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Reparations Could Prevent the Next Ferguson

The U.S. government and society need to recognize the direct connections between continuing racial disparities in this country and the wrongs that gave rise to...

Israeli Bill to Outlaw the Word Nazi Sparks Ire

(JERUSALEM) — An Israeli draft law that would criminalize the use of the word Nazi in most cases has sparked a debate on freedom of speech in a state that was...

Israel Hosts Holocaust Survivor Beauty Pageant

In a June 22 contest some critics deemed “macabre,” fourteen Israeli Holocaust survivors between the ages of 74 and 97 competed for the title of “Miss Holocaust...

Holocaust Survivor, 82, Killed By Hurricane Irene

A moment of silence for Rozalia (Leah) Stern-Gluck, an 82-year-old Brooklyn grandmother and Holocaust survivor who tragically drowned in her Catskills cottage...

Did Poles Profit Off Jews During the Holocaust?

At first glance, it seems like an ordinary, innocent photograph: a group of Polish peasants holding shovels in a field on a sunny day. But look closer and you...

Can Anne Frank's Story Be Told in a Comic Book?

It's one of the most remarkable stories of the 20th century and one of the most powerful memoirs of Hitler's Holocaust. And more than 60 years after its...

The Plot to Cheat Germany's Holocaust Survivors' Fund

Fanya Bochkaryova was 16 years old when Nazis killed her father in 1941. "We lived in Odessa [in Ukraine]. My grandmother, my sister, my uncle," she says. "The...

Were German Diplomats Complicit in the Holocaust?

One of the pillars of Germany's political establishment, the Foreign Ministry, was a "criminal organization" during the Nazi era, and the country's diplomats...