As we commemorate Yom Ha’Shoah, reflecting on how the frameworks to prosecute genocide and crimes against humanity were constructed
‘Rooted Cosmpolitans’ traces how the fight over human rights remains a struggle over Jewish identity and destiny
‘I was motivated to apply the stories I heard to my own life and do the same with my community’
How newly opened archives, a wider European scope, transnational narratives, and integrated big data are changing our understanding of the Shoah
Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day: A state-sponsored institution in Vilnius rewrites history to the delight of Europe’s new ultranationalists
Three-quarters of a century after the Holocaust, we’ve learned some important lessons, but as Bosnia, Rwanda, and Syria remind us, there’s still much work to be done
A century after the start of a bloody persecution, will a genocide come to be recognized for what it was?
I cannot in good conscience condemn the perpetrators of the genocide in which my brother and my grandparents perished unless I also condemn the perpetrators of all other acts of genocide, including the genocide that took place at Srebrenica
On the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Warsaw ghetto, the author of the new Holocaust history ‘Black Earth’ reads the writing on the wall
Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
When a writer sits down to work, a cacophony of personalities sits down with him
Building a memorial always brings fraught politics, especially on a hilltop in Rwanda