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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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Oldest Holocaust Survivor Dies at 110

Alice Herz-Sommer featured in Oscar-nominated film, The Lady in Number 6

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Germany Arrests Suspected Auschwitz Guards

Three nabbed in investigation of 40 former guards still living in Germany

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Hundreds of Copies of Anne Frank’s Diary Vandalized in Japan

Other Holocaust-related literature also reported damaged

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Map Shows Every French Child Deported During the Holocaust

Interactive online map traces all child deportations to concentration camps

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Nazis Wanted to Use Mosquitoes as Biological Weapons

German ecologist uncovers Nazi plot to spread malaria in enemy-territory

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Why Didn’t FDR Help European Jews? Hints in His Decision To Intern Japanese Americans

Now, 70 years after the Supreme Court upheld the internment of civilians in WWII, it may revisit the ruling

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Did the French Become Holocaust Deniers by Talking Too Much?

A new book in France aims to set the record straight about national awareness of the horrors of the Shoah

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