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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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Does ‘Village of Secrets’ Falsify French Rescue During the Holocaust?

Caroline Moorehead gives a new account of Le Chambon, where Jews were given refuge by Righteous Gentiles

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Israeli Historian Otto Dov Kulka Tells Auschwitz Story of a Czech Family That Never Existed

Why Holocaust accounts—and their fictions or omissions—can be a threat to the history of a complicated, tragic human reality

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Russell Brand: The Next Mahmoud Abbas?

The British comedian wants to run for London mayor. He’s a better fit to run the Palestinian Authority.

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Jewish Life in Poland on Display in Warsaw

Museum of the History of Polish Jews unveils sprawling core exhibit

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Austria’s Case Against Holocaust Survivor’s Son Falls Apart

Architectural historian faced one-year prison sentence over restitution claim

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Study Probes German Financial Distrust Today

Finds lower stock market activity in areas where Jews were most persecuted

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Wolf Blitzer Explores His Jewish Roots

CNN host visits Yad Vashem and Auschwitz for the network’s ‘Roots’ series

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U.S. Pays Social Security to Suspected Nazis

Government offered continued benefits to Nazis who agreed to leave U.S.

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A Grandfather’s Hidden Love Letters From Nazi Germany Reveal a Buried Past

Reporter Sarah Wildman’s grandfather escaped Vienna in 1938. Long after he died, she discovered the life—and lover—he left behind.

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Rediscovering the First Woman Rabbi

Ordained in 1935, Regina Jonas died at Auschwitz. Now, she’s being honored.

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Martin Amis and Howard Jacobson Get the Holocaust Backwards, From Different Angles

New novels answer Irving Howes question: Can we accept aesthetic pleasure in a book about the Shoah?

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Relearning Polish History Through the Eyes of a Resistance Fighter

Visiting Warsaw with my uncle, I saw a different part of WWII history

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The Hollywood Mogul Who Saved My Father’s Life

Universal Studios chief Carl Laemmle helped hundreds flee Nazi Germany

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Adolf Eichmann Is Alive and Well and Living in the Middle East

Philosopher Bettina Stangneth’s brilliant, newly translated study of the origins of evil shows why radicals like ISIS act like Nazis

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Can Data Predict the Next Genocide?

New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings

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Excavation Unearths Gas Chambers at Sobibor

Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp

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Nazi Guard Charged With 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder

Oskar Groening, 93, to face trial in Germany for role at Auschwitz