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These Young Sibs Resisted Hitler and Paid With Their Heads. Literally.

By On June 19, 2017

Exhausted from calling your representatives? Looking for new activist role models? Look no further than Hans and Sophie Scholl, the German teenagers who went from being part of Hitler Youth to leading… Read More

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Incredible Sukkot Photos From Inside the Lodz Ghetto

By On October 16, 2016

During the Holocaust, Jews found innovative ways to maintain religious observance. From whispering Sabbath prayers at Auschwitz to carving potato menorahs at Bergen-Belsen, stories of risk and resistance have long been told. But… Read More

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Meet the French Boy Whose Forged Papers Saved 14,000 Jews

By On August 3, 2016

  Finding out that your parent has a second life isn’t typically a good thing. But for French author Sarah Kaminsky, learning the full story of her father’s past changed her life… Read More

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The German Teens Who Sang and Danced Their Nazi Resistance

By On June 14, 2016

  In a time of rising authoritarianism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and fear, a group of young people insisting on their freedoms expressed themselves through dance. Donning checkered shirts, shorts and stockings, and signature… Read More

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The Surprisingly Jewish History of Club Med

By On November 25, 2014

People ask a lot of their vacations these days, from weight loss to spiritual fulfillment. For two groups of entrepreneurial Jews in the post-war era, vacation seemed an opportunity to give people… Read More