CATEGORY: Holocaust
Scottish Missionary Who Died at Auschwitz Left Handwritten Will
September 15, 2016

Jane Haining, a matron at a Scottish missionary school in Budapest, refused to abandon her young Jewish charges—and gave her life for it. Read More

Holocaust Escape Tunnel Discovered in Lithuania
June 30, 2016

The discovery of a tunnel that Jewish prisoners dug with hands and spoons to flee a Nazi death camp in Lithuania confirms one of the Holocaust’s great escape stories. Read More

Last Survivor of Treblinka Dies at 93
February 23, 2016

Samuel Willenberg was one of only 67 people to survive the notorious Nazi death camp in occupied Poland, where as many as 925,000 people were killed over a span of 16 months. Read More

Anne Frank’s Diary Now Has Co-Author, Extended Copyright
November 17, 2015

A decision to add Anne Frank’s father as a co-author on her famous diary in order to extend its European copyright is stirring considerable controversy. Read More

Nicholas Winton, “Britain’s Schindler,” Dies at 106
July 13, 2015

On the eve of World War II, a British stockbroker saved the lives of more than 650 children trapped in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. Read More

Remembering Nazi Germany’s Madagascar Plan
June 3, 2015

In the years before the beginning of the Holocaust, the Nazi government launched an audacious plan to exile European Jews to the island of Madagascar. Read More

Kristallnacht, 75 Years Ago
November 8, 2013

On the 75th anniversary of the “night of broken glass,” look back at the Nazi pogrom that foreshadowed the Holocaust. Read More

Remembering the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
May 16, 2013

Find out more about the largest, armed Jewish resistance movement of World War II. Read More