(RNS) — God is never mentioned in the philosophical director's latest film: There is no need. God’s presence is always implied in the physical world.
(RNS) — When Jewish men and women returned to civilian life in 1945, they no longer perceived themselves as members of a vulnerable minority group, but rather as part of a proud, self-confident community.
(RNS) — While the Warsaw Ghetto uprising offers a narrative that has been vibrantly told again and again, mythologized by an American culture that craves happy endings, however feeble they may be, the ghetto’s story also speaks to a different kind of memory: one of lost innocence and mercilessness.
(AP) — In the image, students are seen playing beer pong with cups in the shapes of a swastika and a Star of David.
FILADELFIA, Paraguay (RNS) Since the end of the Second World War, Mennonite-Nazi collaboration has largely been ignored, forgotten or intentionally repressed by adherents of this Christian denomination that was founded in 16th-century Europe on principles of nonviolence and nonparticipation in politics.
(RNS) How did the swastika travel from prehistorical India to a New York City subway last week? Can it its original meaning as a sign of fertility, good fortune and hope be restored?
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Reflecting on his visit to the concentration camp last week, the pontiff said the site also reminded him 'of the cruelties of today, which are similar.'
KRAKOW, Poland (RNS) The pontiff spent intense moments in prayer at the infamous concentration camp, then embraced Holocaust survivors and met some who helped Jews persecuted by the Nazis.
Reinhold Hanning told the court in April, “I am ashamed that I saw injustice and never did anything about it and I apologize for my actions."
(RNS) At the epicenter of this intense debate is the controversial relationship between FDR and Rabbi Stephen S. Wise.
(RNS) There’s a whiff of nostalgia around the restoration, with critics claiming that the aim is to restore some of the glory of the Prussian kingdom that dominated Imperial Germany.
(RNS) In new diary translations, we may see Anne Frank differently -- perhaps more as a Jew who knew that questioning the world is a gift from God.
At a rally in 2010, Marine Le Pen likened Nazi occupation during World War II to Muslim street prayers "because that is clearly an occupation of the territory."
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The 'Lost Shul' mural is part of a tradition of wall paintings in Eastern Europe that was almost entirely obliterated during the Holocaust by the Nazis.
LVIV, Ukraine (RNS) New monuments to Ukrainian Jews killed by the Nazis give family members a place to visit and pay their respects, seven decades later.
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