Barbed Wire Haven

The Oswego refugee camp looked like a concentration camp, but it was the one bright light within a dark and shameful presidential policy.

When Himmler Resisted Hitler

The largely overlooked story of how Heinrich Himmler saved thousands of Jews at the end of WWII.

Poland, Women & the Holocaust

Three groundbreaking works reveal disturbing facts about the perpetrators of genocide.

Why Pursue Justice against Aging Nazis?

Efraim Zuroff wants the world to know that injustice won't be tolerated.

Nazis on the Run

How Nazis evaded justice with the help of the Vatican and the Red Cross.

Extermination Camps in Occupied Poland

A brief history of these infamous factories of death.

The New Holocaust Discoveries

With more than 42,000 ghettos and concentration camps scattered throughout Europe, almost everyone had to know what was happening.

Nazi Propaganda Power

Using skillful propaganda, the Nazis brought German anti-Semitism to a fever pitch.

Kristallnacht: Murder by Euphemism

To remember Kristallnacht properly, we must first renounce its German-given name.

Inside the Nuremberg Mind

As a young German Jewish soldier, Howard Triest witnessed unusual intimate encounters with evil.

The Rescue of Bulgarian Jewry

How all 50,000 Bulgarian Jews were saved during the Holocaust.

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.

God Is Not a Babysitter

Believing in God after the Holocaust.

Was the Holocaust Only Against Jews?

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

Sweet Revenge

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

Why the Jews – Part 1

Understanding the root of the world's longest hatred.

Hitler's Aides

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

The Lure of the Dark Side

Evil is never banal.

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.

Exposing Auschwitz

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

Kristallnacht's Timeless Lesson

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

Does the Holocaust Still Matter?

Crucial lessons for humanity to remember always.

In Death's Shadow

Heroism and sanctification of God's Name in the Holocaust.

Life and Death Choices

Moral dilemmas in the face on Nazi terror.

Remembering the Holocaust: 6 Key Lessons

Indifference in the face of evil is complicity with evil.

The Silence of God

"Where was God in those days?" asked the pope. Here's a possible answer.

Hidden in Thunder

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

The Road to Neunburg

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.

The Executioner

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.

A Factory for Death

What was the worst thing about Auschwitz?

Pharaoh and the Final Solution

Eerie parallels between the biblical story and the Nazi's Wannsee Conference.

Kristallnacht And The World's Response

The free world's muted reaction to the Kristallnacht pogrom foreshadowed the terrible silence with which it would greet the Nazis' Final Solution.

The American Axis

How Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh contributed to the Nazi cause.

Evidence For Posterity

Harvard's Nuremberg site counters Holocaust deniers.

The Destruction of European Jewry: A Devastation of Singular Dimensions

Since 1945, the Jewish people can never again be the same.

The Six Million Kedoshim

Why we refer to those who perished in the Holocaust as "kedoshim."

Diplomats of Uncommon Courage

Diplomacy played a shameful role in paving the way for the Holocaust. But there were a few diplomats who displayed extraordinary moral courage.

Like Sheep To The Slaughter

Instead of a badge of shame, the true meaning of the phrase refers to Jewish valor in the darkest times.

Inhuman "Humanities"

The world's most cultured people were known for the most inhuman behavior.

Understanding the Holocaust

In approaching this most difficult of issues, we confront the very foundations of our lives.

Uniqueness of the Holocaust

What makes this different from any other event in history?

Six Million: The Problem With Numbers

Do the enormous numbers of the Holocaust depersonalize it?

The Silence of the Lamb

Could the victims somehow be seen as accomplices in their own death?

Nuremberg Trials: Pursuit of Justice

What happens when there is a conflict between human values and the law of the land?

The Eichmann Trial

The trial of the man who Hitler chose to carry out the "Final Solution".

Silence of the World

One of Hitler's greatest allies in the holocaust was the indifference of the world.

Like Sheep: Why Didn't You Fight?

A survivor's gives his personal answer to this often-asked question.

Should They Have Tried To Escape?

A survivor explains that freedom was not worth the horrible price.

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