How My Great-Grandfather’s Lost Shoah Stories Resurfaced 50 Years After His Death

Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.

‘The Last of the Unjust,’ the New Film by the Director of ‘Shoah,’ Is a Moral and Aesthetic Blunder

Claude Lanzmann returns to his greatest subject through footage of a conflicted Elder of Theresienstadt

Soon There Will Be No More Survivors

Watch this presentation: We say people must remember the Holocaust in the future, but we’re ignoring its victims today.

Lanzmann’s ‘The Last of the Unjust’ Portrays the Judenrat as Moral Heroes of the Shoah

In a candid conversation, the great filmmaker considers his Jewish Orpheus, banality, and his final word

Living the Nightmare of Mass Murder in Oscar-Nominated Doc The Act of Killing

Joshua Oppenheimer’s brutal film about the Indonesian genocide shows us what history looks like when blood-soaked sociopaths win

Ghosts of Soviet Holocaust Cinema Finally Escape From the Censors’ Files

Long-lost and suppressed classics with complicated depictions of the Shoah have found a revivalist champion

Sundown: Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Again

Plus John Kerry throws a brushback pitch at North Korea

What the Dead Have To Say to Us

Yale’s pioneering archive of Shoah testimonies reshaped the way tragedies are remembered. But are we listening?

In Defense of Bloodlands

The Yale historian explains his masterwork and its transnational narrative of the Holocaust

The Argentine Rabbit

Claude Lanzmann has a book

Daybreak: Israel Preps for Assad Regime’s Fall

Plus, Claude Lanzmann detained, Assad’s emails, and more in the news

What Makes a Film Jewish?

Critic Daphne Merkin’s all-time top ten

Lithuanian Holocaust Memorial Vandalized

Why this corner of the Shoah is often overlooked

Sundown: Anti-Boycott Bill Passes

Plus the doctor is out, and more

Spooltide Cheer

The end-of-year movie rush is on, and it’s rich in films of Jewish interest, including the Coen Brothers’ latest, True Grit. Tablet Magazine offers its top 10.

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