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Trump Administration Observes Holocaust Remembrance Day

President Donald Trump and his administration observed Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday, emphasizing the day on which Israel, and Jews, commemorate the event — and the resistance.

U.S. delegation at Birkenau (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Auschwitz Survivors Pay Homage as World Remembers Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland — Former prisoners of Auschwitz have placed flowers at an execution wall at the former Nazi German death camp on the 74th anniversary of the camp’s liberation and what is now International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Auschwitz (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Ex-SS Guard, 94, to Finally Testify at Trial in Germany

MÜNSTER (GERMANY) – A former guard charged with complicity in mass murder at a Nazi concentration camp will testify at his trial in Germany on Tuesday, making a rare statement in one of the last cases of its kind.

NOVEMBER 6: (EDITORS NOTE: Defendant's face pixeled by court order) Defendant Dr. Johann R. (C) with his lawyers attends a session of the trial against him at the Regional Court in Muenster, Germany, 06 November 2018. The 94-year-old accused and former SS guard Dr. Johann R. faces trial, charged with …

From Auschwitz to Birkenau, A Message of Solidarity

President Reuvin Rivlin of Israel and President Andrzej Duda of Poland led 15,000 participants in the 30th annual March of the Living along the road from Auschwitz to Birkenau in a striking gesture of solidarity between the two nations.

March of the Living (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

‘March of the Living’ at Auschwitz Stresses Polish-Jewish Ties

AUSCHWITZ, Poland — Participants in the 30th annual March of the Living stressed common bonds between Jews and Poles despite ongoing controversy about Poland’s controversial law criminalizing claims about Polish involvement in the Holocaust. Edward Mosberg, 92, a Holocaust survivor,

Polish survivor Edward Mosberg (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Jacqueline Saper: Two Irans and One Holocaust

Perhaps the next time we hear another hateful comment about the Holocaust from an Iranian official, we can remind ourselves of the two pre- and post-revolutionary Irans.

Iran anti-Israel anti-US protest (Ebrahim Noroozi / Associated Press)

Polish Officials Expected in Israel to Discuss Controversial Holocaust Law

TEL AVIV – An official delegation from Poland will arrive in Israel in the coming days to reach an understanding on the controversial bill which criminalizes blaming the eastern European country for any Holocaust-related crimes, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Saturday.

Polish President Andrzej Duda makes a statement in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, July 24, 2017. Duda announced that he will veto two contentious bills widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

Warsaw Indicates Refusal to Change Holocaust Bill Despite Talks with Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Poland on Monday indicated that it may not make amendments to a bill that would make it illegal to blame Poland for any Holocaust-related crimes, despite a discussion between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Polish counterpart, Mateusz Morawiecki, following Israeli outrage.

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Israeli Schools Step up Education on Poland’s Holocaust Role Amid Controversial Polish Bill

TEL AVIV – Poland’s deputy ambassador to Israel received a dressing down at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem on Sunday over new legislation in his country that would make it illegal to blame Poland for any Holocaust-related crimes while Israeli schools this week will devote two hours to learning more about the role Poland played during World War II.

Kazimierz Piechowski and three other Auschwitz inmates escaped the camp in 1942 by stealing SS uniforms and hijacking the car of camp coordinator Rudolph Hoess