The Jewish ghetto haunts sociologist Mitchell Duneier’s new history of the American one
Tablet traveled to the Polish capital in 2013 for that year’s commemorations
Reclusive Mary Berg’s scrapbooks discovered at a PA estate sale this year
A 28-year-old Broadway actress takes on an unexpected new project
Vast photo collection chronicling Mary Berg’s life discovered at local auction
Israeli couple opens city’s first hummus restaurant in former Jewish ghetto
Officials say the decaying wall near the Umschlagplatz will be restored
‘Jude Raus’ graffitied on monument honoring Mordechai Anielewicz
94-year-old Michael Karkoc has been in the United States since 1949
The woman with the sharpest insight into the philosopher’s love for Heidegger had a parallel history
A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.
What’s the best way to make history come alive? One guide’s answer: stories.
A guided tour of Polish Jewry’s greatest treasure, once buried in the rubble of Warsaw
A reburial for a Jewish woman who died in 1943 while hiding as a Catholic
My relative wrote one of the Shoah’s most revealing documents. Why doesn’t anyone know of it?
Finding answers on a first walk through Warsaw
Now showing: images of Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto
An architect built me a house in Warsaw—coincidentally right where my mother risked her life to save her family
An excerpt from a dramatic new account of the young Jews behind the Warsaw Ghetto Underground
The untold story of the great epic poem of the Holocaust—and the generous, tragic hero who wrote it
From Hungary to Warsaw to Germany
A prominent challenger to President Hugo Chávez isn’t Jewish, but his roots are. That’s enough for the regime.
Agnieszka Holland’s new Holocaust film, In Darkness, is a quietly moving take on a subject that should be inexhaustible—but isn’t
Władysław Szlengel, a forgotten Polish Jewish poet who wrote a verse celebrating Joe Louis’ 1938 victory over Max Schmeling, was once a celebrated and searing voice of the Warsaw Ghetto
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An Israeli historian uses an iconic photograph to tell five intertwined stories of the Warsaw Ghetto