Just what constitutes appropriate behavior at a Holocaust memorial site has been a hot topic recently. Last month, the Israeli-German writer and satirist Shahak Shapira reignited the public debate about “Holocaust tourism” with a website “shaming” tourists who appear in flippant selfies taken at the Holocaust memorial in Berlin.
“Joe’s Violin,” is up for an award for short documentary — a category typically ignored by viewers more interested in what Emma Stone is wearing. It’s a 24-minute, five-handkerchief weeper; a joyous paean to the human spirit and a testimony of how simple acts of kindness can have important and far-reaching implications.
Chaim Ferster, a Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor who spent time in eight concentration camps, has died.
Before moving to Israel and establishing a family, Eva Levi, 75, lived a very different reality.
Righteous Among the Nations is an honorific title bestowed on non-Jews who helped to save Jewish lives during the Holocaust.
On April 20, 1945, just days after having been liberated, prisoners from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp were recorded in a history-making performance.
On April 19, 1943, a rebellion within the Warsaw Ghetto became one of the most lasting examples of Nazi resistance.
Primo Levi was born into an Italian Jewish family in the northern industrial city of Turin in 1919.
The World Memory Project has over 1.2 million records on victims of the Holocaust from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum archives.
A video in the archives of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum gives viewers a unique look at Warsaw’s Jewish Quarter in 1939.