Rosie Whitehouse is the author of The People on the Beach: Journeys to Freedom After the Holocaust.
On the 75th anniversary of V-E Day, the fate of convoy 61
Taxi driver Jackie Young found out he wasn’t who he thought he was
Esther Cailingold was disillusioned with the British Empire’s treatment of Jews after the Holocaust. So she joined the Jewish resistance in Palestine.
Hans Morgenstern’s family fled the Nazis before returning to Austria after the war. Now, as the only Jew left in his small town outside Vienna, he laughs darkly watching the rise of Europe’s new far-right.
Misplaced historical values, survivors dying off, the Labour Party’s new rhetoric, and pressures on secondary curricula are all contributing to a generation of U.K. children with little or incorrect knowledge of the horrors of World War II
Israeli photographer Benyamin Reich channels his ultra-Orthodox upbringing into haunting images of faith and transgression
As Italy celebrates the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946, its political left finds a use in reviving the history of ordinary Italians who helped WWII refugees make their way to Palestine
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