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May 30, 2024   •   

Film: The Interpreter of Silence —Unburying The Holocaust

An important if brutal reminder of Auschwitz, streaming on Hulu and Disney

March 21, 2024   •   

Movie Review: The Zone of Interest

A searing portrait of the ordinary lives of mass murderers and our similarity to the perpetrators

September 28, 2023   •   

After Four Generations, Worldwide Jewish Population Approaching Pre-Holocaust Levels

For every three European Jews, two perished in the Holocaust.

October 3, 2021   •   

The Auschwitz Report: A Film About Two Heroic Survivors of the Holocaust

A feature film about Auschwitz is earning critical acclaim for its gripping narrative and haunting portrayal of the horrors Jews faced during the Holocaust.

August 23, 2021   •   

President Biden Choses Holocaust Expert for Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism

Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies, to be nominated as Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism

August 14, 2021   •   

Remembering Anne Frank, 77 Years After Her Voice Was Stifled

As a young Jewish girl living in Nazi-occupied Holland during World War II, Anne Frank wrote an epistolary diary while hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam. Her literary voice, considered among the finest in modern literature, was silenced by the Holocaust 77 years ago this month.

January 28, 2021   •   

Holocaust Survivors Awarded Germany’s Highest Civilian Honor

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier bestows his country’s highest civilian honor on two Holocaust survivors.

January 27, 2021   •   

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Holocaust Survivor Eva Schloss Continues to Draw Attention to Nazi Persecution

At 91, Eva Schloss, stepsister of Anne Frank, is one of the world’s oldest Holocaust survivors.

May 2, 2020   •   

Holocaust Day Remembers 6 Million Jews Who Perished in Nazi Death Camps

For the first time this year, Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, was observed without crowds online in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 18, 2018   •   

Award-Winning Author and Holocaust Survivor Dies

Aharon Appelfeld, author of 47 books, has died at 85. Known mainly for his holocaust fiction, essays and memoirs, Appelfeld received the National Jewish Book Award, the Israel Prize and France’s Prix Médicis. He was appointed Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.