The exhibition explores the fascinating and tragic history of a city district that refused to die.
The Foreign Ministers of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and the U.S. Secretary of State on Thursday issued a joint statement on the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII.
Six vigil lights were lit on Tuesday at the memorial site of the Nazi-German Auschwitz death camp in southern Poland to commemorate six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. In 1951, the Israeli parliament instituted April 21 as Holocaust Remembrance Day.
"Treblinka Through the Eyes of Samuel Willenberg," an exhibition of sculptures by a witness to German crimes committed in the Treblinka extermination camp, built and operated by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland during WWII, can be viewed online from Sunday.
By providing a face to one of the millions of Holocaust victims the project has touched people around the world.
The Krysia bunker, named after the Polish word for hideout ‘kryjówka’, was the largest hiding place for Jews outside the Warsaw Ghetto, the longest lasting and the largest rescue operation of its kind in occupied Warsaw. On the National Day of Poles Saving Jews, TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the place now marked by only a small remembrance plaque.
The unique collection sent to WWII Polish diplomats known as the Ładoś Group who tried to save the Jews from being murdered, was acquired from a private owner in Israel thanks to the efforts of the Polish Embassy in Bern and Markus Blechner, a Polish honorary consul in Zurich.
Described by critics as “beautifully written and meticulously researched”, the Light in Hidden Places “captures the extraordinary story of one of history's hidden heroes.” TFN’s Stuart Dowell takes a closer look at the extraordinary story of Holocaust heroine Stefania Podgórska.
The annual March of the Living commemorations in Poland, a tribute to those who perished in the Holocaust, has been postponed due to the coronavirus threat in Poland, the organisers have yet to announce a new date.
The Israeli Education Ministry has decided to cancel all youth trips to Poland planned by March 4 for fear of coronavirus, Israeli Education Minister Rafi Peretz has announced.