Holocaust

Theatre in the Nazi Concentration Camps

Creativity and resistance in Dachau and Buchenwald.

National Holocaust Memorials

A transnational comparison.

Responding to Genocide

Jewish perspectives on the responsibility to protect.

Simon Wiesenthal (1908-2005)

Bringing Nazis to justice.

Holocaust Films

As the number of Holocaust-themed films grow, many questions arise from the attempt to depict this tragedy on screen.

Schindler’s List

Spielberg's masterpiece focuses on an enigmatic non-Jewish businessman and the Jews whom he saved during the Holocaust.

Discussing the Holocaust with Children

A topic that may seem far from modern children's lives holds valuable social lessons.

Early Proposals for Holocaust Commemoration

Would Yom haShoah be associated with other tragedies, connected to heroism--or stand on its own?

Setting a Date for Yom Hashoah

After much debate, a compromise date--satisfactory to none--is chosen.

How the Holocaust Challenged Faith

This singular event presented profound theological challenges--and for some, shattered their belief in God.

Finding Meaning After the Holocaust

Responding to the challenge of faith in a post-Holocaust world.

The Nuremberg Laws

Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honor