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This Week in Gal Gadot: Remembering Saba

A teary commemoration of Yom Ha’Shoah

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‘Shemot’—A Poem for Yom HaShoah

Today on Jewcy: Recalling the names of those who are gone from Germany

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What to Watch on Yom HaShoah

From ‘Night and Fog’ to ‘Grand Illusion,’ movies (and TV shows) that help us reckon with the darkest period in our history

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Two Friends Who Escaped from Auschwitz and Warned the World

Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day: Brave men sounded the alarm that went tragically unheeded

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Lithuania’s Museum of Holocaust Denial

Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day: A state-sponsored institution in Vilnius rewrites history to the delight of Europe’s new ultranationalists

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The Blood Road

A visit to Buchenwald left me feeling defiantly alive

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Third Seders and Ghetto Nights

Rokhl’s Golden City: Secular Seders, camp epiphanies, and Yom HaShoah

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Commemorating the Holocaust Through Song

Hundreds of Holocaust survivors and their families gathered in Israel to sing Ofra Haza’s ‘Chai,’ a song about the endurance of the Jewish people

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A Holocaust Story From the White Pages

An ‘archaeologist of bureaucracy’ traces the ghostly lives of foreign Jews in Italy during World War II

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Remembering the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Today

A daughter of the resistance notes the true inspiration of the survivors: their refusal to disconnect from the past

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How Did Itzik Wittenberg, Hero of the Vilna Ghetto, Die?

The answer defines moral views of resistance and martyrdom, and says more about the version of history being told than it does about Wittenberg himself

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The Holocaust Play That Helped the Roman Catholic Church Reject Anti-Semitism

‘The Deputy,’ staged in West Berlin in 1963, was the first German drama to take on the horrors of the Holocaust and Pope Pius XII’s moral failures in World War II

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A Severe Case of Second Generation

Lizzie Doron always felt there was an invisible ghost in her life. She wasn’t wrong.

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Blow Up the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

What’s the right way to remember both victims and perpetrators of great crimes?

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Bearing Witness at Buchenwald

In an excerpt from the forthcoming graphic novel ‘Victory Parade,’ a Jewish American soldier named Sam Arensberg helps liberate the concentration camp—but the horrors he witnesses haunt his dreams

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The Importance of Béla Tarr’s ‘Werckmeister Harmonies’

Hungarian filmmaker Bela Tarr’s masterpiece holds a meaningful resonance on Yom HaShoah

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Of Numbers and Names

For Yom HaShoah, stories of Israeli encounters with the Holocaust in the years and decades after it ended

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Thousands Host Intimate Gatherings to Commemorate the Holocaust in Israel

The organization Zikaron Basalon helps facilitate tributes to the Shoah through song, testimony, and discussion

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The Holocaust Without Jews

Attempts to universalize the specific suffering of Jews in the Shoah go hand in hand with efforts to de-legitimize the Jewish state

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Holocaust Education? There’s an App for That.

Holocaust Remembrance Day is a prime opportunity to educate children about the Shoah, but you’d be a wise parent to steer clear of these two apps.

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Visiting Buchenwald With My Grandfather

I knew I’d feel sad on our trip to Germany. I wasn’t expecting to be so angry.

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The Road to the New Jerusalem, Part 2

If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?

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Israeli Students Propose New Secular Holiday

‘Ten Days of Thanks’ would fall between Yom HaShoah and Yom Ha’atzmaut

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Creating New Ways To Observe Yom HaShoah

Israelis commemorate the day of remembrance with art, music, and readings

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Daniel Libeskind’s Holocaust Memorial Message

The architect addressed students at FIT’s Yom HaShoah commemoration

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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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Hitler’s Jewish Soccer League

A new documentary exposes the football team of the Terezin ghetto—part of the Nazis’ strategy to fool the world

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Liviu Librescu, Virginia Tech, and Yom HaShoah

Remembering a Holocaust survivor who died saving his students

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Do We Still Need Yom HaShoah?

The commemorative day is confusing and arbitrary. Let’s find a more meaningful alternative.

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Israel’s Starving Survivors

One in five Holocaust survivors in Israel goes hungry. We must fix this shame right away.

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