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Primo Levi’s Christmas in Auschwitz

The chemist and writer recalls the last holiday before liberation

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Creating New Ways To Observe Yom HaShoah

Israelis commemorate the day of remembrance with art, music, and readings

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Italian Politician’s Primo Levi Parody Panned

Beppe Grillo under fire for anti-government poem based on ‘If This Is a Man’

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Do We Still Need Yom HaShoah?

The commemorative day is confusing and arbitrary. Let’s find a more meaningful alternative.

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The Projectionist

Actor Antony Sher draws on his own family’s past in his latest theatrical role, tracing the history of the Jewish immigrants who created Hollywood

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Dissolution

My life as an accidental Holocaust expert—and why I decided to quit

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Faustian Bargain

The singular horror of the Holocaust is being lost in exchange for enshrining rare moments of inspiration and universal narratives of suffering

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There She Is: Bess Myerson (1924-2014)

‘I never wanted to be Miss America, even when I was 7. But I wanted to be pretty. I wanted to be loved.’

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Higher Truth

In her new book, critic Ruth Franklin argues for why the Holocaust is best understood through fiction

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Picture Imperfect

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

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Historic Shift

Like most Holocaust historians, Christopher Browning was wary of survivor testimony. Then, one case made him realize he could ignore it no longer.

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Art Thou Contented, Jew?

The British novelist on England, the Jews, and anti-Semitism today

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Reading Levi in Tehran

A new project offers Arabic and Farsi translations of key Holocaust works

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Exceptional Spiritedness

A writer-lawyer tackles Primo Levi’s tangled life and legacy

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On the Bookshelf

On writing in Hebrew, Primo Levi, and endless love

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