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

This Week in Unexploded WWII Bombs: Tel Aviv

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

The Curator of Joy and Ashes

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

Liviu Librescu, Virginia Tech, and Yom HaShoah

Remembering a Holocaust survivor who died saving his students

Margaret Thatcher and Yom Hashoah

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

The Harrowing Story of Hitler’s Food Taster

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

Sundown: Survivors in Israel Ask for Help

Plus a Taliban attacks kills dozens in Afghanistan

A World War II Bomb Delays Berlin Trains

The unexploded bomb was found earlier today

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

Some people are not happy about this

Greek Jews Get Some Overdue Support

PM Antonis Samaras makes an unlikely visit to the Thessaloniki synagogue

Herschel Schacter (1917-2013)

The American rabbi entered Buchenwald moments after its liberation

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