More than 70 years ago, a group of Jewish prisoners dug a tunnel using mostly their hands and spoons to escape their Nazi captors. A team of archaeologists has recently discovered the tunnel in Ponar forest outside of Vilnius, Lithuania. The discovery is the subject of a new documentary.
Eva Kor survived Auschwitz. But she has her own reasons for forgiving Oscar Groening, the 94-year-old camp guard sentenced to prison this week for his role in running the Nazi death camp.
When Menachem Kaiser discovered that the bagel had disappeared from Lithuania, along with most of the Jewish culture, he and some friends decided to bring it back.
It's a disturbing time for Jews in Europe right now. But the conflict in Ukraine seems to be making that country a little more welcoming to its Jewish citizens, even as they continue leaving the country in large numbers.
Johann Breyer admits that he was a guard at Auschwitz labor camp during the Holocaust, but he says he had nothing to do with the Auschwitz death camp. Federal authorities say he went further and helped bring victims to the gas chambers. Now he's under arrest at the age of 89.
70 years ago, Ella Weissberger stood on stage as a cat in the first performances of the children's opera Brundibar. The stage was in a Nazi concentration camp and she was a prisoner. Weissberger still attends performances and shared her story with The World's Nina Porzucki.
The Israeli parliament is considering a law that would criminalize the use of the word 'Nazi' in most cases. It turns out that some Israeli Jews use references to Nazis and the Holocaust as insults directed at their own fellow Jews.