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Holocaust History

Hundreds Of Jews Jumped From Trains To Escape Nazi Death Camps

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.10.2014 | World

A four-year study by a German historian revealed an estimated 764 Jews managed to escape from trains en route to concentration camps during the Holoca...

The Invisible Tattoo

Marisa Fox | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Marisa Fox

The Holocaust isn't just about tattoos and the dead. My mother, who's been dead for almost 20 years, told me a fictionalized account of her childhood to edit this chapter entirely out of her narrative.

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Honoring a Rescuer Who Saved 30,000 People

Louis-Philippe Mendes | Posted 04.19.2012 | Impact
Louis-Philippe Mendes

As we pause today to remember the victims of the Holocaust, let us also remember Holocaust rescuers such as my grandfather, and may their memory be an invaluable beacon for humanity.

Where We Once Gathered: Lost Synagogues Of Europe

Andrea Strongwater | Posted 03.12.2012 | Religion
Andrea Strongwater

World War II saw the destruction of 6 million Jews, their lives, their homes and thousands of synagogues. I am telling a part of Jewish history that I have missed hearing: what came before the war.

Three New Movies that Shed Light on the Holocaust

Deborah King | Posted 11.27.2011 | Entertainment
Deborah King

All three films will help you to remember to examine your own past, to ferret out the truth of your own self-betrayals, your own extermination of the parts of yourself you'd rather not accept.