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Former Nazi Camp Secretary, 96, Arrested After Running from Trial

The half-day escape attempt of a 96-year-old former Nazi secretary at the Stutthof concentration camp, who was to face trial on Thursday but fled from authorities, ended at noon when the police brought her before a judge. It was set...

Israel Honors Brave Greeks who Saved Jewish Girl from the Holocaust

Israel honored on Thursday two brave Greeks – posthumously – for rescuing a Greek Jew during the Holocaust of World War II. Ambassador of Israel Yossi Amrani presented the Righteous Among the Nations medal and title of the Yad Vashem...

Mikis Theodorakis Wrote the Most Beautiful Music on the Holocaust

Mikis Theodorakis, the Greek composer who passed away on Thursday in Athens at 96, is credited for writing the most beautiful music on the Holocaust. The "Mauthausen Trilogy," also known as "The Ballad of Mauthausen" is a cycle of four...

Parents of Pfizer CEO Bourla Narrowly Escaped Death in Holocaust

If it hadn't been for the kindness of an uncle and the insight of his grandfather, Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla, a Thessaloniki native, would never have been born. A descendant of the Jews of Greece's second-largest city, Bourla's ancestors,...