Toby Axelrod


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


Looted Jewish Art Story Takes Spy Novel Twist — With Nazi Punchline

By Toby Axelrod

Looted Jewish Art Story Takes Spy Novel Twist — With Nazi Punchline
The extraordinary disclosure last week that a trove of more than 1,400 vanished artworks were found in a Munich apartment has raised more questions than it has answered.Read More



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