Posts Tagged ‘ yad vashem ’

The Righteous Gentile Who Wasn’t One

October 4, 2013
By
palatucci

It’s always sad when your hero gets knocked off his pedestal. But it’s shocking when that hero turns out to have a been an enthusiastic Nazi who got falsely credited with saving 5000 Jews. That supposed hero, Giovanni Palatucci, was an Italian police officer sent to Dachau, where he eventually died,…

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Escaping the Holocaust in the Circus

August 24, 2012
By
circus-holocaust

In Europe, circuses used to travel across national borders, spending weeks moving through forests and…

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Crowdsourcing the Holocaust

July 14, 2011
By
vashem-wall

Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial museum in Israel, has an unexpected new ally in its efforts to chronicle…

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A Virtual Jerusalem

November 12, 2010
By
A virtual jerusalem

Virtual reality hasn’t yet figured out a way…

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