In 1941, Gertrude van Tijn traveled to Lisbon in a last-ditch effort to save Europe’s Jews from annihilation. She was already too late.
Minority soldiers from WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam War to be honored
Now, 70 years after the Supreme Court upheld the internment of civilians in WWII, it may revisit the ruling
A new book in France aims to set the record straight about national awareness of the horrors of the Shoah
Talking to Robert Edsel, author of the book the new movie is based on
Audiences may not feel quite so good about the new George Clooney film once they learn the full story behind WWII art rescue efforts
Watch this presentation: We say people must remember the Holocaust in the future, but we’re ignoring its victims today.
Scott Stossel’s ‘My Age of Anxiety’ does for crippling fears what Andrew Solomon’s ‘The Noonday Demon’ did for depression
Opponents argue that it is a distortion of history
Steven Fulop, Jersey City mayor and grandson of survivors, attacked by NRA
In the late 1950s, the Jewish department store mogul salvaged Chanel’s reputation—and burnished his own
The Tattler: So what if Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer revive the Von Trapps? Is that so wrong?
When his B-17 went down 70 years ago today, a mystery was born
In Slavko Goldstein’s newly translated ‘1941,’ Nazi-backed fascists tear through the Balkans. Yugoslavia never recovered.
More horrific allegations against Michael Karkoc emerge
As nurses, spouses, or secretaries, German women in the east were helpmeets. A new book examines their roles in the Holocaust.
The series is tied at 2-2, but so much more is going on
Questions you never thought you’d have to ask
A newly translated excerpt unearths the lives—from the shtetl to Auschwitz—of ancestors who died before the author was born
A few guesses as to why Nintendo passed on the perplexing game
In an excerpt from Thomas Harding’s thrilling ‘Hanns and Rudolf,’ Rudolf Höss is taken prisoner, and beaten
The opening bid price is a cool $3 million
Following a yearlong freeze, a crisis is sidestepped
A new film about England’s avowed anti-Semites stirs a champion of European tolerance, liberalism, and civilization
The reVILNA digital mapping project seeks to restore the lives that were lived before they became anonymous victims
The woman with the sharpest insight into the philosopher’s love for Heidegger had a parallel history
A rabbi and a serviceman meet while helping homeless vets
He was one of the last three remaining Warsaw Ghetto fighters
In 1933, she attacked book-burning German students
WJC chief waffles after condemning Hungarian PM’s inaction