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The Last Survivor Of The Treblinka Nazi Death Camp Has Died

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.22.2016 | World

Samuel Willenberg, the last survivor of Treblinka, the Nazi death camp where 875,000 people were murdered during World War II, has died in Israel. Cau...

New French Films Tackle Barbarism

Annette Insdorf | Posted 06.23.2015 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

It seems more than coincidental that two powerful French films opening Friday deal with anti-Semitism, albeit in radically different ways. 24 Days dramatizes the 2006 kidnapping of a young Jewish man in Paris; Because I Was a Painter is a documentary about art created by inmates of Nazi camps.

What Poland's Jewish History Museum Can Teach Us

José M. Faraldo | Posted 02.10.2015 | Religion
José M. Faraldo

Whereas the North American Holocaust museum deals with the immense crimes perpetrated by the Nazis, the Warsaw museum is focused most of all on of Jewish life.

A Speck of Light and the Capacity to Remember the Holocaust

Jack Levison | Posted 06.25.2014 | Books
Jack Levison

In light of Holocaust Remembrance Day, two books in particular introduce readers to otherwise unnamed people who endured the Holocaust.

New Horrors Revealed By First Excavation Of Notorious Death Camp

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 03.31.2014 | Science

The first-ever archaeological excavations at the Nazi death camp Treblinka have revealed new mass graves, as well as the first physical evidence that ...

The "Polish Death Camps" Uproar: Unwarranted Outrage When a Simple Correction Would Have Sufficed

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

The Polish officials' harsh condemnation of President Obama's unintentional reference to the camp as Polish rather than German or Nazi was not just over the top but petty, especially since the President was hardly the first to make such a mistake.

Volunteers Build World’s Largest Online Holocaust Victim Database

www.cnn.com | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact

Alison Shein considers herself an amateur genealogist, spending hours online searching for information about family members she never knew. Among t...

Director Claude Lanzmann Speaks About the Making of Shoah

Karin Badt | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts
Karin Badt

"No one survives an extermination camp. These two are miracles. They are ghosts. Notice that they never speak in terms of 'I' but in terms of 'we'. They are spokespeople for the dead. They are martyrs, heroes, saints."