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The Chaplain and the Survivors

After Buchenwald was liberated, my father, Rabbi Herschel Schacter, led survivors in a moving prayer service

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Reality TV: Nazi-Occupation Style

Czech family must survive for two months under re-created WWII conditions, complete with Gestapo

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A Very Different Kind of War Story

The tales we want to hear from our relatives are not always the tales they want to tell us

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Long-Lost Plea to FDR Revives Question: How Could Europe’s Jews Have Been Saved?

A ‘60 Minutes’ segment, an archivist, and the enduring legacy of assumptions that there was no way to skirt the law

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Let’s All Be Juden: Germany’s Hip New Jew-Pop Revival

A wave of American-influenced pop artists rethinks the Holocaust, Israelis, and shtetl stereotypes

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A History of the Grandparents I Never Had

A newly translated excerpt unearths the lives—from the shtetl to Auschwitz—of ancestors who died before the author was born

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Was Chagall Actually Any Good? The French and British Disagree.

A new show at the Jewish Museum in New York follows contrasting exhibits in Liverpool and Paris

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This Week in Unexploded WWII Bombs: Tel Aviv

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