Concentration Camps

View all topics

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Accused Nazi guard John Demjanjuk dies at 91

CLEVELAND — Former Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk died Saturday (March 17) in Germany, ending nearly 35 years of legal battles … Continued

How President Eisenhower should be remembered

In a genuine spirit of bipartisanship, Republicans and Democrats should all be able to agree that General Dwight David Eisenhower … Continued

Using the Holocaust, again

BAZ RATNER REUTERS Ultra-Orthodox Jewish demonstrators look at a boy (low L) wearing a cloth cap and a yellow Star … Continued

God and the old Brooklyn Dodgers

Morry Gash AP Los Angeles Dodgers’ Rod Barajas scores from second on a hit by Jamey Carroll during the seventh … Continued

‘The long road home’ for Jews after the Holocaust

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft Most people would not consider a mere five years to be an “era,” that term generally … Continued

Jerusalem: The heart of Israel, the heart of the Jewish people

By Menachem Z. Rosensaft We all have our lines in the sand. One of mine is the insidious historical revisionism … Continued