Mala, a Polish Orthodox Jewish woman, escaped the Warsaw ghetto early in the second world war and survived by passing as a Catholic. A new book tells her story.
People across much of North Africa were subject to racist laws and suffering at the hands of European powers during the Second World War.
Many conspiracy theories and disinformation are rooted in antisemitic tropes which spread harm and undermine our democratic institutions.
Many Americans know a simple version of Holocaust history, in which their country played the savior. The reality isn’t so comfortable, a historian writes.
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.
Efforts to prohibit Holocaust denial will prevent hate speech and fascism, and protect the history of the Holocaust.
The legacy of the Holocaust stretches beyond a handful of death camps and ghettos. Stumbling Stones hope to help people remember that
A new documentary looks at the enduring conflict, examining its origins and the impact on people’s lives on both sides.
Perhaps the most famous document of its type, Anne Frank’s diary is a version of the Holocaust without the actual horrors.
There are a few warning signs that genocide is happening. In the Russian war on Ukraine, all of those are present.
A Kyivan Jewish scholar explains the long history of Jews in Kyiv and how they thrived, despite hostilities. They were forced to flee from the city many times – but always came back.
Over two days in September 1941, more than 33,000 Jews were murdered by Nazi forces and their Ukrainian collaborators in Babi Yar.
The site of the Babyn Yar memorial represents one of the worst atrocities of the second world war.
A Holocaust historian explains why Ukrainian history needs to be understood in terms of both past violence against Jews as well as the state’s pluralistic vision.
Vladimir Putin has justified his invasion of Ukraine with baseless claims that Ukraine is committing genocide. It isn’t the first time a political leader has cried genocide for political means.
Political activists on both the left and right have long appropriated the rhetoric and symbolism of Nazism and the Holocaust, a tactic usually based on ignorance and false equivalence.
For the first time, the testimony of a 94-year-old Holocaust survivor tells the story of life and love in the camps as a young lesbian woman.
The multigenerational memoir laid the groundwork for graphic memoirs to become an essential form for remembering the Holocaust and communicating its legacy of trans-generational trauma.
In the absence of meaningful national dialogue about race, the American public often turns to entertainers to unpack complicated social issues.