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30 years after his death, the Nobel laureate’s village is being rebuilt, including a massive replica of a synagogue that was never there
At Berlin’s Rykestrasse Synagogue, Fredi chanted Moses’ song of darkness and redemption
They were murdered days after Yom Kippur, yet my father survived
“I’m still young, I want to live”; even in their darkest hour, the prisoners of the Nazi camps wrote songs of hope
The letter with which Stefan Zweig took leave of the world is preserved today in the archives of the National Library of Israel
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The man believed to be “Ivan the Terrible”, a notorious Nazi war criminal, was brought to Israel to face charges in 1986, but the affair ended in doubt and mystery
At an assembly of the Nazi Party in September 1935, the Reichstag passed laws that stripped German Jews of their citizenship
How did rare photographs of Polish Jews end up in a French soldier’s photo album?
The discovery of boxes of forgotten materials in the Historical Archives of Belgrade sparked the creation of a touching series of historical graphic novels on the Holocaust
These “10 commandments” for building a good relationship were found in a pamphlet distributed to all students graduating from a trade school under the Nazi regime.
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