A teary commemoration of Yom Ha’Shoah
Today on Jewcy: Recalling the names of those who are gone from Germany
From ‘Night and Fog’ to ‘Grand Illusion,’ movies (and TV shows) that help us reckon with the darkest period in our history
Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day: Brave men sounded the alarm that went tragically unheeded
Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day: A state-sponsored institution in Vilnius rewrites history to the delight of Europe’s new ultranationalists
A visit to Buchenwald left me feeling defiantly alive
Rokhl’s Golden City: Secular Seders, camp epiphanies, and Yom HaShoah
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors and their families gathered in Israel to sing Ofra Haza’s ‘Chai,’ a song about the endurance of the Jewish people
An ‘archaeologist of bureaucracy’ traces the ghostly lives of foreign Jews in Italy during World War II
A daughter of the resistance notes the true inspiration of the survivors: their refusal to disconnect from the past
The answer defines moral views of resistance and martyrdom, and says more about the version of history being told than it does about Wittenberg himself
‘The Deputy,’ staged in West Berlin in 1963, was the first German drama to take on the horrors of the Holocaust and Pope Pius XII’s moral failures in World War II
Lizzie Doron always felt there was an invisible ghost in her life. She wasn’t wrong.
What’s the right way to remember both victims and perpetrators of great crimes?
In an excerpt from the forthcoming graphic novel ‘Victory Parade,’ a Jewish American soldier named Sam Arensberg helps liberate the concentration camp—but the horrors he witnesses haunt his dreams
For Yom HaShoah, stories of Israeli encounters with the Holocaust in the years and decades after it ended
Attempts to universalize the specific suffering of Jews in the Shoah go hand in hand with efforts to de-legitimize the Jewish state
I knew I’d feel sad on our trip to Germany. I wasn’t expecting to be so angry.
If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?