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.
About 30,000 Jewish men were arrested and deported to concentration camps in the German Reich in the immediate aftermath after Kristallnacht, the night of the Broken Glass, in November 1938.
Most histories highlight the shattered storefronts and synagogues set aflame. But it was the systematic ransacking of Jewish homes that extracted the greatest toll.
The visa waiver scheme saved thousands of Jewish children from persecution – but at a huge cost.
Eight decades on, the thought of the state encouraging people to attack groups of citizens is hard to believe. Here are some books that might help.