David Ben-Gurion is rightly remembered as the founder of the modern state of Israel, created in 1948 by a UN resolution.
Baruch Spinoza, the “prince of philosophers,” is considered by many to be a standard by which other philosophers model themselves.
Philosopher Martin Buber was best known for his philosophy of dialogue, centered on the distinction between "I" and "Thou."
The author of 57 books, Elie Wiesel received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. Click through the gallery for 5 memorable quotes by Elie Wiesel.
Jerusalem might be the most famous city in the world. Revered by the major monotheistic religions, the city has attracted the attention of the devoted.
On April 20, 1945, just days after having been liberated, prisoners from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp were recorded in a history-making performance.
A video in the archives of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum gives viewers a unique look at Warsaw’s Jewish Quarter in 1939.
On April 11, troops arrived at Buchenwald. The time was 3:15 pm.
Countless survivors, victims, Nazi hunters and Righteous gentiles have shaped our understanding of the Holocaust.
For years during World War II, a group of young Polish women, some of them barely out of their teens, outfoxed the Nazis.