With more than 42,000 ghettos and concentration camps scattered throughout Europe, almost everyone had to know what was happening.
A brief history of these infamous factories of death.
Using skillful propaganda, the Nazis brought German anti-Semitism to a fever pitch.
To remember Kristallnacht properly, we must first renounce its German-given name.
As a young German Jewish soldier, Howard Triest witnessed unusual intimate encounters with evil.
Recently published diaries present an unique and damning insider's view of Nazi Germany.
How all 50,000 Bulgarian Jews were saved during the Holocaust.
Some lesser-known facts, odd alliances, and daring rescues during the Third Reich.
A prosecutor and key witness reflect back on the event that transformed Israel.
Is it accurate to refer to the Holocaust as a “War Against the Jews"?
While the Holocaust was “uniquely unique,” there are important universal lessons to be acted upon.
Visiting a concentration camp, faced with overwhelming evil, I was filled with a bolt of anger. What is our revenge?
How Christian teachings about Jews helped pave the road to the Holocaust.
Evil is never banal.
The Holocaust is rooted in the destruction of the Temple -- which caused a loss of moral clarity in humanity.
Rudolf Vrba's report saved 200,000 Hungarian Jews. It could have saved three times that number.
Converting the fires of Kristallnacht into the fire of Judaism and Jewish life.
Crucial lessons for humanity to remember always.
Heroism and sanctification of God's Name in the Holocaust.
Moral dilemmas in the face on Nazi terror.
Indifference in the face of evil is complicity with evil.
"Where was God in those days?" asked the pope. Here's a possible answer.
There is no gentle way to tell the story of what happened during World War II in this small Bavarian town.
Holocaust memorials usually fail to convey something vital: Europe's Jews didn't just die; they lived, too.
Shalom Nagar sprung the gallows under Adolf Eichmann over 40 years ago. To this day the scene plays itself over and over in minute detail.
Eerie parallels between the biblical story and the Nazi's Wannsee Conference.
The free world's muted reaction to the Kristallnacht pogrom foreshadowed the terrible silence with which it would greet the Nazis' Final Solution.
How Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh contributed to the Nazi cause.
Harvard's Nuremberg site counters Holocaust deniers.
Since 1945, the Jewish people can never again be the same.
Why we refer to those who perished in the Holocaust as "kedoshim."
Diplomacy played a shameful role in paving the way for the Holocaust. But there were a few diplomats who displayed extraordinary moral courage.
Instead of a badge of shame, the true meaning of the phrase refers to Jewish valor in the darkest times.
The world's most cultured people were known for the most inhuman behavior.
In approaching this most difficult of issues, we confront the very foundations of our lives.
What makes this different from any other event in history?
Do the enormous numbers of the Holocaust depersonalize it?
Could the victims somehow be seen as accomplices in their own death?
What happens when there is a conflict between human values and the law of the land?
The trial of the man who Hitler chose to carry out the "Final Solution".
One of Hitler's greatest allies in the holocaust was the indifference of the world.
A survivor's gives his personal answer to this often-asked question.
A survivor explains that freedom was not worth the horrible price.
Jewish philosophical approaches to one of life's fundamental questions.