Imaginary Homeland

Visiting Poland—the country where my mother was born—upended the black-and-white fantasy I had created in my mind

Gone

Yuri Dojc, a Canadian photographer born in Slovakia, photographed abandoned prayer books in his family’s ancestral village, where he uncovered a life the Nazis destroyed and his relatives refused to discuss

Faraway, So Close

In a new collection of photographs, 5683 Miles Away, New York-based Israeli expat Yael Ben-Zion looks at everyday life in her homeland with both nostalgia and disillusion

Eastern Exposure

David Shneer’s new book on Soviet Jewish photographers and the pictures they took offers a new perspective on 20th-century history, from the Russian Revolution to the Holocaust

Ebb and Flow

Israeli-born photographer Nadav Kander traveled China’s Yangtze river to chart the country’s transformation. He brought back a meditation on universal change.

Picture Imperfect

Are there right and wrong ways of looking at Holocaust-era photographs?

Question of Faith

Photos: In Medellín, Colombia, Jewish converts trace their heritage to the Spanish Inquisition

The Holocaust in Russia, Photographed

The Soviet Union obscured victims’ Jewishness

Shift in Focus

Tired of glossy magazines, photographer Harry Borden turned his attention—and lens—toward Holocaust survivors

Sundown: Goldstein Versus Goldstone

Plus kids in government, Nimoy’s exit, and more

A Permanent Remembrance

Holocaust survivors sit for stunning portraits

How Bibi Gets His Way

One word for it might be ‘nagging’

Close Up

Photographer Frederic Aranda offers an intimate glimpse into the Lubavitch world

Fashion Photog Irving Penn Dies

Was mightier than Jews-as-outsiders stereotype

Daybreak: War Crimes

Hamas and Israel both guilty, Rome adopts Shalit, and more from the news.

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