Susan Neiman considers how Americans might learn from Germany.
The abundance of giving
Alice Hoffman’s Holocaust novel collapses the boundaries between reality and fantasy.
I was outraged. I wanted to burn it all down. I wanted to pray.
Bearing witness, challenging God, voicing lament
In the face of evil, we tend to keep our heads down. Not Witold Pilecki.
Two tributes that offer behind-the-scenes glimpses of the beloved teacher
The Holocaust survivor’s response to suffering was to create joyful children’s books.
You cannot bear witness with a single word like genocide. Yet Night describes exactly what happened to me.
In Rachel Seiffert's novel, the characters' fears unite them as they watch and wait.
In Aharon Appelfeld's novel, a teenage Holocaust survivor sleeps, remembers, and learns to speak anew.
We need to study peace a lot harder than those who are studying war.
The Holocaust was perpetrated against specific groups of people. Is this fact a crucial part of every retelling?
Two compelling novels reveal the horrors of forced displacement.
Is it possible for two 12-year-olds to retain their innocence in a place like Auschwitz?