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History | HISTORY

PBS Holocaust documentary perpetuates well-worn myths to glorify FDR, says historian

Streaming this week, historian Rafael Medoff says 'The U.S. and the Holocaust' misrepresents President Roosevelt’s actions leading up to and during the genocide

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Actress Lisa Kudrow Talks About Family's Holocaust Experiences in Podcast Episode

Lisa Kudrow. Photo: Lan Bui via Wikimedia Commons. Jewish actress Lisa Kudrow opened up about her paternal family’s experience in …

Politics | Debunking Lies

Ken Burns distorts FDR's policy on Jewish Refugees

Burns' claim that FDR took in more Jews during the Holocaust than other country is simply false. Is the rest of the movie the same? Op-ed.

Politics | Opinion

Mahmoud Abbas Israel remark part of Holocaust trivialization trend

A new report on Holocaust denial comes as the Palestinian president outraged Germany with his “50 holocausts” comment.

History | History

The Holocaust was not just another genocide

Antisemitism education in schools is not up to the job and requires deep and urgent reform

History | History

Can We Really Picture Auschwitz?

As memories of the Holocaust fade, one survivor’s images remain vivid.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Facebook’s Zuckerberg says he won’t remove Holocaust denial posts

Founder of social media giant says those denying Holocaust may be doing so unintentionally and should not be removed, drawing condemnation from ADL; later clarifies remarks

History | History

Abba Kovner and Resistance in the Vilna Ghetto

Abba Kovner led resistance fighters in both the Vilna Ghetto and in the Rudninkai Forest against the murderous Nazi enemy during the Holocaust

History | History

Auschwitz survivors, 70 years on | Reuters.com

Auschwitz death camp survivor Jadwiga Bogucka (maiden name Regulska), 89, who was registered with camp number 86356, poses for a portrait in Warsaw, January 12, 2015. During the Warsaw Uprising in August, 1944, when Bogucka was 19, she and her mother were sent from their house to a camp in Pruszkow and then moved on August 12, 1944 by train to Auschwitz-Birkenau. About 1.5 million people, most of them Jews, were killed at the Nazi camp.

History | History

The 1943 Rosh Hashanah Escape of Jews in Denmark

As Rosh Hashanah ticked away, 13-year-old Leo Goldberger hid in the thick brush along the shore of Dragor, a small fishing village south of Copenhagen.

History | History

20 Photos That Change The Holocaust Narrative | Pop Chassid

It's time that we looked at the Holocaust differently. Here are twenty pictures to help us do just that.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Walmart Apologizes for Decorative Poster of Nazis' Dachau Camp

Walmart and other retailers pulled a poster of Nazi Germany's Dachau concentration camp intended for home decoration.

History | History

Onetime Auschwitz Guard Arrested In Philadelphia On German Warrant

Johann Breyer, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1952, is being sought by German authorities in connection with the deaths of 216,000 Jews at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp during World War II.

News | News

The World Is Full of Holocaust Deniers

A new survey suggests that many Asians, Africans, Middle Easterners, young people, Muslims, and Hindus believe that facts about the genocide have been distorted.