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Kristallnacht Still Casts a Long Shadow On Europe

Seventy-five years after Kristallnacht, anti-Semitism persists in Europe.

Anti-Christian terror is everyone’s concern

People of all faiths have a responsibility to speak out against Christian persecution.

Pope Francis sends e-mail on Holocaust to American Jewish leader

Pope Francis offers contributes to renewal of Catholic-Jewish relations in the form of a personal e-mail.

Nazi funeral flap overshadows Jewish ceremony

ROME — The ongoing controversy over the funeral of an unrepentant Nazi captain overshadowed Wednesday’s ceremonies commemorating the 70th anniversary … Continued

On Yom Kippur, praying mightily for Syria

A Free Syrian Army fighter mourns at the grave of his father, who was killed by what activists said was … Continued

The Days of Awe and the years of horror

Sept. 3, 2013A worker removes notes from the cracks of the Western Wall. Workers cleaned out the cracks Sunday and … Continued

‘But wasn’t the persecution of Christians predicted in the Bible?’

Aug. 26, 2013Bishop-General Macarius, sixth from left, a Coptic Orthodox leader, prays with residents at burnt and damaged Evangelical Church … Continued

Atheists attack Star of David at Holocaust Memorial

They’ve tried (and failed) to strip “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance, eradicate the National Day of Prayer, and … Continued

A meditation on remembrance

There is such a thing as kismet, fate. The Yiddish term is beshert something that is meant to happen. The … Continued

Mother Dolores Hart, from kissing Elvis to joining the convent

WASHINGTON — The way fans reacted to Dolores Hart’s decision to become a cloistered nun, you might have thought the … Continued

Muslims reflect on the Holocaust

May 18-24 felt like a lifetime: emotional, exhausting, and exhilarating, as amid the horror of the Holocaust, we escorted a … Continued

A ghost of the Holocaust who continues to haunt

Visitors pass beneath a cast taken from the original entrance to the Auschwitz death camp, inscribed with the phrase Arbeit … Continued

As Holocaust Museum turns 20, the ranks of survivors dwindle

WASHINGTON — The adult survivors of the Holocaust are mostly gone now, and those who survived as children — and … Continued

Did gun control prevent Jews from stopping the Holocaust?

As gun control moved toward the top of the American agenda after the Dec. 14 massacre at a Connecticut elementary … Continued

Bergen-Belsen and Bitburg 27 years later: A personal perspective

EPA Premier of Lower Saxony David McAllister stands in front of the inscription wall at the obelsik on the occasion … Continued

Second Vatican Council at 50

AP In this picture made available by the Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful after the … Continued

A call for storytelling to make us human to one another

REUTERS Sikhs hold up placards with photos of six mass shooting victims after a candlelight vigil in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, … Continued

Tiny Torah travels from hell on earth into outer space

Nearly a decade ago, Dan Cohen set out to make a film about the Holocaust and dead astronauts, a story … Continued

20 years after Bosnia, searching for meaning after terror

During the recent 20th anniversary of the Bosnian war, I reread a court-approved email I had received from Radovan Karadzic, … Continued

My mother: A heroine of the Holocaust

Among the approximately 58,000 prisoners whom British troops liberated at the Nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen in Germany on April … Continued