On the young wizard’s 37th birthday, 20 years after the launch of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,’ a look at how the series is still many children’s first introduction to the concept of evil
The American master of horror and the Yiddish writer have a surprising amount in common, including a disdain for humanism and its platitudes
Among the things she stole is the sign prohibiting visitors from stealing
Will we do it again?
A tiff over saying Kaddish brings out simmering tensions between Sephardic and Ashkenazi Jews about the Holocaust, religion, and the future of Jewish life in France
Victor Ripp’s ‘Hell’s Traces’ is a fine meditation on trying to make sense of history’s ultimate senseless act of violence
It’s as terrible and offensive as it sounds.
- Inspired by Anne Frank, the museum seeks to translate and digitize 200 never-before-seen diaries from Holocaust victims and survivors
Donald Trump might Make Punk Great Again, but in America, it was traumatized, and defiant, Jews who made it
The Holocaust Memorial Council member visits Poland
A bill to commission a sculpture of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning writer and Holocaust activist has been introduced by members of Congress
A ceremony in D.C. paid respect to the Japanese diplomat who saved my mother’s life
The answer defines moral views of resistance and martyrdom, and says more about the version of history being told than it does about Wittenberg himself
‘The Deputy,’ staged in West Berlin in 1963, was the first German drama to take on the horrors of the Holocaust and Pope Pius XII’s moral failures in World War II
What’s the right way to remember both victims and perpetrators of great crimes?
In response, the Brazilian Jewish Federation is helping to hone the school’s curriculum
Yisrael Meir Lau, who was liberated from Buchenwald when he was 8, has called for action