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  • Scholars Search for Clues to a Holocaust Mystery

    Letters to the Editor Your article raises intriguing questions that remain unanswered even today, 63 years after the abduction and disappearance of the greatest of saviors — Raoul Wallenberg [Foreign, ”Scholars Search for Clues to a Holocaust Mystery,” April 28, 2008]. This search proves the stature of this great man, whose fate stirs a great [...]

  • Giant Cross Erected in Moscow in Memory of Stalin’s Victims’

    It is quite admirable that the Russian Government is commemorating the lives of those who were unfortunately murdered by Stalin [Foreign, ”Giant Cross Erected in Moscow in Memory of Stalin's Victims,” August 8, 2007]. The government seems to be denouncing these unjust murders. Still, the Russian government refuses to disclose the fate and whereabouts of [...]

  • Notables Give Nod To the Efforts Of Bergson Group

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, Mayor Koch, author Pete Hamill, and others gathered at Fordham University yesterday to remember the Bergson Group, activists who sought American support for rescuing European Jewry. Hosted by the David S. Wyman Institute for Holocaust Studies, the conference examined the life and work of Hillel Kook, who arrived in [...]

  • Celebrating Survivors

    Looking for a bright side to the Holocaust may seem like an idea too grim to contemplate, but something along these lines is at the root of an exceptional concert tonight at Carnegie Hall’s Isaac Stern Auditorium. The event, titled ”Partners of Hope,” will celebrate the heroic and selfless rescue efforts of the many who [...]

  • Nazi Holocaust Papers Released to Public

    America and seven other nations signed an agreement yesterday opening to the public a massive archive of information on victims of the Holocaust. The deal resolves a diplomatic logjam in which several European countries cited privacy concerns to block access to the records, which have been maintained for decades by the International Tracing Service of [...]

  • Storms Of Brutality

    The organized riot known as Kristallnacht, which on November 10, 1938, destroyed most of the synagogues and Jewish-owned stores in Germany, can be considered the first act of the Holocaust. Observers at the time, both Jewish and foreign, were fully aware that it marked a significant transition in the Nazi persecution of the Jews, the [...]