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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
Max Merten had been a loyal employee of Hitler’s Third Reich. Yet a few years later, he became an esteemed official in the new German Democracy’s Justice Ministry. … more
Students from the HAFTR high school in Cedarhurst hung Holocaust-related art in the lobby of Congregation Beth Sh0lom … more
A packed audience at the Five Towns Holocaust Commemoration was told that “however many times we proclaim ‘never again,’ it is happening again and again and … more
Hundreds of people in West Hempstead … more
A child’s shoe with a sock neatly tucked inside by its owner. Battered suitcases in a glass case. Letters addressed to loved ones, thrown out of cattle car windows by victims headed for … more
Eva Heyman is an energetic 13-year-old Jewish girl with a bright smile. Go to her Instagram page and you’ll see selfies of the brown-haired teen with her best friends, videos she filmed while … more
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