The Holocaust

In this March 19, 2020 photo, Holocaust survivor Hannah Nudel talks to volunteer Freida Rothman, who is delivering meals to survivors isolated in their homes because of coronavirus concerns, in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)
March 23, 2020 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn caterer Israel Frischman is continuing to prepare dozens of meals for elderly Holocaust survivors even though the Jewish community center that provides them owes him money. The Nachas Health and Family Network in Brooklyn has been forced to suspend its counseling services,...
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March 22, 2020 - 2:44 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Gertrud Steinl, the last surviving German honored for saving Jews during the Holocaust, has died. German news agency dpa on Sunday quoted the head of Nuremberg's Jewish community, Andre Freud, saying Steinl died Monday, on the eve of her 98th birthday. Steinl, a Sudeten German, was...
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The Grand Princess cruise ship passes beneath the Golden Gate Bridge in this view from Sausalito, Calif., Monday, March 9, 2020. The cruise ship carrying over a dozen people infected with the coronavirus passed under the bridge as federal and state officials in California prepared to receive thousands of people on the ship that has been idling off the coast of San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
March 09, 2020 - 3:38 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus epidemic sweeping the globe (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A cruise ship with a cluster of coronavirus cases has arrived at a port in the San Francisco Bay Area after it was forced to idle off the California coast for days. The Grand Princess pulled into the...
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A man wears a face mask in central Madrid, Spain, Monday, March 9, 2020. Health authorities in the Madrid region say that infections for the new coronavirus have more than doubled in the past 24 hours. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 09, 2020 - 2:51 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus epidemic sweeping the globe (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Canadian health officials say a man has died of the new virus at a seniors care home in North Vancouver in what is believed to be the first COVID-19 death in that country. British Columbia Provincial...
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A man wears a face mask in central Madrid, Spain, Monday, March 9, 2020. Health authorities in the Madrid region say that infections for the new coronavirus have more than doubled in the past 24 hours. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 09, 2020 - 2:47 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus epidemic sweeping the globe (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Slovakia, the Roman Catholic stronghold in central Europe, is banning Mass and all other religious events for the next two weeks in an effort to contain the outbreak of the new coronavirus. Prime...
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A man wears a face mask in central Madrid, Spain, Monday, March 9, 2020. Health authorities in the Madrid region say that infections for the new coronavirus have more than doubled in the past 24 hours. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 09, 2020 - 1:56 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus epidemic sweeping the globe (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Officials at the World Health Organization said Monday that of about 80,000 people who have been sickened by COVID-19 in China, more than 70% have recovered and been discharged from hospitals...
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A man wears a face mask in central Madrid, Spain, Monday, March 9, 2020. Health authorities in the Madrid region say that infections for the new coronavirus have more than doubled in the past 24 hours. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 09, 2020 - 1:08 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus epidemic sweeping the globe (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Major Seattle businesses including Amazon, Microsoft, Starbucks and Alaska Airlines are chipping in to help those hit hardest economically by the new coronavirus. The companies joined with the city of...
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A man wears a face mask in central Madrid, Spain, Monday, March 9, 2020. Health authorities in the Madrid region say that infections for the new coronavirus have more than doubled in the past 24 hours. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 09, 2020 - 12:48 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus epidemic sweeping the globe (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Organizers of an international piano competition devoted to the work of Frederic Chopin say the preliminary round is being held as planned in Poland next month. The organizers said eliminations for...
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A man wears a face mask in central Madrid, Spain, Monday, March 9, 2020. Health authorities in the Madrid region say that infections for the new coronavirus have more than doubled in the past 24 hours. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 09, 2020 - 10:38 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus epidemic sweeping the globe (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A passenger on the cruise ship off the coast of California that has people infected with the new coronavirus on board says personnel covered from head to toe in protective gear are waking people up to...
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A man wears a face mask in central Madrid, Spain, Monday, March 9, 2020. Health authorities in the Madrid region say that infections for the new coronavirus have more than doubled in the past 24 hours. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 09, 2020 - 10:16 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus epidemic sweeping the globe (all times local): 2:55 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned against thinking that measures to slow the spread of the new coronavirus are in vain, insisting that they are buying “valuable time.” Merkel spoke at a...
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