Samuel Pisar Dies at 86; Lawyer and Adviser Survived Nazi Camps

The New York Times- Samuel Pisar, who survived Auschwitz as a boy to become a successful lawyer, an adviser to presidents and the creator of the text for Leonard Bernstein’s symphony “Kaddish,” died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 86.

Germany honors Beate and Serge Klarsfeld

DW- A couple responsible for bringing several Nazi criminals to justice has been awarded Germany's Federal Order of Merit. Beate and Serge Klarsfeld warned of renewed anti-Semitism during the prize ceremony.

Iran blocked Holocaust education website throughout 2014, U.S. says

U.S. Department of State- In its annual report on human rights, the U.S. State Department says Iran's parliament criticized its foreign minister for having called the Holocaust a 'tragedy.'

Teaching the Holocaust to Muslim Germans, or Not

The New York Times- BERLIN — In Germany’s ever-swirling debate about its past, it is a relatively recent, always delicate question: How do you teach Muslim Germans about the Nazis and the Holocaust? The topic has bubbled up in recent weeks, after discussion in Bavaria about a proposal for all eighth or ninth graders there to visit a former concentration camp or the newly opened center in Munich documenting Nazi crimes.