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.’
How newly opened archives, a wider European scope, transnational narratives, and integrated big data are changing our understanding of the Shoah
A short story, in numbers
Abrupt decision comes in wake of sharp rebukes, bafflement, and concern about politicization of Shoah memory
In Brooklyn, a new view of the Shoah, aimed at ultra-Orthodox Jews
Inspired by Anne Frank, the museum seeks to translate and digitize 200 never-before-seen diaries from Holocaust victims and survivors
What’s the right way to remember both victims and perpetrators of great crimes?
A year after its first Paris showing, insights provided by a traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum have evolved, as terrorism and the rise of nationalism remain key issues around the world
It’s made of nickel and a piece of crystal. But it helped save Jews from the Nazis.
New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
Digitized archive features iconic images of pre-war Jewish life in Europe
Flooded by information requests, D.C. museum researchers scour the archives
How the saddest day of the Jewish calendar helped make me a happier Jew
U.N. War Crimes Commission now available at the Washington, D.C. museum
2013 NBA champs took a tour while in D.C. to meet with President Obama
Confirmation that a government shutdown is bad for the Jews
Giovanni Palatucci wasn’t a rescuer—he was a Nazi collaborator
Honoring a hero and celebrating the museum’s 20th anniversary
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