Holocaust survivors

Survivors have lower-than-expected levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

Tori Rodriguez
March 17 2015 12:01AM

H. G. Adler is best known (to the extent that he is known at all) for his sociological studies of the Holocaust. But he also. . .

Dec. 12 2014 12:01AM

A full-page New York Times advertisement bearing 327 signatures proves that, where defamation of Israel is concerned, moral coarseness knows no bounds.

Sept. 2 2014 12:01AM

In today’s contest for most-favored-victim status, Holocaust survivors and beneficiaries of the GI Bill have been relegated to the ranks of the unfairly privileged. 

Andrew Apostolou
May 12 2014 12:01AM

In one of the most powerful Holocaust memoirs ever written, Otto Dov Kulka, at age eighty, recalls himself as a ten-year-old child at Auschwitz-Birkenau. 

Ian Thomson
Feb. 28 2014 12:01AM

Seventy years ago, Rosh Hashanah marked the beginning of Denmark’s three-week operation to smuggle 7,000 Jews, marked for extinction, across the sea to Sweden and safety.

Rafael Medoff
Sept. 9 2013 12:00AM

Vibrant Jewish communities were reborn in Europe after the Holocaust. Is there a future for them in the 21st century?

Aug. 5 2013 12:01AM

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

In once vibrant communities in Italy and Greece, only a few dozen Jews remain. But the connection is strong to the Jewish people and the Jewish state. 

Ilana Brown
June 26 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