Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian urologist living in Berlin, risked his life to hide four of his Jewish friends. The honor was initially offered in 2013, but Dr. Helmy’s relatives refused to accept it from an institution based in Israel.
How a baseball stats nerd came to ‘interrogate the database’ of a Soviet prison in search of clues to a 70-year-old mystery
A new project at Yad Vashem analyzes the first letters that survivors wrote after the Holocaust, letting their loved ones know that they were alive
Passover prayerbook scrawled in diary donated to Yad Vashem
CNN host visits Yad Vashem and Auschwitz for the network’s ‘Roots’ series
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
NYC mayor given remembrance award for ‘visionary leadership,’ philanthropy