The violence of the 1938 pogrom against Jews in Nazi Germany known as Kristallnacht was a turning point in Hitler’s ‘Final Solution.’
Israel’s foundational social contract – that the government would keep Israelis safe – was severed with the deadly attacks by Hamas on Oct. 7, 2023.
Russia seeks evidence in western countries that justifies its anti-Ukraine propaganda, and Canadian Parliament has provided it with much-needed ammunition for a tired and erroneous argument.
Finding the stories of individual Jews who fought the Nazis publicly and at great peril helped a scholar see history differently: that Jews were not passive. Instead, they actively fought the Nazis.
Despite opening to mixed reviews, the final instalment is a classic Indiana Jones caper that doesn’t disappoint.
50 films, around a third brilliant, and only two duds. We would never find this outside of an international film festival.
Could non-violent action by women ultimately replace military violence? There is much to learn from the bravery of female-led resistance movements during the second world war.
Yom HaShoah, which falls on April 17-18, 2023, pointedly commemorates Jewish resistance to the Nazis.
The memorialisation of the Holocaust was key to the ideas and practice of the popular Australian Jewish antifascist left in the 1940s and 1950s.
Comparisons to history risk glossing over the specific anti-Jewish hatred of the Holocaust.
This theme of this year’s Holocaust Remembrance Day encourages us to ask difficult questions of ourselves and society.
A researcher at Tufts University near Boston discovered an old book full of research on starvation written by Jewish doctors imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Pope Benedict XVI led the Catholic Church at a crucial time and had to confront a growing sexual abuse scandal.
Spain has long avoided addressing the fact that tens of thousands of Spaniards were victims of Nazis, who collaborated with Spain’s former dictator, Francisco Franco.
Holocaust scholars long relied on documents and survivor testimonies to help reconstruct the history of that tragic event. Now, they’re turning to wordless witnesses to learn more: pictures.
Writers seem to be especially vulnerable in polarized times, when the nuances of works are more likely to be overlooked.
Russia and other countries and political regimes have a long history of forcing people to move, mostly for security and economic gains.
The story behind the research can be as compelling as the results. Recording the effects of starvation, a group of Jewish doctors demonstrated their dedication to science – and their own humanity.
What do Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Moldova and Kazakhstan have in common with Ukraine? Russian allegations that they are all overrun by Nazis.
An international campaign to preserve the memory of Lidice – and then rebuild it – helped keep the village alive.