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French director Claude Lanzmann poses with his honoury Golden Bear on the red carpet for the awards ceremony of the 63rd Berlinale Film Festival, in Berlin on February 16, 2013. AFP PHOTO / GERARD JULIEN (Photo credit should read GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Claude Lanzmann, Director of ‘Shoah,’ Dies at Age 92

PARIS — French Director Claude Lanzmann, whose 9½-hour masterpiece “Shoah” bore unflinching witness to the Holocaust through the testimonies of Jewish victims, German executioners and Polish bystanders, has died at the age of 92.

In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 photo, Baruch Shub, a Holocaust survivor poses for a photo at his apartment in a senior citizens' home in Kfar Saba, Israel. While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Shub and his friends were …

Holocaust Memorial Day: Jews Who Fought Nazis Recall Struggle

KFAR SABA, Israel — While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Baruch Shub and his friends were hiding in the forests of the former Soviet Union, trying to undermine the Nazis by derailing trains, burning bridges, sabotaging communication lines and killing the occasional collaborator.

Visitors to the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews look at exhibits from the Warsaw Ghetto of the World War II, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Poland and Israel are locked in a bitter dispute over Poland's new legislation that is to regulate Holocaust speech. (AP …

Polish Official Accuses Jews of ‘Passivity’ in Holocaust

An adviser to Poland’s president says he thinks Israel’s negative reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland’s actions during World War II stemmed from a “feeling of shame at the passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust.”

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Former Polish PM: ‘Of Course’ Some Poles Collaborated with Nazis

A former prime minister entered Poland’s fraught debate over a new law that prohibits discussion of Polish collusion with the Nazi Holocaust, bluntly telling a leading newspaper that “of course” there were cases of Poles collaborating in the extermination of the Jews.

Jews from the Warsaw ghetto surrender to German soldiers after the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of April-May 1943. On the right is SS Josef Blösche (1912 - 1969). (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

German FM: The Holocaust Was Carried Out by Us ‘And Nobody Else’

BERLIN — Germany’s foreign minister said Saturday that Germany and only Germany was responsible for the Holocaust as it sought to reassure Poland that Berlin would condemn distortions of history such as descriptions of Nazi camps in occupied Poland as “Polish concentration camps.”

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Madrid Opens First Global Roving Auschwitz Exhibit

MADRID, Spain — Letters thrown from death trains, tiny children’s shoes, a Nazi gas mask and hundreds of other objects from Auschwitz are going on display in Madrid as a roving exhibition on the Nazi extermination camp opens.

In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 photo, Israeli Holocaust survivor Eliahu Pietruszka, center, looks at a picture with Alexandre Pietruszka and family in the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba. Pietruszka who fled Poland at the beginning of World War II and thought his entire family had perished learned that …

102-year-old Holocaust Survivor Reunites with Newly Discovered Nephew

Eliahu Pietruszka shuffled his 102-year-old body through the lobby of his retirement home toward a stranger he had never met and collapsed into him in a teary embrace. Then he kissed both cheeks of his visitor and in a frail, squeaky voice began blurting out greetings in Russian, a language he hadn’t spoken in decades.