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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

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A Personal Note on Our Hollywood Rescuer Story

A commenter adds to our story about Hollywood and World War II

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Hollywood’s Unknown Rescuer

Before Schindler’s List, an L.A. studio boss saved hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust. Why was he alone?

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Ohio’s Holocaust Memorial Fight

Gov. John Kasich’s proposed statehouse monument is unprecedented. Some argue it’s also unnecessary.

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A World Without Jews

An exhilarating new intellectual history argues that anti-Judaism is at the heart of Western culture

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The Haunted Spas of Europe

Jews flocked to retreats like Marienbad, but what couldn’t be healed was Europe’s anti-Semitism

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Hitler’s Toilet Is in New Jersey: A Yacht’s Commode, in an Auto-Repair Shop

For half a century, Greg’s Auto Repair has housed the commode from Aviso Grille, the Führer’s biggest yacht

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Klemens von Klemperer (1916-2012)

Historian and writer who chronicled German resistance dies at 96

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