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  • Trump condemns Holocaust deniers, anti-Semitism

    April 25, 2017 10:53 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is condemning those who deny the Holocaust and is pledging to confront anti-Semitism. In a speech marking Holocaust Remembrance Day, Trump says those who would deny that 6 million Jews were killed by Germany's Nazi leadership during World War II "are an accomplice of this... more »
  • Spicer apologizes for 'insensitive' reference to Holocaust

    April 11, 2017 9:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - White House press secretary Sean Spicer is apologizing for making an "insensitive" reference to the Holocaust in earlier comments about Syrian President Bashar Assad's use of chemical weapons. Spicer says in an interview with CNN that he mistakenly used "an inappropriate, insensitive reference to the Holocaust." He says... more »
  • Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and author, dead at 87

    July 2, 2016 4:42 PM

    NEW YORK - Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel has died. His death was announced Saturday by Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. No other details were immediately available. Wiesel was 87. Wiesel shared his harrowing story of encampment at Auschwitz as a teenager through his classic memoir "Night," one... more »
  • Leaders mark Auschwitz liberation 70 years on without Putin

    January 27, 2015 2:07 AM

    OSWIECIM, Poland - Holocaust survivors and world leaders are preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by the Soviet Red Army, but Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be among those present. Poland apparently snubbed Putin, failing to send him an invitation. Poland's government is extremely... more »
  • Pope wraps up delicate Mideast pilgrimage

    May 26, 2014 4:35 PM

    JERUSALEM - Pope Francis has wrapped up his Holy Land trip with a Mass at what's believed to be the site of the Last Supper before Jesus's crucifixion. Some ultra-Orthodox Jews had protested the Mass, because the Cenacle, or Upper Room, is above the traditional site of the biblical King... more »
  • Holocaust survivor asks students for hope Play Video

    January 15, 2014 5:48 PM

    GEISMAR - A Holocaust survive shared her strength and hope for a better world with students in Ascension Parish Wednesday. Marion Blumenthal Lazan was taken to a concentration camp when she was just four years old. She spent six years there, constantly terrified. "The hardest thing was to... more »

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