Holocaust memorial

Especially when they shy away from its real causes.

Melanie Phillips
July 31 2020 12:01AM

Aristides de Sousa Mendes.

James Badcock
June 23 2020 12:01AM

A former comedian discusses the 20th century’s great tragedies.

David Horovitz and Volodymyr Zelensky
Jan. 23 2020 12:01AM

Contention was so much a part of modern Yiddish culture that, in any study of that culture, it was all but taken for granted.

March 27 2019 12:01AM

An exhibit bearing the Dutch girl’s name decries modern-day instances of hatred and ethnic and cultural prejudice. Missing is any mention of anti-Semitism.

Brendan Simms
April 18 2014 12:01AM

Survivors of the Holocaust in Europe waited two decades before their stories could be heard in Israel. Holocaust survivors from North Africa have been waiting much longer.

Eli Hazan
Nov. 5 2013 12:00AM

Angela Merkel has been criticized for choosing an election campaign to become the first German chancellor to visit the Dachau concentration camp. There was more. . .

Aug. 26 2013 12:00AM

Conventional wisdom holds that the Holocaust did not enter public consciousness until the Eichmann trial in 1961. Contesting that idea, two new books reshape the debate surrounding Holocaust memory.

Samuel Moyn
Aug. 8 2013 12:00AM

Amid the joyous clamor of today’s ex-ghetto, the voices of its last inhabitants, hunted down by Nazi soldiers in October 1943, can still be heard.

David Laskin
July 16 2013 12:00AM

Aristides de Sousa Mendes saved 30,000 from Nazi persecution by issuing them Portuguese visas. Last month, survivors returned to Portugal to honor the memory of their rescuer.

Raphael Minder
July 11 2013 12:00AM

The music and poems composed in the concentration camps enabled Jews to assert their humanity even as it was forcibly stripped away.

Menachem Z. Rosensaft
July 1 2013 12:00AM

For decades, the Holocaust was a taboo subject in Israel. But today, as the number of survivors dwindles, Israel is working to ensure that memory,. . .

Kevin Connolly
June 20 2013 12:00AM

“When we were installing it, suddenly someone opened a window and yelled out: Haut ab, Judenschweine!—‘Go away, Jewish pigs!’” (Interview by Ian Johnson)

Frieder Schnock
June 18 2013 12:00AM