(LONDON) — Alice Herz-Sommer, who was believed to be the oldest-known survivor of the Holocaust, died in London on Sunday at the age of 110, a family member said. A film about her has been nominated for best short documentary at next month’s Academy Awards.
Herz-Sommer died in a hospital Sunday morning after being admitted Friday, …
Sixty additional pieces by Picasso, Renoir, Monet and others found among the haul at Cornelius Gurlitt’s Salzburg home.
She asked her neighbor to safeguard them shortly before she went into hiding
Efraim Zuroff never aspired to become the world’s most prominent Nazi hunter. Growing up in Brooklyn in the 1960s, his dream was to be the first Orthodox Jew to play basketball in the NBA. That would have been a career, he says, …
Germany is skirting an international deal on the restitution of art to Holocaust victims, U.S. negotiator tells TIME
Under German law, art hoard found in Munich likely belongs to the son of Hitler’s art dealer
Comparison draws outraged responses from politicians and Italy’s Jewish community
Erich Priebke evaded capture for his war crimes for 50 years
Iran’s new U.S.-educated Foreign Minister offers latest indication of rapprochement
When Beate Zschäpe arrived at Munich’s Upper Regional Court on Tuesday, wearing a plain gray suit, her calm appearance contrasted with what some commentators are calling one of the most important trials in Germany’s postwar …
Charlie Hebdo’s offensive cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad led to protests and fears of violence across the Muslim world, including the place where the Arab Spring’s upheavals first began
Thursday’s selections include Hamas Holocaust-deniers and a Somali constitution.
Limited public and media reaction to news events rooted in World War II atrocities raises concerns that societies may be starting to forget the dark, hard lessons of the Holocaust