A trove of personal letters belonging to one of World War II’s most nefarious Nazis has recently been found in Israel.
The Stolpersteine Project, begun German artist Gunter Demnig, commemorates individual Holocaust victims with a small plaque where they once lived.
The group was active for a little over six months—from June 1942 to February 1943—yet its name lives on today.
While Schindler and Wallenberg have become household names, Fry, an American who helped smuggle some 2,200 Jews out of France, remains relatively unknown.
When Irene Danner was expelled from school in 1938 for being half-Jewish, she found safety from the Nazis’ persecution amidst Adolf Althoff’s circus.
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Many Holocaust survivors have remained silent about sexual abuse they endured as young victims, in part because of the shame of such an admission.
Part of our shared history includes an arsenal of leftover images, sepia tones acting as visual proof to stories we’ve worked so diligently to keep alive.
Yad Vashem posthumously honored a Polish woman as Righteous Among the Nations, its highest designation.
In 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote to Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath, conveying to the Jewish leader an idea he had for a march.