Back to Ukraine

A mass grave, 70 years later.

The Iasi Pogrom

My father was the chief rabbi where one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history took place.

Haunting Fragments

My journey to the camps in Poland.

The Russian Invasion

Had we taken Hitler's book and speeches literally, we might have acted differently.

Little-known facts about The Third Reich

Some lesser-known facts, odd alliances, and daring rescues during the Third Reich.

The Eichmann Trial: 50 Years Later

A prosecutor and key witness reflect back on the event that transformed Israel.

Defiance

How the Bielski Partisans built a village amidst the Nazi death machine.

Liquidation of Kamionka Labor Camp

Throughout the gunfire and screaming, I could hear a violin playing and a woman singing.

The German Jew Who Bombed Berlin

A true tale of escape, evasion and revenge.

Belzec: A Survivor

The Jews were packed into cattle cars and covered with lime, which burned their flesh right off the bones.

God Is Not a Babysitter

Believing in God after the Holocaust.

7 Lessons from the Holocaust

While the Holocaust was “uniquely unique,” there are important universal lessons to be acted upon.

Was the Holocaust Only Against Jews?

Is it accurate to refer to the Holocaust as a “War Against the Jews"?

Sometimes There are Tears in Color

The story of Leah Nebenzahl, a hidden child of the Holocaust.

The Brides of Bergen-Belsen

The bittersweet post-Holocaust weddings.

Sweet Revenge

Visiting a concentration camp, faced with overwhelming evil, I was filled with a bolt of anger. What is our revenge?

Zeidy’s Escape

My father's story of good and evil, despair and open miracle, and simple human kindness.

Circle of Faith

The incredible journey of a one-year-old Holocaust survivor.

Born in Auschwitz

A woman's miraculous birth in the death camp of Auschwitz.

A Sacred Remembrance

Shavuot was the day my grandmother arrived in Auschwitz.

The Child of Many Mothers

As a Holocaust survivor, Rena Quint strives to live her life to the fullest.

Hitler's Aides

How Christian teachings about Jews helped pave the road to the Holocaust.

A World Interrupted

A 14-year-old boy's terrifying first days of World War II.

When the Germans Entered the Town

The Germans' main objective was to humiliate the people and make them targets for vicious beatings.

Death March, Tisha B'Av 1944

Facing defeat, the Nazis marched 6,000 Jews. A survivor's account.

My Mother's Question

Why did I survive when so many others were killed?

The Lure of the Dark Side

Evil is never banal.

Angel of Orphans

One father. 100 children. 20 years. A story of epic proportions.

Miraculous Rescues

Any survivor has at least one miracle story. My father has several.

Miracle of Israel #12 - Public Opinion

American Jewry gets behind the Zionist cause, as the British defer to the United Nations.

Initiation Into Labor Camp Life

I started on the lower bunk. As more people were killed, space opened up on the upper bunks.

The Leica Freedom Train

How a German company quietly saved their Jewish employees.

Hidden in Thunder

Those who took up arms weren't the only heroes in the Holocaust.

Miracle of Israel #8 - Jewish Response

The ragtag Jewish underground fights back against 100,000 British personnel.

Historical Background: Rise of Hitler

Germany’s defeat in World War I produced fertile ground for a Nationalistic movement.

Miracle of Israel #4 - Rebuilding the Community

Jewish refugees seek shelter back in Poland or in DP camps.

Deportation to the Camps

Cattle cars stuffed with human cargo became rolling death wagons.

Allied Rescue Efforts

In spite of the war effort, nothing was done to halt the transports to the camps.

Humanity's Litmus Test

We cannot write the future. Only our children can do that.

Miracle of Israel #1 - Aftermath of the Holocaust

Liberating the camps, and the Nuremberg trials. (Viewer discretion is advised.)

The Holocaust Bride

The true story of a worn-out parachute, resurrected as a magnificent wedding gown.

The Final Solution on Tisha B'av

The Holocaust is rooted in the destruction of the Temple -- which caused a loss of moral clarity in humanity.

Stamped for Life

Defying the Samurai code of honor, Chiune Sugihara risked everything to save Jewish lives.

Exposing Auschwitz

Rudolf Vrba's report saved 200,000 Hungarian Jews. It could have saved three times that number.

My Holocaust Experience

A survivor tells his story for the very first time.

Smuggling Out Of Hell

Through ingenuity and chutzpah, one man saved lives in the Holocaust. His daughter tells how.

Miracle of Israel #13 - Soviets and the UN

An Iron Curtain goes up in eastern Europe, and the United Nations seeks a solution in Palestine.

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