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Why Are James Fallows and His Commenters Annoyed by the Holocaust?

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

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Stuck Between Berlin and Jerusalem

What kind of Zionist was Gershom Scholem?

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Crowd Goes Wild For Holocaust Survivor Band

Saul Dreier, 89, and Ruby Sosnowicz, 85, delight audiences across the country

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‘Ida’ Wins: The Count Is Now 20 Out of 23

Pawel Pawlikowski’s Holocaust film takes home an Academy Award

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On Watching ‘Roots’ and ‘Holocaust’ for the First Time

Tuning in to the 1970s historical family sagas that defined a generation’s idea of victimhood and survival—and changed television

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Urban Outfitters Under Fire for ‘Holocaust Garb’

Store’s grey and white-striped tapestry with pink triangle does look familiar

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Female Nazi Guard, Now 93, Under Investigation

German prosecutors examining role in 1945 Gross-Rosen death march

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My Visit to Auschwitz: Remembering, Educating, Acting

Randi Weingarten reflects on this week’s 70th anniversary commemoration

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Many Holocaust Survivors Live in Poverty Today

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, thinking of—and helping—survivors in need

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In the Boxcar

Seventy people, speeding into the unknown

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Finding History—and Myself—in Vilnius

The grandchild of Lithuanian Jews hidden during the Holocaust goes back

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American Jews Must Stop Obsessing Over the Holocaust

Jacob Neusner shows how an identity founded on oppression and persecution limits the potential of the Diaspora

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1.5 Million People Visited Auschwitz in 2014

Museum officials log record number of visits to former concentration camp

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Jerry Lewis’ Never-Produced Holocaust Film

The Day the Clown Cried remains the comedian’s most controversial project

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Polish Synagogue Will Become Jewish Museum

17th-century structure in town of Leczna was restored after World War II

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Primo Levi’s Christmas in Auschwitz

The chemist and writer recalls the last holiday before liberation

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The Holocaust Survivor Klezmer and Multicultural Band Does Las Vegas

Performs with B’way star Dudu Fisher for casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, IDF legend E. Lebovitz, former camp inmates

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A Trip to the Library

‘This is a report on a library trip to Israel from a bookish girl who is now a bookish old lady’

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Former Nazis to Stop Receiving Social Security

Obama closes legislative loophole, ending controversial longtime practice

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The Conscience of Poland: A Q&A With Adam Michnik

A conversation with the former dissident and public intellectual, about the ‘Polish mentality,’ anti-Semitism, and ‘wearing Jewish glasses’

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Auschwitz Guard to Stand Trial in Germany

Oskar Groening, 93, charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder

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A Weighty Inheritance

An excerpt from a new collection of essays by children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors

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The Unforgivable Sin of Survival

Only now, years after he survived Auschwitz, can we hear the alienation and fury of H.G. Adler’s newly translated ‘Shoah Trilogy’

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Mike Nichols: ‘Jewish Humor Is a Way of Surviving’

An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish

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Diane Von Furstenberg Restoring Venice Ghetto

Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto

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No Banality in This Evil

A new documentary and a new book look at Himmler and Eichmann through newly discovered letters

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Auction of Holocaust Diarist’s Photos Canceled

Reclusive Mary Berg’s scrapbooks discovered at a PA estate sale this year

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Lanzmann’s ‘Shoah’ Now Streaming Online

Viewers of the 10-hour documentary able to ‘take it in at their own pace’

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Iconic New York City Jewish Café Closing

Theater district staple Cafe Edison was a hangout for writers and performers

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Reexamining FDR’s Response to Kristallnacht

Ken Burns and others call it impressive, but the truth is less inspiring

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