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Buried Treasure

Rokhl’s Golden City: Rokhl Oyerbakh belatedly gains recognition for uncovering the truth about life in the Warsaw Ghetto

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The Wandering Star of Yiddish Lit

Debora Vogel was a brilliant multilingual poet and aesthete who is best known as the muse of Bruno Schulz. But her work deserves a reading—in German, Polish, Hebrew, and especially Yiddish.

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The Nazi Who Saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe

The surprising story of how the sixth Chabad rabbi made it out of Warsaw

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Milk Can Memories

A new documentary about the brave archivists who kept a secret history of the Warsaw Ghetto shows how we can preserve the memory of the Holocaust after the last generation of survivors

 

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The Milk Can

Who gets to trifle with despair?

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The Most Important Holocaust Story Never Told

A new film tells the tale of Emanuel Ringelblum’s ‘Oyneg Shabes’ Archive, a trove of hidden materials that documented life in the Warsaw Ghetto

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On the 75th Anniversary of the Destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto, Remembering Those We’ve Lost

On a train from Berlin to Poland last week, I thought about my brother Benjamin, who was five-and-a-half when he was murdered by the Nazis. Today I honor his memory and the memory of all who perished in the Holocaust.

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The Unsung, Unfinished Legacy of Isaac Giterman

Seventy-five years ago today, the Nazis murdered a little-known relief worker, but his legacy lives on

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How Do You Say Turkey in Yiddish?

Rokhl’s Golden City: Why Yiddish culture, alive and well, needs small but reliable financial support, not saving

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Jewish Heroes and Nazi Monsters

Torah scribe, New Deal propagandist, unrelenting anti-Nazi: the many lives of ferocious cartoonist and illustrator Arthur Szyk at a jewel of a show at the New-York Historical Society

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Caught With My Khalemoyed in My Hand

Rokhl’s Golden City: In the off-days of Sukkot: not going to shul, going out with observant friends to hear an all-female klezmer band, and visiting Eichmann at a museum

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Europe’s Destructive Holocaust Shame

How the narrative of Israel as the new Nazis and Palestinians as the new Jews helps Western Europe avoid its culpability in World War II

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The Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto

How Kalonymous Kalman Shapira’s ‘Holy Fire’ spread out of the Holocaust and into the non-Hasidic world

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Yizkor, 1943

A story of life in the Warsaw Ghetto, on Yom HaShoah

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Ghetto: The Shared History of a Word

The Jewish ghetto haunts sociologist Mitchell Duneier’s new history of the American one

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Remembering the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Tablet traveled to the Polish capital in 2013 for that year’s commemorations

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Auction of Holocaust Diarist’s Photos Canceled

Reclusive Mary Berg’s scrapbooks discovered at a PA estate sale this year

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: The Musical?

A 28-year-old Broadway actress takes on an unexpected new project

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Holocaust Diarist’s Photos Found at Estate Sale

Vast photo collection chronicling Mary Berg’s life discovered at local auction

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Warsaw Gets Its Chickpea Fix With Hummus Bar

Israeli couple opens city’s first hummus restaurant in former Jewish ghetto

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Section of Warsaw Ghetto Wall Coming Down

Officials say the decaying wall near the Umschlagplatz will be restored

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Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Memorial Vandalized

‘Jude Raus’ graffitied on monument honoring Mordechai Anielewicz

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The Ukrainian Nazi Living in Minnesota

94-year-old Michael Karkoc has been in the United States since 1949

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Arendt’s Affair

The woman with the sharpest insight into the philosopher’s love for Heidegger had a parallel history

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Do Polish Kids Hate Jews?

A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past

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Curse of the Survivor

Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.

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The Invisible City

What’s the best way to make history come alive? One guide’s answer: stories.

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Inside the Ringelblum Archive

A guided tour of Polish Jewry’s greatest treasure, once buried in the rubble of Warsaw

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The Warsaw Ghetto’s Last Burial

A reburial for a Jewish woman who died in 1943 while hiding as a Catholic

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Our Lost Warsaw Ghetto Diary

My relative wrote one of the Shoah’s most revealing documents. Why doesn’t anyone know of it?

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