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“Son of Saul” Has Gone and Changed Holocaust Films Forever

December 18, 2015
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Opening Today, "Son of Saul" Changes Holocaust Films Forever

Son of Saul, Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes’s powerful debut, begins out of focus and stays there for a disorienting amount of time. The haze clears on an ordinary workday in hell: Saul Ausländer is part of the Sonderkommando at Auschwitz. Saul’s horrific existence there is transposed by sudden desperation: among…

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Another Astonishingly Talented Jewish Painter Who Was Killed by the Third Reich

December 13, 2015
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Another Astonishingly Talented Jewish Painter Who Was Killed by the Third Reich

April 1917, Berlin: one of the last century’s greatest Jewish painters is born. Yet hardly…

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The Most Offensive Game of Tag Ever

September 24, 2015
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The Most Offensive Game of Tag Ever

It seems to be open season for Auschwitz-themed blunders. Krakow’s Museum of Contemporary Art sits…

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Auschwitz’s Awesome New Showers

September 1, 2015
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This is the kind of story that fully…

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But Did He Deserve to be Murdered by Fellow Jews?

August 27, 2015
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But Did He Deserve to be Murdered by Fellow Jews?

Seventy-one years ago today, on August 28, 1944,…

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Now Odysseus Speaks Judeo-Spanish!

July 15, 2015
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Now Odysseus Speaks Judeo-Spanish!

What language did Odysseus speak when he arrived…

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The Auschwitz Survivor Behind Haute Couture

June 9, 2015
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At the age of 14, Martin Greenfield was…

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The Simpsons Go to Auschwitz

March 11, 2015
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The Simpsons Go to Auschwitz

SEE MORE OF THE “NEVER AGAIN” GALLERY HERE»» …

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When Dr. Mengele Moved to Argentina

April 28, 2014
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When Adolf Eichmann was captured by the Mossad in Argentina,…

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A Kooky Israeli Family Explores Their Dark Past

January 27, 2014
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Six Million and One

In 2003, fifty-eight years after its liberation, the…

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STING ROCKS AUSCHWITZ—wait, what?

July 3, 2013
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Rock out, Auschwitz! Woohoo! Freebird! Hold on there. Rock…

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The Seven Dwarves of Auschwitz

May 8, 2013
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You probably know that very few families survived Auschwitz intact.…

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