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Israel condemns Le Pen comments on WWII round up of Jews

Israel on Monday condemned French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's for denying her country was responsible for the war-time round-up of Jews later sent to Nazi death camps.

Jewish groups ask Donlad Trump to apologise for invoking Nazis

US President-elect Donald Trump is under fire from Jewish groups who sought an apology from him for his remark comparing reports about him to Nazi-era propaganda, saying his statement was erroneous, offensive and denigrating to Holocaust survivors.

Ukraine marks 75 years since Babi Yar mass slaughter of Jews

A sombre Ukraine on Thursday marks 75 years since the World War II slaughter of some 34,000 Jews on the outskirts of Kiev, one of the largest massacres of the Holocaust.  The carnage by Nazi forces at the Babi Yar ravine has caused years of soul-searching and debate in Ukraine over the participation of local collaborators in the killings and atrocities that followed. 

Ex-Auschwitz guard, "willing henchman" in Holocaust, convicted in Germany

A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard was sentenced to jail in Germany on Friday by a judge who branded him a "willing and efficient henchman" in the Holocaust.

Israeli PM accuses Iran of ''preparing another Holocaust''

Israeli PM accuses Iran of ''preparing another Holocaust''

"I think all the countries of the world need to stand up and condemn this unequivocally," the Israeli PM said.

Venezuela's UN envoy apologises to Israel over 'final solution' remarks

The "final solution" refers to the Nazi plan to exterminate Jews during World War II.

Israeli Holocaust survivor world`s oldest man: Guinness

A 112-year-old Israeli Holocaust survivor who lived through both world wars is now the world`s oldest living man, Guinness World Records said on Friday.

Angela Merkel opens Holocaust art expo with anti-Semitism warning

Angela Merkel opens Holocaust art expo with anti-Semitism warning

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday opened a major exhibition featuring works by Jewish concentration camp prisoners, as she pledged to combat a feared rise in anti-Semitism in Germany linked to a record influx of refugees.

Ex-prisoner Gross - Remembering Holocaust eased Cuba imprisonment

American former prisoner Alan Gross said remembering how his family survived the Holocaust helped him through five years of imprisonment in Cuba, where he was held on espionage charges, according to interview excerpts released on Friday.

Pissarro and Picasso records broken at London sale

A Paris street scene painted by Camille Pissarro sold for USD 32.1 million at a London sale, almost five times the previous record for the Impressionist master at auction.