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Closeup of a gate with a Star of David in wrought iron with a cemetery in the background

The plane landed in Tel Aviv with a thud, olive trees and soldiers lining the runway.

Sydney Rothschild
Shoe with a wilted flower on it as partof an installation that honors the Jews who were killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest during World War II

Textbook history can be dry and seemingly lifeless, but the collective past of the human race is our touchstone to assessing where we might venture moving forward.

Howard Richard Debs
Two men in synagogue balcony, one in tallit and phylacteries

At 26, Csanad Szedgedi was the poster boy of Hungary’s burgeoning far-right nationalist party.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Orphan children in DP camp following WW II

After their liberation from Nazi captivity, my parents were reunited in Feldafing, a displaced persons camp in the U.S. Zone of occupied Germany.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
row of short candles with flames

January 27, 2005 marked the 60th anniversary of the Red Army’s liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp in Poland.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Young girls in the Shanghai Ghetto

“Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy.”

Rabbi Daniel M. Bronstein, Ph.D.

As the son of Jewish Holocaust survivors, I remember, as a child, wanting to kill the monster (who in the 1950s was rumored to be in hiding) responsible for murdering my extended family back in Pol

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

It seems to me that it should always be cold at Auschwitz, the sky always a dreary gray.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

November 9, 1997, I arrived in Berlin, Germany just in time to experience the Kristallnacht memorial service with the Berlin Jewish Community.

Cantor Rebecca Garfein

Last year, I was privileged to conduct the first Jewish service since 1938 in the northern German city of Friedrichsstadt.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

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