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
Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations
A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past
Veterans live in Israel, struggle with poverty
Q&A: Tech guru Steve Blank talks about Thailand, secret high-tech, and the Valley’s Jewish moment
Honoring a hero and celebrating the museum’s 20th anniversary
What’s the best way to make history come alive? One guide’s answer: stories.
Poland gives tribute on the 70th anniversary
Now showing: images of Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto
Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?
In a public debate over a controversial new Holocaust film, Poland faces up to a complicated past
My family Kiddush became the haunting opening for Schindler’s List, and was sampled by the hip-hop collective
IDF sappers defused what’s believed to be an Italian bomb
How ethnographer Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett became the keeper of Poland’s Jewish heritage