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The Immeasurable Value of a Fake Diamond Ring

It’s made of nickel and a piece of crystal. But it helped save Jews from the Nazis.

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Holocaust Survivor’s Hidden Haggadah Found

Passover prayerbook scrawled in diary donated to Yad Vashem

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A Trip to the Library

‘This is a report on a library trip to Israel from a bookish girl who is now a bookish old lady’

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Wolf Blitzer Explores His Jewish Roots

CNN host visits Yad Vashem and Auschwitz for the network’s ‘Roots’ series

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Reliving Tragedy Was My Job at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum

How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not

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‘I Disagree With Him But I Love Him’

Niece of man saved by Dutchman who returned Yad Vashem medal says, ‘He is a righteous man’

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Man Returns Yad Vashem Medal Over Gaza War

Dutch Righteous Among the Nations cited death of relatives in Israeli strikes

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How My Great-Grandfather’s Lost Shoah Stories Resurfaced 50 Years After His Death

Thousands of Holocaust stories have been published. Many, like ‘Sky Tinged Red,’ are rescued from oblivion by family.

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Bloomberg Honored at Yad Vashem Dinner

NYC mayor given remembrance award for ‘visionary leadership,’ philanthropy

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Bibi Might Take Rouhani’s Call; Menurkey’s a Hit

Plus first Arab named ‘Righteous Among the Nations,’ and more in the news

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Israel Gutman, Holocaust Survivor and Scholar

The longtime Yad Vashem historian died Tuesday in Jerusalem at age 90

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New Exhibit Honors a Portuguese Diplomat Who Saved Thousands From Nazis

Aristides de Sousa Mendes lost his reputation and his home. Now the grandson of a man he saved tries to restore both.

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Myth of Italian Oskar Schindler Debunked

Giovanni Palatucci wasn’t a rescuer—he was a Nazi collaborator

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Daybreak: Obama Exits Stage East

Plus two tourists, including an Israeli, are kidnapped in Sinai

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Portrait of Papa as a Young Man

In my grandfather’s village, I found the man he’d been before memories of the Holocaust destroyed him

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Sundown: Romney to Jerusalem

Plus shots fired in England, the pope at Yad Vashem, and more

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A Support System for Israeli Soldiers, and for Us

An IDF soldier, whose job is to comfort families of fallen soldiers, was also there for me

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My Father’s Holocaust Secret

A yellowed photo hidden with an heirloom watch led me to discover a prewar life I never knew existed

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Sundown: Never Forgetting and Iran

Plus Manna that travels with you, a Swiss shul, and more

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Daybreak: Bibi Lashes Out Over Attacks

Plus Homs pulverized, Adelson’s new agenda, and more in the news

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High Noon: Egypt and Israel Nailing It Down

Plus U.S. pledges Iran attack past ‘red lines,’ and more

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Sundown: Saudi Bombs?

Plus J Street vs. Berkeley, CAP responds, and more

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In Case You Forgot To Remember

Some post-Yom HaShoah reading

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Hannah Arendt’s Draft of History

The edited typescript of “Eichmann in Jerusalem” reveals New Yorker editor William Shawn’s meticulous work

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Film Study

The Eichmann Trial opened in Jerusalem 50 years ago today. Here are the six most significant moments captured in trial films archived at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Surviving Auschwitz

More than a million people visit the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland each year, where they’re led by specially trained tour guides charged with telling—and retelling—a story of unimaginable horror

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Sundown: Is Iran Next?

Plus the ketubah is in, Birthright sex, and more

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Yad Vashem and Google Buddy Up

Holocaust Museum release massive searchable photo archives

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Safe Houses

A prominent Israeli rabbi wants to protect Israel by forbidding Jews from renting and selling property to non-Jews

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Monopoly in the Ghetto

This is how we will remember