Nearly 75 years after tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews were shot at the banks of the River Danube in Budapest in 1944, ZAKA Search and Rescue divers are about to begin searching the river in an attempt to retrieve their bones for a full Jewish burial. This, after three years … [Read more...] about ZAKA Divers to Retrieve Bones of Holocaust Victims from Danube
By Cheryl Moore A few blocks from my home, eleven Jews were shot to death, but about what do I obsess when I think about the Tree of Life massacre? I worry about whether the victims had time to fear, to feel pain, to worry about each other, to understand what was … [Read more...] about Tree of Life To Auschwitz: I Finally Get It
USC Shoah Foundation and Genesis Philanthropy Group partner to create first Russian-language interactive biographies for award-winning ‘Dimensions in Testimony’ program Thanks to a new partnership between USC Shoah Foundation and Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG), the exp … [Read more...] about Survivors and Soldiers: Revolutionary Technology Preserves Living Testimony of Soviet Jewish Experience of Holocaust and WWII
By Steven Windmueller, Ph.D.
The Nazis had prescripted the events of November 9th, 1938. For them, it was only a matter of when such a premeditated assault on German Jewry would occur. The planned attack on German Jewry itself had been crafted as early as 1937. Indeed, … [Read more...] about A Night in November:
Remembering the 9th of November, 1938
San Francisco-based Taube Philanthropies has pledged $2 million to The National WWII Museum in New Orleans to develop the Taube Family Holocaust Education Program. Through lectures, symposia, film screenings, and local and national partnerships, programs highlighting recent … [Read more...] about National WWII Museum to Establish Holocaust Education Program