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A former guard at a Nazi concentration camp was deported to Germany this week from Jackson Heights, Queens, where he had lived for decades. Jakiw Palij, 95, served as a guard at the Trawniki … more
I don’t recall when I first heard about the Stolpersteine, but once I did, I knew that it would be my mission to have them installed in front of my grandparent’s home in Berlin. A few … more
In the Trump era, even the deporting of Nazis can’t bring Americans together. A number of Jewish organizations and lawmakers were quick to thank the Trump administration for deporting Jakiw … more
It’s never wise to get into an argument about the Holocaust with Yad Vashem. That’s the moral of the story of Benjamin Netanyahu’s attempt to resolve a quarrel with … more
“History repeats itself because nobody listens the first time.” —Erik Qualman Last month, we had the opportunity to delve deeper into the devastating truths of the Holocaust. … more
This week’s column presents the foreword to the new edition of Rabbi Hanoch Teller’s classic, “Heroic Children: Untold Stories of the Unconquerable.” During the Three Weeks, … more
North Woodmere resident Bernard Igielski fulfilled a lifelong dream by meeting a relative of Dr. Berthold Epstein, the man who saved his life four times in Auschwitz. More than 70 people gathered … more
This week’s episode of “Drunk History” features a retelling of the hunt for Adolf Eichmann, the architect of the Holocaust who escaped to Argentina but was eventually captured by … more
The state Senate last week unanimously passed a bill to have the state Education Department tudy — and how — school districts teach their students about the Holocaust. As the legislature … more
Students in Yeshiva South Shore’s Mechina Division were visited by two Holocaust survivors, Jack Nayberg and Dora Siegelman. Rabbi Yoni Escovitz, a seventh grade rebbi at YOSS and rav of … more
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