Can abstraction, and Abstract art, deal properly with the enormity of the Shoah? (Jewish Exponent)
A Haredi woman, born to parents dreadfully traumatized by the Holocaust, has created Holocaust art for decades. (Nextbook)
Marvel Comics will be running a new miniseries called â€œMagneto: Testamentâ€?, which â€œfollows a Jewish boy and his family through Germany and Poland from 1935 to 1945.â€? (Forward)
Author Steve Stern says, â€œUnless youâ€™ve lived it, to use Shoah for the purposes of art or literature is to make fables, and too often those fables result in a kind of inverse sentimentality intended to lend authenticity to tales that cannot command those virtues on their own steam. To turn Shoah into nostalgia is a criminal betrayal of the victims.â€? (Forward)
Pronounced: SHO-uh (long o), Origin: Hebrew, the Holocaust.