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    1. Beauty contest for Holocaust survivors, Willie Mays receives Medal of Freedom, snow in the Rockies and more.

    2. A vast and historically valuable trove of Holocaust-era documents, long thought destroyed during World War II, has been found hidden in a wall cavity by a couple renovating their Budapest apartment. The haul of 6,300 documents are from a 1944 census that was a precursor to the intended liquidation of the Hungarian capital's 200,000 Jews in Nazi death camps. Brigitte Berdefy, co-owner of the ...

    3. BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — As the Holocaust slowly recedes from memory, so too have the films about it shifted their focus. This year, Laszlo Nemes’ Cannes Grand Prix winner “Son of Saul” follows a concentration camp trustie who seeks a rabbi to give his son a proper burial in secret. And the documentary “Drawing Against Oblivion,”... Read more »

    4. Holocaust Museum says US shouldn't turn its back on refugees

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsNov 20 08:26 AM

      WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is urging politicians and private citizens to avoid condemning Syrian refugees as a group.

      Holocaust Museum to US: Don't turn away Syrian ... - Al Jazeera via Yahoo UK & Ireland News

    5. Holocaust museum confronts anti-Semitism

      Sun-SentinelNov 20 01:20 PM

      Given the uptick in anti-Semitic incidents in European cities and the increasing number of public figures who are denying the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has sprung into action in response. The museum is sponsoring discussions on these topics around the country titled...

    6. Hungary: Bundles of Holocaust documents unearthed in Budapest apartment

      International Business Times via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsNov 21 03:27 AM

      A trove of Holocaust documents dating back to 1944 have been uncovered from the walls of an apartment in Budapest. The documents turned out to be 6,300 forms used to register the Jewish population in the city and dated from just before the confinement of Hungarian Jews to the Budapest ghetto.

    7. French-US fund now compensating for Holocaust deportations

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsNov 03 09:49 AM

      PARIS (AP) — Holocaust survivors and family members in the U.S., Israel and elsewhere can now apply for compensation from a $60 million fund for those deported to Nazi camps by France's state rail company SNCF.

    8. A German court has sentenced an 87-year-old grandmother to 10 months in jail for Holocaust denial after a trial in which she insisted that Auschwitz was "not historically proven" to be a death camp. Haverbeck is a notorious extremist who was once chairwoman of a far-right training centre shut down in 2008 for spreading Nazi propaganda. Haverbeck was dragged back into court after she went on ...

    9. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is urging politicians and private citizens to avoid condemning Syrian refugees as a group.

    10. Iconic flag from Jewish Holocaust ship on sale

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsNov 15 08:27 AM

      The flag of an iconic ship that sought to take Jewish Holocaust survivors to Israel is to be sold for at least $100,000 in Jerusalem, the auction house confirmed Sunday. The Exodus was the most famous of hundreds of ships that sought to transport European Jews to the land that later became the nation of Israel immediately after World War II. The Exodus sailed to British Mandate Palestine in 1947...

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