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.
Seventy-five years ago today, the Nazis murdered a little-known relief worker, but his legacy lives on
Rokhl’s Golden City: Why Yiddish culture, alive and well, needs small but reliable financial support, not saving
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
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
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
How Kalonymous Kalman Shapira’s ‘Holy Fire’ spread out of the Holocaust and into the non-Hasidic world
A story of life in the Warsaw Ghetto, on Yom HaShoah
Tablet traveled to the Polish capital in 2013 for that year’s commemorations
Reclusive Mary Berg’s scrapbooks discovered at a PA estate sale this year
Singer Vera Gran was haunted by allegations of Nazi collaboration. A new book asks if survival made her guilty.
A guided tour of Polish Jewry’s greatest treasure, once buried in the rubble of Warsaw
The untold story of the great epic poem of the Holocaust—and the generous, tragic hero who wrote it