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A group representing children hidden during the Holocaust slammed the U.S. border policy of separating families seeking asylum. “Separation of the family for us is probably the worst thing … more
HANIA, Crete — On Sunday, 263 candles will be lit at an interfaith memorial service at the city’s historic Etz Hayyim synagogue. The names of local Jews who perished during the Holocaust … more
When Holocaust historians ask what Americans knew, the focus often is on lawmakers, whose initiatives might have mitigated the Nazi genocide. An exhibit that opened last month at the U.S. Holocaust … more
Stories were shared, tears were shed, yet hope and belief emerged as over 300 guests viewed a screening of the Holocaust documentary, “Names Not Numbers, A Movie in the Making,” at … more
A decade ago, relatively few people in Russia knew about Sobibor, the smallest-scale facility of the six killing centers that the Nazis built in occupied Poland. This relative obscurity persisted … more
In 2008, famed comic book artist Neal Adams and Holocaust historian Rafael Medoff teamed up to create a comic about Dina Babbitt, a Czech Jewish artist forced by the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele to … more
When Bryan Stevenson set out to build a memorial to the thousands of black people lynched in the United States, he thought about Germany and Poland. Those countries, where millions of Jews died at … more
Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed in Israel just a week before Independence Day, and for Israelis, those days are thematically as well as temporally connected … more
LOS ANGELES — 1993 was a dramatic year in the memorialization of the Holocaust. In April, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum opened its doors; 45 million visitors later it is a … more
Six yahrzeit candles were lit at the Greater Five Towns Community Yom Hashoah commemoration on April 11 — one candle for each of the six million Jews who were murdered in the … more
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