Holocaust

Himmler’s Diaries Discovered

By Jordan Zaitchik B’nai Brith Canada The diaries of Nazi mass murderer Heinrich Himmler have been found in the Russian Military Archive in Podolsk filed under Dnewnik, Russian for diary. The diaries contain Himmler’s personal life experiences throughout 1938, 1943, and 1944, as reported by Daily Mail. The diary mainly functioned as a service calendar containing dates, places, …

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B’nai Brith Canada Statement on Prime Minister Trudeau’s Auschwitz-Birkenau Visit – B’nai Brith Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp Sunday to pay tribute to the millions who were massacred during the Holocaust. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion, International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland,  Canadian Holocaust Survivor and past president of the Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants (CJHSD) Nate Leipciger …

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Nazi Death Squad Member to Stay in Canada After Supreme Court Victory

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada chose not to hear the Attorney General’s appeal against Helmut Oberlander, as part of the Government of Canada’s ongoing efforts to strip the Nazi Einsatzkommando veteran of his Canadian citizenship. “Oberlander’s activities contributed to the Einsatzkommando’s sinister campaign to erase the Jewish population of Occupied Europe during the Holocaust,” …

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Canadian Jewry Marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today marks the 71st anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in 1945, and has been designated as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Since 2005, the United Nations has designated January 27 as a day of remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust, including six million Jews, and five million non-Jews who were murdered …

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