White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that his attempt to compare the Holocaust and Syrian President Bashar Assad's use of chemical weapons was "inexcusable and reprehensible."…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, Iraqi troops advanced on the city of Mosul after seizing the last village held by the Islamic State on the edge of the city, two weeks after the offensive began. Also, Lebanon finally has a…
By Harry Zahn
After arriving in Davao City, his hometown where he was once mayor, Duterte gave a rambling speech telling reporters he had been “portrayed to be a cousin of Hitler” by critics, Reuters reported.
Eli Wiesel's writing illuminated the horrors of the Holocaust and explored questions of Jewish identity in the years that followed.
By Elisabeth Ponsot
It was shortly before Passover in 1944 when 6-year-old Solomon Kofinas saw his father and sister for the last time.
By Lauren Porosoff
Lauren Porosoff, a sixth grade English teacher in New York City, discusses how teaching about the Holocaust has changed since she was a child in the 1980s.
By Phil Hirschkorn
For many Jewish families whose artwork was stolen by the Nazis during World War II, the theft was compounded by murder in concentration camps. For the children and grandchildren of survivors, finding the missing art can be an international decades-long…
In 1942, Jews from then-Czechoslovakia were taken to the Auschwitz death camp. A window into their lives before the deportation can be found in a new book, "Last Folio," and a traveling exhibition at the Woodrow Wilson International Center in…
By PBS NewsHour
At a music shop in Israel, a violinmaker has been collecting stringed instruments once owned by inmates of Nazi concentration camps. Largely silent for seven decades, they now speak for horrors of the Holocaust as part of a project called…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
The United Nations has designated Wednesday as International Holocaust Remembrance Day to commemorate the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in 1945. President Barack Obama is honoring four people, including Americans from Indiana and Tennessee, for risking…
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