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Yad Vashem Calls for end ‘divisive anti-Semitic language’ Mar 30, 2019 Israel & Yad Vashem & USA Yad Vashem advertisement in The New York Times and The Washington Post: We implore all leaders and citizens to refrain from hateful discourse, and Michel Bacos, French Hero Pilot of Jet Hijacked to Entebbe and Nazi Fighter, Dies at 94 Mar 30, 2019 France & Israel & Uganda & Genocide The New York Times: Michel Bacos, the valiant French pilot who was forced by terrorists to fly his jetliner to Entebbe, Uganda, in 1976, but Israeli Spy Who Led Capture of Eichmann Dies at 92 Mar 24, 2019 Israel & Germany & Argentina & War Crimes The New York Times: Rafi Eitan, the canny Israeli spymaster who commanded the Nazi-hunting team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina and many Holocaust Remembrance Project Mar 9, 2019 Europe & Hungary & Poland & History & YouTube A January 25, 2019 report rates individual European Union (EU) countries on how honest they are in facing up their Holocaust pasts. The report Congressman Ted Deutch Condemns Antisemitism Mar 8, 2019 USA & Congress & Antisemitism & YouTube Congressman Ted Deutch The Washington Post reports that on March 9, 2019, Congressman Ted Deutch of Florida spoke out on the floor of the United Survivor Explains Donation to Holocaust Museum Mar 7, 2019 Museum & USA & Donation & Preservation & Washington DC & USHMM Holocaust survivor Frank Grunwald describes why he donated to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum the last letter his mother ever wrote. She wrote 11-Year Old Swallowed Cyanide Capsule to Avoid Nazi Capture Mar 7, 2019 Yad Vashem & Diary & Ukraine The JC reports that a diary written by an 11-year-old Jewish boy who swallowed a cyanide capsule to die, rather than be captured by Nazi officers Holocaust Museum Pays Tribute to Historian Peter Hayes Mar 7, 2019 Scholarship & History & Books & YouTube & Video The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum pays tribute to Professor Peter Hayes of Northwestern University for his long-term contributions to Holocaust Podcast: Adolf Hitler Loved His Mother Mar 7, 2019 Podcast & Germany & Hitler & History The Retropod podcast produced by The Washington Post examines Adolf Hitler’s relationship with his mother. Montreal Holocaust Museum Names New Director Mar 7, 2019 Museum & Canada & Montreal Canadian Jewish News reports that Daniel Amar, the former executive director of the Communauté sépharade unifiée du Québec, has been appointed the Minnesota Student Used Nazi Salute For Dance Invite — The Forward Mar 7, 2019 Minnesota & Education The Forward reports: The incident shook Jewish students at Minnetonka High School in suburban Minneapolis. “They really feel uncomfortable going to Indiana High School Investigates Photo of Students Appearing to Give Nazi Salute Mar 7, 2019 Indiana & Nazi Salute & Investigation The IndyStar reports that Indiana high school officials are investigating after a picture posted on social media appeared to show students using a Crimes Against Humanity: Former Ivory Coast Leader Acquitted Mar 7, 2019 ICC & Cote d’Ivoire & Trials & Law Dionne Searcey and Palko Karasz of The New York Times report that the International Criminal Court in The Hague (ICC) has acquitted the former Israeli Organization Scanning Danube for Remains of Holocaust Victims Mar 7, 2019 Hungary & Budapest & Israel & Volunteers & Yad Vashem & Auschwitz & Poland & Germany & Danube & Museum On January 14, 2019, ZAKA announced that nearly 75 years after tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews were shot into Budapest’s Danube River, the NYC: Swastikas Surge Mar 7, 2019 Hate Speech & Swastikas & NYC Gothamist reports: In New York City, with the largest Jewish population of any city in the world, swastika incidents skyrocketed 76 percent from Nazi-Looted Books Are Finally Finding Their Way Home Mar 7, 2019 Germany & Austria The Forward reports: Germany and Austria have returned around 30,000 books to 600 owners in the last 10 years. . . . *****  In Documentary: ‘Who Will Write Our History’ Mar 7, 2019 Film & Documentary & Poland & Germany & Review & NYTimes & Resistance Ken Jaworowski of The New York Times recommends a Holocaust documentary called “Who Will Write Our History” recounting a story of Nazi resistance. EU Parliament Calls on Member States to Recover Art Looted by Nazi Germany Mar 7, 2019 EU & Germany & Art & Restitution The Times of Israel reports that the European Parliament passed a resolution calling on European Union member states to identify and recover New Canadian Study Finds Critical Gaps in Holocaust Knowledge Mar 7, 2019 Canada & Survey Similar to a April 2018 survey in the United States, a new Canadian study by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and the Berlin Police Seize Watercolors Allegedly Painted by Hitler Mar 7, 2019 Berlin & Art & Hitler The Berlin police have seized three watercolors allegedly painted by Hitler from a Berlin auction house. They are suspected forgeries. BBC
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