Sociologist Mitchell Duneier frames his history of urban black life in America by showing how pre-modern Jewish ghettos were complex spaces in which Jews suffered but also thrived.
Rabbi Michael Schudrich, a native of N.Y.C whose grandparents all immigrated from Poland, played a key role in orchestrating Pope Francis' encounter at Auschwitz.
As an Argentine he is the first pope to visit Auschwitz who did not himself live himself through the brutality of World War II on Europe's soil.
It’s up to people of moral conscience to raise a voice for the sake of Holocaust memory and declare loud and clear: A church has no place at Auschwitz II.
Despite the spot's popularity, most of the visitors are unaware that they are playing, dining and celebrating at a former concentration camp.
Antitrust and police officials suspect firm of price-fixing and other offenses, related to high-school trips to Holocaust and other sites.
Towers was part of infantry division that stopped a German train bound for Theresienstadt; he later got in touch with over 200 of the survivors.
Foreign Minister Witold Wszczykowski insists that Education Minister Anna Zalewska's remarks were misunderstood.
Revelation of Poles' involvement in Jedwabne massacre has disturbed many in Poland who conducted themselves honorably and refuse to acknowledge a 2000-2004 inquiry on the matter.
Could the exhumation of a mass grave of 340 Jews from the Holocaust finally settle the controversy of how they died and who was responsible?