American Jews largely supported Zionism when Israel declared independence in 1948. In the subsequent years, they got used to having a Jewish country across the ocean.
Artifacts sent from Jerusalem to New York include manuscripts written from the 14th – 19th centuries in Iran, Spain, India and the Ottoman Empire.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel called the term "Polish concentration camps" a "falsification of history."
Stripped of their rights and citizenship during World War II, North African Jews are now eligible for compensation.
The finding indicates previous estimates could be as much as 100,000 years off.
The non-kosher menu that caused a split in American Jewry was a caterer's blunder, writes historian Jonathan D. Sarna.
Eclipsed by the story of his Japanese counterpart, Jan Zwartendijk risked his life and family when he initiated the rescue operation that saved thousands.
Argentina’s Jewish community provided cars and safe houses used to abduct the Nazi murderer, according to a Mossad agent.
The more than 35,000 pages were compiled and hidden by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and other Jews who lived in the ghetto.
The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research announced last month the discovery of the 170,000 documents.