Topic: Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/27

    Gober, an elderly female Sumatran orangutan who is blind in both eyes due to cataracts, lies down with her twin babies at a rehabilitation center in Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The twins were born on Jan. 21, from two blind parents.

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  • Auschwitz survivors mark death camp liberation anniversary

    Auschwitz was a Nazi concentration camp where European Jews and others were held and killed during World War II. Auschwitz was liberated by Allied troops 69 years ago.

  • Report points to worldwide rise in anti-Semitic incidents

    A report by Tel Aviv University and the European Jewish Congress found a 30 percent jump in anti-Semetic violence and vandalism in 2012. Researchers saw a correlation between extreme right-wing parties and high levels of anti-Semitic incidents in certain countries.

  • Jerusalem soccer fans reject new Muslim players

    Fans of Jerusalem soccer team Beitar say two recently signed Chechen players who are Muslim have no place there. But outside the professional world, soccer is being used to bridge the divide.

  • Modern Parenthood Mel Gibson: What I’ll tell my Jewish son about anti-semitic remarks

    Mel Gibson is involved in another dustup over alleged anti-semitic remarks, and a Jewish mom contemplates how she'll talk to her son about hatred.

  • Freida Pinto stars in Miral, a Palestinian story 'they tried to stop'

    Freida Pinto stars in Miral, a Palestinian story 'they tried to stop'

    Freida Pinto, the Indian actress of Slumdog Millionaire fame, plays a Palestinian teen in Miral, a movie its distributor says 'they tried to stop.'

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/27

    Gober, an elderly female Sumatran orangutan who is blind in both eyes due to cataracts, lies down with her twin babies at a rehabilitation center in Sibolangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The twins were born on Jan. 21, from two blind parents.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/16

    Two baby meerkats stand in the sun at their enclosure at the Chester Zoo in Chester, England, on Friday. The 3-week-old babies had their first public appearance after spending their first weeks underground in their burrow.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/27

    The ocean liner Queen Victoria makes its way beneath the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Calif., on Jan. 27. The Queen Victoria, Cunard's newest luxury liner and the company's second largest, is making her Maiden Call to San Francisco during her current world voyage. The 99-day westbound circumnavigation will continue to Hawaii and then on to 41 other ports.

  • In Pictures Holocaust Remembrance Day 2010

    Barbed wire fences are seen at Auschwitz, a former Nazi concentration camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on Jan. 27. Survivors from the Holocaust and Auschwitz, veterans, and international leaders, participated in ceremonies on Wednesday to mark the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/26

    Suspected Al Qaeda members sit behind bars at the state security court in Sanaa, Yemen, on Tuesday. The court sentenced seven alleged Al Qaeda men to jail terms ranging from five to ten years over plots to carry out bombing attacks against Western tourists in the country.