A woman stands near an exhibit of photographs of victims of the Holocaust called the ‘Klarsfeld Pillars’ in New York.
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?
The remainsof victims of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda displayed at Kigali Memorial Center.
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.
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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.
Not far from where the infamous Krakow Ghetto gates once stood, Jewish caricatures are for sale.
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?
Elie Wiesel in 2012 after being named as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.
The Nobel laureate chronicled a world gone mad.
The Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, Germany.
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.
In memoriam: Holocaust monument on the banks of the Danube in Budapest.
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It's not just a nation's memory of itself, but what it does to citizens who disagree that reveals its ethical compass.
Assertions that Hitler supported Zionism before the Holocaust are nothing new – and nothing to do with historical fact.
Not so distant echoes.
If we listen to the songs of displaced Syrians, just as we listen to the songs of victims of the Holocaust, we connect to displaced communities’ creativity, ingenuity and imagination.
The gates at the Buchenwald former Nazi concentration camp.
The Nazis incarcerated, sterilised and denied statehoood to black people.
A toxic text – but we can learn from it…
Mein Kampf will be reprinted in Germany next year – and it could have a surprisingly positive effect.
The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Amin al-Husseini, met with Adolf Hitler in 1941.
Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1987-004-09A, Amin al Husseini und Adolf Hitler" by Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1987-004-09A / Heinrich Hoffmann
The Israeli prime minister's comments that an Arab leader convinced Hitler to carry out the Holocaust are a distortion of history.
Members of the Night Wolves visit the Russian monument in Vienna.
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Commemoration and memory is being re-politicised, and this could have worrying consequences.
Visitors mourn at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia.
On the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, we asked scholars to reflect on the significance of Armenian insistence on remembering and Turkey's insistence that the genocide never happened.
A sign erected by British Forces at the entrance to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Germany, 29 May 1945.
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The images of Bergen-Belsen have assumed a particularly special place in British official memory. Why?
Auschwitz survivor Lea Novera lights a candle during a Holocaust memorial.
April 15 is Holocaust Remembrance Day. But how did we come to commemorate the genocide of European Jewry in this way when survivors could barely speak of the horrors they endured?
Remembering the Red Army soldier.
The documentary Night will Fall tells the story of German Concentration Camps Factual Survey, a film made by the Allied forces who filmed the scenes of the Nazi concentration camps as they liberated them…