As a German Jew Raising a Family in America, I Did Not Sign Up for This
I usually am not in favor of Nazi analogies because such comparisons downplay the horrors of the era, but so many events over the last years seemed to echo the past.
Surviving the Holocaust in Libya, Starting Over in Israel
Whenever we talk about my grandmother in my family, someone always says, “A stranger will not understand this.”
What made an anti-Semitic Spanish diplomat rescue 150 Macedonian Jews? His wife
New evidence shows that Julio Palencia was likely influenced by his Greek spouse, Zoe Dragoumis, to issue last-minute passports, pull 150 off trains – and adopt two Jewish children.
Reflections on Illness, Separation, and “BallinStadt,” My Family’s Ellis Island
The former emigration station in Hamburg has special meaning for me because both of my grandfathers departed for Colombia from there in the 1930s.
The Jewish Greek family that was saved in the Holocaust
Corporon’s book, Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil, tells the unbelievable story of how the Savvas family was saved during the Shoah.
75 years After Auschwitz, Greek Survivor Continues to Inspire
Reflecting on the liberation of Auschwitz, a young Greek Jew takes up the torch of memory.
A Brazilian soccer team wore Stars of David on their jerseys as a tribute to Kristallnacht
Players for one of Brazil’s most popular soccer teams wore Stars of David on their jerseys on Wednesday to remember Kristallnacht, or the 1938 Nazi pogrom that most mark as the beginning of the Holocaust.
Atonement: The Jewish case for black reparations
“This [discrimination] is in my generation’s lifetime. This is not ancient history. There was an injustice done,” “So, the whole question is, what are you going to do about it?”
‘We Jews had nowhere to go’: Shanghailanders step into the spotlight to tell their stories
As a 6-year-old Jewish girl in Berlin in 1939, Helga Silberberg was about to start a tumultuous journey.