Creating New Ways To Observe Yom HaShoah

Israelis commemorate the day of remembrance with art, music, and readings

Italian Politician’s Primo Levi Parody Panned

Beppe Grillo under fire for anti-government poem based on ‘If This Is a Man’

Do We Still Need Yom HaShoah?

The commemorative day is confusing and arbitrary. Let’s find a more meaningful alternative.

The Projectionist

Actor Antony Sher draws on his own family’s past in his latest theatrical role, tracing the history of the Jewish immigrants who created Hollywood

Dissolution

My life as an accidental Holocaust expert—and why I decided to quit

Faustian Bargain

The singular horror of the Holocaust is being lost in exchange for enshrining rare moments of inspiration and universal narratives of suffering

There She Is

There hasn’t been a Jewish Miss America since Bess Meyerson in 1945. With Loren Galler Rabinowitz set to compete for her crown Saturday, a writer considers the legacy of a Jewish queen of femininity.

Higher Truth

In her new book, critic Ruth Franklin argues for why the Holocaust is best understood through fiction

Picture Imperfect

Are there right and wrong ways of looking at Holocaust-era photographs?

Historic Shift

Like most Holocaust historians, Christopher Browning was wary of survivor testimony. Then, one case made him realize he could ignore it no longer.

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