The Polish Law and Justice Party has recently taken over the World War Two Museum in Gdansk and dismissed its director
Revisiting the poetry of Paul Celan, one of the 20th century’s most important and inventive poets.
Prague’s Old-New Synagogue received the fresh batch of Torah scrolls - a first since World War II – from Israel.
— The headstone of an American soldier killed in World War II was replaced with one bearing a Star of David, according to his wishes. A headstone replacement ceremony was held on Feb. 28 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii, according to a report on Friday on the United States Air…
A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate would honor an American prisoner of war who protected 200 American-Jewish POWs during World War II with the Congressional Gold Medal. The bill introduced Monday would recognize Master Sgt. Rodrick “Roddie” Edmonds, who refused to reveal to a German commandant at the Stalag IXA camp which…
The choices my mother and her contemporaries faced in occupied Holland are the choices we could very likely face.
Nazi forces in the Soviet Union committed the Babi Yar massacre 75 years ago, over two days, on September 28 and 29. But like most of the world, the Forverts published news of the Babi Yar massacre only in 1943, when Kiev, the neighboring city, was liberated by the Red Army.
With his army fatigues, long greying beard and black kippah, Cherkassky looked halfway between a combat soldier and a rabbi. He could just as well have been a captain in the Israel Defense Forces. But he is not; Cherkassky, yarmulke and all, is a Ukrainian patriot who has been fighting with Right Sector, the very nationalist militia [Russian leader Vladimir Putin has been denouncing for anti-Semitism.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Jewish World War II prisoner of war appeared in an ad for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, saying her rival Donald Trump “insulted all of our military.” The ad released Friday on social media shows Joel Sollender, 91, of San Diego, Calif., watching Trump, the Republican nominee, disparaging Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., last year…
A Jewish state in Angola? Or Madagascar? Or Saxony? Simone Zelitch’s stunningly original new novel “Judenstaat” explores what might have happened if the Jewish homeland had been established elsewhere.