• The Jew Who Silenced America’s Earliest Anti-Semites

    by Gil Troy

    Americans besieged by today’s hateful rhetoric would be wise to look up Jacob Henry, whose seminal defense of his own faith—and others’—was once memorized by schoolchildren everywhere.

  • A salute lost to history

    Hannah Schwarz explores a 1934 photo that appears to show Jewish children in Pittsburgh giving the Nazi salute

  • Guarding Denmark’s Jewish Heritage

    For two centuries, Denmark’s strategy of not treating Jews differently has been highly successful. Yet the threat from violent extremists is now undeniable, and no one can guarantee that a similar attack won’t happen again.

  • Surviving the Nazis, Only to Be Jailed by America

    by Eric Lichtblau

    Largely lost to history is the cruel reality of what “liberation” actually meant for hundreds of thousands of Holocaust survivors discovered barely alive in the Nazi camps.

  • The twins of Auschwitz

    by Andy Walker

    When the Soviet army liberated the Auschwitz death camp 70 years ago many of the prisoners had been killed or marched away by the retreating Nazis. But among those left were some twin children - the subject of disturbing experiments by Dr Josef Mengele.

  • The voices of Auschwitz

    The 70th anniversary of the liberation of the notorious Nazi concentration camp could mark the last major commemoration for many Holocaust survivors

  • How Auschwitz Is Misunderstood

    by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

    That misunderstanding distorts what we think about the Holocaust, and about the Nazis themselves.

  • The Myth of Jewish Passivity

    by Richard Middleton-Kaplan

    The myth that Jews went passively like sheep to slaughter in the Holocaust remains maddeningly persistent. In actuality, voluminous historical documentation attests to the fact that Jews resisted whenever, wherever, and however it was possible.