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Auschwitz Visited by Knesset to Mark Liberation

On June 14, 1940, the first Jewish prisoners were transported to Auschwitz, a concentration camp constructed by the Nazis. As these 20 Jews, along with 708 other prisoners, walked through the entrance gates of the facility, they were greeted by the sign, “Work brings freedom.” Little did they know that such an expression would come to fruition some 5 years …

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Auschwitz Guards Under Investigation

The atrocities inflicted almost 70 years ago during World War II may be gone, but they are certainly not forgotten. The German special prosecutors’ office responsible for investigating Nazi war crimes has released recommendations to consider charges against Auschwitz guards serving during that time. Though the acts have gone unpunished for decades, recent investigative efforts have unearthed information that may …

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