Michal Govrin and a team of artists, historians and scientists worked to understand the very nature of memory.
Despite a year of isolation and pandemic restrictions, Jewish communities around the country are finding ways to come together for Yom HaShoah, the annual commemoration to honor the more than six million Jews murdered by Nazis and Nazi collaborators during the Holocaust.
“I really do want to make sure we do not get defined by just being a victim or by the question of antisemitism.”
The new NJ Supreme Court justice was inspired by her great-grandparents who fled antisemitic persecution and by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
When more than 200 survivors gathered last year at the former Nazi extermination camp of Auschwitz to commemorate the 75th anniversary of its liberation, it struck Jonathan Ornstein that there were three days each year to remember Nazi victims but no day to celebrate the lives of Holocaust survivors.
“The Hitler Haggadah” tells of the Allied victory in North Africa through the framing of the Passover story.
The hit Marvel show is not an average superhero story. Its protagonist copes with intergenerational trauma from her parents’ experience in Auschwitz.
On Feb. 25, 1941, at least 100,000 Dutchmen stopped working to protest the Nazis’ persecution of Jews, bringing the economy to a halt for days.
The COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Holocaust survivors in a local synagogue started out a bit ominously: A police cruiser was stationed outside and a bomb-sniffing German Shepherd was deployed inside, zealously looking for explosives.
“The gentle spirit” of Jews in the Holocaust is not the compliment she thinks it is — nor is it accurate.