As a girl of 10, Estelle Laughlin and her family were forced into the Warsaw Ghetto, then sent to a concentration camp. She lived through the Nazi genocide. This new war has shaken her to her core.
Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan. 27, feels different this year because of the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel. More Jews were killed that day than on any single day since the Holocaust.
Journalist Masha Gessen talks to NPR's Morning Edition about their recent New Yorker essay on German Holocaust memory and the situation in Gaza — and the controversy that ensued.
Jonathan Glazer's film depicts the family of Auschwitz camp commandant Rudolf Höss — they go about their daily routines while a massive machinery of death grinds away next door.
In his new book, 97-year-old Robert Jay Lifton shares the "survivor wisdom" he's learned from those who've lived through terrible events — the Holocaust, Hiroshima, POW camps.
An exhibit in New York explores a little-known chapter of World War II.
Munich's main synagogue was one of the first to be destroyed in Nazi Germany, under Hitler's orders. No one knew what had become of the rubble — until construction workers made a discovery last week.
A two-year effort is underway to preserve 8,000 children's shoes at the former concentration and extermination camp where German forces murdered 1.1 million people during World War II.
A display alluding to an antisemitic conspiracy theory was projected onto the former hiding place of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl whose diary notes the persecution her people faced during World War II.
Shlomo Perel, who survived the Holocaust through surreal subterfuge and an extraordinary odyssey that inspired his own writing and an internationally renowned film, has died in Israel.
NPR's Scott Simon wonders why teaching children about the Holocaust is not mandatory in most states and the lessons they are missing.
Friday on Political Rewind: On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazi Party. But disturbingly, antisemitism is once again being mainstreamed in our politics. Our special panel explores Georgia's Jewish history, marked with both hope and violence.
Emhoff, the first Jewish spouse of a U.S. president or vice president, is in Poland and Germany to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day and address rising antisemitism around the world.
The survey commissioned by a U.S.-based group found that the number of Dutch respondents who believe the Holocaust is a myth was higher than in any of the other five nations previously surveyed.
The photos were taken inside the Warsaw Ghetto by a 23-year-old Polish firefighter as the Nazis were brutally crushing the Jewish uprising of 1943. The photos were discovered in a family collection.