Forverts readers were often desperate for news of their hometowns and families in Europe during World War I.
Imagine Andy Samberg becoming president: Volodymyr Zelensky campaigns in song and dance, and cracks wise in the tradition of, well, Jewish comedians.
You can escape pogroms, but you can never escape your Jewish guilt!
Between 1917 and 1923 the Forverts often printed the queries of European survivors who were left homeless and unemployed.
The mayor of a Polish town where locals killed and buried hundreds of Jews added his voice to a growing chorus of officials seeking to exhume the bodies to see if Germans killed the victims.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The author of a work on the Nazi-era massacre in Baghdad believed to have precipitated the Jewish exodus from Iraq is commemorating its 75th anniversary with candle lightings in four cities. Edwin Black, who in 2010 published “The Farhud,” about the June 1-2, 1941 massacre of at least 180 Jews in Baghdad,…
I’ve just returned to Berlin from a journey to Lodz and several other cities in Poland that are currently in German hands.
“I did it because they ordered me to,” Nazi doctor Josef Klehr said after admitting to injecting carbolic acid directly into the hearts of between 250 and 300 Auschwitz prisoners.
An American Jew found himself struggling with mixed emotion at Ukrainian democracy rallies. Should he join in a nationalist chant that once rallied anti-Semites?
Exactly 75 years ago, a wave of Nazi pogroms swept across Germany and Austria. A group of historians are telling the tragic story using an unconventional medium: Twitter.