Prewar, no countries had wanted to take in Europe’s Jews. Postwar, many were poised to claim the spoils of the murdered—until an unprecedented group of experts stepped in.

Sept. 17 2019 1:02AM

The Paper Brigade.

Cecile Kuznitz
June 19 2018 12:01AM

Some highlights from prewar Vilna.

Josefin Dolsten
Nov. 16 2017 12:01AM

The Nazi center for Jewish research and the paper brigade.

Joseph Berger
Oct. 24 2017 12:01AM

From the 1930s to the ’50s, Jewish boxers were common.

Joseph Berger
May 1 2015 12:01AM

The Jewish Research Institute (YIVO), founded in 1925 in the Polish city known to Jews as Vilna (now Vilnius, Lithuania), contained the world’s largest archive. . .

Joseph Berger
Oct. 7 2014 12:01AM

Millions of viewers watched a thirteen-year-old boy win a national spelling bee by spelling “knaidel” right—but, from the point of view of Jewish cultural and. . .

June 6 2013 12:00AM