As Italy celebrates the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946, its political left finds a use in reviving the history of ordinary Italians who helped WWII refugees make their way to Palestine
As the Holocaust raged, the American president secretly asked his government to study the possible resettlement of remaining European refugees in Africa and South America. His goal: for Jews to be ‘spread thin all over the world.’
Fighting Hitler was one thing; facing the anti-Semitism of their fellow American soldiers was another
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
How Eichmann in Jerusalem led the thinkers into a principled disagreement over Zionism and universalism that ultimately broke their quarter-century bond
Symbolic commemoration of a massacre is subsumed in national politics
Growing legal thickets are making it harder and harder to restore property to Jews
Painter William Pachner, ‘Esquire’ Illustrator and Famous Portraitist of Franklin Roosevelt, Dies at 102
Before his death, a visit to his studio in Woodstock, New York, where the Czech emigrant and underappreciated artist of the Holocaust found peace
An alarming and expanding wave of revisionism in Eastern Europe
Did the Great Italian Cyclist Gino Bartali Actually Save Jews During the Holocaust? An Investigation.
As the Giro d’Italia bike race begins in Jerusalem this week, a historical debate still rages over who deserves credit for the production of identity cards for Jews hidden in Florence
Will we do it again?