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Aharon Appelfeld Creates a Jewish Saint in ‘Suddenly, Love’

In his new novel, the great Israeli writer conjures a slow-burn connection between an innocent caretaker and her aging charge

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Lost Shul Mural Found in Vermont Carpet Store

The massive work, painted in 1910 by a Lithuanian artist, is being restored

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Two Excellent New Picture Books Help Kids Learn About the Holocaust

‘The Whispering Town’ and ‘Hidden’ are among the best contributions in years to Holocaust literature for young children

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Historic NYC Synagogue Fights Foreclosure

Manhattan congregation home to Holocaust survivors faces uncertain future

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Creating New Ways To Observe Yom HaShoah

Israelis commemorate the day of remembrance with art, music, and readings

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How My Great-Grandfather’s Lost Shoah Stories Resurfaced 50 Years After His Death

Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.

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Israel To Teach About Holocaust in Kindergarten

Education Ministry releases new curriculum in advance of Yom HaShoah

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Read Students’ Letters to Holocaust Survivors

A seventh-grade class responds to our feature on survivors living in poverty

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How It Feels For a Jew To Become German

The granddaughter of Holocaust survivors reflects on taking up citizenship

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How the Depression Blinded American Jews to Their German Relatives’ Pleas for Help

In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate

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Digging Up My Jewish Roots in My Grandfather’s Ukrainian Village

My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.

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Student Holocaust Poster Pulled After Complaint

Collage of swastikas and crossed out Israeli flags was a sixth grade assignment

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Maryland Holocaust Reparation Bill Fails

Would have forced French rail company to pay up before getting U.S. contract

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How the Postwar Shift of Global Power to Washington Set the Stage for Today’s Geopolitics

A new book examines the role of maps in shaping how policymakers imagined the new Middle East

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Section of Warsaw Ghetto Wall Coming Down

Officials say the decaying wall near the Umschlagplatz will be restored

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Tourist Steals Barbed Wire From Auschwitz

Italian man arrested at Krakow airport faces up to five years in jail

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Major Nazi-Looted Art Collection to be Returned

Germany recluse’s hidden stash includes work by Monet, Renoir, and Matisse

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The Jewish Woman Who Was the Liaison Between the Nazis and American Rescue Groups

In 1941, Gertrude van Tijn traveled to Lisbon in a last-ditch effort to save Europe’s Jews from annihilation. She was already too late.

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When a Daughter of the Holocaust Meets a Daughter of the Third Reich

No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.

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Jewish Heirs Will Get Matisse Stolen by Goering

Norwegian museum returning $20 million painting to art dealer’s family

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70 Years Ago Today, the Holocaust Came to Hungary

But Hungarians were exploiting and killing Jews years before the Nazis arrived

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Another Teenage Holocaust Diary Discovered

14-year-old Rywka Lipszyc documented life in the Lodz Ghetto

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Why St. Patrick’s Day Is My Jewish Family’s Favorite Holiday

The parade was what my father first saw when he arrived from Nazi Germany

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Reassessing Menachem Begin: Terrorist? Humanist? Man of the People?

Daniel Gordis examines the legacy of the Israeli statesman who fled the Holocaust, fought the Mandate, and made peace with Egypt

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Remembering Murdered Researcher Jiři Fiedler

Jewish heritage archivist and his wife found dead in their Prague apartment

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Suspected Auschwitz Guard Excused from Trial

Citing dementia, German court rules 94-year-old Hans Lipschis unfit for trial

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Holocaust Survivor’s Purse Tells Story in the Smithsonian

The handbag and its contents will be on display through May

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French Railway Company Weighs Holocaust Reparations to Get American Contract

Maryland legislation would require company to compensate survivors

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Holocaust Survivor Robbed of Teaching Materials

Dallas Holocaust Museum offers $1,000 reward for Max Glauben’s valuables

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Greek Jews Want Failed Nazi Ransom Back

In 1942, the Jews of Thessaloniki paid in vain to release 10,000 Nazi prisoners

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