The son of two Holocaust survivors reflects on the British liberation of Bergen-Belsen, and the fight for identity, rights, and better conditions in Displaced Persons camps
For some, the Passover injunction to imagine one’s self as having emerged from slavery evokes a foreign experience. But for my family, it’s our origin story.
Considering the legacy of Nuremberg, and the jurisprudence of international criminal and human rights law, on the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen
The British monarch made her first visit to a former concentration camp
Even after their deaths, two Holocaust survivors of Bergen-Belsen continue to shape the life of their granddaughter
My grandmother’s account of her liberation from Bergen-Belsen
An excerpt from a new collection of essays by children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors
He rarely spoke about what he endured as an individual. What mattered, I recently realized, was what he’d experienced with others.
The great Yiddish writer Chava Rosenfarb records the first days after her liberation, in a stunning document of survival
The untold story of the great epic poem of the Holocaust—and the generous, tragic hero who wrote it
Although Rabbi Helga Newmark survived the horrors of the Holocaust, a childhood slight—from Anne Frank—stayed with her for the rest of her life
Controversy over new memoir