At 90, Gert Levitan decided it was time to tell the unlikely love story of her parents, and how a beloved Yiddish daily played matchmaker.
Germany’s main Jewish leader also warned against the rise of the far-right, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party.
Cohen stayed silent about the horrors she lived through for four decades before finding the strength to describe it to younger generations.
The women decided to write the coded messages in urine, which goes invisible when it dries, but can appear again when exposed to heat.
“There is nothing to gloss over. These crimes are disgusting.”
If you went to a Jewish summer camp, you probably think of Tisha B’Av as “Holocaust Movie Day.”
Germany’s intelligence service acknowledged on Friday that it had employed the daughter of top Nazi Heinrich Himmler
“All the best!” he wrote to his sister, before renouncing his German citizenship. “We will now look for a hiding place for the summer.”
Actually, the Nazis did have plans to expel the Jews before turning to the Final Solution.
Decency during the Holocaust was often a solitary act; it is evil that draws the noisy crowd and captivates our attention still today.