Around the time of Israel’s founding, 850,000 Jews were expelled, fled or left their homes in Arab lands. On Sunday, they got a belated recognition of their collective trauma.
After the Nazis rise to power in Germany, they still honored Jewish soldiers who served in World War I. One veteran received a badge of honor from the Third Reich consulate in Palestine.
Are today’s Ashkenazi Jews descended from a central Asian people called the Khazars? A historian says no — and explains why that matters in the ‘are Jews a race?’ debate.
Lusia Horowitz left pre-state Israel to fight fascism in Spain — and wound up being captured by the Nazis and sent to die at Auschwitz. Her remarkable story is told in her letters.
After the death of Alice Herz-Sommer, the unofficial title of world’s oldest Holocaust survivor passes to Yisrael Kristal, a retired candymaker who will be 111 in September.
The world’s oldest Holocaust survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer, died Sunday at the age 110. She was a pianist and the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary.
A new Jewish-themed fashion line is putting an edge on Polish style — and ruffling some feathers along the way.
A Israeli researcher stumbled onto a striking photo of a woman posing at famed poet Rachel Bluwstein’s grave. It opened a window onto an enduring mystery of history.