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Walking in Auschwitz, Amid the Weeds and Memories

Lea Lane | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Lea Lane

The friend I was traveling with was frightened by it all and didn't want to go into the camp. She would wait for me near the infamous railway watchtower entrance where the tracks ended, near where Cecile, a woman I had worked with on her memoir, had waited for selection.

Never Again Must Begin With Never Forget

Rabbi Michael Bernstein | Posted 03.31.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Bernstein

The lessons of the Holocaust are universal, but the scope and breadth of what befell its victims is quite particular.

A Campaign to Remember: The Lessons of the Holocaust Are Critically Relevant Today

Michele Hunt | Posted 03.31.2015 | Impact
Michele Hunt

Joe Brodecki was the executive director of the Campaign to Remember, the fundraising initiative for the development of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

The 5 Million Non-Jewish People Killed By The Nazis

HuffPost UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.15.2015 | Religion

Six million Jewish people were murdered during the genocide in Europe in the years leading up to 1945, and the Jews are rightly remembered as the grou...

ReThink Review: American Sniper -- Can There Be Heroes on the Wrong Side of History?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I see soldier worship as harmful because it so easily morphs into support for wars, no matter how unjust, by letting our affection for our fellow citizens in uniform and our desire to see them come home alive obscure the truth behind what they're supposedly fighting and dying for, which is rarely as black and white as we are told or wish it to be.

Public Understanding of the Holocaust, From WWII to Today

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Weldon

Despite the enormity of the Holocaust, and the many books, movies, museums and memorials aimed at ensuring remembrance, Americans in more recent years have shown surprising ignorance of what happened under the Nazis.

J'aime Paris et l'Europe

Brent Budowsky | Posted 03.18.2015 | World
Brent Budowsky

As many around the world said to Americans in September 2001, we say to the men and women throughout Paris, France and Europe today: You are not alone. Our unity will ultimately triumph, and our cause will ultimately prevail.

Holocaust Depicted In LEGO Diorama For School Project

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.18.2015 | Weird News

When John Denno was assigned a school report on the Holocaust and the Nazi rise to power, the 16-year-old from Liverpool knew he had to provide visual...

A Holocaust Survivor Shares the Story of Her Tattoo

Quora | Posted 03.15.2015 | Fifty
Quora

When I was tattooed at Auschwitz, I was stunned. But it was a day when I had lost my whole family. I had lost everything I knew up to that point. I thought at the time, If there is hell on Earth, this is probably it.

A Survivor Recalls What It Was Like to Be Experimented on During the Holocaust

Quora | Posted 02.18.2015 | Fifty
Quora

As a guinea pig in Auschwitz, we had to realize that they could do to our bodies whatever they wanted and we had no control over what they put into us, what they removed, or how they treated us, and there was no place for us to go.

Nazis and Europe's Gold: The Chase Was On

Charles Alexander | Posted 02.14.2015 | Books
Charles Alexander

The title of Taber's book, with its emphasis on the Nazi thefts, doesn't do his tale justice.

Czech Homeowners Discover Sacred Item Hidden By Jews In WWII

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2015 | Religion

PRAGUE, Dec 11 (Reuters) - House owners rebuilding their attic in the Czech town of Terezin have found photos, shoes and other possessions of Jews f...

The Feinstein Torture Report

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We can't pretend it wasn't torture anymore, because the facts weren't swept under a historical rug this time.

The Islamic State: Existential or Exaggerated Danger?

Dr. Harlan K. Ullman | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics
Dr. Harlan K. Ullman

The threat of IS may be exaggerated. But if effective action is not taken now, IS will become existential. And that threat will extend far beyond the Middle East.

German Town Tricks Neo-Nazis Into Marching Against Themselves

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.20.2014 | World

The tiny German town of Wunsiedel has for decades seen crowds of neo-Nazis pass through its streets in annual demonstrations, but this year something ...

For Dr. Ben Carson, It's Time for Government 101

John A. Tures | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Dr. Ben Carson, who resigned from Fox News as a first step towards running for U.S. president, has been no stranger to controversial statements, seems to have gone a bit overboard, in likening the United States to Nazi Germany.

A Souvenir of Terror

John Mauceri | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
John Mauceri

I stared at the pieces of the Wall. Twenty-five marks for a small piece of cement with remnants of spray-paint on it. I wanted to celebrate freedom and I wanted to have a little piece of something that had meant so much to me.

Praise for the American Soldiers Who Saved My Father From a Death Train

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.09.2015 | Impact
Lev Raphael

In early April 1945, my father was packed into a train with 2500 other prisoners from Bergen-Belsen as the Nazis insanely tried to keep British and Am...

Ali Watkins

Nazis Helped Get Us To The Moon. The Reagan White House Helped Keep Them In The U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- They lived within our borders for years, thousands of miles away from the lives they helped ruin. Serving as cornerstones of America’s...

Daniel Cainer's Weird and Wonderful Kosher Midlife Crisis

Myra Chanin | Posted 01.06.2015 | Weird News
Myra Chanin

Daniel came out of the not-all-that-Kosher closet with grandparents who'd relocated in Israel and a surprisingly strong, formerly repressed, burgeoning recognition of himself as a Jewish man - albeit an unconventional one.

CIA Knowingly Employed At Least 1,000 Nazis During Cold War

The New York Times | ERIC LICHTBLAU | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In the decades after World War II, the C.I.A. and other United States agencies employed at least a thousand Nazis as Cold War spies and...

Russian Social Media Site Takes Down 'Miss Hitler' Competition

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 10.22.2014 | World

A Russian social network has removed a page that was running a Nazi beauty contest, dubbed "Miss Hitler," but the existence of the competition highlig...

Q&A with Lisa Barr About Her Award-Winning Debut Novel "Fugitive Colors"

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 12.19.2014 | Books
Mary Pauline Lowry

"Fugitive Colors" (Arcade Publishing), a novel by veteran journalist Lisa Barr, is a suspenseful tale of stolen art, love, lust, friendship, jealousy, and revenge set on the "eve" of World War II.

Movie Review: Fury -- War Is Hell

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

David Ayer's Fury is one of the few that warrants its length (or most of it). Brutal, punishing and exciting -- in that order -- Fury gives you an approximation of what it would be like to spend a few action-packed days trapped inside an under-equipped American tank toward the end of WWII.

Not a Holocaust Film

Isa Freeling | Posted 12.13.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

This is the story of Henrich Himmler told by himself and his family through their letters and personal diaries, which were not burned as he requested. They were secreted away by an American until the '60s, then given to the Israeli archivists.