Kerry Says Peace is Close; Seinfeld Loves Zabar’s

Plus Egypt’s Gen. Sisi is Time readers’ Person of the Year, and more

One of the Most Remarkable Books About the Holocaust Was Just Published

In Slavko Goldstein’s newly translated ‘1941,’ Nazi-backed fascists tear through the Balkans. Yugoslavia never recovered.

Second UN Secretary-General Visits Auschwitz

Ban Ki-moon follows Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who visited in 1995

Phil the Kosher Butcher Survived Auschwitz but Was Murdered in My Hometown

The strange way I learned the story of a man who died defending his trade, his honor, and working-class Jews

Israel Gutman, Holocaust Survivor and Scholar

The longtime Yad Vashem historian died Tuesday in Jerusalem at age 90

Visiting My Grandmother’s Yahrzeit Plaque

I never got to meet my grandmother, but the place I feel closest to her has always been her yahrzeit plaque in our synagogue

Germany Investigating 50 Auschwitz Guards

40 of the suspected former guards alive in Germany, many will face charges

Daybreak: World’s Oldest Jew Dies at 113

Plus printing out the Internet for Aaron Swartz, and more

One of the Better Graduation Stories

A survivor transforms as his son graduates medical school

Sundown: Turkey and Israel Near Reconciliation

Plus, a most-wanted Nazi gets arrested and Proust gets impersonated

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