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Q&A With Abe Foxman, Head of the Anti-Defamation League

The crusader against anti-Semitism on why 2013 was bad for the Jews—and why fixing the world starts with fixing ourselves

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Don’t Invoke the Holocaust in Gun Debate: Part 719

Steven Fulop, Jersey City mayor and grandson of survivors, attacked by NRA

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Romanian TV Airs Christmas Carol About Burning Jews

We’re pretty sure Jews didn’t write this one

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Famous Jewish Poster Collection Up For Auction

Confiscated by the Nazis in 1938, Hans Sachs’ recovered collection is for sale

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In Argentina, Catholics Opposed to Pope Francis Challenge His Legacy of Jewish Relations

Last week’s protest at a Buenos Aires Kristallnacht commemoration was a display of denial—and ignorance

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Why I Didn’t Want To Visit a Concentration Camp—and Why I Changed My Mind

In Latvia, visiting a site where thousands were killed seemed too much to bear, until I saw a place where the living still gather

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Phil the Kosher Butcher Survived Auschwitz but Was Murdered in My Hometown

The strange way I learned the story of a man who died defending his trade, his honor, and working-class Jews

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Lanzmann’s ‘The Last of the Unjust’ Portrays the Judenrat as Moral Heroes of the Shoah

In a candid conversation, the great filmmaker considers his Jewish Orpheus, banality, and his final word

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Obama Marks 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

‘Let us act in keeping with the lessons of that dark night by speaking out against anti-Semitism and intolerance’

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Femmes Fatales: How German Women Used Femininity for Evil During World War II

As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.

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Holocaust-ed: How the Defining Event of American Jewish Identity Plays Off-Broadway

Two fine one-act plays, ‘Bad Jews’ and ‘The Model Apartment,’ tackle the Shoah with unflinching dark humor

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On the Making of ‘Aftermath,’ the Controversial Polish Film Now Opening in the U.S.

What drove a veteran producer to champion—against all odds—a thriller on Polish-Jewish relations

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Let’s All Be Juden: Germany’s Hip New Jew-Pop Revival

A wave of American-influenced pop artists rethinks the Holocaust, Israelis, and shtetl stereotypes

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‘SNL’ Greats Dieter and Linda Richman’s Coffee Tawk in Auschwitz

Mike Myers’ classic characters—plus Madonna and Babs—together in a buddy flick about anti-Semitism. What could go wrong?

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‘What is a Bad Jew?’ New Play Asks

‘Bad Jews’ is a bitingly funny depiction of young American Jews

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In Slovakia, a Citizen’s Effort To Build a Holocaust Memorial to His City’s Missing Jews

Ladislav Rovinský isn’t Jewish—but that gives him the freedom to insist that Košice confront its wartime history

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Someone Made an Anne Frank Video Game

Munich designer says game is an educational tool about Frank’s life in hiding

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Jewish Heirs Lay Claim to German Treasure

Say $200 million Guelph Treasure was sold under duress in 1935

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A History of the Grandparents I Never Had

A newly translated excerpt unearths the lives—from the shtetl to Auschwitz—of ancestors who died before the author was born

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Israel Gutman, Holocaust Survivor and Scholar

The longtime Yad Vashem historian died Tuesday in Jerusalem at age 90

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Chagall’s Dark Side on Display in New York

The Jewish Museum exhibit features the painter’s work from 1930 to 1948

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The Problem With That Holocaust Video Game

A few guesses as to why Nintendo passed on the perplexing game

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Germany Investigating 50 Auschwitz Guards

40 of the suspected former guards alive in Germany, many will face charges

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Egypt Violence Is Not ‘Worse Than the Holocaust’

It was only a matter of time before we heard this

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An Unexpected Family Reunion, Seven Decades After the Holocaust

My husband’s grandmother’s family was decimated by the Nazis. But at 95, she discovered relatives she never knew.

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New Exhibit Honors a Portuguese Diplomat Who Saved Thousands From Nazis

Aristides de Sousa Mendes lost his reputation and his home. Now the grandson of a man he saved tries to restore both.

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Holocaust Graphic Novels Give Israelis a Way To Connect to a Past Not Quite Theirs

New publications from Rutu Modan and Michel Kichka offer bittersweet depictions of the complicated history of 20th-century Jews

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Living the Nightmare of Mass Murder in Oscar-Nominated Doc The Act of Killing

Joshua Oppenheimer’s brutal film about the Indonesian genocide shows us what history looks like when blood-soaked sociopaths win

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Why the New ‘Holocaust Music’ Is an Insult to Music—and to Victims of the Shoah

A recent wave of performances turns Jewish composers into shadow images defined only by their status as Hitler’s victims

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What Spinoza Knew and Neuroscience Is Discovering: ‘Free Will’ Doesn’t Exist

In a new book, Heidi Ravven draws on philosophy, history, and neuroscience to argue that ethical behavior comes from looking outward, not within