Mahler’s Niece & the Auschwitz Women’s Orchestra

A century ago, one of Europe's great musicians tried to erase her Jewish heritage. Instead, she heroically saved Jewish lives during the Holocaust.

Kristallnacht's Timeless Lesson

Converting the fires of Kristallnacht into the fire of Judaism and Jewish life.

The Oyneg Shabbes Archive Collections: The Wills of Israel Lichtenstein and Gele Sekstein

The vast archive buried under the Warsaw Ghetto included these two wills that describe their lives and lament the fate of Europe’s Jews.

Stateless: When Germany Deported Thousands of Polish Jews in 1938

The Polenaktion was a precursor to sudden arrests, roundups, deportations, violence, seizure of property and countries making clear Jews were not welcome.

Friend of the Jews: How Dr. Adelaide Hautval Defied the Nazis and Saved Jewish Lives

Standing up for Jews, Dr. Hautval was sent to Auschwitz where she was asked to assist in medical experiments performed in Block 10.

Yom Kippur in Bergen Belsen

For a little while, we forgot the straw, the supervisors and the prison.

The Belgian Priest who Saved 400 Jews

Dom Bruno joined the resistance and at great risk to his life established a network of hiding places for Jewish children.

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