"It was cool to have a chance to listen to a real person speak about what he went through during the Holocaust. He was the most credible source that we could have. I learned a lot more through his pictures and stories." ~ Boys Latin Charter School student

US House of Foreign Affairs passes non-binding resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

In a 23-22 vote, the US House of Foreign Affairs passed a non-binding resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide on Friday March 5, calling for President Obama to officially recognize the genocide. The White House pressured the committee not to pass it, claiming it would damage Turkish-American relations.

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The British PoW who broke into Auschwitz — and survived

An amazing story from the Times Online about Denis Avey who, in 1944, swapped identities with a Dutch Jew, infiltrated and then escaped Auschwitz in order to gather intelligence for Britain.

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