The study was conducted by the Claims Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, a body seeking restitution for Holocaust victims and their families. The Strahl in there might sound unusual, and that's because it's actually a surname - one that belonged to his wife's grandparents, who were both Holocaust survivors.
"The events of the last days teach that standing up to evil and aggression is a mission that is incumbent upon every generation", Netanyahu said at the Holocaust commemorations' opening ceremony, without explicitly referring to the standoff between Washington and Moscow. More than 250 died at the hands of the Nazis.
Holocaust survivor Sonja Maier Geismar will share her journey escaping the Nazis on Wednesday, April 11 as the keynote speaker for St. Francis College's annual Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, event.
Died the singer of the Staple Singers
Yvonne Staples , background singer and manager of the R&B family group the Staple Singers , died Tuesday in her Chicago home. One time we were rehearsing and I said , 'Yvonne, tell me about that drummer in your band.' And she'd say, 'He's new to us.
Some 41% of Americans and 66% of millennials had no idea about Auschwitz, the death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland where an estimated 1.1 million were killed, per WFTS. According to the organization's survey, almost one-third of all Americans (31%) and more than 4-in-10 Millennials (41%) believe that two million or fewer Jews were murdered in the Holocaust. We must ensure that the history of the Holocaust remains forever relevant and that no people suffer these tragedies ever again. And while 90% of the Jewish population in Baltic States was killed, awareness that the Holocaust occurred in these countries is in the single digits.
The study found that the vast majority of respondents support Holocaust education.
Backpage.com officials indicted following Federal Bureau of Investigation shutdown
The indictment alleges, "These strategies are a fiction created to hide the true nature of Backpage's ads and customers". The federal government seized the online classifieds site Backpage on Friday, but the case remained sealed at the time .
The study also revealed that nearly half of Americans (45%) can not name a single concentration camp, with an even higher percentage among adults aged 18-34.
The survey also found that most believe there is still strong anti-semitic sentiment in the United States today, more than 70 years after the Holocaust.
The group's executive vice president, Greg Schneider, said the study's findings highlighted the importance of Holocaust education.
Saudi Arabia intercepts missile over Riyadh -Al Arabiya
One of the targets of the strikes was the Saudi Defence Ministry in the capital, the armed group's Al Masirah TV said on Twitter. Saudi officials said flights were temporarily suspended at Abha airport in line with safety procedures.