Eighty-seven-year-old Johann Breyer was accused of being a Nazi “Death’s Head Guard” at Auschwitz II-Birkenau death camp. The camp is responsible for murdering more than 200,000 Jews during World War II.
The Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia has sent a letter to Temple University expressing concern over the posts of an adjunct professor on a listserv questioning the number of Jews killed in the Holocaust.
State representative Brendan Boyle (D-Phila.) says a mandatory Holocaust curriculum is needed because of the growing notion that the Holocaust was a hoax.
Some area Jewish families played host this weekend to a group of school kids from Tennessee who came all the way to Philadelphia to learn about the Jewish life and history.
As the world watched images of families dying from chemical weapons in Syria, a Jewish woman from Boston who survived the Holocaust was asking herself how this could happen again.
Luigi Scotto, consul general of Italy in Philadelphia, says it took four hours to read off the nearly 8,000 names of Italian Jews who perished in the Holocaust.
Former Atlanta Braves reliever John Rocker compares Barack Obama to Hitler.
At the Klein Jewish Community Center in Northeast Philadelphia, seniors gather for activities and conversation. It’s where Rita Silberstein talked about a part of her past that she has in common with other survivors of the Holocaust.
Devora Neuman (center of photo) was 15 years old when she was taken from her family in Poland and sent to work in the Nazi concentration camps.
The creator and star of “A Jew Grows in Brooklyn,” coming to the Kimmel Center, is presenting a treasured family heirloom to a South Jersey museum.