Exploring not only what was, but what could have been
Holocaust Remembrance Day
And why it doesn't matter, according to historian Jonathan Lewy, a scholar of Nazi drug use
What it was like meeting Claude Lanzmann, the man who tried to understand the impossible
Tara Westover spent her childhood on an Idaho farm, being home-schooled by racist survivalist parents. How she escaped her abusive family, got a doctorate at Cambridge and learned that Jews are not the devil is the topic of her best-selling memoir 'Educated'
Rap star’s interview and tweets, including misquote of slave-rescuing abolitionist Harriet Tubman, cause outrage; leading black-Jewish writer tweets ‘This is like when white people say they would have fought in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising’
Distorted Memories of the Past: Only at 75, Israeli Man Discovers Who Really Saved Him From the Nazis
On the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, Levie Kanes received an email: 'Are you the baby who was taken off a train in mid-journey that departed The Hague on April 23, 1943?'
The April 12 event is part of a series of subsidized activities overseen by Beit Shemesh's Deputy Mayor. ‘This isn’t an accident or a one-time event,' says one of the city's Zionist activists
Jewish-Italian musicologist Francesco Lotoro has spent the past 30 years uncovering some 8,000 musical works, composed largely in concentration camps and ghettos during World War II. An Israeli orchestra featuring 20 teenagers will premiere some of them in Jerusalem this Sunday
In Warsaw last July, Trump himself embraced the Polish government’s right-wing narrative
Opinion When Israel Ignorantly Blames the Holocaust on the Poles, It Boosts Their Illiberal Nationalists
Poland’s authoritarian curb on debating its complicity in the Holocaust is odious, but the Israeli backlash has been foolish - and smells of anti-Polish prejudice
Angry users call out vice president for ‘shameful’ and ‘tone-deaf’ tweet commemorating Jewish Holocaust victims. The Hebrew translation of the imagery and wording he chose, however, is quite common in Israel
Poland’s PM asks: Can one argue that the Poles, who were themselves murdered and tortured by the Nazis, were responsible for the murder of Jews?
Israeli Survivors Respond to Polish Legislation: 'No Law Can Wipe Out the Memory of the Holocaust for Us'
Israeli Shoah survivors are outraged by Polish move to outlaw any mention of the Polish nation's complicity with Nazi Germany. 'Poland was always a very anti-Semitic place,' charges one man
The museum expresses 'deep concerns' about the law that would 'chill a free and open dialogue addressing Poland’s history during the Holocaust'
Seventy-three years since Stalin tried to suppress the story of Auschwitz and deny Polish suffering, it is now the nationalist majority in Polish politics that is trying to enforce historic revisionism
'We mourn and grieve the murder of 6 million innocent' victims of 'the evil Nazi Genocide,' tweets Trump
Yad Vashem Condemns Poland's New Holocaust Law, but Says Warsaw Is Right to Object to Term 'Polish Death Camps'
Yad Vashem explains that 'there is no doubt that the term is a distortion of history' after new Polish law draws widespread condemnation
Netanyahu Orders Embassy to Meet With Polish PM Over New Holocaust Law: 'We Cannot Allow Holocaust Denial'
Netanyahu calls Polish law 'baseless' ■ Israeli Arab lawmakers join their Jewish counterparts in calling out Poland ■ Rivlin emphasizes 'our duty to remember'
Polish Embassy Tries to School Israeli Lawmaker on Holocaust, Gets Lesson in Humility: 'My Grandmother Was Murdered in Poland'
Yair Lapid called out Poland for a new law which he says 'tries to deny Polish complicity in the Holocaust,' so their embassy decided to have a Twitter argument with him
The bill, which still requires the approval of the upper house, would also make it illegal to use the term 'Polish death camp' anywhere in the world
'History is indeed impartial no matter how hard forgers tried to tamper with or manipulate it'
A new exhibition at Yad Vashem shows photos taken of Jews from all angles: Germans, Jews, and Americans or Soviets – the murderers, victims and liberators
'For senior citizens that survived the atrocities of the Holocaust, many are struggling to make ends meet in the face of medical issues and the rising cost of living,' Blue Card director says
Puzzling Together an Honest Past: In Small-town Germany, the Taboo on Nazi Collaborators Is Being Broken
'73 years later, we didn't necessarily want to become inquisitors. But we did want to make sure we'd notice parallel developments in our community today that may lead to similar catastrophes'
Finland to Probe Evidence Suggesting Their Soldiers Were Involved in Killing Jews During the Holocaust
The announcement by the office of President Sauli Niinisto about the initiation of the probe, the first of its kind in Finland, came Wednesday in a letter to Efraim Zuroff, a hunter of Nazis for the Simon Wiesenthal Center
Local Christian organization says Sandor Lezsak, deputy speaker of the National Assembly, will attend a ceremony honoring Miklos Horthy
Opinion 90% of Polish Jews Died in the Holocaust. So Why Are Poland's Nationalists Chanting 'Get the Jews Out of Power'?
Poland's anti-Semitic far right marches to the tune of recent nationalist myths pushed by their government, including years of official denial of Polish complicity in the death of Jews in WWII - and with a little help from Donald Trump
The creators of ‘Waltz With Bashir’ have transformed the Holocaust diarist’s words into a graphic novel that complements, but can never replace, the original
Counselors dressed as Nazi soldiers, campers as young as 10 forced to wear yellow patches and witness horrific images – these were just some of the methods the Jewish Agency used to teach the Shoah in the former Soviet Union in the 1990s
In 'The Last Goodbye' at the Tribeca Virtual Arcade this month, the viewer wears a virtual-reality headset as a survivor recounts his ordeal at Majdanek. It’s an experience more authentic than 'Shoah,' its producer says