time for Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, packs a lot in its dense two hours — perhaps too … Continue reading

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Gerda Weissmann Klein: Her story was told in an Oscar-winning documentary, and her message of hope and love in the face of overwhelming evil was an inspiration to millions.

NEW YORK TIMES Gerda Weissmann Klein, Honored Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 97 Clay Risen April 8, 2022 Gerda Weissmann Klein, whose harrowing story of survival through a series of concentration camps and a 350-mile death march during the Holocaust became … Continue reading

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“EasyJet apparently was unaware” the Holocaust might not be a good topic to incorporate into an ad campaign

NEW YORK POST EasyJet apologizes for ‘Holocaust-themed’ ad post Ariel Zilber April 11, 2022 EasyJet, the low-cost British airline, ignited a social media firestorm over the weekend after it posted a Holocaust-themed ad on its official social media account featuring … Continue reading

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