The Greatest Hairdresser of the 20th Century, Revealed

In 1947, Roman Vishniac documented Orthodox Jewish Holocaust Survivors near Paris. He also photographed Antoine.

Roman Vishniac Archive Now Available Online

Digitized archive features iconic images of pre-war Jewish life in Europe

A History of the Grandparents I Never Had

A newly translated excerpt unearths the lives—from the shtetl to Auschwitz—of ancestors who died before the author was born

What Do You Know About Roman Vishniac?

Check out a great event featuring Tablet’s Alana Newhouse and Maya Benton

Surprise Shot

A discovery, just in time for Black History Month

Cropping Out the Truth

A closer reading of Ernest Coles

Teaching the Pre-Holocaust

Emerging pedagogy looks at life before wartime

The Holocaust in Russia, Photographed

The Soviet Union obscured victims’ Jewishness

Vishniac Inspires High Fashion

For once, pre-Holocaust photographer conjures appropriate nostalgia

Orthodox or Not, All Jews Are Fellows

Alana Newhouse’s Roman Vishniac article inspires a rabbi’s timely sentiment

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