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Ron Lauder’s Weird Dinner

WJC chief waffles after condemning Hungarian PM’s inaction

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The Good Murdoch

Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations

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Do Polish Kids Hate Jews?

A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past

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The Jews of the Red Army

Veterans live in Israel, struggle with poverty

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Tikkun Olam in Silicon Valley

Q&A: Tech guru Steve Blank talks about Thailand, secret high-tech, and the Valley’s Jewish moment

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Bartoszewski at the U.S. Holocaust Museum

Honoring a hero and celebrating the museum’s 20th anniversary

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The Invisible City

What’s the best way to make history come alive? One guide’s answer: stories.

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Remembering the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Poland gives tribute on the 70th anniversary

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The View from the World’s Last Fotoplastikon

Now showing: images of Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto

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The Book Thief: How Stolen Nazi Documents Made Their Way to American Jewish Archives

Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?

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In the Polish Aftermath

In a public debate over a controversial new Holocaust film, Poland faces up to a complicated past

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Wu-Tang’s Kiddush

My family Kiddush became the haunting opening for Schindler’s List, and was sampled by the hip-hop collective

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This Week in Unexploded WWII Bombs: Tel Aviv

IDF sappers defused what’s believed to be an Italian bomb

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The Curator of Joy and Ashes

How ethnographer Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett became the keeper of Poland’s Jewish heritage

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Liviu Librescu, Virginia Tech, and Yom HaShoah

Remembering a Holocaust survivor who died saving his students

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Margaret Thatcher and Yom Hashoah

According to the late Iron Lady, saving an Austrian Jewish girl was her proudest moment

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The Harrowing Story of Hitler’s Food Taster

Margot Wölk shares her life as a safeguard for the Eagle’s Nest

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Sundown: Survivors in Israel Ask for Help

Plus a Taliban attacks kills dozens in Afghanistan

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A World War II Bomb Delays Berlin Trains

The unexploded bomb was found earlier today

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Berlin Jewish Museum’s ‘Jew in the Box’ Exhibit

Some people are not happy about this

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Greek Jews Get Some Overdue Support

PM Antonis Samaras makes an unlikely visit to the Thessaloniki synagogue

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Herschel Schacter (1917-2013)

The American rabbi entered Buchenwald moments after its liberation

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Kubrick’s Lost Holocaust Film

America’s greatest Jewish director was haunted by the Nazi horror—too much to address it directly in film

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Daybreak: Bibi Issues Yair Lapid an Ultimatum

Plus last conspirator to kill Hitler dies at age 90

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Patron Returns His Library Book From WWII

In Estonia, they waive your late fees for that

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A Survivor Looks for His Lost Twin on Facebook

Menachem Bodner last saw his brother at Auschwitz when he was 4

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Undercover at Auschwitz

World War II hero Witold Pilecki infiltrated the death camp and reported to the Polish high command

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Fathers

Tablet Original Fiction: A father and son go to Germany after the Holocaust to adopt a Jewish child

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Sundown: Shocking New Data on Holocaust

Plus the proliferation of the “Israel Lobby” in popular culture

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Elements of Stille

Alexander Stille never stopped investigating his parents, as shown by his new memoir about his World War II heritage