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Holocaust



  • ‘Well Worth Saving’

    by Scott Jaschik

    Laurel Leff discusses her book on the failure of American universities to rescue scholars seeking to flee Nazi Germany.


  • The History Behind a Recently Defaced French Holocaust Memorial

    by Norman JW Goda

    The memorial plaque at 12 rue Sainte-Catherine in the central part of town contained the names of the 86 Jews arrested at that address on 9 February 1943. It was the largest single roundup of Jews in the city. On the plaque, black paint was used to cross out their names. 



  • The Weaponization of History

    by Wilfred M. McClay

    Ignorantly invoking slavery or the Holocaust is an affront to those who seriously study the past.


  • The Rabbi, the Telegram, and the Holocaust

    by Rafael Medoff

    Seventy-seven years ago today, a telegram bearing a horrifying and unforgettable message reached America’s foremost Jewish leader. It revealed the first comprehensive details about the systematic mass murder that would come to be known as the Holocaust