“More Jewish synagogues were destroyed during Communist times than under the Nazis.”
A Hanukkah uprising in Czechoslovakia.
The mere sight of it terrified the invaders and roused the spirits of the outnumbered defenders.
Prague, unlike Berlin, joined Washington in recognizing Israel’s capital.
Marie Schmolka and the Kindertransport.
Killing Reinhard Heydrich.
A Holocaust survivor returns to his Slovakian hometown after the war only to discover, one day in the market, a woman wearing his mother’s dress.
As the war ends and she comes down from the mountains of Slovakia, a Jewish girl discovers that she can still be “moved by something other than the mere struggle for existence.”
A niece’s memoir of her parents and her uncle, the scholar Erich Heller.
Nicholas Winton was a British stockbroker who rescued 669 children.
Documents newly released by the Bank of England reveal that Britain’s first modern central banker facilitated Nazi Germany’s sale of gold looted from Czechoslovakia.