Invoking the Holocaust, and comparing the persecution of Jews to that of Syrian refugees, has become a consensus take. But no one has bothered to identify the murderous culprit.
By Lee Smith · February 2, 2017
VIPs and dignitaries recently read 'Night,' Elie Wiesel's autobiographical Holocaust novel, in its entirety at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Nearby, an anti-Trump protest commenced.
By Rachel Delia Benaim · February 1, 2017
We recently learned the true identity of the author of 'The Neapolitan Novels,' whose mother was a German Jew who fled the Nazis
By Rachel Shukert · October 6, 2016
The organization Zikaron Basalon helps facilitate tributes to the Shoah through song, testimony, and discussion
By Tal Kra-Oz · May 4, 2016
Willenberg was the last known survivor of the Treblinka uprising. He was 93.
By Jonathan Zalman · February 22, 2016
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
By Yair Rosenberg · January 28, 2016
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
By Jonathan Zalman · January 27, 2016
'Mourning soon gave way to thousands of marriages, and new families emerged from the ashes'
By Menachem Z. Rosensaft · December 21, 2015
A small team of researchers are looking for 1,924 tombstones that were destroyed by the Nazis circa 1943
By Hannah Vaitsblit · December 4, 2015
Over 6,000 documents from a 1944 census with information about the Hungarian capital's Jews were discovered, and given to Budapest City Archives
By Jonathan Zalman · November 24, 2015
A review of the new dystopian Holocaust YA novel, Wolf by Wolf
By Marjorie Ingall · November 3, 2015
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.
By Jonathan Zalman · October 21, 2015
Mayor: "The buildings with their historical burden can be used for a socially meaningful purpose"
By Hannah Vaitsblit · September 24, 2015
By Jonathan Zalman · September 24, 2015
The Ukrainian monument overlooks the ravine where nearly 34,000 Jews were killed in 1941
By Vladislav Davidzon · September 17, 2015
Among those put to rest at Strasbourg ceremony was Menachem Taffel, a Polish Jew and dairy merchant
By Jonathan Zalman · September 9, 2015
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
By Karl Pfeifer · August 27, 2015
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.
By Jas Chana · August 5, 2015
The post is the first of its kind in Germany and begins in 2017
By Jas Chana · July 28, 2015
Discovery comes via investigation into the crimes of Nazi medical experimenter, August Hirt
By Jonathan Zalman · July 20, 2015
A German court sentenced to the former SS guard—a bookkeeper at Auschwitz—to four years in prison
By Jonathan Zalman · July 15, 2015
Art from Polish filmmaker Artur Żmijewski attempts to therapeutically 'emancipate ourselves from the trauma' of the Holocaust
By Jonathan Zalman · July 8, 2015