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Simon Wiesenthal Center Announces Acquisition of a Four-Page Letter Signed by...

NEW YORK (AP).- The signature under the typewritten words on yellowing sheets of nearly century-old paper is unmistakable: Adolf Hitler, with the last few scribbled letters drooping downward. The date is 1919 and, decades before the Holocaust, the 30-...

After Theft, Auschwitz Sign Won’t Go Back to Gate

WARSAW (AP).- The notorious sign that once spanned the main gate at Auschwitz will not return to its original spot after being recently repaired from the damage it suffered during a 2009 theft, an international council that oversees Auschwitz-Birkenau...

Sobibor Exhibition Hall Closed for Lack of Funds

WARSAW (AP).- An exhibition hall at the former Nazi death camp of Sobibor has been closed because of a lack of funds, a Polish official said Friday. The memorial site's spokesman, Marek Bem, also said guided tours at the site have been discontinued. B...

New Museum Presents Gustav Metzger’s First United States Solo Exhibition

NEW YORK, NY.- “Gustav Metzger: Historic Photographs” is the first US solo museum exhibition of the work of Gustav Metzger and highlights the influential eighty-six-year-old artist and activist’s long engagement with historical trauma an...

National Archives and Partners Launch New International Nazi-Era Records Internet Portal

WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Archives and its partners today launched an international Nazi-era assets related records database – making millions of records related to Nazi-era cultural property available online for the first time. A National Arc...

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com to Digitize Vast Archive for...

WASHINGTON (AP).- Joseph Finkelstein had never seen a photograph of his grandfather. The family had no idea when he died or where he was buried. Finkelstein's father last saw him on April 28, 1945, when they were separated at Mathaussen Concentration ...

Yad Vashem National Holocaust Memorial Starts Collecting Holocaust Items

TEL AVIV (AP).- Lydia Avidan, an elegant 79-year-old widow, walked into a Tel Aviv high school with tears streaking from beneath her tinted sunglasses. She was about to hand over to historians the only mementos she had left from relatives who perished ...

Yad Vashem National Holocaust Memorial Starts Collecting Holocaust Items

TEL AVIV, ISREAL (AP).- Lydia Avidan, an elegant 79-year-old widow, walked into a Tel Aviv high school with tears streaking from beneath her tinted sunglasses. She was about to hand over to historians the only mementos she had left from relatives who p...

‘Gideon Rubin ~ Shallow Waters’ Exhibition at the Hosfeldt gallery in...

New York City - Israeli artist Gideon Rubin presents twenty-two new paintings and his first video animation in his second solo show in New York, hosted by the Hosfeldt Gallery from 5th May to 18th June. This new body of work, originating from early...

Stolen Klimt Worth At Least $27 Million Returned After 70 Years...

Vienna - A stolen Gustav Klimt painting worth £26m plus that was confiscated by the Nazis must be returned to the heirs of a Canadian Jewish family. It has been in the collection of a well known Austrian museum (the Museum of Modern Arts in Saltbu...

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