In a compelling new memoir, ‘Reading Claudius,’ Caroline Heller goes in search of her formidable uncle Erich, whose WWII legacy still haunts his descendants
Looking for a good book to sink into at the beach in these waning dog days? Friends share what they’ve loved lately.
When and how did authentic information about the Holocaust first become known?
Historian Lisa Leff tracks the perplexing journey of a 20th century collector, scholar, survivor, and thief
A German Holocaust memorial marking Jewish deaths with engraved cobblestones meets resistance in a southern town
All is not as it was for Jews in America
It’s made of nickel and a piece of crystal. But it helped save Jews from the Nazis.
A cautionary tale: ‘The Death’s Head Chess Club’ and other period fantasies are the inevitable next thing in Shoah fiction
Tablet traveled to the Polish capital in 2013 for that year’s commemorations
For National Poetry Month, new verse from ‘More Money than God’
On the anniversary of the camp’s liberation, a group of Holocaust survivors party in Melbourne
A thorough new history of the Nazi concentration camps challenges us to face again our fears and weakness
I knew I’d feel sad on our trip to Germany. I wasn’t expecting to be so angry.
The 136-year-old Baruch Brothers Choir has survived the Holocaust, Communism, and the collapse of the former Yugoslavia
Exhibit at Warsaw Zoo details Jan and Antonina Zabinski’s wartime acts
Passover prayerbook scrawled in diary donated to Yad Vashem
The ugly accusation that Jews ‘use’ the Shoah to drive nations to war migrates from the swamps of the right to the foreign policy left
What kind of Zionist was Gershom Scholem?
Saul Dreier, 89, and Ruby Sosnowicz, 85, delight audiences across the country
Pawel Pawlikowski’s Holocaust film takes home an Academy Award
Tuning in to the 1970s historical family sagas that defined a generation’s idea of victimhood and survival—and changed television
Store’s grey and white-striped tapestry with pink triangle does look familiar
German prosecutors examining role in 1945 Gross-Rosen death march
Randi Weingarten reflects on this week’s 70th anniversary commemoration
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, thinking of—and helping—survivors in need
Seventy people, speeding into the unknown
The grandchild of Lithuanian Jews hidden during the Holocaust goes back
Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora
Museum officials log record number of visits to former concentration camp
The Day the Clown Cried remains the comedian’s most controversial project