The International Skating Union is really sorry for including an Auschwitz-themed outfit in their 'best costume' list

2019-12-04 18:31

Anton Shulepov wore a costume featuring a Star of David and parts of the Auschwitz guard uniforms during a free skate routine in France in November.

The CEO of Volkswagen says sorry after echoing a Nazi-era slogan

2019-03-15 15:47

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said "ebit macht frei" at an internal company event, echoing the maxim "arbeit macht frei".

Unesco launches Holocaust education website

2018-11-19 21:26

The UN culture and education agency is teaming up with the World Jewish Congress to launch a website to counter Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism

An attack on a mosque is an attack on us all

2018-08-15 18:00

Just as churches, mosques, synagogues and temples have provided safety to those who sought it, when those churches, mosques, synagogues and temples are threatened we need to return that favour, writes Howard Feldman.

Zuckerberg: Holocaust deniers won't be banned from Facebook

2018-07-19 14:52

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that while he finds Holocaust denial "deeply offensive", he doesn't believe that such content should be banned from Facebook.

Childhood Holocaust survivors reunited after 76 years

2018-04-13 16:39

Two childhood friends from Belgium have reunited 76 years after the Holocaust tore apart their Jewish families.

World remembers Holocaust amid signs of rising hatred

2018-01-27 22:31

The world is marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day amid signs that many people are forgetting the lessons of the Nazi genocide despite decades of warnings of 'Never Again'.

German woman's letter to man who fled Nazis stirs memories

2017-10-25 10:18

Peter Hirschmann has often recounted his own story of fleeing Germany as a teenager to escape Adolf Hitler's persecution of the Jews. However, a surprise letter from Nuremberg stirred very different thoughts of his past.

Jewish Board of Deputies takes BLF's Mngxitama to Equality Court over Holocaust tweets

2017-09-05 21:45

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies has launched an Equality Court case against Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama, saying his recent tweets mocked the orchestrated murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust.

Skulls Of My People doccie is a crucial Namibian story

2017-06-04 09:49

A vital documentary film, Skulls Of My People, forms part of the line-up for this year’s Encounters South African International Documentary Festival.


Al Jazeera apologised and suspended 2 staff after it published a viral video asking: 'How true is the Holocaust?'

2019-05-20 12:55

The Qatari broadcaster said the now-deleted video claiming that Jews exaggerated the extent of the Holocaust did not meet its editorial standards.

Holocaust survivors gathering for global Hanukkah ceremonies

2018-12-04 19:15

Survivors of the Nazi Holocaust are gathering in four cities around the world for menorah-lighting ceremonies marking the third night of Hanukkah.

Duterte calls Hitler 'insane' at Israeli Holocaust memorial

2018-09-05 06:12

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who once compared himself to Hitler, paid a solemn visit to Israel's Holocaust memorial, branding the Nazi leader "insane" as he lamented the genocide of 6 million Jews.

Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

2018-07-20 11:50

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has clarified a comment that seemed to give Holocaust deniers the benefit of the doubt, highlighting Facebook's unease with policing conspiracy theories.

Kanye West and the culture of victim blaming

2018-05-10 07:05

Victim blaming is all the rage. Just ask Kanye West, who has decided that slavery of African Americans might have been their choice, writes Howard Feldman.

My grandparents survived the Holocaust but not without a price

2018-04-12 10:54

This Holocaust Memorial Day I am taking the time to not only try and contemplate the vastness of the murder of six million people, but to also remember my grandparents, writes Howard Feldman.

Hitler's Merc to go under the hammer

2017-12-28 15:13

A 1939 luxury Mercedes used to transport Adolf Hitler around Germany, will be auctioned in the US state of Arizona next month - one of only four such models ever built.

Ex-Nazi death camp guard, 96, charged with complicity

2017-10-20 14:48

German prosecutors have charged a 96-year-old former SS guard at a Nazi death camp with complicity in the murder of detainees, in one of the last criminal cases linked to the Holocaust.

Dear Andile, my ancestors may have been soap, but were more than you will ever be

2017-08-25 08:23

Why would a person who claims to hear the crying of his African brothers evoke one of the most painful visual images of Jewish history to use it to torment, asks Howard Feldman.

On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide him

2017-04-24 09:21

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Israel's enemies not to test it, as the country marks the annual memorial day for victims of the Holocaust.

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