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The normalization of relations between Israel and Morocco and the US recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over the disputed Western Sahara have stirred interest in the history of Morocco’s … more
This weekend marks 75 years since the start of the Nuremberg tribunals, which tried leaders of Nazi Germany for their part in the Holocaust and other war crimes. A clear line links these … more
One of the latest political disputes in Israel is happening in an unlikely place — the national Holocaust museum, Yad Vashem. News emerged in August that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin … more
In May 2016, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) gifted the world an opportunity to abandon subjective decisions of what qualifies as anti-Semitism. The IHRA, 31 nations … more
Any other day of the year would have been easier for the head rabbi of Thessaloniki, Greece, to welcome Mike Pompeo for a visit. The Secretary of State’s schedule for a whirlwind tour of … more
The late Holocaust scholar and survivor Professor Israel Gutman, a founder of the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem, professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and … more
Over two-days, beginning on Sept. 29, 1941, almost the entire Jewish community of Kyiv was wiped out at a ravine on the outskirts of the city known as Babyn Yar (also referred to as Babi Yar). The … more
The Polish resistance fighter Jan Karski recalled his agonized reaction as he walked around the Warsaw Ghetto for the second day in a row in mid-1942, about one year before the historic Jewish … more
The British baroness Ruth Deech, whose family were Jewish refugees from Nazism, recently delivered an impassioned address to the Oxford Jewish community about the way the Holocaust is being … more
 In May, a demolition crew tore down a building in the western German city of Gelsenkirchen. As the walls fell, a 110-year-old advertising mural on the adjacent brick wall was exposed. It … more
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