Holocaust

AnneFrank

The search for Anne Frank’s betrayer

Canadian author Rosemary Sullivan’s new book describes the six-year investigation into how the Nazis learned about the Amsterdam annex where the Frank family hid during WWII
German-Jewish Refugees Waving from Ship Deck

Canada was warned of the coming Holocaust. We turned away 900 Jewish refugees, anyway.

Canada knew. Britain knew. The U.S. knew. They knew because a Jewish trade unionist warned them what was coming. Today marks the 75th anniversary of his suicide.
Germany Commemorates Dachau Liberation 70th Anniversary

Memo to tourists: Dachau is not Disneyland

Within Dachau’s walls, the crowds are frenetic, loud, and only generally aware that something significant surrounds them. How did it come to this?
A man walks on the railway tracks in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau (Auschwitz II) as thousands of people, mostly youth from all over the world gathered for the annual “March of the Living” to commemorate the Holocaust in Brzezinka

The Polish Embassy in Ottawa responds to Jan Grabowski

The government of Poland challenges a recent article written by the University of Ottawa history professor—and Grabowski responds
A man walks on the railway tracks in the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau (Auschwitz II) as thousands of people, mostly youth from all over the world gathered for the annual “March of the Living” to commemorate the Holocaust in Brzezinka

The danger in Poland’s frontal attack on its Holocaust history

New legislation threatening prison time for anyone who talks about Poland’s complicity with the Nazi’s is just the latest dark turn in the country
Benjamin Netanyahu

Why Netanyahu’s revisionist Holocaust history helps no one

The Israeli prime minister’s recent lie about the roots of the tragedy will have dangerous, far-reaching implications
Migrants Crossing Greek-Macedonian Border

The migrant crisis: Warnings from the Holocaust

A historian warns that what killed millions in the mid-20th century—the destruction of states—is loose again
Underground in Berlin by Marie Jalowicz Simon.  No Credit.

The true story of one of Berlin’s vanished Jews

Book review: The long-buried memoir of a Jew who ‘passed’ during WWII
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My grandfather would have shot me: Book review

Author Jennifer Teege’s message—that dark secrets shed their toxic power when we share them—is an important one