The rise of neo-Nazism under President Donald Trump signals a new wave of authoritarianism. Now more than ever, colleges and universities must help students become informed and compassionate citizens.
The swastika, an ancient and innocent symbol in many cultures for hundreds of years, now represents racial hatred. Should the swastika be banned in North America as it is in Germany?
What WWII-era African-American protests reveal about the historical relationship between Nazism and white supremacy in the United States.
Two genocide and mass atrocity prevention scholars argue Trump's response to the Charlottesville attack is a red flag.
In recent years, the number of people traveling to sites of death, natural disaster, acts of violence, tragedy and crimes against humanity has dramatically increased. Is it immoral?
Psalm 137 – best known for its opening line, 'By the Rivers of Babylon' – is a 2,500-year-old Hebrew psalm that deals with the Jewish exile -remembered each year on Tisha B'av.
Very little is known about suicide and suicide attempts during modern genocides – but we do know there is an aftermath of suicide among victims.
The imperative issued by Levi’s text is not that one should persist in seeing the human in the inhuman. It is more like its opposite: that one bear must witness to the inhuman in the human.
The new film Denial chronicles Holocaust denier David Irving's 2000 legal action against US historian Deborah Lipstadt.
Newly-discovered scripts reveal the public hopes, dreams and fears of prisoners in the World War II Jewish ghetto at Theresienstadt.
What's the proper way to behave at a Holocaust memorial? Is that even the right question?
Can the Nazis be forgiven? A rabbi explains why this question needs a more profound examination of some of Judaism's deepest ethical mores and theological beliefs
The life and times of Holocaust survivor Leon Greenman should inspire people, while also helping to challenge extremism, so why isn't he better known?
Significant links connect racial science in colonial southern Africa with the holocaust of the European Jews. Colonial racial science also contributed to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
When a search query is loaded with implicit false assumptions, Google's results don't always promote the truth.
Myths of the Sonderkommando as unfeeling drunkards do them an injustice and damage history.
Around 65,000 Jews lived in Krakow before the Second World War. Now, perhaps a hundred Jews regularly attend synagogue, and antisemitic figurines are sold in markets. What's wrong with this picture?
The Nobel laureate chronicled a world gone mad.
History shows how the act of remembrance has changed over time.
Disaster tourism and obsessions with sites of death and destruction can be a learning experience, not just voyeurism.