The answer defines moral views of resistance and martyrdom, and says more about the version of history being told than it does about Wittenberg himself
By Menachem Kaiser · April 24, 2017
Does it matter if a country consciously lies about its past? An excerpt from the new book, ‘The End of Europe.’
By James Kirchick · March 13, 2017
An Israeli filmmaker works to revive the neglected, terrible history of Shoah victims in the Soviet Union
By Izabella Tabarovsky · January 27, 2017
The life of the catcher, polyglot, and OSS/CIA operative will soon get the movie treatment, with actor Paul Rudd playing Berg
By Jonathan Zalman · November 18, 2016
The pioneering scholar, who died last week at 79, showed American Jewry the way to memory
By Menachem Butler · November 15, 2016
‘None Shall Escape,’ Hollywood’s First Holocaust Film, Was All But Unknown for 70 Years. Now It’s Been Rediscovered.
The 99-year-old actress who played the tragic heroine recalls the bravery and foresight of the screenwriters and producers of an unflinching, prescient B-movie Nazi noir, now deservedly back in circulation in a new 35mm print
By Thomas Doherty · November 1, 2016
This decision ‘represents a denial of the complicity and active participation of many in the policy of extermination, which led to the murder of three million Polish Jews, some 90 percent of the prewar total’
By Eylon Aslan-Levy · August 17, 2016
Despite speculation, a team led by two German treasure hunters is looking for a Nazi-era train at a location between Wroclaw and Walbrzych
By Jonathan Zalman · August 16, 2016
75 years after a little-known massacre, another memorial in Eastern Europe is erected to obfuscate the history of World War II
By Jared McBride · July 20, 2016
The Austrian government has been renting Hitler’s childhood home from its owner since 1972. Now, it’s working to legally seize the empty property.
By Jonathan Zalman · July 12, 2016
The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate, author, activist, dead at 87
By Menachem Z. Rosensaft · July 2, 2016
A Vietnam veteran wanted to bring to the theater a story about his father, a veteran of World War II. It meant facing the horrors of war with brutal honesty and love.
By Samuel G. Freedman · June 16, 2016
A superhero hails Hydra—why?
By MaNishtana · June 15, 2016