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  • SS war criminal lived in Britain for 66 years, Nazi hunter said

    June 20, 2014 | 8:56 am

    A Nazi soldier who helped murder Jews during the Holocaust lived undetected in London for 66 years until his recent death, a British Nazi hunter said.

    The man, a former SS soldier in a unit that massacred Poles and Jews during World War II, was identified as Serhij Woronyj by the...

  • Monuments Men Adjacent, “The Roses Underneath” by C.F. Yetmen

    By Melanie Chartoff

    February 10, 2014 | 9:00 am

    In "The Roses Underneath," a confident first novel by C.F. Yetmen, the details of one German female's wily life skills are forefront against the backdrop of the Allies cataloguing fine art stolen, sold and hidden during the Holocaust.

    Anna struggles to salvage a life for herself...

  • Sol Liber

    By Jane Ulman

    November 25, 2013 | 6:12 pm

    As soon as the train leaving the Warsaw Ghetto made its first stop, the 100 Jews packed into the cattle car with 19-year-old Sol Liber knew they were headed east to the Treblinka death camp. “Half the train was getting crazy,” said Sol, who recalls standing back from the tiny...

  • Fritz Kuhn and the German-American Bund

    October 29, 2013 | 11:33 am

    Everyone is familiar with Adolf Hitler and the rise and fall of Nazi Germany. Few remember that in the mid- to late-1930s the United States experienced a Nazi crusade of its own, one led by Fritz Julius Kuhn (1896-1951), a radical anti-Semite who dreamed of a fascist America led by...

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  • A unique resource, German Holocaust archive reaches out

    April 3, 2013 | 1:25 pm

    George Jaunzemis was three and a half years old when, in the chaotic weeks at the end of World War Two, he was separated from his mother as she fled with him from Germany to Belgium.

    He grew up in New Zealand with no memory of his early years, unaware the Latvian woman who had...

  • ‘Lore’ sees Holocaust through German teen’s eyes

    By Tom Tugend

    February 6, 2013 | 12:53 pm

    To help us grasp the enormity of the Holocaust, we have the testimonies of survivors, of liberators, even of bystanders, but what about the perpetrators and, even more, their children, who grew up worshipping Adolf Hitler?

    “Lore,” the movie, grapples with that complex question...

  • Descendants of Nazi SS to take part in March of Life

    August 17, 2012 | 10:43 am

    Fifty descendants of officers of the Nazi SS, Wehrmacht and World War II-era German police officers will be among the participants in the March of Life, which will start on Sunday at Auschwitz.

    Several hundred people from Poland, Israel and Germany will take part in the program,...

  • Marines’ SS photo condemned by Jewish groups

    February 10, 2012 | 10:11 am

    The publication of a 2010 photograph showing U.S. soldiers with a logo resembling a Nazi symbol was greeted with condemnations by Jewish groups.

    In the picture, taken in Afghanistan, American Marines are shown with a flag that reads “SS” in a manner similar to the logo of the...

  • The genesis of psychoanalysis [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 23, 2011 | 12:37 pm

    How the brilliant, disturbed Sabina Spielrein influenced Freud and Jung

    It is the summer of 1912 in “A Dangerous Method” — a film whose storyline is drawn from real-life events — and Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley), a young Russian-Jewish psychoanalyst, is discussing with...

  • Planning the Holocaust

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 17, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Kenneth Branagh, dapper in his SS costume, his blond hair neatly slicked back, coldly spat out the words during production of the HBO film "Conspiracy": "Dead men don't hump. Dead women don't get pregnant. Death is the most reliable form of sterilization."

    He was sitting on a...

  • Tough Jews

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    November 9, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    As twilight descended upon the forest of Ponar, Rich Cohen gazed upon the green canyons where the Vilna Jews died in the Shoah. He took photographs of the treetops, thinking of a survivor who had stared at the same trees while feigning death in one of the mass graves. "I knew that...