A new book in France aims to set the record straight about national awareness of the horrors of the Shoah
From Fiddler to Foer, shtetl portrayals are idealized. Jeffrey Shandler shows how they went from fact to fantasy.
Here are some organizations that offer support to the community
Orthodox composer releases music video devoted to Holocaust remembrance
A look through Tablet’s archives
Watch this presentation: We say people must remember the Holocaust in the future, but we’re ignoring its victims today.
The great Yiddish writer Chava Rosenfarb records the first days after her liberation, in a stunning document of survival
But a new play explores the equally amazing—and real—tale of how an SS chief foiled Hitler’s plan to exterminate the country’s Jews
2013 NBA champs took a tour while in D.C. to meet with President Obama
Many worry it will be window-dressing for politicians who want to be seen remembering the Shoah but ignore today’s anti-Semitism
Yascha Mounk’s entertaining new memoir sheds light on postwar history and current German politics
Yascha Mounk talks about growing up in a place where people fetishized, reviled, or resented him simply for being born a Jew
My Art Spiegelman print was suddenly worth thousands of dollars. But perhaps it was worth more hanging on my son’s wall.
These 25 minutes of footage and interviews are the last of it, we’re promised
Nearly 70 years later, Marsha Kreuzman, 90, tracked down Joe Barbella, 93
Since my first child died, I’ve tried to understand how my grandfather handled losing his entire family, and how he kept going
When I was a child, my family’s history was hidden from me. Now I’ve made sure that my own child will always know where she came from.
The crusader against anti-Semitism on why 2013 was bad for the Jews—and why fixing the world starts with fixing ourselves
Steven Fulop, Jersey City mayor and grandson of survivors, attacked by NRA
We’re pretty sure Jews didn’t write this one
Confiscated by the Nazis in 1938, Hans Sachs’ recovered collection is for sale
Last week’s protest at a Buenos Aires Kristallnacht commemoration was a display of denial—and ignorance
In Latvia, visiting a site where thousands were killed seemed too much to bear, until I saw a place where the living still gather
The strange way I learned the story of a man who died defending his trade, his honor, and working-class Jews
In a candid conversation, the great filmmaker considers his Jewish Orpheus, banality, and his final word
‘Let us act in keeping with the lessons of that dark night by speaking out against anti-Semitism and intolerance’
As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.
Two fine one-act plays, ‘Bad Jews’ and ‘The Model Apartment,’ tackle the Shoah with unflinching dark humor
What drove a veteran producer to champion—against all odds—a thriller on Polish-Jewish relations
A wave of American-influenced pop artists rethinks the Holocaust, Israelis, and shtetl stereotypes