The chemist and survivor—author of the most necessary of all books about the Shoah—would have turned 100 today
Europe’s refugee crisis has revived interest among Scandinavians in their nations’ legacies during WWII and overturned some long-held beliefs about their history
What will the opening of sealed Vatican archives reveal about the fate of Jewish children hidden by Catholic communities during the war?
As we commemorate Yom Ha’Shoah, reflecting on how the frameworks to prosecute genocide and crimes against humanity were constructed
A new documentary from ‘Shoah’ director Claude Lanzmann
The director’s masterpiece trapped him in the role of the official keeper of our memory. Now that he’s gone, it’s up to us to carry that tremendous burden.
The ‘Shoah’ filmmaker, who died last week at age 92, would not look away
Like Orpheus, Lanzmann was an untamed poet for whom the verses were steel rails, birch forests, silences, names
We should screen ‘Shoah’ in an endless loop at the museum in Treblinka
From ‘Night and Fog’ to ‘Grand Illusion,’ movies (and TV shows) that help us reckon with the darkest period in our history
Beate and Serge Klarsfeld’s moving memoirs trace the evolution of a new idea: that Germans were responsible for the Nazi past. Can today’s Europe learn from their moral courage?
Private letters to foreign relatives paint a harrowing picture of warnings largely unheeded
Viewers of the 10-hour documentary able to ‘take it in at their own pace’
Watch this presentation: We say people must remember the Holocaust in the future, but we’re ignoring its victims today.
Yale’s pioneering archive of Shoah testimonies reshaped the way tragedies are remembered. But are we listening?
The end-of-year movie rush is on, and it’s rich in films of Jewish interest, including the Coen Brothers’ latest, True Grit. Tablet Magazine offers its top 10.