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  • The Red Cross and the Holocaust

    The Red Cross and the Holocaust

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is widely regarded as an independent and neutral organisation, however, during the Holocaust, the ICRC failed to protect Jews and, following World War II, it worked with […]

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  • The “Gold of the Temple” and Financing the Colosseum1

    The “Gold of the Temple” and Financing the Colosseum1

    The Roman destruction of the Herodian Temple Mount was a tragedy that is still mourned today. On the 9th day of the Hebrew month Ab (usually in August), Jews worldwide remember the destruction of the […]

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  • The Jews of Zakynthos 1

    The Jews of Zakynthos 1

    One of the largest of the beautiful islands in the Ionian Sea, Zakynthos, lies to the west of mainland Greece2. In October, 1943, German forces arrived on the island with orders to round up the […]

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