The Shared Wisdom of Memorial Day

A rabbi and a serviceman meet while helping homeless vets

Boruch Spiegel (1919-2013)

He was one of the last three remaining Warsaw Ghetto fighters

Helen Keller’s Letter to Nazi Germany

In 1933, she attacked book-burning German students

Ron Lauder’s Weird Dinner

WJC chief waffles after condemning Hungarian PM’s inaction

The Good Murdoch

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

Do Polish Kids Hate Jews?

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

The Jews of the Red Army

Veterans live in Israel, struggle with poverty

Tikkun Olam in Silicon Valley

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

Bartoszewski at the U.S. Holocaust Museum

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

The Invisible City

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

Remembering the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Poland gives tribute on the 70th anniversary

The View from the World’s Last Fotoplastikon

Now showing: images of Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto

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?

In the Polish Aftermath

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

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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