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Auschwitz survivors return for 70th anniversary of death camp's liberation

23 Jan 2015

A historic delegation of 100 survivors of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz will head to Poland in the coming days to participate in the bservance of the 70th anniversary of the camp’s liberation.

For Auschwitz Museum, and survivors, a moment of passage - New York Times

23 Jan 2015

"Auschwitz is important because it was ground zero of what the Nazis did,” said World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder . “And it is important because anti-Semitism is like a virus. You think it goes away but then it’s coming back. Right now, it is coming back very strongly.”

Boehner invitation to Netanyahu to address US Congress causes division with White House

23 Jan 2015

Israel's PM Netanyahu will address a joint session of the US Congress on 3 March, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner announced on Thursday, though President Obama does not plan to meet with him.

Argentina releases Nisman’s evidence on secret Iran-AMIA deal - JTA

23 Jan 2015

Argentine judicial officials made public the 300-page criminal complaint that details evidence linking Argentina’s senior political echelon to a deal to hide Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires.

The man who revealed the horror of Auschwitz to the world - Daily Telegraph

23 Jan 2015

Rudolf Vrba escaped from Auschwitz in 1944 and was the first person to give first-hand evidence of the death camps, mass murder and plans to exterminate a million Jews.