Toby Axelrod


'Woman in Gold' Success Shows German Preoccupation With Nazi Past

By Toby Axelrod

Two starkly different images: a woman wrapped in shimmering gold, a man whipped and bleeding on a cold cement floor.Read More


Auschwitz Survivors Live To Tell Their Stories

By Toby Axelrod

Auschwitz Survivors Live To Tell Their Stories
What kept you alive? Did your non-Jewish friends reject you? Could you ever forgive? Those were some of the questions posed by Jewish young adults to Holocaust survivor Marcel Tuchman.Read More


Far Right Surges Across Continent as European Parliament Vote Nears

By Toby Axelrod

Far Right Surges Across Continent as European Parliament Vote Nears
Far-right parties across Europe are looking forward to major advances in upcoming elections for seats in the European Parliament.Read More


Reunion With Father's 300-Year-Old Violin

By Toby Axelrod

Reunion With Father's 300-Year-Old Violin
(JTA) — With all the recent news in Germany about the search for heirs to art taken during the Nazi era, a recent announcement about a 300-year-old violin caught my eye.Read More


Holocaust Selfies Are an (Awful) Thing

By Toby Axelrod

Holocaust Selfies Are an (Awful) Thing
(JTA) — Smiley selfies from Auschwitz and Buchenwald? They’re trending, apparentlyRead More



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