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The Jewish Poet Who Slept in Hitler’s Bedroom

A 1988 family trip to Poland offered Jerome Rothenberg rich material for art

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How My Great-Grandfather’s Lost Shoah Stories Resurfaced 50 Years After His Death

Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.

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Tourist Steals Barbed Wire From Auschwitz

Italian man arrested at Krakow airport faces up to five years in jail

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Another Teenage Holocaust Diary Discovered

14-year-old Rywka Lipszyc documented life in the Lodz Ghetto

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Holocaust Survivor Championing Railroad Bill Dies at 92

Leo Bretholz was set to testify on behalf of proposed Maryland law this week

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Suspected Auschwitz Guard Excused from Trial

Citing dementia, German court rules 94-year-old Hans Lipschis unfit for trial

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Germany Arrests Suspected Auschwitz Guards

Three nabbed in investigation of 40 former guards still living in Germany

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Jewish Passengers on Belgian Train Told to Get off at Auschwitz

Loudspeaker message suggested they shower at the concentration camp

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Listen to Yossi Green’s Interpretation of ‘Av HaRachamim’

Orthodox composer releases music video devoted to Holocaust remembrance

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Soon There Will Be No More Survivors

Watch this presentation: We say people must remember the Holocaust in the future, but we’re ignoring its victims today.

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Finding Comfort in Synagogue—But Only When I’m on the Road

Overseas, I sought out ways to connect to the community, but when I came home, my old sense of alienation would quickly return

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Tila Tequila, Jew (?), Converts to Sexy Hitler

With raunchy Auschwitz shot, naturally

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Kerry Says Peace is Close; Seinfeld Loves Zabar’s

Plus Egypt’s Gen. Sisi is Time readers’ Person of the Year, and more

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One of the Most Remarkable Books About the Holocaust Was Just Published

In Slavko Goldstein’s newly translated ‘1941,’ Nazi-backed fascists tear through the Balkans. Yugoslavia never recovered.

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Second UN Secretary-General Visits Auschwitz

Ban Ki-moon follows Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who visited in 1995

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Phil the Kosher Butcher Survived Auschwitz but Was Murdered in My Hometown

The strange way I learned the story of a man who died defending his trade, his honor, and working-class Jews

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Israel Gutman, Holocaust Survivor and Scholar

The longtime Yad Vashem historian died Tuesday in Jerusalem at age 90

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Visiting My Grandmother’s Yahrzeit Plaque

I never got to meet my grandmother, but the place I feel closest to her has always been her yahrzeit plaque in our synagogue

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Germany Investigating 50 Auschwitz Guards

40 of the suspected former guards alive in Germany, many will face charges

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Daybreak: World’s Oldest Jew Dies at 113

Plus printing out the Internet for Aaron Swartz, and more

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One of the Better Graduation Stories

A survivor transforms as his son graduates medical school

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Sundown: Turkey and Israel Near Reconciliation

Plus, a most-wanted Nazi gets arrested and Proust gets impersonated

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Campaigning for a Kosher Cafe Near Auschwitz

Kickstarter for Cafe Oshpitzin has raised nearly $25,000 in under one month

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The Curator of Joy and Ashes

How ethnographer Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett became the keeper of Poland’s Jewish heritage

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Sundown: Iran Talks Yield Slight Optimism

Plus Poland’s ban on ritual slaughter will end supply of kosher meat

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A Survivor Looks for His Lost Twin on Facebook

Menachem Bodner last saw his brother at Auschwitz when he was 4

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Undercover at Auschwitz

World War II hero Witold Pilecki infiltrated the death camp and reported to the Polish high command

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Not for Our Tragedy Alone

The genocide committed by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime earns a place in Washington’s Holocaust Museum

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Daybreak: Egypt Brokers Israel, Hamas Ceasefire

Plus endorsements, endorsements

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The Professor’s Shoddy History

Berlin’s Jewish Museum gave Judith Butler and Germans permission to indulge dangerous political impulses