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Becoming a ‘Proper Jew’ in the Kitchen

After I converted to Judaism, I learned how to make gefilte fish—two different ways, from two different women

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How the State of Israel Abuses Holocaust Survivors

With millions of dollars earmarked for their care, how is it possible that even in Israel some Shoah victims are living and dying with indignity?

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The Holocaust for Communists

The East German-Bulgarian Holocaust movie ‘Sterne,’ screening this weekend at the New York Jewish Film Festival, is one of a group of visceral films made in Communist countries by or with people who survived the war

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Auschwitz Memorial Sees Record Number of Visitors in 2016

World Youth Day was a large boost to attendance. But how about Pokémon Go?

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German Court Upholds Conviction of 95-Year-Old Former Nazi Guard

Charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, Oskar Groening unsuccessfully appealed a four-year prison sentence

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Pope Francis Becomes Honorary Member of Krakow’s JCC

During a dedicated trip to Poland to mark the Church's World Youth Day, Pope Francis also visited and prayed at Auschwitz

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The Case for Pokémon at Auschwitz

Playing the popular game in the death camp is a celebration, not a desecration

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Play Your Pokémon Go. Just Don’t Do it at Auschwitz.

Here's some free adult wisdom, without even having to consult your Pokédex

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Remembering Elie Wiesel: A Tribute From a Friend and Disciple

The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate, author, activist, dead at 87

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The Lamentation Project

Polish artist Monika Weiss’ ‘post-memory’ project in Zielona Góra asks who owns past Jewish suffering

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Biking Away From Auschwitz-Birkenau

Ride for the Living, an annual fundraising event during which participants cycle from Auschwitz-Birkenau to the Krakow JCC, is a celebration of Poland's Jewish history

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Jewelry Discovered in Mug at Auschwitz

The Auschwitz Museum discovered a ring and necklace in a secret compartment at the bottom of a mug

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After Auschwitz

Swedish journalist Göran Rosenberg’s chilling, newly translated memoir, ‘A Brief Stop on the Road From Auschwitz,’ tracks his father’s attempt to survive survival

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The Most Haunted Leading Man

In ‘Son of Saul,’ actor Géza Röhrig defies our every expectation of a Holocaust movie hero

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Elton John to Headline Life Festival Oświęcim, Near Auschwitz

'We'll be celebrating life, peace, and music'

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Primo Levi’s Unlikely Suicide Haunts His Lasting Work

A monumental new edition of the Auschwitz survivor’s complete writings shows a humanist laboring in the dark

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In Surprise Twist, ‘Cool Off’ Showers at Auschwitz Cause Offense

Museum's effort to combat Poland's heat is not appreciated by all patrons

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Jewish Eyes Without a Face Haunt Christian Petzold’s ‘Phoenix’

New German film is a devastating portrait of a ghostly young Eurydice, an Auschwitz survivor who refuses to stay in hell

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Remains of 86 Holocaust Victims Found in Strasbourg Lab

Discovery comes via investigation into the crimes of Nazi medical experimenter, August Hirt

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Former Nazi Oskar Groening, 94, Convicted of Accessory to Murder

A German court sentenced to the former SS guard—a bookkeeper at Auschwitz—to four years in prison

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Teens Detained for Stealing From Auschwitz, Then Let Go

Two British students spent the night in a Polish prison after allegedly nabbing glass, a spoon, buttons and the remains of a hair clipper

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The Kindergarten Teacher Who Won Cannes

Hungarian actor Géza Röhrig stars in Auschwitz drama Son of Saul

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At Trial of Former Nazi, a Tough Embrace

Eva Kor, who survived Mengele's experiments, forgives Oskar Groening, the 'Accountant of Auschwitz'

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Władysław Bartoszewski Dies at 93

Former Polish foreign minister, an Auschwitz survivor, masterminded Poland's relations with Germany and the Jews

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Katy Perry Visits Auschwitz

Pop star shares emotional message from the former concentration camp

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Female Nazi Guard, Now 93, Under Investigation

German prosecutors examining role in 1945 Gross-Rosen death march

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My Visit to Auschwitz: Remembering, Educating, Acting

Randi Weingarten reflects on this week's 70th anniversary commemoration

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In the Boxcar

Seventy people, speeding into the unknown

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1.5 Million People Visited Auschwitz in 2014

Museum officials log record number of visits to former concentration camp

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