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The Amazing Return of the Yabloner Rebbe

An astonishing true story of a man’s encounter with fate

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Solidarity With Poland’s Protests

Democracy in Poland: The land of resistance finds itself once again under threat of totalitarianism, this time from within

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Poles and the Holocaust: A Reckoning With History

The tragic reality is that most Poles were neither heroes nor demons but simply watched in silence while Jews were being taken away under their eyes.

 

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Games at Birkenau

Tablet Fiction: ‘I am the custodian of the killing fields’

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Homage to Lanzmann

The ‘Shoah’ filmmaker, who died last week at age 92, would not look away

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Losing It

Ep. 141: JCC Krakow director Jonathan Ornstein on rebuilding Jewish life in Poland; Modern Loss founders Gabrielle Birkner and Rebecca Soffer on what not to send to someone in mourning

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How Ewa Kurek, the Favorite Historian of the Polish Far Right, Promotes Her Distorted Account of the Holocaust

In public events across America, including one attended by a U.S. Congressman, the formerly respected scholar accused rich Jews of plotting with the Nazis to kill their poor brethren and argued that the ghettos were voluntary

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The 1968 Forced Exodus of Polish Jewry on Film

May Day: How Polish filmakers documented and interpreted the ‘March Emigration,’ an ‘anti-Zionist’ purge in communist Warsaw 50 years ago

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Neo-Poland: An Original Poem

Today on Jewcy: Grappling with the controversial new law

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The History and Future of Holocaust Research

How newly opened archives, a wider European scope, transnational narratives, and integrated big data are changing our understanding of the Shoah

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The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and the Living Challenge of Anti-Fascism

Lessons from World War II Poland for us today

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In Britain and Poland, Anti-Semitism’s Ugly History Repeats Itself

Jew-hatred is a form of derangement that, if unchecked, will destroy the societies that practice it

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Polish Consulate Cancels Award for Polish-Jewish Dialogue

After nearly honoring a historian some in the Jewish community consider a Holocaust revisionist

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A Stranger in Poland

Marian Turski, the 91-year-old Polish Auschwitz survivor, on the new anti-Semitism, the moral force of lived experience, and the lingering power of humiliation

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Using Nazism’s Legacy to Train Young Professionals in Ethics

The Fellowships at Auschwitz Ethical Leadership Awards program asks pressing moral questions to students of law, business, medicine, journalism, and religion

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Distorting the Holocaust in Hungary

Seventy-four years to the day after Nazi Germany’s occupation of Hungary, we are not done defending the truth of what happened in Budapest, of how Otto Komoly carried himself in the war, and whether Rudolf Kasztner’s ‘Blood for Goods’ rescue train was a noble or morally abhorrent act

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Correcting the Record on Wroclaw’s Jewish Cemetery

A letter from Poland’s Chief Rabbi

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A Letter from the Polish Prime Minister

Mateusz Morawiecki on Jews, Poles, and the complexities of history

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Digging Up the Past in a Jewish Cemetery

In Wroclaw, Poland, the fate of an old graveyard collides with the promise of a new Best Western hotel

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Poles and the Holocaust in Historical Perspective

As the controversy surrounding Poland’s new law continues, it’s crucial to keep the facts and the complexities of the subject in mind

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The Polish Question

Another look at Tablet’s treasury of reporting on the increasingly troubled relations between the government in Warsaw and the Jews

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‘The Tree of Life’ Is a Brilliant Work of Art About the Holocaust

Yiddish writer Chava Rosenfarb brought cruel death in the Lodz ghetto to life

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Turning Away From Poland’s ‘Dark Past’

Should the law be invoked to confront the Holocaust?

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Poland’s Judas Holocaust

The Polish parliament seeks to ban the landscape of contiguous evil recognized by the country’s greatest postwar writers

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Poland’s Holocaust Denial and Anti-Semitism Run Far Deeper Than Just Its Latest Controversial Law

I recently visited Poland. The country’s efforts to efface Polish complicity and Jewish history in the Holocaust shocked me.

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Chava and Zenia

The friendship of two young writers from Lodz who survived the Holocaust and achieved very different kinds of literary fame

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Is Ukraine’s Holocaust Memorial at Babi Yar in Trouble?

Symbolic commemoration of a massacre is subsumed in national politics

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Are Poland’s Proposed Holocaust Restitution Laws A Form of Historical Denial?

Growing legal thickets are making it harder and harder to restore property to Jews

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A Cruel and Elusive Family History

Agata Tuszyńska’s ‘Family History of Fear’ and Ivan Jablonka’s ‘A History of the Grandparents I Never Had’ open old wounds

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Jesus (Shuttlesworth) Goes to Auschwitz

Ray Allen visits Poland, bickers with Internet trolls, and comes back with profound insights about the human condition

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