Holocaust

Pence Pays Homage to Jews, Poles Who Resisted Nazis

WARSAW, Poland — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid homage Thursday to the suffering of the Jewish and Polish people under German occupation during World War II with visits to memorials honoring their suffering and heroism.

A woman descend after laying a candle at the Ghetto Heroes Monument following the main commemoration ceremony of the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on April 19, 2018 in Warsaw, Poland. The Warsaw Ghetto was a prison created by the German military during its occupation of Warsaw during …

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)

Germany to Compensate Hundreds who Fled Nazis as Children

BERLIN — Germany has agreed to one-time payments for survivors, primarily Jews, who were evacuated from Nazi Germany as children, many of whom never saw their parents again, the organization that negotiates compensation with the German government said Monday.

Israeli Paul Alexander poses at rail station 'Friedrichstrasse' before cycling from Berlin to London to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the 'Kindertransport' wartime rescue effort on June 17, 2018. - Paul Alexander was a 19-month-old toddler when his mother handed him to a volunteer nurse on a train leaving Nazi …

Outrage After Plaques Honoring Rome’s Deported Jews Stolen

ROME — Rome’s mayor, Catholic groups and politicians of every stripe joined Italy’s Jewish community on Monday in denouncing the theft of 20 small bronze plaques honoring a Jewish family deported during the Holocaust.

Shadow are cast on a memorial plaque at platform 17, during a ceremony to commemorate Jewish citizens deported during WWII in Berlin, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. October 18, 1941 marks the start of the systematic deportation of Berlin's Jewish people. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)