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The Holocaust

9 Parents On How They're Teaching Their Kids To Resist Bigotry

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 02.17.2017 | Parents

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened now. Tell...

They Escaped The Holocaust As Children. Now They Have A Message For Trump.

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 02.17.2017 | Impact

For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened. What wil...

Dear Future Child: You May Ask About The Election

Yogi Roth | Posted 02.20.2017 | Parents
Yogi Roth

I wrote this letter to my future child the week of the 2016 presidential election. It was prior to broadcasting a football game, during one of the mos...

Amazon Gets Heat Over Holocaust Denial Books

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business

Amazon is coming under fire in Europe for peddling books that claim the Holocaust never happened amid a resurgence of anti-Semitism and other hate spe...

From Holocaust Denial To Hitler Admiration, Google's Algorithm Is Dangerous

Frank Pasquale | Posted 02.06.2017 | World
Frank Pasquale

If you Google “Was the Holocaust real?” right now, seven out of the top 10 results will be Holocaust denial sites. If you Google “Was Hitler bad...

White House Ignored Draft Holocaust Statement Mentioning Jews: Report

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Trump administration officials reportedly ignored a draft White House statement for Holocaust Remembrance Day that specifically mention...

Here's What Holocaust Survivors Want Us To Know About Trump's Refugee Ban

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics

SKOKIE, Ill. ― The announcement last week of President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from entering the U.S. jerked Fritzie Fritz...

Trump's "Extreme Vetting" is Un-American and Undermines National Security

Parvez Ahmed | Posted 02.02.2017 | World
Parvez Ahmed

A President who received only 46 percent of the votes and currently stands at 36 percent approval ratings, has undone what the past two President's as...

Truman's Executive Order: December 1945

Annie Polland | Posted 02.03.2017 | Arts
Annie Polland

“This could be the mezuzah we put up because we never lived without a mezuzah to protect us. They always put up a mezuzah wherever they lived. Which...

The White House Is Flirting With Holocaust Denial

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics

The Trump team continued into day four of what is shaping up to be a modern-day campaign of Holocaust denial on Monday, when White House spokesperson ...

Why Israel Must Condemn Trump’s Travel Ban

Ovadya Batat | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics
Ovadya Batat

As a Jew, Trump’s travel ban is reminding me of other days. Visualize, if you will - it is 1945, and you are a Jew in Palestine. Maybe you escaped t...

Reince Priebus Defends Trump Statement On The Holocaust

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.29.2017 | Politics

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday defended a statement the administration released that paid tribute to victims of the Holocaust, af...

Dear President Trump: Our Grandparents Were Refugees. This Is Their Story.

The Huffington Post | Rachel Baumann | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that makes it much harder for refugees to enter the United States and effectively bans refugee...

Trump Targets Muslims, Refugees In New Executive Order Issued On Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.28.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that bans Syrians from taking refuge in the United States, halts the U.S. refug...

Anne Frank Was A Refugee, Too

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics

Millions of people have read Anne Frank’s diary to understand the horrors of the Holocaust. But the fate of Frank and her family is also a disturbin...

Donald Trump Pays Tribute To Holocaust Victims While Banning Refugees

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump paid tribute to victims of the Holocaust just days after he used a slogan coined by Nazi sympathizers in his inaugural address ...

Extremists Are Thriving On Social Media. How Should We Respond?

Steven Luckert | Posted 01.25.2017 | World
Steven Luckert

Social media surely will continue to play a role in the success or failure of these extremist groups.

'Yolocaust' Project Shames People Who Take Selfies At Holocaust Memorials

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.30.2017 | Arts

You might have encountered them at some point, scrolling through your Instagram feed or swiping through dating apps. Pictures of people who, for whate...

A Handy Dandy Guide To The Ethics And Etiquette Of Nazi-Punching

Michael Darer | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Michael Darer

On Friday, during protests against Donald Trump’s inauguration, “alt-right” founder and actual-literal-Nazi-Richard-Spencer was punched in the f...

Far-Right German Politician Stirs Outrage With Holocaust Memorial Criticism

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.18.2017 | World

Germans condemned a leading figure in the far-right Alternative for Germany party on Wednesday after he described Berlin’s Holocaust memorial as a ...

Archaeologists Discover New Possible Link To Anne Frank

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.16.2017 | World

Researchers have made strides in unearthing artifacts that once belonged to Holocaust victims on the site of a former Nazi death camp, including a pen...

The Necessary Pain Of Remembrance

Vitali Klitschko | Posted 11.01.2016 | World
Vitali Klitschko

Each of us should remember this painful, terrible page of history, not only on the day of anniversary, but every day.

Denial: Important Movie About Professor's Victory Over Holocaust Denial Bully

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 10.20.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

I had the opportunity to see an advanced screening of the new movie "Denial" last week. It was the night before Erev Yom Kippur and my wife tried to c...

Our Responsibility As Third Generation Holocaust Survivors

Jennie Shulkin | Posted 08.22.2016 | Impact
Jennie Shulkin

The passing of Elie Wiesel serves as a timely reminder that one day soon Holocaust survivors will no longer be able to tell their own stories.

Genocides, victims, perpetrators and the after play

Nuri Kino | Posted 08.18.2016 | World
Nuri Kino

As I close Sidea's book I am furious. I try to get rid of the emotion, but I just can't. I am angry about the fact that Saif considers himself a victim and has come to Germany to seek asylum. He wants to start a business and "live a normal life".