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 ruling Monday reverses a decision that denied bail to Johann Breyer of Philadelphia.
An elderly Nazi war crimes suspect will remain jailed in Philadelphia as part of a German criminal case after a U.S. judge denied him bail.
A man accused of serving as a Nazi guard at the Jewish death camp Auschwitz appears in federal court.
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.