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President Donald Trump paid extended tribute to the memory of the Holocaust and to Israel in a speech to the World Jewish Congress. Given via prerecorded video at the opening dinner of … more
President Donald Trump’s missile strike against Syria inaugurates a new chapter in the long and controversial history of American responses —and sometimes non-responses — to mass … more
We interrupt this Passover to bring you two news bulletins: Bashar Assad is worse than Hitler. The Soup Nazi was almost a real Nazi. Let’s start with the second revelation, since Sean … more
From Anne Frank’s diary to Elie Wiesel’s “Night,” books about the Holocaust remain some of the most powerful and well-known pieces of literature published in the past century. … more
George Carlin was wrong, there aren’t seven words you can’t say on television — there should be nine. The last two words should be “Hitler” and “Nazi.” … more
Seventy-two years ago to the date that Marion Blumenthal’s family — her father, Walter; her mother, Ruth; and Marion and her brother, Albert — were liberated from the Bergen-Belsen … more
A television program airing this week on PBS links an incredible Holocaust escape story — which climaxed on the last day of Pesach in 1944 — to advanced scientific … more
Looking through the barbed wire of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, 14-year-old Nanette Konig could barely recognize her friend and classmate from Amsterdam, Anne Frank. Both girls had been … more
Ever since Michael Kagan, 60, was a boy growing up in the U.K., each detail of his father’s escape from a Nazi labor camp has ricocheted through his mind and heart. Now, in his new documentary … more
How do people behave when they visit a concentration camp or a Holocaust memorial? Do they act as if there are in place of reverence or mourning? Or do they behave as crowds do at any tourist … more
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