Sale of plaques to tattoo detainees in Auschwitz blocked by Israeli justice

In the catalog of the Tzolman auction house in Jerusalem, this tattoo lot is described as “a shocking and extremely rare museum object of unprecedented historical significance.” RONEN ZVULUN / REUTERS Israeli justice blocked, Wednesday, November 3, the auction of metal needle plates used by the Nazis to tattoo prisoners in the concentration camp of … Read more

Esther Bejarano, one of the last survivors of the Auschwitz orchestra, has died

Esther Bejarano on December 8, 2019 in Hamburg, Germany. AXEL HEIMKEN / AFP She was one of the last survivors of the Auschwitz Women’s Orchestra. The German Esther Bejarano died on the night of Friday 9 to Saturday 10 July, at the age of 96, announced the director of the educational center Anne-Frank, on Twitter. … Read more