holocaust

The Swastika’s Origins

Although the hooked cross predates the Nazi flag by 5,000 years, today it is widely considered a hate symbol.

What Were the Nuremberg Laws?

Passed in September 1935, they provided the legal framework for the systematic persecution of Jews in Germany.

America and the Holocaust

Where were the United States government and the American Jewish community during the destruction of European Jewry?

The Tattoo Taboo in Judaism

Body ink is a no-no, but it won't bar you from Jewish life.

Holocaust Survivors

As the number of Holocaust survivors declines every year, efforts have been made to preserve their testimonies.

Ask the Expert: Standing for Kaddish

Remembering the Victims of the Holocaust

Hannah Senesh

How this Hungarian Jew became a national heroine of Israel.

Regina Jonas

The first female rabbi and how she was almost forgotten.

Women in Holocaust Literature: Writers & Writings

These women use diaries, memoirs, fiction, and poetry to express their Holocaust experience.

Women in Holocaust Literature: Central Themes

Gender and sexuality are motifs for women Holocaust writers.