Denise and Micheline Lévy, 9 and 8, were captured in February 1944 and sent to Auschwitz. Their dolls were found lying in the snow and were picked up by a shopkeeper who then passed them through the generations. Now, they will be displayed in the Shoah Memorial in Paris.
In his first visit to Auschwitz in his capacity as leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis prayed and met with survivors during a five-day trip to Poland that included meetings with young Catholic pilgrims gathering in Krakow for World Youth Day, a global celebration of faith.
Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, the Romanian-born Holocaust survivor of Auschwitz, whose classic "Night" became a landmark testament to the Nazis' crimes and launched Wiesel's long career as one of the world's foremost witnesses and humanitarians, has died at age 87.
In a letter he wrote to a newspaper last week, 91-year-old Joseph Hirt admitted he had been lying for years about having been in Auschwitz, but clarified he was only trying to prevent the loss of truth about what happened during the Holocaust.
The app, which had been uploaded to Google Play, was removed by its developers on Monday, a school for vocational training based in Zaragoza, Spain. The developers claimed the game was “just a parody.”