The mass extermination of the Jews and other undesirables at the hands of the Nazis during World War II is referred to as the Holocaust. It has become a symbol of evil in our time. Like many symbols, the Holocaust has become sacrosanct.

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Holocaust denial – The Skeptic’s Dictionary – Skepdic.com

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Intelligent and important … Ida Photograph: PR Oscar-nominated film Ida has become the subject of a vociferous complaint by a Polish nationalist organisation that has accused it of being anti-Polish and possessing serious flaws of historical fact. The Polish Anti-Defamation League (Reduta Dobrego Imienia) has launched a petition against the film, addressed to the state-funded Polish Film Institute, which backed the film, claiming that the film fails to acknowledge the German occupation and that the viewer with no understanding of history may leave the film with the idea that the blame for the Holocaust lies with Poles.

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Polish nationalists launch petition against Oscar-nominated film Ida


Intelligent and important … Ida Photograph: PR Oscar-nominated film Ida has become the subject of a vociferous complaint by a Polish nationalist organisation that has accused it of being anti-Polish and possessing serious flaws of historical fact

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Polish nationalists launch petition against Oscar-nominated film Ida


1925 After getting married, Otto and Edith Frank settle in Frankfurt.

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Anne Frank’s history: the story of Anne Frank


1925 After getting married, Otto and Edith Frank settle in Frankfurt. They soon have children: Margot in 1926, and Anne in 1929.

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Anne Frank’s history: the story of Anne Frank


Jewish History Blog Wandering Jews The Hasidic Movement ignited Jewish masses in remote communities with love of Judaism, but the movement had its roots in an earlier era of wandering Jews. In the early 1700s there existed in Eastern Europe groups of people called Penitents, pious who went from city to city in the hopes of spreading their piety

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Jewish History – we bring Jewish history to life.

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Holocaust Denial – Conspiracy Theories in American History

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The Gaza Strip (//;[1]Arabic: Qi azzah [qt azza]), or simply Gaza, is a pene-exclave region of Palestine on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea that borders Egypt on the southwest for 11 kilometers (6.8mi) and Israel on the east and north along a 51km (32mi) border. Gaza makes up part of the Palestinian territories which includes the West Bank, and in 2012 the United Nations General Assembly “accorded Palestine non-Member Observer State status in the United Nations”.[2] In 1994, Israel granted certain rights of civil self-governance to the Palestinian Authority in Gaza through the Oslo Accords. Gaza has been subject to military occupation by Israel since 1967 and prior to that by Egypt (194867) (see Occupation of the Gaza Strip by Egypt).

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Gaza Strip – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Author and filmmaker Steven Pressman shares the story of his wife’s grandparents freeing 50 children from Nazi controlled Austria to the United States in “50 Children” Jan. 22 at Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale. The event is part of the ongoing David Posnack Jewish Community Center book and film festival.

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Author, filmmaker shares heroic tale

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Author and filmmaker Steven Pressman shares the story of his wife’s grandparents freeing 50 children from Nazi controlled Austria to the United States in “50 Children” Jan. 22 at Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale

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Author, filmmaker shares heroic tale

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