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The Holocaust Educational Trust said Gena  Turgel dedicated her life to sharing her story of surviving the Jewish ghetto in Krakow and the  camps at Auschwitz, Buchenwald and Bergen-Belsen.  Photograph:  Paul Faith/PA Wire

A Holocaust survivor who became known as the Bride of Belsen after she married a British soldier involved in the liberation of the Nazi death camps ha(...)

A demonstration in Berlin in support of the victims of anti-Semitism. Photograph:  Lorena de la Cuesta/SOPA Images/ LightRocket via Getty Images

As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the country behind the genocide that led to the Jewish state’s foundation finds itself gripped by a wave of hi(...)

German musicians Farid Bang and Kollegah at the Echo music awards in Berlin. Photograph: Clemens Bilan/EPA

On Thursday, Israel’s day of remembrance for Holocaust victims, thousands of young Israelis took part in the annual “walk of life” to commemorate the (...)

A man stands in front of the ‘Arbeit macht frei’ (Work sets you free) gate in the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters.

For seven decades, “never forget” has been a rallying cry of the Holocaust remembrance movement. But a new survey, published on Holocaust Remembrance (...)

Sri Lanka: five days in a suite in a fairly high-end beach resort costs less than €100. Photograph: iStock

What if you were to pick your holiday destination based purely on price? What if money was the sole object as opposed to no object? Where could you en(...)

Under the proposed legislation, violators would face three years in prison for a mention of “Polish death camps.” Pictured is Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. Photograph: Istock

Poland has disputed claims that a new law to punish false references to “Polish” concentration or death camps will hinder discourse about the country’(...)

Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland’s prime minister, tweeted: “Auschwitz-Birkenau is not a Polish name, and arbeit macht frei is not a Polish phrase.” Photograph: Getty Images

Israeli leaders have reacted furiously to a planned Polish law that would make it illegal to suggest that Poland bore responsibility for the crimes co(...)

As racism, xenophobia, and a general prejudice against difference increases and multiplies across the western world, it is appropriate we be reminded (...)

Edith Eger: ‘That’s what Auschwitz taught me: how can you find joy within you.’

“How can I be useful to you?” asks Edith Eger, after we’ve done a bit of introductory phone chit-chat. This, I know from reading her new book The Choi(...)

Nine items of Nazi memorabilia will go on auction as part of Whyte’s The Eclectic Collector auction on Saturday

A Dublin auction house has defended its right to sell Nazi memorabilia despite an objection from the son of a holocaust survivor. Nine items of Nazi(...)

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