06.05.2013 (Haaretz, Judy Maltz) -- WJC delegates elect Chella Safra as the new treasurer and David de Rothschild as chairman of the board; the Plenary Assembly re-elects Ronald S. Lauder as president in Budapest on Monday.
05.05.2013 (Israel National News) -- Austria's new Holocaust museum reflects country's struggle with its national past.
05.05.2013 (The Washington Post) -- BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary’s prime minister told an international assembly of Jews on Sunday that his government has declared “zero tolerance” on anti-Semitism, but his speech failed to impress those gathered who said he has failed to confront the country’s largest far-right party.
05.05.2013 -- Reuters reports Leopold Engleitner, the oldest known survivor of the Nazi concentration camps, has died at the age of 107, his biographer said.
04.05.2013 (The Telegraph, by Matthew Day) -- The Nazi Holocaust may have claimed up to 20 million lives, a figure far greater than previous estimates, new research has revealed.
(2013)read more Art
02.05.2013 (The Art Newspaper, by Laura Gilbert) -- Uncertainty over whether the work, once owned by Goering, was looted means that auction houses don't want to put it on the block.
02.05.2013 (Der Spiegel, by Keno Verseck) -- In symbolic protest of growing anti-Semitism in Hungary, the World Jewish Congress will meet in Budapest this weekend. This has angered Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who plans to address the assembly about the criticism. But no amount of talk can erase the fact that right-wing extremism is on the rise there.
(2013)read more Education
02.05.2013 (BBC News) -- More than £500,000 is to be awarded to a scheme which gives schoolchildren the chance to visit the site of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
(2013)read more Welfare
02.05.2013 (The Jerusalem Post, by Danielle Ziri) -- Bills awaiting approval, propose to combat Holocaust survivors' poverty, implement entitlements to rights, benefits.