Reassessing Menachem Begin: Terrorist? Humanist? Man of the People?

Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt

Remembering Murdered Researcher Jiři Fiedler

Jewish heritage archivist and his wife found dead in their Prague apartment

Suspected Auschwitz Guard Excused from Trial

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

Holocaust Survivor’s Purse Tells Story in the Smithsonian

The handbag and its contents will be on display through May

French Railway Company Weighs Holocaust Reparations to Get American Contract

Maryland legislation would require company to compensate survivors

Holocaust Survivor Robbed of Teaching Materials

Dallas Holocaust Museum offers $1,000 reward for Max Glauben’s valuables

Greek Jews Want Failed Nazi Ransom Back

In 1942, the Jews of Thessaloniki paid in vain to release 10,000 Nazi prisoners

Oldest Holocaust Survivor Dies at 110

Alice Herz-Sommer featured in Oscar-nominated film, The Lady in Number 6

Germany Arrests Suspected Auschwitz Guards

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

Hundreds of Copies of Anne Frank’s Diary Vandalized in Japan

Other Holocaust-related literature also reported damaged

Map Shows Every French Child Deported During the Holocaust

Interactive online map traces all child deportations to concentration camps

Nazis Wanted to Use Mosquitoes as Biological Weapons

German ecologist uncovers Nazi plot to spread malaria in enemy-territory

Why Didn’t FDR Help European Jews? Hints in His Decision To Intern Japanese Americans

Now, 70 years after the Supreme Court upheld the internment of civilians in WWII, it may revisit the ruling

Did the French Become Holocaust Deniers by Talking Too Much?

A new book in France aims to set the record straight about national awareness of the horrors of the Shoah

How the Concept of Shtetl Moved From Small-Town Reality to Mythic Jewish Idyll

From Fiddler to Foer, shtetl portrayals are idealized. Jeffrey Shandler shows how they went from fact to fantasy.

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