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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 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. 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 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 Podcast: Daniel Lubetzky, CEO and Son of Holocaust Survivor Mar 7, 2019 Mexico & Germany & Dachau & USA Daniel Lubetzky, the CEO of KIND, is the son of a Holocaust survivor and a Mexican Jew. KIND makes fruit and nut bars. He was born in Mexico City Podcast: The U.S. Government’s Hunt for Josef Mengele Feb 17, 2019 Germany & Holocaust & Mengele & Marshals & USA Spycast is a podcast created by the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Vince Houghton, the museum’s historian BBC Witness: ‘The Death of Hitler’ Feb 4, 2019 History & Hitler & Secretary & Germany & Berlin & BBC & Podcast & Film & Interview & Oral History In 1989, the Zina Rohan of the BBC interviewed Traudl Junge. Junge worked as a secretary for Adolf Hitler during WWII. She was in the bunker in ‘Schindler’s List’ Now on Netflix Feb 2, 2019 Holocaust & Film & Oscars & Poland & Germany & Moravia Schindler’s List follows the true story of Oskar Schindler, who saved more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. The film opened on December 15, Poland: Revisionism Triumphs Over Accuracy Jan 29, 2019 Poland & Germany & Israel & Holocaust & Yad Vashem & USHMM Daniel Tilles, assistant professor of history at the Pedagogical University of Cracow, writing in Notes from Poland explains that Poland’s AfD Barred from Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony at Buchenwald Jan 25, 2019 Germany & Buchenwald & AfD DW reports that the Buchenwald concentration camp’s memorial foundation barred the AfD from attending Holocaust remembrance ceremonies at the AfD Walks out of Munich Holocaust Tribute to Holocaust Victims Jan 23, 2019 AfD & Germany & Bavaria & Munich The Washington Post reports that more than twelve state lawmakers from Germany’s the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party walked out of the Bavarian Far Right Parties in Germany and France Immediately Critical of New Treaty Jan 22, 2019 France & Germany & Treaty & AfD & Le Pen & EU The Guardian reports that far right parties in Germany and France are already criticizing the Treaty of Aachen: Marine Le Pen, the leader of Germany and France Sign New Treaty to Bolster EU Jan 22, 2019 France & Germany & EU & Treaty & Quotations DW reports that Germany and France have signed a new bilateral pact called the Treaty of Aachen1 pledging deeper cooperation between the two nations Albert Speer’s Daughter Honored in Berlin With Jewish History Award Jan 21, 2019 Awards & Germany & Berlin & Albert Speer & Art & Community & Judaism & History Hilde Schramm, the daughter of Hitler’s chief architect and Armaments Minister Albert Speer1, inherited three valuable paintings in 1992 from her WATCH LIVE: Holocaust Museum to Hold 2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration on January 25 Jan 20, 2019 USHMM & Holocaust Remembrance Day & Washington DC & Germany & USA & Survivors On January 25, 2019, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum will conduct its 2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration. The Museum’s Photos of Dachau Survivors to be Released Jan 7, 2019 Germany & Photography & Dachau & Bavaria & ITS The Washington Post reports: A repository of Holocaust-era documents says it has uncovered a trove of photographs of survivors of the Nazis’ Dachau Podcast: “12 Years That Shook the World” Jan 3, 2019 Antisemitism & Germany & Holocaust & Judaism & Podcast & Poland & USA & Washington DC & Genocide & USHMM On December 14, 2018, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum launched a new podcast entitled “12 Years That Shook the World” to explore the continuing NYTimes: “Germany’s Far-Right Rebrands: Friendlier Face, Same Doctrine” Dec 27, 2018 Antisemitism & Germany & Halle & neo-Nazi New York Times Berlin Bureau Chief, Katrin Bennhold, writing in The New York Times: Better dressed, better educated and less angry than the