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How the State of Israel Abuses Holocaust Survivors

With millions of dollars earmarked for their care, how is it possible that even in Israel some Shoah victims are living and dying with indignity?

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‘YOLOCAUST’: New Web Site Satirizes the Misuse of One of the Most Iconic Holocaust Memorials

Berlin-based Israeli artist rebukes those who abuse the city’s monument to victims of the Shoah

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The Holocaust History My Family Never Learned

My grandfather lost all his relatives in the Holocaust—and then hid those memories for the rest of his life

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Prince Charles: Let Us Not Repeat the ‘Horrors of the Past’

In the name of rising populism and aggression towards minority faiths, Prince Charles is bucking a royal trend: scrupulous neutrality

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Empathy Knows No Bounds. Europe Needs It Most of All.

How to fight Europe’s centuries-old hatred of everything that is different: dialogue, unity, power in numbers

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German Court Upholds Conviction of 95-Year-Old Former Nazi Guard

Charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, Oskar Groening unsuccessfully appealed a four-year prison sentence

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Autographed Anne Frank ‘Friendship’ Poem Sells for Nearly $150,000

Months before Frank and her family were arrested, she wrote a few lines of ‘encouragement’ to her friend, ‘Cri Cri’

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Russian ‘Holocaust on Ice’ Routine Is More Face-Plant Than Triple Salchow

The wife of Vladimir Putin’s press secretary co-performed a routine dressed in stripes and a six-pointed star on Russia’s ice-equivalent to ‘Dancing With the Stars’

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Yaffa Eliach, the Voice of Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust

The pioneering scholar, who died last week at 79, showed American Jewry the way to memory

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At Home in History, and Nowhere Else

Saul Friedländer’s ‘small masterpiece in the literature of the Holocaust’

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‘None Shall Escape,’ Hollywood’s First Holocaust Film, Was All But Unknown for 70 Years. Now It’s Been Rediscovered.

The 99-year-old actress who played the tragic heroine recalls the bravery and foresight of the screenwriters and producers of an unflinching, prescient B-movie Nazi noir, now deservedly back in circulation in a new 35mm print

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Read Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Teenage Essay on the Holocaust

‘Dare we be at ease?’ wrote Bader Ginsburg in Brooklyn in 1946

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Holocaust Denial on Trial

The infamous Lipstadt-Irving libel battle gets a trim new David Hare film adaptation starring Rachel Weisz—just in time for the rise of Trump

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Holocaust Commemorations Planned Throughout Lithuania This Weekend

But are all Lithuanians ready to confront their part in the Shoah?

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Reclaiming a National Jewish Identity After the Holocaust

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

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Going to Vancouver

In an excerpt from ‘Meant To Be,’ the founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and its Museum of Tolerance remembers growing up on the Lower East Side

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Poland Moves to Outlaw ‘Polish Death Camp’ Phrase

This decision ‘represents a denial of the complicity and active participation of many in the policy of extermination, which led to the murder of three million Polish Jews, some 90 percent of the prewar total’

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Back to a Place of Hiding

In the documentary ‘The Barn,’ a Holocaust activist travels with her grandfather to Ukraine to visit the place where he took refuge from the Nazis

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Germany and the Concept of Collective Guilt

Do only psychopaths commit horrible mass crimes, or are we all more responsible than we are willing to admit? Two new histories of the Nazi war machine examine their leaders—and their soldiers.

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Ukrainian Holocaust Perpetrators Are Being Honored in Place of Their Victims

75 years after a little-known massacre, another memorial in Eastern Europe is erected to obfuscate the history of World War II

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Watch: Elie Wiesel on ‘The Perils of Indifference’

The Internet lends us a trove of precious Elie Wiesel speeches, including his over 180 appearances at the 92 Street Y in New York City

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Remembering Elie Wiesel: A Tribute From a Friend and Disciple

The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate, author, activist, dead at 87

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Elie Wiesel Visits Disneyland

The late Holocaust survivor’s underappreciated journalistic work for ‘The Forverts,’ unearthed—including a dispatch from The Happiest Place on Earth

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A 94-Year-Old Former Auschwitz Guard Has Been Found Guilty of Accessory to Murder

Reinhold Hanning was sentenced to five years in prison by a German court on Friday

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When ‘Never Forget’ Becomes ‘I Don’t Remember’

My father always told us about how he survived the Holocaust. Now that dementia has taken his memories away, it’s my turn to tell his stories.

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Tom Bird Bears Witness to Two Wars and the Holocaust

A Vietnam veteran wanted to bring to the theater a story about his father, a veteran of World War II. It meant facing the horrors of war with brutal honesty and love.

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Watch Rachel Weisz as Deborah Lipstadt in ‘Denial’ Trailer

The forthcoming drama tells the story of Lipstadt’s legal battle with Holocaust denier David Irving

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Jewelry Discovered in Mug at Auschwitz

The Auschwitz Museum discovered a ring and necklace in a secret compartment at the bottom of a mug

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The First Post-Nuclear Deal Holocaust Cartoon Contest Is Coming to Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the Iranian government has no connection to the contest, which is apparently hogwash. So what are we to make of the nuclear deal?

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The Importance of Béla Tarr’s ‘Werckmeister Harmonies’

Hungarian filmmaker Bela Tarr’s masterpiece holds a meaningful resonance on Yom HaShoah

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