Holocaust

The Anti-Nazi Boycott of 1933

When news of Nazi assaults of Jewish businesses in Germany reached the United States, numerous Jewish groups responded.

The Day the Rabbis Marched on Washington

Four hundred rabbis marched together to bring to President Roosevelt's attention the atrocities being committed by the Nazis in Europe.

Primo Levi

A prominent Holocaust survivor and author who lost the will to survive.

The Wisdom of Etty Hillesum

The Dutch Holocaust victim wrote: “Ultimately what matters most is to bear the pain, to cope with it, and to keep a small corner of one’s soul unsullied, come what may.”

Why We Need to Change the Yom Hashoah Narrative

Up until relatively recently, Yom Hashoah was a day of atrocity and victimization at the hands of history.

The Holocaust: Responding to Modern Suffering

The events of the Holocaust put the problem of suffering at the fore of Jewish theological discourse.

No Food, No Torah; No Torah, No Food

The curses in Bechukotai were actualized during the Holocaust.

The Uniqueness of the Holocaust

For some theologians, the evils of the Holocaust were unique; others believe they can be integrated into traditional theological discourse.

Supporting Holocaust Causes for Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah Project

Countless organizations, both Jewish and not, are dedicated to Holocaust education and supporting survivors.

This Map Shows Many of the Synagogues Destroyed on Kristallnacht

The geography of the Nazi "night of broken glass."

Why American Jews Should Stop Observing Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

An interesting thing happened two weeks ago.When President Trump issued his executive order banning refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries, ...

Would You Resist?

I am a rabbi. I am 46 years old. I am also the granddaughter and grand-niece of Germans who were ...