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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
The upcoming 75th anniversary of Operation Torch, the Allies’ liberation of North Africa, has triggered discussions about the … more
Midwinter break gives both students and teachers the chance to travel to all sorts of exotic places. This year, Rabbi Gedaliah Oppen … more
The time is just after the defeat of Nazi Germany. Two Orthodox Jews disembark from a train at a rural station in Soviet-occupied Hungary and, after offloading a heavy bag, they begin a silent, … 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
President Trump called the State of Israel “a soaring monument to the solemn pledge we repeat and affirm: ‘Never again’” during a visit to the Yad Vashem … more
A century ago, on Aug. 18, 1917, a massive fire roared through the Mediterranean port city of Salonica, Greece, then home to the largest and most dynamic Ladino-speaking Sephardi … 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
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
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
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