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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

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Reliving Tragedy Was My Job at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum

How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not

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The Night I Spent in Jail in Hitler’s Hometown

A writer returns to the Austrian town 25 years after a strange übernachtung

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Hitler’s Childhood Home to Become a Museum

Nazi leader’s former residence in Austria will be a ‘House of Responsibility’

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Teaching Kids About the Holocaust: How Young Is Too Young?

‘Let the Celebrations Begin,’ an acclaimed and controversial Australian children’s book, raises questions about Holocaust education

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Holocaust Museum Connects Long-Lost Relatives

Flooded by information requests, D.C. museum researchers scour the archives

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‘I Disagree With Him But I Love Him’

Niece of man saved by Dutchman who returned Yad Vashem medal says, ‘He is a righteous man’

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My Very Own Tisha B’Av

How the saddest day of the Jewish calendar helped make me a happier Jew

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Remembering the Sinti and Roma of Auschwitz

On August 2, 1944, Nazis liquidated the concentration camp’s Gypsy section

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Is Schindler a Projection of Spielberg Himself?

‘Schindler’s List’ is a story of redemption—for both the film’s protagonist and its director

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Technology Helps U.S. Jews Track Gaza Conflict From Afar

The latest in a long tradition of creatively supporting embattled Jews abroad

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After the Holocaust, the Dutch Tried To Collect Past Due Taxes From Survivors

How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community

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In Defense of Chelsea Handler’s Hitler Parody

There may have been more going on here than an attempt at a cheap laugh

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U.S. Holocaust Museum Opens Major Archive

U.N. War Crimes Commission now available at the Washington, D.C. museum

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The Satmar Rebbe and the Destruction of Hungarian Jewry: Part 2

The late Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum and his disciples’ interpretation of his decisions and actions during the Holocaust

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The Satmar Rebbe and the Destruction of Hungarian Jewry: Part 1

The terrible cost of Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum’s life and actions during the Holocaust, and his later extremism

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Bail Denied for Former Nazi Guard Living in U.S.

Johann Breyer, 89, was arrested last month at his home in Philadelphia

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German Teacher Caught Stealing From Auschwitz

Arrested for taking 10 items he wanted to bring back to his classroom

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Lincoln Center Presents an Opera Without Jews, Set in Auschwitz

‘The Passenger’ is a moving Polish Jewish-Catholic Soviet hybrid with a glaring omission. But is it a ‘Holocaust opera’?

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