Willenberg was the last known survivor of the Treblinka uprising. He was 93.
By omitting Jews from the story of the Holocaust, the Canadian prime minister fell for the false choice between depicting the tragedy as either a universal warning against prejudice or a particular one against anti-Semitism
On May 29, 1962, two days before he was hanged, Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann wrote a plea to Israeli President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, arguing that he was a ‘mere instrument’ in the effort to exterminate Europe’s Jews
‘Mourning soon gave way to thousands of marriages, and new families emerged from the ashes’
A small team of researchers are looking for 1,924 tombstones that were destroyed by the Nazis circa 1943
Over 6,000 documents from a 1944 census with information about the Hungarian capital’s Jews were discovered, and given to Budapest City Archives
A review of the new dystopian Holocaust YA novel, Wolf by Wolf
The Israeli Prime Minister’s calculated claim at the 37th Zionist Congress in Jerusalem on Tuesday has been widely denounced and debunked. But it overshadows Haj Amin el-Husseini’s actual participation in the Holocaust.
Mayor: “The buildings with their historical burden can be used for a socially meaningful purpose”
The Ukrainian monument overlooks the ravine where nearly 34,000 Jews were killed in 1941
Among those put to rest at Strasbourg ceremony was Menachem Taffel, a Polish Jew and dairy merchant
Seventy years after the Slovak National Uprising, the author and director of the Museum of Jewish Culture in Bratislava addresses the role of anti-Semitism, the Catholic Church, and the fate of Jozef Tiso during World War II
The Munich City Council continued its ban on Stolpersteine, a vote supported by a local Jewish leader. But plans are in the works for other commemorations.
The post is the first of its kind in Germany and begins in 2017
Discovery comes via investigation into the crimes of Nazi medical experimenter, August Hirt
A German court sentenced to the former SS guard—a bookkeeper at Auschwitz—to four years in prison
Art from Polish filmmaker Artur Żmijewski attempts to therapeutically ’emancipate ourselves from the trauma’ of the Holocaust
Oskar Groening, a member of the SS at Auschwitz-Birkenau, is charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder
Even after their deaths, two Holocaust survivors of Bergen-Belsen continue to shape the life of their granddaughter