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
A writer returns to the Austrian town 25 years after a strange übernachtung
Nazi leader’s former residence in Austria will be a ‘House of Responsibility’
‘Let the Celebrations Begin,’ an acclaimed and controversial Australian children’s book, raises questions about Holocaust education
Flooded by information requests, D.C. museum researchers scour the archives
Niece of man saved by Dutchman who returned Yad Vashem medal says, ‘He is a righteous man’
How the saddest day of the Jewish calendar helped make me a happier Jew
On August 2, 1944, Nazis liquidated the concentration camp’s Gypsy section
‘Schindler’s List’ is a story of redemption—for both the film’s protagonist and its director
The latest in a long tradition of creatively supporting embattled Jews abroad
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
There may have been more going on here than an attempt at a cheap laugh
U.N. War Crimes Commission now available at the Washington, D.C. museum
The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust