Woman thought to be world’s oldest nun, who rescued Jews during the Holocaust, dies at 110

Righteous Gentiles.  Via AP: Officials in Poland say that a 110-year-old woman believed to be the world’s oldest nun and a rescuer of Jews during the Holocaust, has died. Father Pawel Rytel-Andrianik, spokesman for Poland’s Roman Catholic Church, on Thursday confirmed the death of Sister Cecylia Roszak last week at a Dominican convent in Krakow. He described her as “probably…

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German Children Tired of Holocaust

According to Jerusalem Post, the head of the German delegation to an international organization of Holocaust education and remembrance said that German youth are experiencing "Holocaust fatigue". No doubt. Here is a picture of six-year old Anna and three-year Jon Klein, the children of Aladar Klein who never got the chance to know what "Holocaust fatigue" means. Both perished in…

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Holocaust Museum to Honor Helena Bonham Carter’s Grandfather for Saving Jews

Interesting side note. The Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem will honor the grandfather of actress Helena Bonham Carter this week for his efforts that helped save thousands of Jews from Nazi persecution during World War II, The Observer reported on Sunday. Eduardo Propper de Callejon, Bonham Carter's maternal grandfather, will be named by Yad Vashem as one of the…

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Reuters Mistake Triggers Israel “Holocaust” Libel

Via National Review: A Reuters mistranslation of remarks by Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai this morning has triggered an international news libel against Israel. Among the news outlets jumping on the bandwagon are those that have previously been accused of deliberately attempting to stir up anti-Semitism through false and inflammatory coverage of Israel. They include several British-owned or British-based…

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