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Israel Slams 'Baseless' Holocaust Legislation in Poland

NYT > Middle East

Legislation in Poland that would outlaw blaming Poles for the crimes of the Holocaust has prompted swift and furious condemnation from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and Israeli lawmakers across the political spectrum.


This interactive installation gives you the ability to converse with Holocaust survivors – Mashable Originals

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Dimensions in Testimony is a revolutionary project which allows a person to have a Q&A with a Holocaust survivor via projection technology. Created by the USC Shoah Foundation in partnership with the Genesis Philanthropy Group. The projections have the ability to answer a specific questions someone may have for a survivor.


Poland's President Supports Making Some Holocaust Statements a Crime

NYT > Middle East

President Andrzej Duda said on Tuesday that he would sign into law a bill making it illegal to accuse "the Polish nation" of complicity in the Holocaust and other Nazi atrocities, a measure that has roiled relations with Israel and the United States, and spurred claims that the nationalist government is trying to whitewash one of the bloodiest chapters in Poland's history.


Israeli leader: Iran mocks WWII Holocaust, prepares another

U.S. News

Israel's leader says Iran mocks the Holocaust while preparing another one against the Jews. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Sunday following an international cartoon contest Iran staged over the weekend depicting the Holocaust. Iran has long backed armed groups committed to Israel's destruction and its leaders have called for it to be wiped off the map. Israel fears that Iran's nuclear program is designed to threaten its very existence. But Netanyahu says it is not merely Iran's aggressive policies that Israel opposes, but its values.