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Poland’s government won an important victory on the battleground of history last week. It succeeded in persuading Netflix to amend a newly released World War II-based documentary that … more
Germany marked the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht, “The Night of Broken Glass,” last weekend. The nationwide Nazi pogrom against that country’s Jewish community took place on Nov. 9-10, … more
It’s been 81 years since Kristallnacht (“Night of Broken Glass”), when Nazis torched synagogues, vandalized thousands of Jewish homes, schools and businesses, and killed nearly 100 … more
Alex Borstein of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” recalled her Holocaust survivor grandmother’s courage in defying the Nazis at the Emmy Awards. Borstein, who won … more
The Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in Lower Manhattan revealed on Monday a shofar that was hidden and blown in the Auschwitz concentration camp 75 years ago and never … more
In the capital of Lithuania, an institution formerly known as the Museum of Genocide Victims barely mentions the murder of nearly all the country’s Jews by Nazis and locals, focusing instead on … more
In July 1939, eight months after Kristallnacht and seven weeks before Hitler would invade Poland, Congress killed a bill that would have allowed 20,000 Jewish refugee children into the United … more
Following a legal fight, the family of Irma Klein last year finally got Dutch restitution officials to recognize that the Nazi occupation forced Klein to sell her Wassily Kandinsky … more
After decades of relative obscurity, the tale of the Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara has become one of the best-known Holocaust rescue stories, rivaling those of Oskar Schindler and Irena … more
It’s not an unfamiliar frame for describing the rise of the new nationalism: There’s a bad wind blowing through the West, and nothing less than democracy is at … more
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