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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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Boldface Aid for Shoah Victims

Blossom director Zane Buzby offers financial support to a group of tragically overlooked Holocaust survivors

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Finding God in the Wilderness

Hiking the Appalachian Trail—once before Tisha B’Av—taught me the essence of observance

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Grandpa’s Secret Shoah

My grandfather never talked about his time in a concentration camp. Five years after his death, I finally heard his story.

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Holocaust Pulp Fiction

The Auschwitz survivor known as Ka-Tzetnik 135633 wrote lurid novels derided as pornography when they were published. Now he’s Israel’s Elie Wiesel.

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Sundown: Never Forgetting and Iran

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

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Aging Survivors Can’t Forget

The command is to never forget the Holocaust—but some survivors wish they could, as late-onset PTSD brings back vivid memories they can’t escape

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In Case You Forgot To Remember

Some post-Yom HaShoah reading

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Sundown: Syrian Rage

Plus, remember to remember, ‘The Great Dictator,’ and more

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Daybreak: China Says It Backs Sanctions

Plus Israel insists on ‘homegrown’ peace, and more in the news

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Today on Tablet

A great escape, a really long book, and more

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Great Escape

On Yom HaShoah, one woman’s story of tunneling from a Polish work camp

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Forget About It

A Torah portion of war and remembrance