We may arrive as tourists at the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, but most of us turn, retroactively, through study and reflection, into Auschwitz travelers.
We are aware that tourists visit the Memorial, but from our perspective the Auschwitz Memorial is not a tourist attraction. First and foremost, it is a place where we commemorate the fate and life stories of the 1.3 million people deported there.
A construction crew unearthed bones at the site of the former Nazi concentration camp in Plaszow, near Krakow.
In the 70 years since the fall of the Third Reich, the trappings of Nazi power have become infamous icons of evil — think of the swastika flag, the yellow badge or the striped concentration camp uniform.
An award-winning romance novel with portrays a love affair between a Nazi guard and a concentration camp inmate has caused an uproar in literary circles and beyond.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II met with survivors and liberators in a visit to the former Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen.
Seventy years after the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, some 100 people personally touched by the history returned to the site to share their memories.
Every year, congregations read out the names of the 6 million Jews killed during the Holocaust. A theater performance reminds Abigail Pogrebin that survivors aren’t defined by that one experience.
A German blacksmith who painstakingly rebuilt an iron gate at the Dachau concentration camp bearing the notorious “Arbeit macht frei” (work sets you free) slogan said on Thursday he hoped no one would notice his work was a replica.
Eight shoes belonging to prisoners at the former Majdanek concentration camp disappeared from an exhibit at the museum there.