Combating the mother lode of misinformation—Holocaust denial—reveals that the problem is not simply detecting lies, but figuring out what’s true
A cautionary lesson in how the ‘SS Rentabilitatsberechnung,’ a dramatic document of unknown provenance, entered the conventional wisdom about the Holocaust and may have provided ammunition to deniers
Misplaced historical values, survivors dying off, the Labour Party’s new rhetoric, and pressures on secondary curricula are all contributing to a generation of U.K. children with little or incorrect knowledge of the horrors of World War II
How a media narrative miscast Husam Zomlot, the Palestinian envoy in Washington, as a Holocaust denier
An investigation by ‘The Times’ finds that even posts reported to the company remained available on the social media platform
Everybody gets it wrong sometimes, says the morally oblivious oligarch
Another instance of historical revisionism in Putin’s Russia
The Palestinian president’s recent apology shows that a little bit of pressure from progressives is all that it takes for him to change course. What a pity the press, the UN, and others have been so silent for so long.
In a rambling speech, the Palestinian Authority president claims the Jews brought the Shoah on themselves
A court decision in France finally ends one of the most dispiriting controversies in modern intellectual history. Or does it?
Yom HaShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day: A state-sponsored institution in Vilnius rewrites history to the delight of Europe’s new ultranationalists
Honestly this is a new one for me
I recently visited Poland. The country’s efforts to efface Polish complicity and Jewish history in the Holocaust shocked me.
Speaking to Esquire in 1983, the great actor had some choice things to say about the Jews
The historian, professor, and author on the importance of calling out Holocaust revisionist bullies, being portrayed on-screen by Rachel Weisz, and her favorite pair of oxfords
The Academy Award-winning actress and star of ‘Denial’ talks about her love for Simchat Torah, where to get the best heels, and her parents, who are both Holocaust survivors
The infamous Lipstadt-Irving libel battle gets a trim new David Hare film adaptation starring Rachel Weisz—just in time for the rise of Trump
The libel is only the latest anti-Semitic myth given voice by the Palestinian president, whose doctoral dissertation infamously denies the Holocaust
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