Obama closes legislative loophole, ending controversial longtime practice
A conversation with the former dissident and public intellectual, about the ‘Polish mentality,’ anti-Semitism, and ‘wearing Jewish glasses’
Oskar Groening, 93, charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder
An excerpt from a new collection of essays by children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors
Only now, years after he survived Auschwitz, can we hear the alienation and fury of H.G. Adler’s newly translated ‘Shoah Trilogy’
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto
A new documentary and a new book look at Himmler and Eichmann through newly discovered letters
Reclusive Mary Berg’s scrapbooks discovered at a PA estate sale this year
Viewers of the 10-hour documentary able to ‘take it in at their own pace’
Theater district staple Cafe Edison was a hangout for writers and performers
Ken Burns and others call it impressive, but the truth is less inspiring
Caroline Moorehead gives a new account of Le Chambon, where Jews were given refuge by Righteous Gentiles
Why Holocaust accounts—and their fictions or omissions—can be a threat to the history of a complicated, tragic human reality
The British comedian wants to run for London mayor. He’s a better fit to run the Palestinian Authority.
Museum of the History of Polish Jews unveils sprawling core exhibit
Architectural historian faced one-year prison sentence over restitution claim
Finds lower stock market activity in areas where Jews were most persecuted
CNN host visits Yad Vashem and Auschwitz for the network’s ‘Roots’ series
Government offered continued benefits to Nazis who agreed to leave U.S.
Reporter Sarah Wildman’s grandfather escaped Vienna in 1938. Long after he died, she discovered the life—and lover—he left behind.
Ordained in 1935, Regina Jonas died at Auschwitz. Now, she’s being honored.
New novels answer Irving Howe’s question: Can we accept aesthetic pleasure in a book about the Shoah?
Visiting Warsaw with my uncle, I saw a different part of WWII history
Universal Studios chief Carl Laemmle helped hundreds flee Nazi Germany
Philosopher Bettina Stangneth’s brilliant, newly translated study of the origins of evil shows why radicals like ISIS act like Nazis
New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
Oskar Groening, 93, to face trial in Germany for role at Auschwitz
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not