Remembering Yiddishist, linguistics scholar, Holocaust survivor, and painter Edward Stankiewicz, who died this year
A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.
A century after the last blood libel trial, the idea that Jews drink Christian vital fluid is still alive and well
Some historians see the best-selling writer’s new novel The Storyteller as trash. Here’s why they are wrong.
Why you should learn to spell the name of the mastermind of Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews
The Holocaust destroyed Plock’s Jewish community. But the exodus started decades earlier, after World War I.
My relative wrote one of the Shoah’s most revealing documents. Why doesn’t anyone know of it?
Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?
In a public debate over a controversial new Holocaust film, Poland faces up to a complicated past
My family Kiddush became the haunting opening for Schindler’s List, and was sampled by the hip-hop collective
Plus John Kerry throws a brushback pitch at North Korea
How ethnographer Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett became the keeper of Poland’s Jewish heritage
Remembering a Holocaust survivor who died saving his students
The commemorative day is confusing and arbitrary. Let’s find a more meaningful alternative.
One in five Holocaust survivors in Israel goes hungry. We must fix this shame right away.
Blossom director Zane Buzby offers financial support to a group of tragically overlooked Holocaust survivors
To have conversations with Germans about Jews, I had to become an exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum
Plus a Taliban attacks kills dozens in Afghanistan
The American rabbi entered Buchenwald moments after its liberation
America’s greatest Jewish director was haunted by the Nazi horror—too much to address it directly in film
Room 237 uses Talmudic exegesis to uncover whether Kubrick’s film is about Indians, the Holocaust, or bears
Plus two tourists, including an Israeli, are kidnapped in Sinai
Menachem Bodner last saw his brother at Auschwitz when he was 4
World War II hero Witold Pilecki infiltrated the death camp and reported to the Polish high command
Tablet Original Fiction: A father and son go to Germany after the Holocaust to adopt a Jewish child
In My Mother’s Wars, Lillian Faderman recalls her single mother’s frustrated efforts to save her family from the Holocaust
Plus the proliferation of the “Israel Lobby” in popular culture
The genocide committed by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime earns a place in Washington’s Holocaust Museum
Why couldn’t Soviet Jews see the dictator—who died 60 years ago—for the anti-Semitic murderer that he was?